Kyung Hee University

Kyung Hee University Ranking

country rank: 13
world rank: 1926

University Overview

Kyung Hee University ranking, founded in 1949, is a non-profit private higher education school situated in the major city of Seoul (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Suwon is home to a branch campus of this university. Kyung Hee University (KHU) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational South Korean higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Korean Ministry of Education. In a variety of fields of study, Kyung Hee University (KHU) offers courses and programs leading 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 71-year-old South Korean university maintains a rigorous admission process based on students’ previous academic records and ratings. With an acceptance rate of 40-50 percent, this South Korean higher education school is considered to be moderately selective. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Kyung Hee University ranking also offers a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aid and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services to students.

Kyung Hee University Ranking

University Identity

Name Kyung Hee University
Acronym KHU
Founded 1949
Motto Creating a Civilized World
Colours Crimson

University Location

Address 1 Hoegi-dong, Dongdaemun-gu Seoul 130-701 Seoul South Korea
Tel +82 (2) 961 0031
Fax +82 (2) 962 4343
Other locations Suwon

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office 1 Hoegi-dong, Dongdaemun-gu Seoul 130-701 (2) 961 0031

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 3,500-3,999
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

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Facilities and Services

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


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Memberships and Affiliations

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