Handong Global University

Handong Global University Ranking

country rank: 38
world rank: 4323

University Overview

Handong Global University ranking, established in 1994, is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of Pohang, North Gyeongsang (population range of 500,000-1,000,000). Handong Global University ranking (HGU) is a small (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational South Korean higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Presbyterian religion. It is officially recognized by the Ministry of Education of Korea. Handong Global University (HGU) offers courses and programs in a variety of fields that lead to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 25-year-old South Korean higher-education institution has a selective admissions policy based on entrance exams and previous academic records and grades. Handong Global University acceptance rate is from 20 to 30% and making this South Korean higher education institution extremely selective. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. HGU also offers a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aid and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services to students.

Handong Global University Ranking

University Identity

Name Handong Global University
Acronym HGU
Founded 1994
Motto Why Not Change the World?

University Location

Address 558 Handong-Ro, Heunghae-eup, Buk-gu Pohang 791-708 North Gyeongsang South Korea
Tel +82 (54) 260 1111
Fax +82 (54) 260 1149

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office 558 Handong-Ro, Heunghae-eup, Buk-gu Pohang 791-708 (54) 260 1084

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Onnuri Community Church - www.onnuri.org

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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

Open Education Consortium (OEC)

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