Kwangwoon University

Kwangwoon University Ranking

country rank: 48
world rank: 5029

University Overview

Kwangwoon University ranking, founded in 1934, is a non-profit private higher education school situated in the major city of Seoul (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Kwangwoon University ranking (KWU) is a medium-sized (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 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, Kwangwoon University (KWU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees. Kwangwoon University acceptance rate is from 60 to 65 percent. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 86-year-old South Korean university has a selective admission process based on entrance exams. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Students have access to a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aid and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services at KWU.

Kwangwoon University Ranking

University Identity

Name Kwangwoon University
Acronym KWU
Founded 1934
Motto Veritas et Lux Truth and Light
Colours Maroon

University Location

Address 20 Kwangwoon-ro, Nowon-gu Seoul 01897 Seoul South Korea
Tel +82 (2) 940 5015
Fax +82 (2) 918 5016

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 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 Not reported
Admission Office 20 Kwangwoon-ro, Nowon-gu Seoul (2) 9405015

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff 800-899
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 Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Korean Council for University Education (KCUE) University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific (UMAP) International Student Exchange Program (ISEP)

Social Media


Kwangwoon University's Facebook page for social networking


Kwangwoon University's Twitter webpage for micro-blogging and news updates


Kwangwoon University's LinkedIn profile for business and academic networking





Wikipedia Article

Related Universities