Catholic Kwandong University

Catholic Kwandong University Ranking

country rank: 112
world rank: 8118

University Overview

Catholic Kwandong University ranking, founded in 1954, is a for-profit private higher education school situated in the tiny city of Gangneung (population range of 50,000-249,999), Gangwon. Catholic Kwandong University ranking (CKU) is a large (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational South Korean higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Orthodox religion, as recognized by the Ministry of Education of Korea. In a variety of fields of study, Catholic Kwandong University (CKU) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 66-year-old South Korean university maintains a rigorous admission process based on students’ previous academic records and ratings. With an acceptance rate of 80-90 percent, this South Korean higher education school is one of the least selective in the country. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. Kwandong University also offers a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aid and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services to students.

Catholic Kwandong University Ranking

University Identity

Name Catholic Kwandong University
Acronym CKU
Founded 1954
Motto Verum Truth

University Location

Address 522 Naegok-dong Gangneung 210-701 Gangwon South Korea
Tel +82 (33) 641 1011
Fax +82 (33) 641 1010

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro) 10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Private
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

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