Yuan Ze University

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Yuan Ze University
YZU logo.gif
Motto 誠、勤、樸、慎[1]
Motto in English
Sincerity, Diligence, Thrift, Prudence[2]
Established 1989
Type Private
President Dr Peng Zongping (彭宗平)
Location Zhongli District, Taoyuan City, Taiwan
Website www.yzu.edu.tw

Yuan Ze University (YZU; Chinese: 元智大學; pinyin: Yuánzhì Dàxué) is a private university located in Taoyuan, Taiwan.[3] Established in 1989, it has campuses in Zhongli District, Taoyuan; Taipai; and Bade District, Taoyuan. This university provides scholarship to students for Masters degree.

In 2012, Yuan Ze University ranked 70th in Times Higher Education World University Rankings's "top 100 universities under 50 years old" category, but slipped to 94th in 2013, and did not make the cut in 2014.[4] Yuan Ze ranked within 350-400th place in the 2011-2012 World University Ranking category, but has not appeared on the list again in subsequent years.[5]


Yuan Ze University building.

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  1. ^ "Motto (in Chinese)". YZU. Retrieved 2014-11-12. 
  2. ^ "University Motto". YZU. Retrieved 2014-11-12. 
  3. ^ "Introduction of Yuan Ze University". Yuan Ze University. 2012. Retrieved 2012-10-13. 
  4. ^ "100 UNDER 50 2013: Yuan Ze University". Times Higher Education World University Rankings. 2013. Retrieved 2014-11-12. 
  5. ^ "Yuan Ze University World Rank 2011–2012". Times Higher Education World University Rankings. 2011–2012. Retrieved 2014-11-12. 

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Coordinates: 24°58′10.99″N 121°16′2.91″E / 24.9697194°N 121.2674750°E / 24.9697194; 121.2674750