National Chiayi University

National Chiayi University

Emblem of NCYU
Motto 誠樸、力行、創新、服務[1]
Motto in English
Sincerity, Action, Innovation, and Service[2]
Type Public (National)
Established Founded 1915
President Robin Y.-Y. Chiou
Academic staff
497 [3]
Undergraduates 13,683
Postgraduates 2,870
Location Chiayi City and Chiayi County, Taiwan
Campus Urban and Suburban
Website Official site in english
National Chiayi University
Traditional Chinese 國立嘉義大學
Simplified Chinese 国立嘉义大学
Lantan Main Campus
NCYU library in Lantan Main Campus
National Chiayi University
Traditional Chinese 國立嘉義大學

National Chiayi University (NCYU; Chinese: 國立嘉義大學) is a public university located in Chiayi City and Chiayi County, Taiwan. It was formed in 2000 by merging National Chiayi Institute of Technology and National Chiayi Teachers College. The University has six colleges, which include seven doctoral programs, 42 full-time master's degree programs, twelve part-time master's degree programs, and 38 undergraduate programs now. NCYU is one of the oldest and largest universities in southern Taiwan.


NCYU comprises four campuses:

Lantan Main Campus

The campus is the administrative headquarters and located in the well-known scenic area between Lantan Reservoir and Renyitan Reservoir. It also accommodates the College of Agriculture, College of Science and Engineering and College of Life Sciences.

Minxiong Campus

This campus accommodates the Teachers College and College of Humanities and Arts.

Linsen Campus

Extension and lifelong learning programs are offered in the campus to provide educational service to the local community.

Sinmin Campus

Sinmin Campus is situated in downtown of Chiayi, Sinmin accommodates College of Management and College of Veterinary medicine.


NCYU consists of 6 colleges, 36 departments and 11 independent institutes, with 500 full-time faculty professors,[4] offering diverse disciplines and courses.

Notable alumni

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Coordinates: 23°27′49.26″N 120°29′0.98″E / 23.4636833°N 120.4836056°E / 23.4636833; 120.4836056

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