Academic Ranking of World Universities

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


National Chiao Tung University (hereinafter referred to as “NCTU”) was originally founded in Shanghai in 1896 under the name of Nanyang College, and it shares the same origin as the Jiaotong Universities in mainland China. In 1958, NCTU was re-established in Hsinchu, Taiwan. 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.


The University provides students with an excellent learning and research environment, outstanding teaching and research staff, a beautiful, state-of-the-art library, and of the best research facilities available. Today the University comprises 11 colleges that offer undergraduate and postgraduate programs in Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Science, Biological Science and Technology, Photonics, Management, Humanities and Social Sciences, Hakka Studies and Semiconductor Technology. In the meantime, NCTU boasts one of the most picturesque campuses in Taiwan, with delightful gardens with marvelous sculptures by some of Taiwan’s most prominent artists.


NCTU has been crafting a 10-year blueprint that focuses on effectively exploring in biomedical technologies and melding green energy developments with environmental imperatives in order to make a greater contribution to the well-being of humanity.

Students & Faculty 2016/17

       w   5,478 undergraduates and 7,142 graduates and postgraduates

w   728 teaching and research faculty

w   268 research staff

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


Academic Achievements

w   #174 in QS World University Rankings 2016

w   #38 in QS Asian University Rankings 2016

w   The College of Management was accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) in 2007, renewed in 2012.


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   116 patents filed and 207 granted in 2016

w   111 technology transfers in 2016

w   3023 patents filed and 1975 granted; 1016 technology transfers by 2016

w   A total of 150 incubated projects by 2016


Outstanding NCTU Alumni

The University has a distinguished alumni network. Nearly two-thirds of the CEOs or general managers in the HSP (Gross Revenue US$78 billions in 2014) are NCTU alumni. NCTU students have advantages to collaborate with companies in HSP.



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.


NCTU is expanding partnerships with leading industries and prominent academic or research institutes around the world for establishing exchange student programs, dual degree programs, 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

Performance in Academic Ranking of World Universities
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