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Kaohsiung Medical University

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world rank  2754

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Founded in 1953, the Kaohsiung Medical University is a private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Kaohsiung City (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Kaohsiung. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education of Taiwan, Kaohsiung Medical University (KMU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational Taiwanese higher education institution. Kaohsiung Medical University (KMU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 71-year-old Taiwanese higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. KMU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Kaohsiung Medical University's Control Typeprivate


Kaohsiung Medical University's Entity Typenot reported


Kaohsiung Medical University' Size by Total Enrollmentmedium-sized


Kaohsiung Medical University's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (Non Latin) 高雄醫學大學
Acronym KMU
Founded 1953
Video Presentation

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University Location

Address No. 100, Shih-Chuan 1st Road
Kaohsiung City
80780 Kaohsiung
Kaohsiung Medical University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Kaohsiung Medical University Phone Number +886 (7) 312 1101
Kaohsiung Medical University Fax Number +886 (7) 321 2062

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Kaohsiung Medical University's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Kaohsiung Medical University's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Kaohsiung Medical University's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Kaohsiung Medical University.

Kaohsiung Medical University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Kaohsiung Medical University's admission information.

Kaohsiung Medical University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Kaohsiung Medical University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Kaohsiung Medical University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Kaohsiung Medical University's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Kaohsiung Medical University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Kaohsiung Medical University has more than 300 international students.

Kaohsiung Medical University's Admission Office Admission Office

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Kaohsiung Medical University.

Kaohsiung Medical University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Kaohsiung Medical University has an enrollment range of 6,000-6,999 students making it a medium-sized institution.

Kaohsiung Medical University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 500-599 academic employees (Faculty).

Kaohsiung Medical University's Control Type Control Type

Kaohsiung Medical University is a private higher education institution.

Kaohsiung Medical University's Entity Type Entity Type

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Kaohsiung Medical University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Kaohsiung Medical University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Kaohsiung Medical University does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our two guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.

University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Kaohsiung Medical University's main facilities:

Kaohsiung Medical University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library.

Kaohsiung Medical University's Housing University Housing

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Kaohsiung Medical University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Kaohsiung Medical University's main services:

Kaohsiung Medical University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

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Kaohsiung Medical University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Kaohsiung Medical University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

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Kaohsiung Medical University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

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Kaohsiung Medical University's Career Services Career Services

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Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Kaohsiung Medical University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Kaohsiung Medical University is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministry of Education of Taiwan

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Kaohsiung Medical University's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Higher Education Evaluation and Accreditation Council of Taiwan

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Kaohsiung Medical University's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Joint Private Medical Universities Admissions System (JPMAS)

Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Free Online Courses

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Kaohsiung Medical University is a member of the Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization and publishes open courseware such as free video lectures and course materials.

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