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*WKU Exchange: National Chung Hsing University
Taichung, Taiwan (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Fall,
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Restrictions: WKU applicants only
Program Cost: Spring
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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 10/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
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Program Catagory: WKU Exchange Class Eligibility: 2. Sophomore, 3. Junior, 4. Senior
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About the University
Founded as an agricultural college in 1919, NCHU has long served as a center for agricultural innovation. Today, NCHU has evolved into a research-oriented university known for agricultural biotechnology, engineering, and material science programs. NCHU offers students over 120 student clubs and organizations and is equipped with a library, computer service center, recreational facilities, swimming pool, ATMs, basketball courts and an all-weather track. Students can eat at one of the many restaurants and bakeries in town or in the on-campus dining facilities for $1-$6 per meal.

About Taichung
Taichung is the third largest city in Taiwan with a population of nearly three million people and has an average mild temperature of 73 degrees Fahrenheit. Residents enjoy a robust cultural scene, delicious restaurants and wide selection of shops. It is located on the west coast of Taiwan. To learn more about this dynamic city, click here.

NCHU StudentsNCHU offers more than 100 courses taught in English from a variety of academic fields, including Engineering, Social and Life Sciences, Agriculture and Management. To view the course listing, click here. Exchange students also have access to free Chinese Language classes at the Language Center.

Term Dates
Fall: September-January
Spring: February –June

For a full calendar, click here.

Exchange students receive free housing in on-campus residence halls. Students are responsible for utilities and a security deposit. On campus, there are five dormitory buildings providing accommodation for male students and 4 buildings for female students. Generally, four students share a room. The dormitory provides common toilets, shower room, laundry room, recreational room, etc. housing conditions. The university will also help students to find affordable accommodation available in Taichung and its suburbs.

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