Spring Semester：Application period is from October 1 to 31.
Fall Semester：Application period is from March 1 to May 31.
Do not send any paper documents to the admissions office
All applicants should read through the Application Information and fully comply with the application regulations.
1. Make sure that you are eligible to apply as an international student.
2. Prepare all required documents.
3. Complete the online application (http://apply.mcu.edu.tw) during the application period.
Do not send any paper documents to the admissions office.
Please read MCU On-Line Application Procedure (link is external) and get familiar with application process before you start your application.
MCU Rules for Foreign Student Admission http://academic.mcu.edu.tw/en/node/187
1.Applicants who meet one of the followings, he/she is NOT eligible for applying as an international student:
2.He/She has ever studied in ROC as an Overseas Chinese student.
3.He/She has applied and obtained a high school degree as an international student in ROC and would like to pursue a further degree.
4.(Excluding schools that enroll foreign residents in Taiwan or bilingual programs affiliated with local high schools)
5.He/She has been expelled by a university or college in ROC.
6.He/She holds citizenship of Hong Kong, Macau or People’s Republic of China and does not concurrently hold a foreign passport.
7.He/She holds ROC nationality.
8.He/She held ROC nationality, and has not renounced it for more than 8 years, up until the start of the semester he/she seeks admission.
(1) Applicants with Chinese as a native language.
(2) TOCFL B2 <http://www.sc-top.org.tw/ (link is external)> or new HSK 4 <http://english.hanban.org/ (link is external)>.
- For“Regulations Regarding International Students Undertaking Studies in Taiwan”, please visit：http://english.moe.gov.tw/ (link is external)4Laws and Regulations4 Other Education Services
- Sufficient Chinese ability (Only applicable to students who apply to Chinese-taught programs): Applicants with English as a native language or graduates from school where English is the language of instruction. Applicants who have achieved required scores on an internationally recognized English proficiency test (TOEFL Paper test 500 or TOEFL IBT 61 or TOEFL CBT 173, IELTS 5 or TOEIC 550.)
3. Language Requirements
Sufficient English ability (Only applicable to students who apply to English-taught programs). Graduate admission: University/ Master graduate or equivalent. Students must submit completed 3- or 4-year official English transcripts of courses from all university/master years and diploma. Form 6 (Year 12) graduate: Students must submit completed 3- or 4-year high school transcripts and A-levels, baccalaureat, bachillerato or other school certificates. Form 5 (Year 11) graduate: Students must submit completed 2- or 3-year high school transcripts and leaving certificates or other school certificates. Form 5 graduates required to take extra general courses for at least 12 credits.
Violation of above-mentioned regulations would result in immediate cancellation of the applicant’s admission or the deprivation of the applicant’s recognized status as MCU registered student, or revocation of applicant’s MCU diploma. No academic certificate will be given.
4. Academic Background
Undergraduate admission: High school graduate or equivalent.
Your application will be considered by the MCU International Student Admissions Committee (ISAC) and a decision will be made on your application.
After two months, one of the following results will come out:
You will receive an admission letter from us if your qualifications meet our requirements.
You will receive a conditional offer if you do not meet all our necessary qualifications.
You will be invited for an interview - this is part of the normal selection process for Graduate/ Postgraduate Degrees.
You may be advised that we cannot make an offer at this stage if it is obvious from your application that you cannot meet our requirements.
Complete the online application form (http://apply.mcu.edu.tw) with a recent head-shoulder photo.
A statement of purpose in English or Chinese.
A copy of passport.
One photocopy of high school diploma / University diploma with verification by Taipei Economic and Cultural Office. (The English or Chinese verified version is also necessary if the original diploma is not in either language. The original verified certificate shall be submitted upon registration at the beginning of the new semester.) Certificate of enrollment is required if applicant is currently studying in the last school semester.
One photocopy of official English yearly transcripts from all high school/ university years with verification by Taipei Economic and Cultural Office. (The English or Chinese verified version is also necessary if the original transcript is not in either language. The original verified transcripts shall be submitted upon registration at the beginning of the new semester.) If an applicant is studying in the last semester of school, required documents should be verified after graduation.
One photocopy of bank statement, with a minimum balance of US$6500 per person; or a copy of scholarship award notification.
Two letters of recommendation. Please save the file in JPG format. References should sign on the letter, position title and contact info should be provided on the letter. Recommendation should not be written by friends or family members
Application fee US$50 or NT$1500 per person (non-refundable). Please see “Instructions for Fee-Paying” below. Credit card service is not available for application fee payment.
English language proficiency: TOEFL ITP 500, TOEFL CBT 173, TOEFL IBT 61, IELTS 5.0 or TOEIC 550 (Only applicable to students who apply to English-taught programs, native speakers are excluded).
Chinese language proficiency: TOCFL superior level (Level 4) or HSK 6 (Only applicable to students who apply to Chinese-taught programs, native speaker are excluded).
[Fall Semester] Application period is from March 1 to May 31.
[Spring Semester] Application period is from October 1 to 31.
Complete the online application (http://apply.mcu.edu.tw) during the application period.
If applicants require an admission letter before June 30, the online application must be completed before the end of April.
International Student Admission Office
Ming Chuan University
Tel: +886-3-3507001 Ext. 3333, 3704 (Asia Student Admission)
+886-3-3507001 Ext. 3333, 5116 (Vietnam, Philippines, Singapore & Outside-Asia Student Admission)
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org(Asia Student Admission)
email@example.com(Vietnam, Philippines, Singapore & Outside-Asia Student Admission)
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org(Asia Student Admission)
email@example.com(Outside-Asia Student Admission)
Address: No. 5 De-Ming Rd., Gui-Shan, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan
Below information are from the International Education and Exchange Divisions (link is external)