National Dong Hwa University

country rank  27
world rank  1668

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University Overview

Established in 1994, National Dong Hwa University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Shoufeng (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Hualien County. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Republic of China (Taiwan), National Dong Hwa University (NDHU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. National Dong Hwa University (NDHU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 24 years old higher-education 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.

University Identity

Name 國立東華大學
Acronym NDHU
Founded 1994 Founded 1994. Merged 2008 with National Hualien University of Education (1947)
Colours Green and yellow

University Location

Address No. 1, Section 2, Da Hsueh Road
Shoufeng (population range: 10,000-49,999)
97401 Hualien County
T +886 (3) 863 5000
F +886 (3) 863 2010

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office No. 1, Section 2, Da Hsueh Road
Shoufeng 97401

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 500-599
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to National Dong Hwa University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Education, Republic of China (Taiwan)

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Higher Education Evaluation and Accreditation Council of Taiwan


  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)

Academic Structure


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