Founded in 1955, Tunghai University is a private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Taichung (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Taichung County. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education, Republic of China (Taiwan), Tunghai University (THU) is a large (enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Tunghai University (THU) 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 61 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. THU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.