About Korea University
Korea University is a private research university located in Seoul, South Korea. It was established in 1905, making it the oldest institution of higher education in South Korea, it is widely regarded as one of the top private universities in the country. The student body consists of over 20,000 undergraduate students and 5,000 graduate students. The university’s academic breadth is extensive with its 81 departments in 19 colleges and divisions, and 18 graduate schools and it has over 1,500 full-time faculty members with over 95% of them holding Ph. D. or equivalent qualification in their field. The Korea University Alumni Association consists of more than 280,000 university graduates.
Admission to the undergraduate program is highly competitive and the admission decisions are based on the applicants' high school transcripts and scores on the South Korean College Scholastic Ability Test. For the freshman class entering in 2012, Korea University received 90,062 undergraduate applications and admitted 4,326 (4.80%) of the applicants.
2014 QS University Rankings: Asia
QS World University Rankings 2014
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The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013-2014
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2014-2015
QS World University Rankings 2015
QS University Rankings: Asia 2015