National Chengchi University

Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China


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Founded in 1927, National Chengchi University (NCCU) has earned a reputation as an institution of higher education celebrated for its studies in the humanities, social sciences, and management/administration sciences. Over several decades, NCCU has refined itself into nine colleges, including Commerce, Liberal Arts, Science, Social Sciences, Law, Foreign Languages, Communication, International Affairs, and Education. NCCU is home to over 15,000 students, 600 full time professors, 70 researchers, and over 200 part-time lectures dispersed among 33 academic departments.

The School

The College of Commerce is highly regarded nationally and internationally as the best business school in Taiwan. That reputation is based on the caliber of academics at CNCCU and the caliber of the students that attend. In fact, the faculty at CNCCU has been ranked 7th among the 50 best Business Schools in Asia. With eight departments, ten institutes, twenty-one national-level research centers, and thirty-one-multifunctional laboratories, CNCCU has achieved an outstanding record in academic research. The school takes full advantage of its position in Metropolitan Taipei and has earned a very positive reputation for consultancy with government, business, and the community. CNCCU is known as a college for the real world, using the community to integrate theory and practice.

The City

Taipei is a large capital city nestled in a valley surrounded by mountains. It has a population of over 2 million and it is the business and cultural center of Taiwan. The seaside is less than one hour away in three different directions, making Taipei a center of international trade. Taiwan enjoys warm weather all year round, except for a few mountain areas where traces of snow can be found in the winter months. Bring an umbrella; March to May is the rainy season!

Languages

The predominant languages around school and in city are Taiwanese, Mandarin, and English. The official language of Taiwan is Mandarin (Chinese). English is the most popular foreign language for the Taiwanese and it is regular part of school education. The University offers a host of business classes taught in English every semester.

Term Dates

Fall: late September - mid January
Spring: mid February - late June

Courses Available

Use our course equivalency database to see which courses available at NCCU would apply to your UF degree! Other business courses may be submitted for UF equivalency. Please see an academic advisor for information pertaining to requesting additional equivalencies.

Visa

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Grading
NCCU points from NCCU points to UF grade
80.0 100 A
70.0 79.9 B
60.0 69.9 C
50.0 59.9 D
0 49.9 E
Estimated Expenses
Rough Expense Comparison Semester at UF Semester at NCCU
UF Tuition $3,085 $3,085
UFIC Admin. Fee --- $250
Health Insurance $730 $890
Airfare --- $1,600
Housing $2,620 $1,800
Internet/cable $455 Included
Food $2,065 $1,300
Books $540 $200
Transportation $270 $100
Visa --- $150
Total $9,765 $9,375

Accommodation

NCCU provides dormitory and off campus housing services. Most exchange students reside in the International House, which is a five minute walk from campus, but there are moderately priced residence facilities in the city center as well.

Currency

Taiwan Dollar.

Travel Opportunities

The campus site in Mu-cha is convenient for visiting the many scenic spots in the Wen-shan District. Scenic spots near Mu-cha campus include Chi-nan Temple, the Mao-kong Tourist Tea Garden, the Tea Museum and the Taipei Zoo. It is easy to move in the city due to the highly efficient Taipei Metro, which offers access to the underground shopping malls, public parks, and publics squares. Students can travel to other destinations in Taiwan via the Taiwan High Speed Rail System, the Taiwan Rail system, and the Songshan Airport located in the heart of the city. International flights can be booked at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport in nearby Taoyuan Country.

Interested?

For more information please call or email us.

Heavener School of Business
133 Bryan Hall, PO Box 117160
Gainesville, Florida, 32611-7160
Phone: 352-273-0165

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Contacts Abroad

Ms. Cherry Huang
Executive Secretary, Office Intl. Programs
College of Commerce, National Chengchi University
64 Chih-nan Road, Sec. 2, Wenshan 116
Taipei, Taiwan
Phone: 886 2 2938 7911
Fax: 886 2 2938 7882
Email (crhuang at nccu.edu.tw)