Tamkang University

country rank  6
world rank  519

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University Overview

Founded in 1950, Tamkang University is a private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of New Taipei City (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), New Taipei. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Republic of China (Taiwan), Tamkang University (TKU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Tamkang University (TKU) 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 69 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name 淡江大學
Acronym TKU
Founded 1950
Motto Simplicity, Truthfulness, Firmness and Perseverance

University Location

Address No. 151, Yingzhuan Road, Tamsui District
New Taipei City (population range: 50,000-249,999)
25137 New Taipei
T +886 (2) 2621 5656
F +886 (2) 2623 7384

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office No. 151, Yingzhuan Road, Tamsui District
New Taipei City 251
+886 (2) 2621 5656 ext. 2207

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 700-799
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Tamkang University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Education, Republic of China (Taiwan)

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Higher Education Evaluation and Accreditation Council of Taiwan
  • Institute of Engineering Education Taiwan (IEET)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Foundation for Cooperation in Higher Education of Taiwan (FICHET)
  • Association of Private Universities and Colleges (APUC)
  • Asia-Pacific Association for International Education (APAIE)
  • Association of International Educators (NAFSA)
  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)
  • European Union Centre in Taiwan (EUTW)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • U9 League

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019