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National Taiwan University
Taipei, Taiwan (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Homepage: Click to visit
Restrictions: RU applicants only
Budget Sheets Academic Year,
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2017-2018 02/15/2017
02/20/2017 TBA TBA
Fall 2017 02/15/2017
Rolling Admission 09/08/2016 01/09/2017
Spring 2018 09/01/2017 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

Indicates that deadline has passed
Fact Sheet:
Program Manager:
Patty Welsh
Language of Instruction:
Chinese, English
Suggested G.P.A.:
3.0, 3.3 for 1st Semester Sophomores
Class Standing:
First semester Sophomore, Junior, Second semester Sophomore, Senior
Number of credits per term:
Non-Rutgers Students:
Program Description:
The Program
  • The university was founded in 1928 by the Japanese administration during the Japanese colonial era and was then known as the Taihoku (Taipei) Imperial University. After World War II, the government of the Republic of China resumed the administration of Taihoku University and reorganized and renamed it National Taiwan University on November 15, 1945
  • With 10% of the student body coming from abroad, NTU is an exciting environment in which to pursue your academic interests alongside students, faculty and scholars from over 70 countries
  • Get acquainted to NTU student life through the International Office’s visiting volunteer program
Your Host City: Taipei
Home to approximately 6 million residents, Taipei is the thriving economic, political, and cultural center of Taiwan.  Get your cultural fix by visiting Chiang-Kai Shek Memorial Hall, the National Taiwan Museum, and Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall, and then head out and sample the local fare at one of the many night markets or roadside food vendors.  For lovers of the outdoors hike up to the top of Elephant Mountain for an unforgettable view of the city or travel further afield Yangmingshan National Park and climb one of the many peaks. 

In order to have an idea of what classes are available, you should visit the National Taiwan University website.  Visiting students also have access to the NTU General Chinese Language course which is offered at several different levels.

You will need to be sure that you are registered as a full time student according to both NTU and Rutgers University.  That means you will need to take at least 12 credits each semester. It is not possible to take classes as not-for-credit or pass/fail.

For information about Study Abroad credit transfer, registration, and transcripts please visit the Academics section of our website.

Academic Calendar
Fall Semester: Early September – Mid-January
Spring Semester: Early February – Late June
To view the current academic calendar, please visit the NTU web page.
*All dates are subject to change.  Do not book your flight until you have been accepted by the university and the academic dates have been confirmed. 

Accommodations and Meals
Visiting/Exchange students are normally placed in shared bedrooms in the International Youth Center or the Prince House dorms.  The dormitories are located about a 7 minute walk from campus.  Most buildings have communal lounges and kitchen facilities.  However, with the low cost of meals in Taipei many students choose to take their meals on-campus or in the area.

For more information on housing options, please visit the NTU Visiting Student handbook.

Financial Information
Program Cost: 2017-2018
  NJ Residents Non-NJ Residents
Fall/Spring $10,278 $13,478
Academic Year $18,596 $24,996
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•Travel to/from Taiwan •Meals
•Housing •Supplemental Course Fees
•Major Medical Insurance •All Personal Expenses

For more information about the additional Non-Billable Expenses please click on the Budget Sheet links near the top of this page.

For more information about Finances, including information about Financial Aid please visit the Finances Section of our website.

As part of your preparation to apply for this study abroad program, please familiarize yourself with the Rutgers Study Abroad withdrawal policy.

Students are also encouraged to start researching Scholarship opportunities as early as possible.  You may find the following scholarships applicable to this program.

Center for Global Education Scholarships- Available to all Rutgers students participating in a Center for Global Education program during the fall/spring/academic year/summer.  Applications will be released to students after their acceptance and are reviewed on a first-completed basis.  For more information please visit the Scholarship section of our website.

Benjamin A. Gilman Study Abroad Scholarships- Available to study abroad students who receive a Pell Grant.  For more information about the scholarship and additional eligibility requirements please visit the Gilman website.

Please also visit the Scholarships section of our website for additional information about Rutgers and National Scholarships.