National Sun Yat-Sen University

country rank  9
world rank  831

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University Overview

Founded in 1980, National Sun Yat-Sen University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large city of Kaohsiung City (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Kaohsiung. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Republic of China (Taiwan), National Sun Yat-Sen University (NSYSU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. National Sun Yat-Sen University (NSYSU) 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 38 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name 國立中山大學
Acronym NSYSU
Founded 1980 Origins date back to 1924
Motto Study extensively; Enquire accurately; Reflect carefully; Discriminate clearly; Practice earnestly

University Location

Address No.70, Lienhai Road
Kaohsiung City (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
80424 Kaohsiung
T +886 (7) 525 2000
F +886 (7) 525 2630

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office No. 70, Lienhai Road
Kaohsiung City 80424
+886 (7) 525 2632

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to National Sun Yat-Sen University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education, Republic of China (Taiwan)

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Higher Education Evaluation and Accreditation Council of Taiwan
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB International
  • Institute of Engineering Education Taiwan IEET

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Taiwan Comprehensive University System (TCUS)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 11 September 2019