Kookmin University

Kookmin University Ranking

country rank: 30
world rank: 3380

University Overview

Kookmin University ranking, founded in 1946, is a non-profit private higher education school situated in the major city of Seoul (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Kookmin University ranking (KMU) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational South Korean higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Ministry of Education of Korea. In a variety of fields of study, Kookmin University (KMU) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see university ranking 2022, acceptance rate, courses, the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 74-year-old South Korean university has a selective admission process based on entrance exams. Kookmin University acceptance rate changes 70 to 80 percent in every year. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. KMU also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services to students. University world ranking is available at Topuniversitieslist.

Kookmin University Ranking

University Identity

Name Kookmin University
Acronym KMU
Founded 1946
Motto C3 (Change, Chance, Challenge)
Colours Blue

University Location

Address 861-1 Jeongneung-dong, Sungbuk-gu Seoul 02707 Seoul South Korea
Tel +82 (2) 910 4114
Fax +82 (2) 919 2100

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 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
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 861-1 Jeongneung-dong, Sungbuk-gu Seoul 02707 2-910-5834 2-910-5834

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

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


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Memberships and Affiliations

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