Providence University

country rank  32
world rank  2826

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Founded in 1956, Providence University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Taichung City (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Taichung. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education of Taiwan, Providence University (PU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Taiwanese higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Providence University (PU) 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 64 years old Taiwanese higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this Taiwanese higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. PU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name 靜宜大學
Acronym PU
Founded 1956
Motto Virtus cum Scientia
Virtue with Knowledge
Colours Turquoise, cobalt blue and fresh apricot

University Location

Address No. 200, Section 7, Taiwan Boulevard, Shalu District
Taichung City
43301 Taichung
Taiwan
Tel +886 (4) 2632 8001
Fax +886 (4) 2653 0411

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

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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 90-100%
Admission Office No. 200, Section 7, Taiwan Boulevard, Shalu District
Taichung City 43301
(4) 2632 8001
(4) 266 45073

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods - spsmw.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Providence University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education of Taiwan


Year of first Accreditation

1993


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Higher Education Evaluation and Accreditation Council of Taiwan


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Student Exchange Programs (ISEP);International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
  • Association of Christian Universities and Colleges in Asia (ACUCA)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • Association of Southeast and East Asian Catholic Colleges and Universities (ASEACCU)
  • Excellent Long-Established University Consortium of Taiwan (ELECT)
  • University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific (UMAP)

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