List of 100 best universities in Taiwan

We ranked 100 best universities in Taiwan based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 12.4M citations received by 569K publications made by 144 universities in Taiwan, measured the popularity of 926 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database to calculate the non-academic prominence.

#1 in Taiwan
#9 in Asia
#118 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1945
#2 in Taiwan
#47 in Asia
#366 in the World
Enrollment
20,292
Founded
1931
#3 in Taiwan
#69 in Asia
#473 in the World
Enrollment
12,699
Founded
1958
#4 in Taiwan
#70 in Asia
#475 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
16,547
Founded
1911
#5 in Taiwan
#115 in Asia
#663 in the World
Enrollment
11,459
Founded
1915
#6 in Taiwan
#134 in Asia
#728 in the World
Enrollment
10,893
Founded
1922
#7 in Taiwan
#143 in Asia
#749 in the World
Enrollment
14,252
Founded
1919
#8 in Taiwan
#152 in Asia
#777 in the World
Enrollment
9,466
Founded
1980
#9 in Taiwan
#215 in Asia
#950 in the World
Acceptance Rate
43%
Enrollment
4,579
Founded
1975
#10 in Taiwan
#223 in Asia
#968 in the World
Enrollment
10,398
Founded
1974
#11 in Taiwan
#237 in Asia
#1009 in the World
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1987
#12 in Taiwan
#246 in Asia
#1037 in the World
Enrollment
26,619
Founded
1950
#13 in Taiwan
#248 in Asia
#1042 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
6,112
Founded
1960
#14 in Taiwan
#252 in Asia
#1059 in the World
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1958
#15 in Taiwan
#256 in Asia
#1070 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1925
#16 in Taiwan
#259 in Asia
#1073 in the World
Enrollment
14,612
Founded
1927
#17 in Taiwan
#280 in Asia
#1139 in the World
Enrollment
10,616
Founded
1989
#18 in Taiwan
#317 in Asia
#1233 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
13,485
Founded
1911
#19 in Taiwan
#334 in Asia
#1275 in the World
Enrollment
7,001
Founded
1953
#20 in Taiwan
#336 in Asia
#1279 in the World
Enrollment
20,214
Founded
1961
#21 in Taiwan
#367 in Asia
#1348 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1953
#22 in Taiwan
#377 in Asia
#1379 in the World
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1989
#23 in Taiwan
#387 in Asia
#1403 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1955
#24 in Taiwan
#411 in Asia
#1484 in the World
Enrollment
25,865
Founded
1962
#25 in Taiwan
#430 in Asia
#1542 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
16,263
Male:Female
60:40
Founded
1955
#26 in Taiwan
#449 in Asia
#1603 in the World
Enrollment
16,000
Founded
1986
#27 in Taiwan
#461 in Asia
#1640 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1994
#28 in Taiwan
#495 in Asia
#1760 in the World
Enrollment
6,000
Founded
1995
#29 in Taiwan
#513 in Asia
#1802 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1991
#30 in Taiwan
#526 in Asia
#1836 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
20,000
Founded
1957
#31 in Taiwan
#551 in Asia
#1895 in the World
Enrollment
8,122
Male:Female
51:49
Founded
1971
#32 in Taiwan
#564 in Asia
#1926 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1949
#33 in Taiwan
#579 in Asia
#1966 in the World
Enrollment
15,024
Founded
1899
#34 in Taiwan
#584 in Asia
#1991 in the World
Enrollment
17,000
Founded
1994
#35 in Taiwan
#636 in Asia
#2154 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1924
#36 in Taiwan
#649 in Asia
#2190 in the World
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1898
#37 in Taiwan
#662 in Asia
#2231 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1963
#38 in Taiwan
#691 in Asia
#2328 in the World
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1960
#39 in Taiwan
#711 in Asia
#2385 in the World
Enrollment
5,334
Founded
2000
#40 in Taiwan
#722 in Asia
#2405 in the World
Enrollment
10,000
Founded
2000
#41 in Taiwan
#729 in Asia
#2434 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1990
#42 in Taiwan
#746 in Asia
#2483 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1965
#43 in Taiwan
#748 in Asia
#2485 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
10,000
Founded
1990
#44 in Taiwan
#765 in Asia
#2537 in the World
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1967
#45 in Taiwan
#851 in Asia
#2758 in the World
Founded
1955
#46 in Taiwan
#854 in Asia
#2764 in the World
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1994
#47 in Taiwan
#857 in Asia
#2769 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1966
#48 in Taiwan
#858 in Asia
#2773 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2001
#49 in Taiwan
#884 in Asia
#2840 in the World
Enrollment
10,200
Founded
1980
#50 in Taiwan
#910 in Asia
#2902 in the World
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1956
#51 in Taiwan
#951 in Asia
#3005 in the World
Founded
1965
#52 in Taiwan
#978 in Asia
#3073 in the World
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1972
#53 in Taiwan
#1000 in Asia
#3143 in the World
Enrollment
10,000
Founded
1969
#54 in Taiwan
#1003 in Asia
#3147 in the World
Enrollment
2,000
Founded
1895
#55 in Taiwan
#1008 in Asia
#3154 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1971
#56 in Taiwan
#1009 in Asia
#3160 in the World
Enrollment
5,000
Founded
1926
#57 in Taiwan
#1011 in Asia
#3164 in the World
Enrollment
13,447
Male:Female
32:68
Founded
1958
#58 in Taiwan
#1025 in Asia
#3205 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1965
#59 in Taiwan
#1028 in Asia
#3208 in the World
Acceptance Rate
54%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1956
#60 in Taiwan
#1062 in Asia
#3298 in the World
Enrollment
5,000
Founded
1923
#61 in Taiwan
#1074 in Asia
#3324 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1919
#62 in Taiwan
#1092 in Asia
#3366 in the World
Enrollment
9,680
Founded
1966
#63 in Taiwan
#1119 in Asia
#3450 in the World
Enrollment
13,000
Founded
1967
#64 in Taiwan
#1133 in Asia
#3479 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1966
#65 in Taiwan
#1179 in Asia
#3585 in the World
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1948
#66 in Taiwan
#1184 in Asia
#3599 in the World
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1969
#67 in Taiwan
#1258 in Asia
#3784 in the World
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
2000
#68 in Taiwan
#1262 in Asia
#3793 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1947
#69 in Taiwan
#1270 in Asia
#3821 in the World
Enrollment
7,675
Founded
2013
#70 in Taiwan
#1317 in Asia
#3922 in the World
Enrollment
5,108
Male:Female
49:51
Founded
1917
#71 in Taiwan
#1367 in Asia
#4038 in the World
Founded
1965
#72 in Taiwan
#1372 in Asia
#4050 in the World
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
2001
#73 in Taiwan
#1379 in Asia
#4064 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1965
#74 in Taiwan
#1381 in Asia
#4067 in the World
Founded
1882
#76 in Taiwan
#1433 in Asia
#4181 in the World
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1990
#77 in Taiwan
#1446 in Asia
#4210 in the World
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1966
#78 in Taiwan
#1452 in Asia
#4229 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1940
#79 in Taiwan
#1465 in Asia
#4272 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Founded
1968
#80 in Taiwan
#1481 in Asia
#4305 in the World
Founded
1917
#81 in Taiwan
#1513 in Asia
#4378 in the World
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1982
#82 in Taiwan
#1541 in Asia
#4434 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
5,400
Founded
1955
#83 in Taiwan
#1544 in Asia
#4441 in the World
Enrollment
9,000
Founded
1986
#84 in Taiwan
#1550 in Asia
#4458 in the World
Enrollment
2,300
Founded
1987
#85 in Taiwan
#1552 in Asia
#4465 in the World
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1964
#86 in Taiwan
#1602 in Asia
#4582 in the World
Founded
1966
#87 in Taiwan
#1615 in Asia
#4617 in the World
Founded
1967
#88 in Taiwan
#1622 in Asia
#4633 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1965
#89 in Taiwan
#1673 in Asia
#4744 in the World
Founded
1968
#90 in Taiwan
#1677 in Asia
#4757 in the World
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1964
#91 in Taiwan
#1681 in Asia
#4769 in the World
Founded
1971
#92 in Taiwan
#1712 in Asia
#4840 in the World
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1997
#93 in Taiwan
#1716 in Asia
#4847 in the World
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1970
#94 in Taiwan
#1740 in Asia
#4897 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1933
#95 in Taiwan
#1747 in Asia
#4914 in the World
Enrollment
4,600
Founded
1966
#96 in Taiwan
#1768 in Asia
#4955 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1946
#98 in Taiwan
#1774 in Asia
#4972 in the World
Founded
1958

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

Average cost of living for students in Taiwan is $610 + $52-371 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).