Top 144 universities in Taiwan

  1. National Taiwan University logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1945
  2. National Cheng Kung University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1931
  3. National Chiao Tung University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1958
  4. National Tsing Hua University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    50%
    Enrollment
    12,448
    Male:Female
    68:32
    Founded
    1911
  5. National Central University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1915
  6. National Taiwan Normal University logo
    Enrollment
    10,893
    Founded
    1922
  7. National Sun Yat-Sen University logo
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    1980
  8. National Chengchi University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1927
  9. National Chung Hsing University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1919
  10. Tamkang University logo
    Enrollment
    26,619
    Founded
    1950
  11. National Chung Cheng University logo
    Enrollment
    12,000
    Founded
    1989
  12. Chinese Culture University logo
    Enrollment
    30,000
    Founded
    1962
  13. National Dong Hwa University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    10,482
    Male:Female
    59:41
    Founded
    1994
  14. National Taipei University of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    9,200
    Founded
    1911
  15. Taipei Medical University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    6,112
    Founded
    1960
  16. Feng Chia University logo
    Enrollment
    20,214
    Founded
    1961
  17. Fu Jen Catholic University logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1925
  18. Yuan Ze University logo
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    1989
  19. China Medical University, Taiwan logo
    Enrollment
    7,940
    Founded
    1958
  20. National Taiwan Ocean University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    8,500
    Founded
    1953
  21. Chung Yuan Christian University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    16,263
    Male:Female
    60:40
    Founded
    1955
  22. Tunghai University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1955
  23. Kaohsiung Medical University logo
    Enrollment
    7,001
    Founded
    1953
  24. Kun Shan University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1965
  25. National Yunlin University of Science and Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    9,710
    Founded
    1991
  26. National Yang-Ming University logo
    Enrollment
    4,579
    Founded
    1975
  27. National Taipei University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1949
  28. Chang Gung University logo
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1987
  29. National Changhua University of Education logo
    Enrollment
    7,702
    Founded
    1971
  30. I-Shou University logo
    Enrollment
    15,614
    Founded
    1986
  31. Soochow University, Taiwan logo
    Enrollment
    15,024
    Founded
    1899
  32. National Kaohsiung Normal University logo
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1967
  33. Ming Chuan University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    20,000
    Founded
    1957
  34. National Chi Nan University logo
    Enrollment
    6,000
    Founded
    1995
  35. Chaoyang University of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    1,732
    Founded
    1994
  36. Providence University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    49%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1956
  37. National Pingtung University of Science and Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    1924
  38. National Chiayi University logo
    Enrollment
    10,000
    Founded
    2000
  39. Chung Hua University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1990
  40. Da-Yeh University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    10,000
    Founded
    1990
  41. National University of Tainan logo
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    1898
  42. Shih Hsin University logo
    Founded
    1955
  43. National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    1963
  44. Shu-Te University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1997
  45. National University of Kaohsiung logo
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    2000
  46. University of Taipei logo
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    2013
  47. Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1956
  48. Asia University, Taiwan logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    2001
  49. Tzu Chi University logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1994
  50. National Formosa University logo
    Enrollment
    10,000
    Founded
    1980
  51. National Taichung University of Education logo
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1923
  52. Aletheia University logo
    Founded
    1882
  53. National Chin-Yi University of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1971
  54. Chung Shan Medical University logo
    Enrollment
    8,500
    Founded
    1960
  55. Shih Chien University logo
    Enrollment
    15,000
    Founded
    1958
  56. Chia Nan University of Pharmacy and Science logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1966
  57. National United University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    89%
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1972
  58. National Ilan University logo
    Enrollment
    5,000
    Founded
    1926
  59. National Taiwan University of Arts logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    5,400
    Founded
    1955
  60. Nanhua University logo
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1996
  61. Taipei National University of the Arts logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1982
  62. Minghsin University of Science and Technology logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1966
  63. Fo Guang University logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    2000
  64. Huafan University logo
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1990
  65. Chang Jung Christian University logo
    Enrollment
    10,000
    Founded
    1966
  66. Lunghwa University of Science and Technology logo
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1969
  67. Cheng Shiu University logo
    Founded
    1965
  68. Hungkuang University logo
    Enrollment
    12,704
    Founded
    1967
  69. Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1948
  70. Hsuan Chuang University logo
    Enrollment
    7,000
    Founded
    1997
  71. China University of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1965
  72. Fooyin University logo
    Founded
    1958
  73. Chienkuo Technology University logo
    Enrollment
    8,500
    Founded
    1965
  74. Kainan University logo
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    1917
  75. Takming University of Science and Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    8,500
    Founded
    1965
  76. National Pingtung University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1940
  77. Tainan University of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    1964
  78. National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Sciences logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1947
  79. MingDao University logo
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    2001
  80. Ling Tung University logo
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    1964
  81. Kao Yuan University logo
    Enrollment
    9,000
    Founded
    1986
  82. Tungnan University logo
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1970
  83. Far East University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    12%
    Founded
    1968
  84. National Taiwan Sport University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    60%
    Enrollment
    2,300
    Founded
    1987
  85. National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    2018
  86. China University of Science and Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    28%
    Founded
    1968
  87. Chien Hsin University of Science and Technology logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1933
  88. Founded
    2001
  89. Enrollment
    3,100
    Founded
    1995
  90. Nanya Institute of Technology logo
    Founded
    1969
  91. Founded
    1971
  92. Enrollment
    10,000
    Founded
    1964
  93. National Kaohsiung Marine University logo
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1946
  94. Wenzao Ursuline University of Languages logo
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    1966
  95. TransWorld University logo
    Enrollment
    8,000
    Founded
    1992
  96. Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1966
  97. National Taiwan University of Sport logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1961
  98. Enrollment
    8,500
    Founded
    1964
  99. Tainan National University of the Arts logo
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    1996
  100. Vanung University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1961
  101. Tung Fang Design of University logo
    Enrollment
    4,600
    Founded
    1966
  102. Meiho University logo
    Enrollment
    8,500
    Founded
    1966
  103. Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1997
  104. Hsing Wu University logo
    Founded
    2012
  105. Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1967
  106. WuFeng University logo
    Founded
    1965
  107. Enrollment
    4,000
    Founded
    1969
  108. Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    2000
  109. Lan Yang Institute of Technology logo
    Founded
    1966
  110. Enrollment
    2,392
    Founded
    1989
  111. Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Founded
    1999
  112. Taiwan Shoufu University logo
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    2000
  113. Founded
    1977
  114. Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    2000

The best cities to study in Taiwan based on the number of universities and their ranks are Taipei City, Tainan City, Hsinchu, and Taoyuan City.

Average cost of living for students in Taiwan is $612 + $50-357 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).