Kainan University

country rank  85
world rank  5712

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University Overview

Established in 1917, Kainan University is a private higher education institution located in the large town of Taoyuan City (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Taoyuan. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Republic of China (Taiwan), Kainan University (KNU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Kainan University (KNU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

Name 開南大學
Acronym KNU
Founded 1917
Motto Sincere, excellent, free, bold

University Location

Address No. 1, Kainan Road, Luzhu District
Taoyuan City (population range: 50,000-249,999)
33857 Taoyuan
T +886 (3) 341 2500
F +886

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education, Republic of China (Taiwan)

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Higher Education Evaluation and Accreditation Council of Taiwan

Memberships and Affiliations

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