Cost of Living

Despite being a modern metropolis, life in Taipei is very affordable. Below is an overview of the estimated cost of living per semester.

All fees are based on New Taiwan Dollars (TWD); fees in US Dollars (USD) are solely estimates (USD 1 = TWD 30).

Tuition fees are not included in this overview; for tuition fees, click here.

Estimated cost of living per semester

Books TWD 5,000 – 8,000 (USD 167 – 267)
Housing On-campus double room: TWD 24,500 (USD 817)
On-campus single room: TWD 37,000 (USD 1,234)
Off-campus: TWD 35,000 – 50,000 (USD 1,167 – 1,667)
Insurance National Health Insurance (applies only to degree students): TWD 4,494 (USD 150)
Living expenses TWD 50,000 (USD 1,667)
Estimated cost of living TWD 84,000 – 113,000 (USD 2,800 – 3,767)

Update: 2020 / 03 / 24