Top 144 universities in Taiwan: Rankings & Acceptance rate

University name
Acceptance rate
Acc. rate
City & State
1National Taiwan UniversityTaipei City
2National Chiao Tung UniversityHsinchu
3National Cheng Kung UniversityTainan City
4National Tsing Hua University45%Hsinchu
5National Central UniversityTaoyuan City
6Southern Taiwan University of Science and TechnologyTainan City
7Dharma Drum Institute of Liberal ArtsNew Taipei City
8National Taiwan Normal UniversityTaipei City
9National Sun Yat-Sen UniversityKaohsiung City
10National Chung Hsing UniversityTaichung City
11National Chengchi UniversityTaipei City
12National Chung Cheng UniversityMinxiong
13National Taiwan University of Science and TechnologyTaipei City
14Tamkang UniversityNew Taipei City
15National Dong Hwa University25%Shoufeng
16Yuan Ze UniversityTaoyuan City
17Kun Shan UniversityTainan City
18National Taipei University of Technology25%Taipei City
19Fu Jen Catholic UniversityNew Taipei City
20Chinese Culture UniversityTaipei City
21Chang Gung UniversityTaoyuan City
22Tunghai UniversityTaichung City
23Feng Chia UniversityTaichung City
24Taipei Medical University25%Taipei City
25National Kaohsiung Normal UniversityKaohsiung City
26Chung Yuan Christian University55%Taoyuan City
27I-Shou UniversityKaohsiung City
28National Yunlin University of Science and Technology5%Douliu
29China Medical University, TaiwanTaichung City
30National Yang-Ming UniversityTaipei City
31National Taiwan Ocean University55%Keelung
32Kaohsiung Medical UniversityKaohsiung City
33National Changhua University of EducationChanghua
34National Taiwan University of Sport55%Taichung City
35Chaoyang University of TechnologyTaichung City
36National Chi Nan UniversityPuli
37Asia University, Taiwan45%Taichung City
38National Taipei UniversityTaipei City
39National Chiayi UniversityChiayi
40Ming Chuan University75%Taipei City
41Soochow University, TaiwanTaipei City
42National Kaohsiung University of Applied SciencesKaohsiung City
43National Pingtung University of Science and Technology75%Pingtung City
44Providence UniversityTaichung City
45Chung Hua University75%Hsinchu
46National University of KaohsiungKaohsiung City
47Nanhua UniversityDalin
48National Ilan UniversityYilan City
49National University of TainanTainan City
50Tatung UniversityTaipei City
51Da-Yeh University85%Dacun
52National Formosa UniversityHuwei
53Shu-Te University65%Kaohsiung City
54National Chin-Yi University of TechnologyTaichung City
55Chung Shan Medical UniversityTaichung City
56National United UniversityMiaoli
57Shih Hsin UniversityTaipei City
58Shih Chien UniversityTaipei City
59National Taichung University of EducationTaichung City
60Taipei National University of the ArtsTaipei City
61Tzu Chi UniversityHualien
62Nanya Institute of TechnologyTaoyuan City
63China University of TechnologyTaipei City
64National Taipei University of EducationTaipei City
65National Taiwan University of Arts25%New Taipei City
66Aletheia UniversityTaipei City
67National Taitung UniversityTaitung
68Fo Guang UniversityJiaosi
69Minghsin University of Science and TechnologyXinfeng
70Chang Jung Christian UniversityTainan City
71Cheng Shiu UniversityKaohsiung City
72Lunghwa University of Science and TechnologyTaoyuan City
73National Kaohsiung Marine UniversityKaohsiung City
74Huafan UniversityNew Taipei City
75Kainan UniversityTaoyuan City
76Chienkuo Technology UniversityChanghua
77Hungkuang UniversityTaichung City
78Chung Hwa University of Medical TechnologyTainan City
79Ming Chi University of TechnologyNew Taipei City
80National Taichung University of Science and TechnologyTaichung City
81Yuanpei UniversityHsinchu
82Tajen UniversityYanpu
83St John's University - Taipei CityTaipei City
84Ling Tung UniversityTaichung City
85Takming University of Science and Technology75%Taipei City
86Yu Da University of Science and TechnologyZaoqiao
87National Kaohsiung University of Hospitality and TourismKaohsiung City
88Kao Yuan UniversityKaohsiung City
89Central Taiwan University of Science and TechnologyTaichung City
90Chihlee University of TechnologyNew Taipei City
91Meiho UniversityPingtung City
92Hsuan Chuang UniversityHsinchu
93Tainan University of TechnologyTainan City
94Fooyin UniversityKaohsiung City
95University of TaipeiTaipei City
96Chung Chou University of Science and TechnologyYuanlin
97Chien Hsin University of Science and TechnologyTaoyuan City
98Oriental Institute of TechnologyNew Taipei City
99Vanung UniversityTaoyuan City
100National Pingtung UniversityPingtung City
101National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Sciences45%Taipei City
102National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology15%Kaohsiung City
103Far East UniversityTainan City
104National Quemoy UniversityJinning
105National Penghu University of Science and TechnologyMagong
106MingDao UniversityPitou
107Hwa Hsia University of TechnologyNew Taipei City
108Toko UniversityPuzi
109Tung Fang Design of UniversityKaohsiung City
110Nan Kai University of TechnologyCaotun
111Chia Nan University of Pharmacy and ScienceTainan City
112Wenzao Ursuline University of LanguagesKaohsiung City
113Tainan National University of the ArtsTainan City
114National Taipei University of BusinessTaipei City
115Chang Gung University of Science and TechnologyTaoyuan City
116China University of Science and TechnologyTaipei City
117Tungnan UniversityNew Taipei City
118Overseas Chinese UniversityTaichung City
119WuFeng UniversityMinxiong
120Jinwen University of Science and TechnologyTaipei City
121National Taiwan Sport UniversityTaoyuan City
122Hsiuping University of Science and TechnologyTaichung City
123Ta Hwa University of Science and TechnologyQionglin
124TransWorld UniversityDouliu
125Taiwan Shoufu UniversityTainan City
126Taipei City University of Science and TechnologyTaipei City
127Fortune Institute of TechnologyKaohsiung City
128Dahan Institute of TechnologyXincheng
129Ching Kuo Institute of Management and Health65%Keelung
130National Taiwan College of Performing ArtsTaipei City
131Lan Yang Institute of TechnologyToucheng
132University of Kang NingTainan City
133Tatung Institute of Commerce and TechnologyChiayi
134Nan Jeon University of Science and TechnologyTainan City
135Hsing Wu UniversityNew Taipei City
136Tzu Chi University of Science and TechnologyHualien
137CTBC Financial Management CollegeTainan City
138Taiwan Hospitality and Tourism UniversityShoufeng
139Lee-Ming Institute of TechnologyNew Taipei City
140Yung Ta Institute of Technology and CommerceLinluo
141HungKuo Delin University of TechnologyNew Taipei City
142Asia - Pacific Institute of CreativityToufen
143Taipei University of Maritime TechnologyTaipei City
144Chungyu University of Film and Arts TechnologyKeelung

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