Located in the center of Taichung City, CMU includes 7 colleges where western medicine, Chinese medicine, pharmacy (including Chinese herbs), health care (including nursing), life sciences, management, and public health educational, research and practice programs are provided.
The Center for Information Technology was established in 1989 to provide a better teaching and learning center. It was reclassified and promoted to an administrative unit directly under president office in 1995 in order to provide greater support for the academic and the administrative functions.
The campus is located in the northern part of Taichung, close to the city center. Because of the unavailbility of land in the city, a second campus was established in Peikang in Yunlin County in 1958. The Taichung campus is comprised of the Lifu Teaching Building, the medical Building, the Huchu Building, the Medical Technology Building, and four hospital buildings. The peikang Campus is comprised of the Teaching Building. the Activity Center and Halls of Residence, in addition to Matsu Teaching Hospital.