National Taiwan Ocean University

country rank  22
world rank  1678

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University Overview

Founded in 1953, National Taiwan Ocean University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Keelung (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Keelung County. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Republic of China (Taiwan), National Taiwan Ocean University (NTOU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. National Taiwan Ocean University (NTOU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), 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 66 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 50-60% making this Taiwanese higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name 國立臺灣海洋大學
Acronym NTOU
Founded 1953
Motto Honesty, Simplicity, Fraternity, Perseverance

University Location

Address No. 2, Peining Road, Jhongjheng District
Keelung (population range: 250,000-499,999)
20224 Keelung County
T +886 (2) 2462 2192
F +886 (2) 2462 0724

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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 50-60%
Admission Office No. 2, Pei-Ning Road
Keelung 20224
+886 (2) 2462 2192

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


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

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 11 September 2019