Pohang University of Science and Technology

Pohang University of Science and Technology

country rank: 10
world rank: 1414

University Overview

Pohang University of Science and Technology, established in 1986, is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the suburbs of Pohang (population range of 500,000-1,000,000), North Gyeongsang. Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) is a small (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational South Korean higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Korean Ministry of Education. In a variety of fields of study, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) 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 33-year-old South Korean higher-education school has a rigorous admission criteria based on entrance exams and previous academic records and ratings. POSTECH also offers students a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aid and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Founded 1986
Motto Integrity, Creativity and Aspiration

University Location

Address San 31, Hyoja-dong, Nam-gu Pohang 790-784 North Gyeongsang South Korea
Tel +82 (54) 279 0114
Fax +82 (54) 279 2099

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
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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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office San 31, Hyoja-dong, Nam-gu Pohang 790-784

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

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


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

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