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Expenditures

BASIC EXPENDITURE IN TAINAN

 

Remarks:

  1. Each of the categories is estimated at the lowest cost range, there might be an annual rising of fee by 3%-5%.
  2. Currency: New Taiwan Dollar (NTD)

 

Category

Description

School Registration

  1. School Tuition & Miscellaneous Fee
    1. Undergraduate: 28,000.00- 45,000.00/semester ( depends on faculty)
    2. Post-graduate: 11,400.00 – 19,580.00/ semester ( depends on faculty)

  1. Dormitory (3 – 4person/ room)
    1. Undergraduate: 4,500.00 – 9,200.00/ semester (depends on dorm)
    2. Post-graduate: 5,600.00- 13,500.00/ semester (depends on dorm

There are different options of Dormitory for undergraduates and postgraduates and each of them are in different location and condition, please refer to NCKU Housing Division to make your preference.

The Electrical Bill for Air-conditioner is not included in the Dormitory Fee

Complementary Application and Charges are required for Summer & Winter Break accommodation

  1. Insurance
    1. Student Group Insurance: 150.00/ Semester (cost alteration may apply)
    2. National Health Insurance: 2,244.00(374 x 6)/semester ;OCAC subsidizes 1,980.00 (330 x 6)/ semester

  1. Dormitory Internet: 200.00/ semester (cost alteration may apply)

  1. Others

Daily Essential Expenditure

  1. Daily Meals
    1. Breakfast: (30.00 – 70.00) x 30 = (900.00 – 2,100.00)
    2. Lunch : ( 60.00 – 150.00) x 30 = (1,800.00 – 4,500.00)
    3. Dinner : ( 60.00 – 150.00) x 30 = (1,800.00 – 4,500.00)
  2. Miscellaneous : 1000.00 - 3000.00 (Laundry, Grocery, Recreation & etc)
  3. Other:
    1. Class T shirt: 200.00 -1,000.00
    2. Program Material Fee: 50.00 – 300.00/times (depends on courses requirement)

Off- Campus Housing Rental

At least 3,000.00/ month. The rental fee depends on location, spaces, equipment and payment method. Usually the Electrical bill is omitted from the rental fee.

Textbook & References

4,000.00 – 6,000.00/ semester (depends on courses program requirement)

We suggest that you could purchase second-hand books for certain class.

Ways you could get second-hand book:

  1. Seniors
  2. NCKU Second Hand Sales Group (FB link)
  3. NCKU Second Hand Book Sales Group (FB link)
  4. NCKU Second Hand Flea Market ( Graduation Season)

Desktop & Laptop

19,000.00 – 30,000.00 (depends on personal requirement)

There is computer service in:

  1. NCKU Computer and Networks Center (08:00 – 22:00)
  2. NCKU Main Library
  3. Libraries in Faculty

We recommend that you could purchase a personal computer for convenience, and the price of IT equipment in Taiwan is reasonable and might be even cheaper.

Application for Certification

  1. Application of RESIDENCE VISA: 3,000.00 ( USA OCS: 4,400.00)
  2. Extension of Residence Certificate:
    1. Alien Residence Certificate (ARC):

500.00 (valid for 1 year)

  1. National Residence Certificate ( For Nationals without Registered Household & Hong Kong Macao OCS) :

300.00 (valid for 1 year)

  1. Exit & Entry Permit for Hong Kong & Macao Students : 600.00

Associations & Organizations

  1. Student Association of Faculty:

3000.00 – 3400.00 (4 years - depends on Faculty)

  1. Overseas Chinese Students Association(OCSA) :

400.00 (4 years)

  1. Registration Fee of OCSA & OMCSAD Activities:

50.00 - 3,500.00 (based on notice)

Transportation

  1. New Bicycle: 1,500.00 – 10,000.00 (depends on quality and brand)

(Average at 2,500.00 – 3,000.00)

  1. Second Hand Bicycle: 900.00 – 1,500.00

You could buy Second Hand Bicycle from:

  1. Seniors
  2. Sheng-Li Campus
  3. Cheng-Hsing Campus
  4. Tzu-Chiang Campus
  5. NCKU Second Hand Sales Group (FB link)
  6. Other
  1. Second Hand Motorcycle: 5,000.00 – 50,000.00

Before you purchase, you shall have valid Driving License and No unresolved Criminal Case.

You could buy Second Hand Motorcycle from:

  1. Seniors
  2. NCKU Second Hand Sales Group (FB link)
  3. Other

Clothing

The highest Expenditure on Outfits shall be the winter clothing. The weather of Tainan is getting cold from November to April (12°C – 25°C), the temperature will even below 12°C during Cold Current period.