Academic Ranking of World Universities

National Chiao Tung University
English Name: National Chiao Tung University
Region: Eastern Asia
Country/Region: China-tw
Found Year: 1958
Address: 1001 University Road


National Chiao Tung University (NCTU), originally founded in Shanghai in 1896 under the name of Nanyang College, was re-established in Hsinchu, Taiwan, in 1958. The University has been the forerunner of science and technology. Subsequently, it has laid a firm foundation for the Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), the “Silicon Valley” of Taiwan. In recent years, the University has taken a lead in integrating the fields of engineering, medicine and life sciences to effectively explore and deploy in biomedical technologies and in melding green energy developments.


Today, NCTU positions itself as a university of “holistic education, academic excellence, and technological innovation”. NCTU aims to become a hub of global high-tech R&D and an incubator of innovative and creative talents, and therefore, a top university in the world. Our ultimate goal is to establish a “great university” that can identify, challenge and prepare pioneers and leaders to advance human knowledge base and elevate human civilization in quantum scale.

Students & Faculty

  •         w   5,398 undergraduates and 7,340 graduate students (Updated: 15 Oct. 2018)

w   729 teaching faculty and 325 research staff (Updated: 31 Dec. 2018)

w   Largest number of IEEE fellows as faculty members among universities in Taiwan


Academic Achievements

w    #45 in QS Asian University Rankings 2019

w   #208 in QS World University Rankings 2019

w   QS Graduate Employability Ranking, 2019: #141-150

w   The College of Management was accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) since 2007.

Patents and Technology Transfer

w   One of the highest number of patents granted among Taiwan universities

w   One of the highest revenue in technology licensing in Taiwan

w   148 patents filed and 110 granted in 2018

w   171 technology transfers in 2018

w   3344 patents filed and 2278 granted; 1316 technology transfers by 2018

w   A total of 175 incubated projects by 2018


Outstanding NCTU Alumni

The University has a strong and outstanding alumni network. About 65% of the CEOs or general managers in the HSP are NCTU alumni.

w   Stan Shih, Founder of Acer

w   Jonney Shih, Chairman of ASUSTek Computer Inc.

w   Ecans Tu, President of Synnex

w   Fan-Cheng Tseng, Vice Chairman of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSMC)

w   Ming-Zhi Xuan and Robert Tsao, Co-founders of United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC)



NCTU has an increasingly internationalized campus and has attracted students from more than 60 countries. As the University continues the drive for internationalization, it is constantly looking for opportunities for collaboration and exchange in all areas.

As a part of the commitment to internationalization, the University is expanding partnerships with leading industries and prominent academic or research institutes around the world for establishing exchange student programs, dual degree programs, summer programs, short-term research as well as practical trainings or internships.

Total Enrollment:13288
           International Students:254(2%)
Undergraduate Enrollment:5527
           International Students:85(2%)
Graduate Enrollment:7761
           International Students:169(2%)

Undergraduate Programs
           Accelerator Light Source Technology and Application of Degree Programs
           Biotechnology Teaching Team
           Calculators Introduction To Teaching Groups
           Calculus Teaching Team
           Civil Engineering Environmental Engineering
           Communication and Technology
           Computer Science and Information Engineering
           Electrical Engineering
           Electronic Engineering
           Foreign Languages ​​And Literature
           General Chemistry Teaching Team
           General Physics Teaching Team
           Industrial Engineering and Management
           Information and Finance Management
           Management Science
           Materials Science and Engineering
           Mechanical Engineering
           Motor Information Bachelor Program
           Motor Information Bachelor Program
           Nanoscience and Engineering Undergraduate Program
           Nanoscience and Engineering Undergraduate Program
           Nanoscience and Engineering Undergraduate Program
           Nanoscience and Engineering Undergraduate Program
           Optical Engineering
           Science Undergraduate Program Classes
           Transportation Technology and Management
Graduate Programs
           Applied Arts
           Applied Chemistry
           Applied Mathematics
           Bio-Informatics and Systems Biology
           Biomedical Engineering
           Business Administration Program (Gmba)
           Business Management
           Communication Engineering
           Display Technology
           Electrical and Control Engineering
           Electronic Physics
           English Teaching
           Executives MBA Program
           Foreign Literature and Linguistics
           Hakka Social and Culture
           Humanities and Social Sciences & Ethnic Culture Master
           Information Management
           Information Science and Engineering
           International Hakka Research Center
           Law For Science and Technology
           Management Science
           Mathematical Modeling and Scientific Computing
           Molecular Medicine and Bioengineering
           Molecular Science
           Multimedia Engineering
           Nano Technology
           Network Engineering
           Physics Research
           Social and Culture
           Sound and Music Creative Technology Master Program
           Technology Management

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