KAIST Ranking

country rank: 2
world rank: 510

University Overview

The KAIST was established in 1971 and is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Daejeon (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). KAIST is a medium-sized (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational South Korean higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Ministry of Education of Korea. KAIST ranking provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees in a variety of fields, including pre-bachelor degrees (certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist.This South Korean higher-education institution, which is 52 years old, has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. KAIST ranking also offers several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.

KAIST Ranking

University Identity

Founded 1971
Motto Education for the World, Research for the Future

University Location

Address 373-1 Guseong-dong, Yuseong-gu Daejeon 305-701 Daejeon South Korea
Tel +82 (42) 869 2114
Fax +82 (42) 869 2110

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
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University Admissions

Gender This institution admits Men and Women (coed).
International Students International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.
Selection Type Has the KAIST a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.
Admission Rate The KAIST's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment The KAIST has a student enrollment range of 7,000-7,999 making it a medium-sized institution.
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type The KAIST is a public higher education institution.
Entity Type The KAIST is a non-profit higher education institution.
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.
Religious Affiliation The KAIST does not have any religious affiliation.

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library This institution has a physical Library for its students. Go to the KAIST's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported

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