Top 10 Universities in South Korea

As previously said about the guide to study in South Korea, you can point out the study advantages for international students through 7 Reasons to Study in South Korea. Today, we will not only list the top 10 universities in South Korea but also the globally ranked as top universities.


Note:
all the mentioned ranks in this article are according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities.

Seoul National University

Seoul National University is the first one to begin with in the list of the top 10 universities in Korea. It also ranks between the best 101-150 universities around the world.

The number of international students: 1340

It includes various academic disciplines, such as economics, agriculture, biochemistry and engineering, communication, civil engineering, languages, medicine, arts… Besides, there are a number of academic programs available in alphabetical order on the university’s official website.

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The highest globally-ranked academic program:

The engineering sciences programs, in addition to all its departments. It ranks 51-75 over the universities that teach the engineering sciences.

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Korea University

After that, Korea University comes second and ranks between the best 151-200 universities around the world. This is not to mention having a long history of recruiting its graduates. Moreover, it is one of the oldest universities in South Korea

The number of international students: 1529

It includes different academic programs; the most important is the engineering programs, in addition to all its different departments. These are together with languages, chemistry, medicine, computer sciences, education, law, and other programs.

The highest globally-ranked academic program

Engineering program, which ranks the 49th globally.

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Most famous graduates: Lee Myung-bak, who was formerly the President of South Korea.

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Sungkyunkwan University

In the third place comes Sungkyunkwan University, which ranks between 151-200 best universities all over the world.

The number of international students: 2087

It includes different academic programs, such as law, languages, sciences, chemistry, business administration, and education.

The highest globally-ranked academic program:

Different medical sciences. It ranks between the best 100-151 universities that teach medical sciences.

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Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

Fourthly comes the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology and ranks between the best 201-300 global ones.

The number of international students: 473

It includes various colleges, for example, civil engineering, media,physics, nuclear engineering, social sciences, and others.

The highest globally-ranked academic program:

Computer sciences. It ranks between the best 76-100 universities that teach computer sciences.

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Pohang University of Science and Technology

Then, Pohang University of Science and Technology comes in the fifth place and ranks between the best 201-300 universities around the world.

The number of international students: 50

The highest-globally ranked academic program:

Engineering sciences. It ranks between the best 76-100 universities that teach engineering sciences.

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Yonsei University

Afterward, Yonsei University comes, ranking the sixth and between the best 201-300 Korean universities. It is distinguished by its different design that is surrounded by green plants.

The number of international students: 2064

The highest globally-ranked academic program:

Chemistry. It ranks between the best 101-150 universities that teach chemistry.

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Hanyang University 

Hanyang University ranks the seventh among the best 10 universities in Korea and between the best 301-400 universities globally.

The number of international students: 1713

It includes different academic programs, such as engineering, medicine, in addition to both cinema and theater arts, and others.

The highest globally-ranked academic program:

Engineering sciences. It ranks between the best 100-151 global universities.

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Check the website of Hanyang University for more info

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Kyung Hee University

Kyung Hee University is the eighth on the list and ranks between thebest 301-400 global universities.

The number of international students: 3862

It includes different academic fields, such as applied arts, applied chemistry, Chinese language, agriculture, civil engineering, and others.

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Ewha Woman’s University

Ewha Woman’s University is the following in the ninth place among the best Korean universities and second-best educational institution for female students around the world. It ranks between the best 401-500 universities around the world.

The highest globally-ranked academic program:

Chemistry. It ranks between the best 101-150 global universities.

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Pusan National University 

Finally, Pusan National University comes in the tenth place among theKorean universities and ranks between the best 401-500 universities globally.

The number of international students: 972

The highest globally-ranked academic program: medical sciences.

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Related topics:

Higher education system and teaching language in South Korea
How to get student accommodation in South Korea
7 Reasons to Study in South Korea

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