National Sun Yat-Sen University: Statistics

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#835 of 14,131 In the World
#176 of 5,830 In Asia
#8 of 144 In Taiwan
#1 of 16 In Kaohsiung
#125 of 3,144 For Electronic Engineering
Top50% For 140 other topics
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
35%
Enrollment
9,466
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
Chinese

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate35%
Admissions RequirementsGraduation from high school and entrance examination
Academic CalendarSeptember to June (September - January; February-June)
Enrollment9,466

We've calculated the 35% acceptance rate for National Sun Yat-Sen University based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

National Sun Yat-Sen University is a world-class research university with 28,272 scientific papers published and 459,768 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Quantum and Particle physics, Computer Science, Materials Science, Environmental Science, Organic Chemistry, and Liberal Arts & Social Sciences.

Publications
28,272
Citations
459,768

National Sun Yat-Sen University majors

by publication & citation count

Engineering
18,923 / 299,721
Chemistry
17,398 / 280,533
Physics
17,190 / 270,226
Biology
14,684 / 249,670
Quantum and Particle physics
13,110 / 201,468
Computer Science
12,709 / 196,079
Materials Science
11,403 / 172,550
Environmental Science
11,161 / 193,168
Organic Chemistry
10,390 / 182,094
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
7,886 / 125,378
Electrical Engineering
7,727 / 106,713
Medicine
7,038 / 116,437
Biochemistry
6,983 / 124,537
Mathematics
6,456 / 105,320
Geology
6,315 / 114,048
Optical Engineering
6,004 / 82,815
Genetics
5,727 / 99,439
Telecommunications
5,145 / 67,499
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
4,887 / 68,617
Ecology
4,839 / 89,752
Metallurgical Engineering
4,794 / 75,876
Statistics
4,651 / 73,801
Geography and Cartography
4,414 / 74,409
Business
4,238 / 76,538
Philosophy
4,131 / 65,599
Nanotechnology
4,023 / 65,623
Psychology
3,996 / 75,103
Computer Networking
3,737 / 51,087
Electronic Engineering
3,584 / 44,595
Political Science
3,478 / 63,169
Law
3,365 / 59,740
Physical chemistry
3,180 / 50,768
Chemical Engineering
3,060 / 61,776
Paleontology
3,020 / 53,032
Mechanical Engineering
2,984 / 38,610
Oceanography
2,885 / 52,592
Pathology
2,798 / 46,734
Machine Learning
2,764 / 46,856
Art & Design
2,437 / 38,061
Economics
2,433 / 39,569

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 79 109
1991 104 147
1992 146 221
1993 188 289
1994 230 437
1995 211 504
1996 269 671
1997 295 826
1998 369 1017
1999 426 1358
2000 490 1643
2001 489 1857
2002 576 2362
2003 587 3006
2004 694 3853
2005 707 5162
2006 829 6488
2007 966 8032
2008 1065 9916
2009 1165 12392
2010 1232 13596
2011 1234 16870
2012 1343 19311
2013 1356 21687
2014 1437 24174
2015 1333 25216
2016 1297 26287
2017 1324 27711
2018 1170 28861
2019 1213 34064
2020 1399 39378
2021 1659 51052
2022 1590 49773
Academic rankings

Tuition

The tuition table for National Sun Yat-Sen University gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Tuition Cost (NTD)
Undergraduate 40,000
Master's 50,000
Doctoral 60,000

Currency: New Taiwan Dollar (NTD)

National Sun Yat-Sen University has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by National Sun Yat-Sen University.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design No No No
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine No No No
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Bachelor's Degree Applied Chemistry, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Chinese, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Finance, Information Management, Management, Marine Engineering, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mechanical Engineering, Modern Languages, Physics, Political Sciences, Sociology
Master's Degree Applied Mathematics, Applied Physics, Asian Studies, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Chinese, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, English, Environmental Engineering, Finance, Geology, Health Administration, Human Resources, Information Management, Literature, Marine Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Music, Natural Resources, Optical Technology, Optics, Pacific Area Studies, Physics, Political Sciences, Sociology, Technology, Telecommunications Engineering, Telecommunications Services, Theatre
Doctorate Applied Mathematics, Asian Studies, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Chinese, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Education, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, English, Environmental Engineering, Finance, Geology, Human Resources, Information Management, Literature, Marine Engineering, Marine Science and Oceanography, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Natural Resources, Optical Technology, Optics, Pacific Area Studies, Physics, Political Sciences, Telecommunications Engineering

National Sun Yat-Sen University alumni

  1. Chen Chu

    Chen Chu
    Born in
    Taiwan Flag Taiwan
    Years
    1950-.. (age 73)
    Enrolled in National Sun Yat-Sen University
    Graduated with master's degree
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Chen Chu or Kiku Chen is a Taiwanese politician serving as president of the Control Yuan and Chair of the National Human Rights Commission since 2020. Before assuming her current post, Chen had served as Secretary-General to the President from 2018 to 2020 and Mayor of Kaohsiung from 2006 to 2018, making her the longest-serving mayor of the city since the Japanese occupation of Taiwan.

  2. Li Mei-jhen

    Li Mei-jhen
    Born in
    Taiwan Flag Taiwan
    Years
    1979-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Li Mei-jhen, also known as Jane Lee, is a Taiwanese politician.

  3. Lo Chih-chiang

    Lo Chih-chiang
    Born in
    Taiwan Flag Taiwan
    Years
    1970-.. (age 53)
    Enrolled in National Sun Yat-Sen University
    Graduated with bachelor's degree
    Occupations
    politicianspokesperson
    Biography

    Lo Chih-chiang is Taiwanese politician and a member of the Kuomintang (KMT). From 2010 to 2013, he was first the spokesperson and then the Deputy Secretary-General of the ROC Presidential Office. He was elected to the Taipei City Council in 2018. In 2020, at the invitation of KMT chairman Johnny Chiang, he assumed the directorship of the party school, the Institute of Revolutionary Practice.

  4. Huang Chao-shun

    Huang Chao-shun
    Born in
    Taiwan Flag Taiwan
    Years
    1953-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Huang Chao-shun is a member of the Kuomintang (KMT) who is in the Legislative Yuan in Taiwan.

All 10 notable alumni

National Sun Yat-Sen University faculties and divisions

Centre : General Education Applied Chemistry, Applied Mathematics, Applied Physics, Arts and Humanities, Health Sciences, Natural Sciences, Physical Education, Service Trades, Social Sciences
College : Engineering Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Optical Technology, Optics, Telecommunications Engineering
College : Liberal Arts Arts and Humanities, Chinese, English, Literature, Modern Languages, Music, Philosophy, Theatre
College : Management Business Administration, Finance, Health Administration, Human Resources, Information Management, Management, Telecommunications Services
College : Marine Sciences Applied Physics, Biology, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Environmental Management, Geology, Marine Engineering, Marine Science and Oceanography, Natural Resources, Technology
College : Science Applied Mathematics, Biological and Life Sciences, Biomedicine, Chemistry, Natural Sciences, Physics
College : Social Sciences Asian Studies, Economics, Education, Pacific Area Studies, Political Sciences, Social Sciences, Sociology

General information

Alternative names NSYSU
國立中山大學
Founded 1980
Accreditation Ministry of Education
Motto Study extensively; Enquire accurately; Reflect carefully; Discriminate clearly; Practice earnestly

Location and contacts

Address 70, Lienhai Road Gushan Chiu
Kaohsiung, 80424
Taiwan
City population 2,734,000

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