Q1: What is the required maximum and minimum number of course credits per semester for undergraduate program?
A: 1. The minimum number of course credits per semester for 1st to 3rd-year students is 12 and the maximum is 25.
2. The minimum number of course credits per semester for 4th-year and work experience degree completion program is 9 and the minimum is 12.
Q2: Why can’t I add/drop courses online during the add/drop period? Why can’t my student ID card stamp the registration mark?
A: Please complete the registration procedures first (including paying the tuition fees or completing the student loan procedures) and bring the receipt to the Registrar Section (Taipei Campus) or Taoyuan Academic Affairs Section and stamp the registration mark your student ID card. Upon completing the registration procedures, you can add/drop courses online. For student loan related questions, please inquire the Student Advising Section of Student Affairs Division (Taipei Campus) or Taoyuan Student Affairs Section.
[Apply Course Reduction After the Midterm Examination]
Q: How do I apply for course reduction if I fail 1/2 or 1/3 of the course load during the midterm examination?
A: 1. Login to the Student Information System to drop classes.
2. If you fail 1/2 of the course load, you can drop no more than three classes.
3. If you fail more than 1/3 but less than 1/2 of the course load, you can drop no more than two classes.
4. If you fail less than 1/3 of the course load, you can drop one class.
• Application period: two weeks after the midterm examination; Monday 9am to Friday 4pm.
• Total credits following the drop must still meet the minimum course load requirements.
• For student who do not complete the credit hour tuition payment for certain courses before the deadline, those courses will be treated as course- reduction courses by the Academic Affairs Division and will be calculated into the total number of course-reduction courses.
[Calculation of GPA]
Q: What is GPA? How to calculate GPA?
A: GPA is the grade point average.
The correspondence of scores, letter grade, and grade points for undergraduate programs are as followed:
A (score 80 to 100) 4 point, B (score 70 to 79) 3 point, C (score 60 to 69) 2 point, D (score 50 to 59 score) 1 point, E (below 49) 0 point.
The correspondence of scores, letter grade, and grade points for college programs are as followed:
A (score 80 to 100) 4 point, B (score 70 to 79) 3 point, C (score 65 to 69) 2 point, D (score 60 to 64) 1 point, E (below 60) 0 point.
Calculation: The product of each course’s credit hours multiplied by its corresponding grade points is summed for each student, then divided by the total credit hours taken to obtain the Grade Point Average (GPA).
[Academic Ranking for Applying Graduate School Program]
Q: How can I obtain the academic ranking if I want to apply for graduate school program?
A: After inquiring the general recruitment and admission regulations for the respective graduate school, please bring the academic ranking form to the Registrar Section or Taoyuan Academic Affairs Section and a staff member will look up your academic ranking for you.
[Make-up Examination Grade]
Q: How is the make-up examination grade calculated?
A: 1. No makeup for midterm examinations will be made and the semester grade will reduced by eight percent. The percentage originally assigned to the midterm will be added to the final.
2. There will only be one makeup final examination. The grade for the makeup examination is based on a score of 60. If scores are above 60, any points above 60 will only be counted for half their original worth.
Q1: How can I apply for transcript?
A: The procedures for applying the Chinese and English versions transcript are as below:
- Apply the transcript directly from the Automated Document Application Payment Machine (15 NTD per copy for single semester (not applicable for graduated students); 30 NTD per copy for cumulative academic transcript), retrieve the transcript directly from the printer (wait approximately for 30 seconds). The printer on Taipei Campus is located at the Examination Center (1st floor of E building), the printer on Taoyuan Campus is located beside the Automated Document Application Payment Machine.
- For alumni who cannot come to apply in person, can entrust family/friend or the Alumni Relations Section at +886-2-2882-4564 extension 2716 to apply it for you.
Q2: How can I know my academic ranking?
A: When you apply your transcript from the Automated Document Application Payment Machine, you can select the option with ranking.
Q1: How do I review the English computer card for midterm or final examinations?
A: Fill out the e-form from Ming Chuan University Homepage/ Work/ e-form according to your request.
Q2: What is the deadline for score reviewing?
A: The deadline for midterm examination score reviewing is two weeks after the grades are official posted.
The deadline for final examination score reviewing is from the official grades are posted until the first week of the semester begins.
Q: What is the procedures for grade correction?
A: As the faculty has proven that there was an incorrect grade, the grade correction proposal needs to be discuss and pass by the Department Affairs Committee Meeting, School Affairs Committee Meeting, and Academic Affairs Committee Meeting. Upon approval by the Academic Affairs Committee Meeting, the grade correction will take effect.
[Summer Sessions Grade]
Q: Does the grades for summer sessions calculated into the semester academic grade average?
A: The grades earned during the summer sessions will not calculated into the semester academic grade average, it will be calculated upon the graduation grade average.
Q1: What is the registration procedures and when is the deadline?
A: When you receive your registration notice and itemized fees statement, please pay before required deadline. Please bring your tuition payment receipt within three days from the beginning of the semester along with the student ID card to the Registrar Section to get the registration mark on the student ID card. For students who applied for the Assistantship and Loan, please submit the completed the application procedures receipt.
Q2: If I have special reasons unable to complete the registration procedures by the required deadline, how can I apply for delay registration? What is length for delay registration?
A: Students due to illness or special incidence that cannot complete the registration procedures by the required deadline, please have your family member or classmates represent you to apply delay registration for you. The representative should bring along documentation proof provided by your guardian to the Registrar Section. The delay registration period is within two weeks as the school starts.
Q3: What is the consequence for missing the registration deadline?
A: According to Article 13 of General Provisions for Study, Students who fail to ask for extension or fail to make the registration deadline (including paying fees) will be compelled to withdraw from the university.
Q: How can I apply for early graduation?
A: Students with outstanding grades in bachelor’s programs can apply to graduate one semester or one academic year early with approval from the Department Affairs Committee Meeting, the School Affairs Committee Meeting, and the University Affairs Committee Meeting. They must meet the following conditions: 1. Have completed all the required credits and having final average grade of 85 or higher for each semester, conduct score of 80 or higher, and physical education and military education score s of 70 or higher. 2. Remain among the top five percent of students for the same year-level within the department, section or specialized degree program every semester.
Q1: What is the standard tuition fees for each department and school?
A: Please inquire the Standard Tuition and Fees for Each School and Department (link is external).
Q2: How can I complete my tuition payment?
A: The Bursar Section will print the fee invoice and distribute to students every semester. Once receiving the tuition payment, please complete the payment within the required deadline via the assigned Bank (walk-in service, ATM transfers) and credit cards. If you lost your fee invoice, you can reissue it from the Bursar Section or print it from the Fees Query of your Student Information System and complete the payment within the required deadline.
Q3: What is the payment standards for students in the extended study period?
A: If you take 9 course credits or below, you pay the course credits fee. If you take above 9 course credits, you need to pay the full tuition and miscellaneous fee.