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Providence University

Providence University

country rank: 32
world rank: 2826

University Overview

Providence University, established in 1956, is a non-profit private higher-education school situated in the metropolitan environment of Taichung City (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 people). Providence University (PU) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Taiwanese higher education institution officially connected with the Christian-Catholic faith, as authorized by the Ministry of Education of Taiwan. In a variety of fields of study, Providence University (PU) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 64-year-old Taiwanese higher-education school has a rigorous admissions process based on entrance exams and previous academic records and ratings. With an acceptance rate of 90-100 percent, this Taiwanese higher education school is one of the least selective in the country. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. PU also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning options, as well as administrative services to students.

University Identity

Name
Acronym PU
Founded 1956
Motto Virtus cum Scientia Virtue with Knowledge
Colours Turquoise, cobalt blue and fresh apricot

University Location

Address No. 200, Section 7, Taiwan Boulevard, Shalu District Taichung City 43301 Taichung Taiwan
Tel +886 (4) 2632 8001
Fax +886 (4) 2653 0411

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
International
students
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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office No. 200, Section 7, Taiwan Boulevard, Shalu District Taichung City 43301 (4) 2632 8001 (4) 266 45073

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods - spsmw.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

International Student Exchange Programs (ISEP);International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU) Association of Christian Universities and Colleges in Asia (ACUCA) Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU) Association of Southeast and East Asian Catholic Colleges and Universities (ASEACCU) Excellent Long-Established University Consortium of Taiwan (ELECT) University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific (UMAP)

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