Fu Jen Catholic University
is an academic community of students and teachers closely associated in fostering the growth of the whole person, on the basis of Truth, Goodness, Beauty, and Holiness. Fu Jen is committed to a dialogue leading to the integration of Chinese culture and Christian faith; to academic research and the promotion of genuine knowledge; to the development of society and the advancement of humankind.
Over the years, Fu Jen has conferred international dignitaries with honorary degrees. These honorees represent the values and commitment that is a part of the tapestry of the university. This elite group includes but is not limited to: US Senator Barry Goldwater; Juan Antonio Samaranch, former head of the International Olympic Committee (IOC); Master Hsing Yun, a revered symbol of modern Buddhism; His Eminence Cardinal Shan, the former Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Fu Jen Catholic University; and Elaine Chao, former US Secretary of Labor and currently Distinguished Fellow of the Heritage Foundation.
Currently Fu Jen has eleven colleges
: Liberal Arts, Arts, Communication, Education, Medicine, Science and Engineering, Foreign Languages, Human Ecology, School of Law, Social Sciences, Management as well as the School of Continuing Education. It has a student body of 26,000.
Fu Jen is committed to academic research, true knowledge and firm action, to promotion of humanism and to the integration of knowledge. It fosters positive interaction between students, staff, and teachers, and cultivates balanced development of self and community. Fu Jen also strongly stresses interaction between Chinese and other cultures, and promotes dialogue between faith and reason.
Through teaching, research, service and administration, the Fu Jen community strives towards real knowledge of the person, the environment, and God.
There are 10 residence halls with more than 4,000 beds. The dormitory fee is about NT$8,000 to NT$25,000. The University provides dormitories for those who complete an application during the time specified. However, rooms cannot be provided for spouses and other family members. The dormitory and room number are to be decided by the school. During winter and summer vacation, if a student wishes to continue using the dormitory, he/she must pay additional fees. For specific dorm information visit their website here
Please refer to the above "Budget Sheets" link
Taipei is the political, economic, educational, and cultural center of Taiwan, and one of the major hubs of the Chinese-speaking world. Considered to be a global city,Taipei is part of a major high-tech industrial area. Railways, high-speed rail, highways, airports, and bus lines connect Taipei with all parts of the island. The city is served by two airports – Taipei Songshan and Taiwan Taoyuan. Taipei is home to various world-famous architectural or cultural landmarks which include Taipei 101, Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, Dalongdong Baoan Temple, Hsing Tian Kong, Lungshan Temple of Manka, National Palace Museum, Presidential Office Building, Taipei Guest House, Ximending, and several night markets dispersing over the city. Its natural features such as Maokong, Yangmingshan, and hot springs are also well known to international visitors.