Established in 1994, National Dong Hwa University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Shoufeng (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Hualien County. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education, Republic of China (Taiwan), National Dong Hwa University (NDHU) is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. National Dong Hwa University (NDHU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 22 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Taiwanese higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. NDHU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.