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Tamkang University, Taiwan
Tamkang University was founded in 1950 and is the oldest private university in Taiwan. Of the four campuses, Sacramento State’s study abroad program is with the Tamsui campus, which lies on the outskirts of the city in Taipei County. The Tamsui campus is the university’s main campus and serves as the academic home to the majority of Tamkang’s 28,500 students. Participants in this program have the opportunity to take courses taught in English, mostly in the fields of Business and Engineering, while studying the Mandarin Chinese language and immersing themselves in the Taiwanese culture. Many additional courses are available to students with Mandarin language proficiency.
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- 2.75 GPA or higher at the time of application
- One semester completed at Sacramento State
- Junior or Senior standing (60+ units completed)
- Business Administration
- Chinese Language
- General Education (Areas B, C, D)
The Chinese language program at the Tamsui Campus offers courses for all levels of learners, as well as thematic courses such as Chinese Art and Cross-cultural Learning.
*Indicates fees paid directly to CSUS – tuition and insurance rates subject to change.
|Expense||One Semester||Two Semesters|
|Tuition and Fees*||$3,684||$7,364|
Reitaku International House is a modern on-campus dormitory built for international students from Reitaku University (Japan) and exchange students from Tamkang's sister universities worldwide. It also houses local Taiwanese students. Student distribution is approximately one-third Japanese students, one-third (non-Japanese) exchange students, and one third local students. Recently refurbished, the Reitaku International House features spacious rooms equipped with the latest amenities. The cost of accommodation for one semester is NT $11,400, plus an additional maintenance fee of NT $2,000.
Given that over half of Tamsui's population is made up of students, it goes without saying that there's plenty of suitableaccommodation all around Tamsui. This includes both studio apartments for one person and larger apartments to be shared. The amount of rent you'll pay will vary based on: how close you are to the Tamsui Campus or Tamsui MRT Station, the size of your apartment, how modern your apartment complex is or how recently is was renovated, the number of amenities, convenience of public transportation, the floor you live on, and whether or not it is a security building.