The Top 10 Best Universities in South Korea

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As we have already said, in our article on 7 reasons to study in South Korea you will find all the advantages of this destination for international students. Today we will list the top 10 universities in South Korea, which are also among the best in the world.

All rankings mentioned in this article are based on the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).

Seoul National University

First of all, Seoul National University is the first to be listed in the top ten universities in Korea. It also ranks among the top 101-150 universities in the world.

The number of foreign students: 1340

It offers various academic disciplines, such as economics, agriculture, biochemistry and engineering, communication, civil engineering, languages, medicine, and arts… In fact, you can find the list of academic programs in alphabetical order on the official website of the university.

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The world’s top-ranked university program:

Engineering Science programs, in addition to all its departments. In fact, it ranks 51-75th among universities that teach engineering sciences.

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Korea University

Korea University comes in second place and is ranked among the top 151 to 200 universities in the world. In addition, it is one of the oldest universities in South Korea.

The number of foreign students: 1529

The university offers various academic programs, the most important of which is the engineering program. Other programs include languages, chemistry, medicine, computer science, and law.

The highest-ranked academic program in the world is the engineering program, which is ranked 49th in the world.

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The most famous graduate: is Lee Myung-bak, who served as president of South Korea.

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Sungkyunkwan University

Then in third place is Sungkyunkwan University, which also ranks among the top 151-200 universities in the world.

The number of foreign students: 2087

In addition, among the academic programs offered are law, languages, science, chemistry, business administration, and education.

The highest-ranked academic program in the world: Medical Sciences. It ranks among the top 100-151 universities that teach medical sciences.

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Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

Fourth, the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology ranks among the top 201-300 universities in the world.

The number of foreign students: 473

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

The highest-ranked academic program in the world: is computer science. It ranks in the top 76-100 universities that teach computer science.

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Pohang University of Science and Technology

Next, Pohang University of Science and Technology comes in fifth place and ranks among the top 201-300 universities in the world.

The number of international students: 50

The top-ranked university program in the world: engineering sciences. In fact, it ranks among the top 76-100 universities that teach engineering sciences.

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For more information, visit the Pohang University of Science and Technology website.

Yonsei University

Next is Yonsei University which ranks sixth among the 201-300 best universities in Korea. In fact, it is distinguished by its special design, surrounded by vegetation.

The number of international students: 2064

The top-ranked university program in the world: Chemistry. In fact, it ranks among the top 101-150 universities that teach chemistry.

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Hanyang University

Hanyang University ranks seventh among the top 10 universities in Korea and among the top 301-400 universities in the world.

The number of foreign students: 1713

It includes various academic programs, such as engineering, and medicine, in addition to film and theater arts, and others.

The highest-ranked academic program in the world: Engineering Sciences. In fact, it is ranked among the top 100-151 universities in the world.

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Kyung Hee University

Next, Kyung Hee University is eighth on the list and ranks among the top 301-400 universities in the world.

The number of foreign students: 3862

It includes various 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 ranked as the ninth-best university in Korea and the second-best educational institution for female students in the world. It is ranked among the top 401-500 universities in the world.

The highest-ranked university program in the world: chemistry. It ranks among the top 101-150 universities in the world.

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Pusan National University


Finally, Pusan National University ranks tenth among Korean universities and is ranked among the top 401-500 universities in the world.

The number of foreign students: 972

The top-ranked academic program in the world: medical sciences.

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