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Tzu Chi University

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world rank  4120

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Established in 1994, the Tzu Chi University is a private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Hualien (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Hualien County. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education of Taiwan, Tzu Chi University (TCU) is a small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational Taiwanese higher education institution formally affiliated with the Buddhist religion. Tzu Chi University (TCU) 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 30-year-old Taiwanese higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. TCU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Tzu Chi University's Control Typeprivate


Tzu Chi University's Entity Typenot reported


Tzu Chi University' Size by Total Enrollmentsmall-sized


Tzu Chi University's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (Non Latin) 慈濟大學
Acronym TCU
Founded 1994
Motto Kindness, Compassion, Joy and Unselfish Giving
Colours Green and silver
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University Location

Address No. 701, Section 3, Zhongyang Road
97004 Hualien County
Tzu Chi University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Tzu Chi University Phone Number +886 (3) 856 5301
Tzu Chi University Fax Number +886 (3) 856 2500

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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 Tzu Chi 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 Tzu Chi 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 Tzu Chi 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 Tzu Chi University.

Tzu Chi University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Tzu Chi University's admission information.

Tzu Chi University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Tzu Chi University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Tzu Chi University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Tzu Chi University's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Tzu Chi University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

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

Tzu Chi University has more than 300 international students.

Tzu Chi 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 Tzu Chi University.

Tzu Chi University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Tzu Chi University has an enrollment range of 3,000-3,999 students making it a small-sized institution.

Tzu Chi University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 300-399 academic employees (Faculty).

Tzu Chi University's Control Type Control Type

Tzu Chi University is a private higher education institution.

Tzu Chi University's Entity Type Entity Type

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Tzu Chi University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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

Tzu Chi University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Tzu Chi University is Buddhist Religious Affiliation

Tzu Chi University has a Buddhist affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Tzu Chi University's main facilities:

Tzu Chi University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Tzu Chi University's Library

Tzu Chi University's Housing University Housing

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Tzu Chi 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 Tzu Chi University's main services:

Tzu Chi University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

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Tzu Chi University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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Tzu Chi University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

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Tzu Chi University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

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Tzu Chi University's Career Services Career Services

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Recognition and Accreditation


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Tzu Chi University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Tzu Chi University is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministry of Education of Taiwan

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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  • 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 Tzu Chi 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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