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National Tsing Hua University

Location

101 Section 2 Kuang Fu Road, Hsinchu, TW, Hsinchu City Taiwan

Ranking

# =233QS World University Rankings

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31Undergraduate programs

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117Postgraduate programs

Tuitionfee

3,200 USDTuition Fee/year

About National Tsing Hua University

National Tsing Hua University (NTHU) is a leading comprehensive research university located in Hsinchu, a beautiful city in North Taiwan where is also known to be the heart of high-tech of this country. The glorious history of NTHU can be traced back to the first half of the 20th century. In 1911, NTHU was established as “Tsing Hua Academy” in Beijing, China. And then re-instated in Hsinchu, Taiwan in 1956 by the original President Yi-Chi Mei (1889-1962).

Over the last sixty years, NTHU has developed to an institute housing 12 colleges with more than 140 degree programs open for international students ranging from science, engineering, nuclear, life science & medicine, electrical engineering & computer science to humanities & social science, technology management, arts, education, semiconductor and more.

Based on a student body of 17,000 and a faculty of 2,000, NTHU provides a stimulating and nurturing environment where our faculty can offer quality teaching and conduct innovative research. Regarded as one of the top research universities, our research and development activities across the universities emphasize fundamental discoveries at the forefronts of basic sciences and exploration of breakthrough technologies with a high potential for applications.

Active performances above can be reflected from our publication in the world's preeminent journals, awarded international patents, and technology transfer cases. These also bring NTHU to nurture more outstanding alumni, including three Nobel Prize winners and one mathematics Woolf Prize winner which shows the glorious history and excellent academic environment of National Tsing Hua University.


About National Tsing Hua University

National Tsing Hua University (NTHU) is a leading comprehensive research university located in Hsinchu, a beautiful city in North Taiwan where is also known to be the heart of high-tech of this country. The glorious history of NTHU can be traced back to the first half of the 20th century. In 1911, NTHU was established as “Tsing Hua Academy” in Beijing, China. And then re-instated in Hsinchu, Taiwan in 1956 by the original President Yi-Chi Mei (1889-1962).

Over the last sixty years, NTHU has developed to an institute housing 12 colleges with more than 140 degree programs open for international students ranging from science, engineering, nuclear, life science & medicine, electrical engineering & computer science to humanities & social science, technology management, arts, education, semiconductor and more.

Based on a student body of 17,000 and a faculty of 2,000, NTHU provides a stimulating and nurturing environment where our faculty can offer quality teaching and conduct innovative research. Regarded as one of the top research universities, our research and development activities across the universities emphasize fundamental discoveries at the forefronts of basic sciences and exploration of breakthrough technologies with a high potential for applications.

Active performances above can be reflected from our publication in the world's preeminent journals, awarded international patents, and technology transfer cases. These also bring NTHU to nurture more outstanding alumni, including three Nobel Prize winners and one mathematics Woolf Prize winner which shows the glorious history and excellent academic environment of National Tsing Hua University.


Available programs

National Tsing Hua University offers a wide range of undergraduate courses, including many English-taught options. To apply, you’ll need to submit your application online via NTHU’s website by 15 January for admission in the fall semester, or 16 October for admission in the spring semester, and submit the following documents:

  • Completed online application form
  • Photocopy of high school diploma
  • Official high school transcript
  • Study plan (explaining your reasons for choosing NTHU)
  • Financial statement
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Passport
  • Declaration form
  • Any program-specific requirements


There are no application fees and you should submit your documents in either Chinese or English. Tuition fees range from NT$38,340-39,990 (~US$1,270-1,320) per year depending on your course.

To apply for a master’s or PhD program at National Tsing Hua University you should apply online, submitting all the required documents, such as your bachelor’s degree certificate and/or master’s degree certificate. Your degree certificate should be notarized by the Taiwanese embassy in your country.

Tuition fees for graduate courses range between NT$26,300-33,000 per year (~US$870-1,100) plus fees for each credit. International graduate students are eligible to apply for government scholarships such as the Taiwan Scholarship (which awards up to NT$30,000/US$1,000 per month) and the Academia Sinica International Graduate Student Scholarship.

University information

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Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

1,750 USD
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International Students

3,200 USD
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Rankings & ratings

National Tsing Hua University is one of the top public universities in Hsinchu City, Taiwan. It is ranked #=233 in QS World University Rankings 2024.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #192
  • 2014
    #=199
  • 2015
    #=167
  • 2016
    #155
  • 2017
    #151
  • 2018
    #=161
  • 2019
    #=163
  • 2020
    #173
  • 2021
    #168
  • 2022
    #=180
  • 2023
    #177
  • 2024
    #=233

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