Korea University

Korea University Ranking

country rank: 4
world rank: 1028

University Overview

Korea University ranking, established in 1905, is a private higher-education institution in Seoul’s metropolitan environment (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Korea University ranking is a major coeducational South Korean higher education school that is officially recognized by the Ministry of Education of Korea (enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students). Korea University provides a variety of courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s degrees in a variety of fields. For further information, see the Topuniversitieslist degree levels and study fields matrix. This 115-year-old South Korean university has a rigorous admissions process based on entrance exams. A library, accommodation, sports facilities, and administrative services are among the academic and non-academic facilities and services provided by Korea University to students.

Korea University Ranking

University Identity

Name Korea University
Founded 1905
Motto Libertas, Justitia, Veritas Liberty, Justice, Truth
Colours Crimson

University Location

Address 145, Anam-ro, Seongbuk-gu Seoul 136-701 Seoul South Korea
Tel +82 (2) 3290 1114
Fax +82 (2) 921 0533

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Not reported Not reported
Not reported Not reported

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 Not reported

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Universitas 21 (U21) Open Education Consortium (OEC)

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