Junior Colleges of Taiwan
Taiwan, Republic of China
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
First degree/qualification: Non-degree programs, see description.
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: Cumulative average of 75% or 3.2/4.0.
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: See description.
Documents required: Official transcript; must have stamp/seal of school and signature of an authorized school official.
Description: Junior college programs vary in Taiwan; usually 5-6 years after junior high school (grade 9) or 2-3 years after senior high school (grade 12). Diplomas, not degrees, are awarded. These programs are usually terminal; however, they may receive some credit in degree granting institutions in Taiwan and may be considered for undergraduate transfer credit in the U.S. Admission requirements vary according to the program.
Cumulative average for the last two years of the five year program is what we use in determining quality.
Language of instruction: Chinese.
Advanced degrees: None.
Last updated: May 13, 2005