St. John's University

Technical and Vocational Private

School introduction

School Profile

St. John’s University was founded in 1965 by the collective efforts of the American Episcopal Church in Taiwan, the alumni of St. John’s University, and the alumnae of the former St. Mary’s Hall of Shanghai. In 1967, the Ministry of Education authorized the school to open as a five-year junior college of industry and named it after its location, Hsin­pu.


The school was accredited as an Institute of Business and Industry in 1993 and upgraded to an Institute of Technology in 1999. Then, in 2005, the school was officially upgraded to a University of Technology and regained its original English name, St. John’s University (SJU).

Focused on Green Energy, Artificial Intelligence and Health Care, SJU’s colleges and departments are all well known for their teaching and research excellence; their well-designed curricula are offered to closely meet the overall needs of industry and global trends.

School introduction

St. John’s University has initiated strong academic relationships, cooperative guest professor programs, and student exchange programs with universities in countries such as the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Vietnam, and Mainland China.


Through cooperation with foreign universities in undergraduate and post graduate dual degrees systems, students will have many opportunities to pursue advanced study abroad and broaden their global perspectives.


Excellent School Ethos

St. John’s University is one of the most venerable, longstanding educational institutions in Taiwan. Founded in 1965 as a successor institution of the former St. John’s University in Shanghai, St. John’s has been endeavoring to provide a well-rounded education and to foster exceptionally qualified professionals; graduates have made remarkable contributions to society and to the world.

 Teaching Excellence University

St. John's has earned Teaching Excellence Awards for eleven consecutive years (2006-2016); receiving grants from the Ministry of Education of over 350 million NT$, ranking SJU in second place among private universities of technology in northern Taiwan.

 Enterprises Internship—Leading to a Successful Career

Facilitated by a strategic alliance partnership agreement with Yulon Group and in cooperation with TCC International Holding Limited, L'Hotel de Chine Group, AcBel Polytech Inc.,Youbike, EZconn Enterprise Inc. etc., students of St. John's have ample enterprise internship opportunities in order  to strengthen their future employment competitiveness.
 Modern and Well-designed Facilities
St. John's provides a superb environment with newly-built administrative and teaching buildings, a wireless web surfing service throughout the school campus, and modern and well-designed facilities for student's learning and growth.
 Outstanding Performances in Student Project Competitions
Focusing on the combination of theory and practice in project study, students have been awarded numerous prizes in project competitions within Taiwan and internationally.
 Graduates are Enterprises’ Favorites
The employment rate of St. John’s graduates one year after their graduation has almost reached 90 %, which has been accredited as third place by Cheers Magazine in its nation-wide survey in 2016. Furthermore, according to a public appraisal conducted by
China Times Weekly in 2016, graduates of St. John’s are ranked eighth place of graduates favored by enterprises in Northern Taiwan.
Excellent Friendly School Campus
St. John's is accredited by the Ministry of Education (MOE) as an 'Excellent Friendly School Campus ' for its efforts and achievements in improving the environment towards becoming a pleasant, healthy and friendly school campus. It is the one and only university in Taiwan to receive this prestigious award.
 Beautiful Campus with Scenic Views

With panoramic views facing YangMing Mountains and the Taiwan Straits, St. John’s spacious and beautiful school campus, modern student dormitories, and a well-stocked library, provides all school members with convenient and comfortable facilities for their study and research. 


Learning Production Process

English name Degree difference Area college UK teaching Spring start Spring end Fall start Fall end
International Business Administration and Management Program Master Social Science, Business and Law Program with enough English courses to satisfy graduation requirements 2016-12-01 2017-02-10 2017-06-01 2017-07-30

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