NTU at a Glance

Updated: 2022/2/11
  • Student event

    Student event
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  • Common Subjects Building

    Common Subjects Building
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Established

  • 1928 as Taihoku Imperial University
  • 1945 as National Taiwan University

Faculty (2021-2022)

  • Full-time Faculty: 2,028
  • Part-time Faculty: 2,064

Students (2021-2022)

  • Undergraduate: 16,906
  • Master's: 13,303
  • Doctorate: 3,772
  • Total: 33,981

Academic and Research Units

  • NTU is made up of 16 Colleges, 56 departments, 139 graduate institutes, and 32 Master’s and PhD degree programs, offering nearly 8,000 courses every semester. The University also boasts a total of over 50 international, national, and university-level research centers.
  • NTU MOOCs have more than 1,100,000 enrollments and over 33,000 course completions.
  • NTU OCW offers 240 online courses and has accumulated more than 17,000,000 visits.

International Exchange (as of 2021)

  • Global partnerships with 633 universities from 82 countries
  • 4,183 international students from different countries
  • 671 student exchange programs in 49 countries

Campuses

  • NTU Campus in Taipei City
    (Main Campus, Shuiyuan Campus, Downtown Campus)
  • NTU Experimental Farm, Ankang Branch
  • NTU Yilan Marine Research Station
  • Chupei Campus
  • Yunlin Campus
  • NTU Highland Experimental Farm
  • NTU Experimental Forest

Emblem

  • NTU Emblem

Motto

  • "Integrity, Diligence, Fidelity, and Compassion"

University Color

  • Maroon
  • Gold

Honors

  • 4 heads of state
  • The only Nobel Prize laureate in Taiwan, the only ethnic Chinese winner of the Turing Award, and the only two Wolf Prize laureates in Taiwan are NTU alumni.
  • 5 out of the 6 Taiwanese members of the US National Academy of Sciences are NTU alumni.

Library Collection

  • Includes over 4 million volumes, 70,000 periodical selections, over 3 million e-books, over 60,000 e-journals, and 600 databases.
  • Includes over 4 million volumes, 70,000 periodical selections, over 3 million e-books, over 100,000 e-journals, and 600 databases. The first library in Taiwan to introduce ASRS - Automated Storage and Retrieval System. Launched in October 2018, ASRS adds a high-density storage capacity of 1.2 million books to the library and can retrieve a requested book within 2 minutes.
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