National Cheng Kung University
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National Cheng Kung University: 24 facts and highlights

1. tuition fees per year

Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to the annual fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

2. tuition fees per year for international students

Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to a fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

3. year established

The university's long history can indicate excellent traditions and more resources. Source: university's official website, 2017.

4. cost of room and board

The approximate cost of room and board per academic year. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

5. academic staff

Number of academic staff. Data is obtained from national agencies such as National Ministry of Education, National Bureau of Statistics, National Association of Universities and Colleges, National Rector's Conference.

6. position on Times Higher Education ranking

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings is an annual ranking published by the British magazine “Times Higher Education”. Information is supplied by Thomson Reuters and provides performance based data. Main ranking indicators are based on the universities' core missions- teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.

7. ARWU rank

The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) uses six objective indicators to rank world universities, including the number of alumni and staff winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals, number of highly cited researchers selected by Thomson Scientific, number of articles published in journals of Nature and Science, number of articles indexed in Science Citation Index - Expanded and Social Sciences Citation Index, and per capita performance with respect to the size of an institution. Source: ARWU, 2017.

8. enrolled students

Enrolled students include both undergraduate and graduate students. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

9. Nobel laureats alumni

The total number of the alumni of an institution winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals. Alumni are defined as those who obtain bachelor, Master's or doctoral degrees from the institution. Source: Nobel Prize's website, 2017.

10. medical facilities

Source: university's official website, 2017.

11. graduate students

A high number of Masters and PhD students can indicate that the university has a research focus. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

12. undergraduate students

Undergraduate education is an education level taken in order to gain one's first tertiary degree. When you're studying at bigger university you have better possibilities of networking and usually an access to better resources. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

13. extracurricular activities

A wide range of extracurricular activities, like sports, drama, choir classes, research trips, ect. shows that university supports not only academical interests of students but also their hobbies. Source: university's official website, 2017.

14. enrolled international students

The percentage of international students among all students show if the university is attractive abroad and the level of diversity. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

15. campus size

Campus size in square kilometers. Source: university's official website, 2017.

16. student unions

A students' union, student government, free student union, student senate, students' association, guild of students or government of student body is a student organization present in many colleges and universities and many high schools. In higher education, the students' union is often accorded its own building on the campus, dedicated to social, organisational activities, representation and academic support of the membership. Source: university's official website, 2017.

17. dorm capacity

The number of students that can be hosted in dormitories. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

18. highly cited researchers

The number of highly cited researchers in 21 subject categories. These individuals are the most cited within each category. Thomson Reuters, which did the data crunching for THE, combed through 6 million journal articles published over a five-year period, and then calculated how many times those articles were cited by other scholars. Source: Thomson Reuters, 2017.

19. Has a museum

Source: university's official website, 2017.
National Cheng Kung University
78% have it

20. students from international exchange programs

A student exchange program is a program where students from a secondary school or university study abroad at one of their institution's partner institutions. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

21. Is a member of the Ivy League

The Ivy League is an athletic conference composed of sports teams from eight private institutions of higher education in the Northeastern United States. The conference name is also commonly used to refer to those eight schools as a group. The term Ivy League also has connotations of academic excellence, selectivity in admissions, and social elitism. Source: university's official website, 2017.
National Cheng Kung University
5% have it

22. number of museums

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.

23. students away on international exchange programs

A student exchange program is a program where students from a secondary school or university study abroad at one of their institution's partner institutions. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

24. companies established by graduates

With a high number of companies established by graduates, you can assume that the faculty encourages entrepreneurship. Source: Forbes Global 2000, 2017.

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