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National Central University, Zhongli

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Educational Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
National Central University (NCU, Chinese: 國立中央大學, Kuo-Li Chung-yang Ta-hsüeh, or 中大, Chung-ta) was founded in 1915. The school was initially located in Miaoli when it first moved to Taiwan, but relocated to Zhongli in 1968 and developed into a comprehensive university. It has become Taiwan's leading school in drama, film studies, cultural studies, and gender studies, Hakka studies, geophysics, space science, remote sensing, astronomy, optoelectronics, nanotechnology, and business management as well as the first university in Taiwan to research industrial economics and economic development (Taiwan's Consumer Confidence Index is released monthly by NCU). NCU is a member of AACSB. In 2002, NCU was selected by the Ministry of Education as one of the national seven universities in research.
NCU now has eight colleges in different areas, including College of Liberal Arts, College of Science, College of Engineering, College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, College of Biomedical Science and Engineering, College of Earth Sciences, College of Management, and College of Hakka Studies, also with areas in sociology, law and government studies, etc.

The undergraduate population is represented by the Associated Students of National Central University (Chinese: 國立中央大學學生會; pinyin: Guólì Zhōngyāng Dàxué Xuéshēnghuì), founded in 1991.

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  • Trim and tidy grounds with lots of places to relax, read a book, take a stroll, have a latte. Buildings range from modern to traditional.  more »
  • Not much worth seeing, its a university, and a pretty mediocre one in Taiwan, the grounds are nothing special, buildings keep changing every few years and it gets taller and more ugly as time goes...  more »
  • A charming university, residing in one of the cleanest area in Taiwan.
  • The university’s motto is: sincerity and simplicity. Its vision is to become one of the world’s top universities with deep humanistic concerns. The Zhongli District, which is in the Taoyuan City, to the west of Taipei, has three large parks and an industrial center that houses around 480 companies. Asia University Rank 135 in 2018. Ranking Web of University No. 438 in the world amd N0. 5 in Taiwan.

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