Tuition & Fees, Meal Costs, Accommodation Fees, and Other Expenses

Tuition & Fees per Semester, 2020 - 2021
Department/Institute Tuition NT$ Fees NT$ Total NT$
Medicine 45,024 16,951 61,975
Laboratory Medicine and Biotechnology 33,975 14,874 48,849
Public Health 33,975 14,874 48,849
Nursing 33,975 14,874 48,849
Medical Informatics 33,975 14,874 48,849
Physical Therapy 33,975 14,874 48,849
Post-Baccalaureate Chinese Medicine 45,024 16,951 61,975
Life Sciences 33,975 14,874 48,849
Molecular Biology and Human Genetics 33,975 14,874 48,849
Social Work 36,718 7,407 46,831
Oriental Languages and Literature 38,023 8,808 46,831
English Language and Literature 38,023 8,808 46,831
Human Development 38,023 8,808 46,831
Communications Studies 39,264 14,966 54,230
Child Development and Family Studies 38,023 8,808 46,831
Bachelor Program in Management of Service Industries 36,000 11,800 47,800
Microbiology and Immunology 26,461 16,276 42,737
Biochemistry 26,461 16,276 42,737
Physiological and Anatomical Medicine 26,461 16,276 42,737
Pharmacology and Toxicology 26,461 16,276 42,737
Medical Biotechnology 26,461 16,276 42,737
Public Health 26,461 16,276 42,737
Nursing 26,461 16,276 42,737
Medical Informatics 26,461 16,276 42,737
Life Sciences 26,461 16,276 42,737
Molecular Biology and Human Genetics 26,461 16,276 42,737
Social Work 32,263 8,961 41,224
Human Development 32,263 8,961 41,224
Religion and Humanities 32,263 8,961 41,224
Oriental Languages and Literature 32,263 8,961 41,224
Education 32,263 8,961 41,224
Teacher Education 12,240 18,500 30,740
Communication Studies 37,302 14,218 51,520
Medical Sciences 26,473 17,309 43,782
Translational Medicine 26,473 17,309 43,782
Pharmacology and Toxicology 26,473 17,309 43,782

Housing Fees

A standard suite with A/C occupies 391 square feet, accommodates 4 students, and costs NT$8,200 (not including A/C fee) per semester.


  • You need to shop for bedding supplies, such as a mattress, summer quilt, pillows, sheet, blanket, etc., on your first day in Taiwan.
  • Please refer to page 21 for the “University Housing Rules” .

Meal Costs

The University cafeterias serve vegetarian food only. With student discount, breakfast costs NT$15 (Main Campus) or NT$25 (Jieren Campus), while lunch and dinner cost NT$25 (Main Campus) or NT$33 (Jieren Campus). Please remember to deposit money into your ID card ahead of time to enjoy the student discount. Also, remember to bring your own eating utensils.

Accident Insurance and Health Insurance

Item NT$ Cost
Accident Insurance NT$256 per semester (The actual amount on the University’s bill may be different.)
Private Health Insurance NT$500 per month

According to provisions of the Ministry of Education, before enrollment, new students need to buy medical and accident insurance. Note that overseas insurance certificates need to be verified by the overseas Taiwan representative office. Otherwise, the OIA will assist students to obtain health insurance for 6 months (180 days), and the insurance premium is NT$3,000.

After receiving their ARC, students staying in Taiwan continuously for 180 days can acquire a National Health Insurance policy. If you travel overseas only once, do not exceed 30 days and stay in Taiwan for a total of 180 days after subtracting the days abroad, you can also buy this policy.

National Health Insurance (staying in Taiwan for 180 days after receiving


NT$749 per month and pay $4,494 every six months


The University will collect insurance premiums along with the tuition. Please refer to the website for more details:

Other Expenses

Item NT$ Cost
Living Expenses
  1. Living expenses vary with each individual, ranging  from NT$6,000 to NT$10,000 per month.
  2. Prepare extra NT$20,000 to NT$30,000 in cash for buying personal necessities and bedding supplies during the first month of arrival.
Textbooks Prices vary, from around NT$500 to NT$1,000 per textbook.
Alien Resident Certificate Process Fee NT$1,000 (international students) or NT$500 (overseas Chinese students)
Health Examination NT$850 (The actual amount on the University’s bill may be different.)
Lodging and meal fees associated with your quarantine hotel Lodging fees: Around NT$1,200 to NT$3,000 per day, and you will stay there for 15 days.
Meal fees: Around NT$300 per day, a total of 15 days.
Fees for taking a quarantine vehicle Around NT$1,750.
SIM Card Purchase a SIM card at the arrival hall of Taoyuan International Airport, before presenting your passport to an immigration officer. After taking a 14-day quarantine, you may apply for a long-term plan.