100 Best universities for Biology in South Korea

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Below is a list of best universities in South Korea ranked based on their research performance in Biology. A graph of 29.5M citations received by 1.67M academic papers made by 142 universities in South Korea was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

1. Seoul National University

For Biology

#7 in Asia
#70 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
28,378
Founded
1946

2. Yonsei University

For Biology

#20 in Asia
#143 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
29,502
Founded
1957

4. KAIST

For Biology

#44 in Asia
#263 in the World
Enrollment
10,249
Founded
1971

5. Korea University

For Biology

#57 in Asia
#308 in the World
Enrollment
24,351
Founded
1905

6. University of Ulsan

For Biology

#73 in Asia
#370 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
15,000
Founded
1970

8. Hanyang University

For Biology

#84 in Asia
#404 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Enrollment
35,000
Founded
1939

9. Kyung Hee University

For Biology

#86 in Asia
#407 in the World
Acceptance Rate
54%
Enrollment
35,826
Founded
1949

10. Catholic University of Korea

For Biology

#95 in Asia
#436 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
14,297
Founded
1855

11. Kyungpook National University

For Biology

#100 in Asia
#450 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
38,616
Founded
1946

12. Pusan National University

For Biology

#112 in Asia
#474 in the World
Enrollment
27,780
Founded
1946

13. Chonbuk National University

For Biology

#131 in Asia
#535 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
32,300
Founded
1947

14. Chonnam National University

For Biology

#138 in Asia
#554 in the World
Acceptance Rate
23%
Enrollment
33,195
Founded
1909

15. Chungnam National University

For Biology

#149 in Asia
#581 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
30,000
Founded
1952

16. Ewha Womans University

For Biology

#156 in Asia
#601 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
22,268
Founded
1886

17. Inha University

For Biology

#164 in Asia
#620 in the World
Acceptance Rate
7%
Enrollment
20,613
Founded
1954

18. Konkuk University

For Biology

#172 in Asia
#638 in the World
Enrollment
21,620
Founded
1946

19. Ajou University

For Biology

#188 in Asia
#677 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
14,328
Founded
1973

20. Chung-Ang University

For Biology

#194 in Asia
#701 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Enrollment
28,221
Founded
1918

21. Gyeongsang National University

For Biology

#197 in Asia
#709 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
19,000
Founded
1948

22. Yeungnam University

For Biology

#199 in Asia
#720 in the World
Enrollment
21,000
Founded
1947

23. Chungbuk National University

For Biology

#211 in Asia
#750 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
24,300
Founded
1951

25. Pukyong National University

For Biology

#289 in Asia
#905 in the World
Enrollment
28,100
Founded
1924

26. Hallym University

For Biology

#317 in Asia
#965 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
8,747
Founded
1982

27. Dongguk University

For Biology

#321 in Asia
#983 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Enrollment
28,204
Founded
1906

29. Dankook University

For Biology

#331 in Asia
#1011 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
28,654
Founded
1947

30. Chosun University

For Biology

#355 in Asia
#1071 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
23,000
Founded
1946

31. Wonkwang University

For Biology

#372 in Asia
#1101 in the World
Acceptance Rate
47%
Enrollment
25,360
Founded
1946

32. Soonchunhyang University

For Biology

#387 in Asia
#1137 in the World
Acceptance Rate
54%
Enrollment
10,619
Founded
1978

33. Jeju National University

For Biology

#395 in Asia
#1159 in the World
Acceptance Rate
38%
Enrollment
12,200
Founded
1952

34. Gachon University

For Biology

#409 in Asia
#1189 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Enrollment
18,995
Founded
1982

35. Dong-A University

For Biology

#428 in Asia
#1227 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
21,519
Male:Female
51:49
Founded
1946

36. Sejong University

For Biology

#438 in Asia
#1247 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
13,350
Founded
1940

37. University of Science and Technology Korea

For Biology

#455 in Asia
#1272 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
1,292
Founded
2003

38. Keimyung University

For Biology

#484 in Asia
#1327 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
22,700
Founded
1954

39. Sogang University

For Biology

#491 in Asia
#1341 in the World
Enrollment
9,227
Male:Female
55:45
Founded
1960

40. Inje University

For Biology

#493 in Asia
#1343 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Enrollment
15,641
Founded
1979

41. Catholic University of Daegu

For Biology

#597 in Asia
#1572 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
17,000
Founded
1914

42. Myongji University

For Biology

#641 in Asia
#1662 in the World
Enrollment
15,000
Founded
1948

43. University of Seoul

For Biology

#652 in Asia
#1690 in the World
Enrollment
15,967
Founded
1918

45. Sunchon National University

For Biology

#669 in Asia
#1730 in the World
Enrollment
14,000
Founded
1935

46. Sookmyung Women's University

For Biology

#677 in Asia
#1740 in the World
Acceptance Rate
33%
Enrollment
12,869
Founded
1948

47. Kookmin University

For Biology

#678 in Asia
#1742 in the World
Acceptance Rate
76%
Enrollment
24,000
Founded
1946

48. Kongju National University

For Biology

#680 in Asia
#1749 in the World
Enrollment
22,000
Founded
1948

49. Kwangwoon University

For Biology

#695 in Asia
#1781 in the World
Acceptance Rate
54%
Enrollment
9,807
Founded
1934

50. Eulji University

For Biology

#722 in Asia
#1834 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
5,700
Founded
1967

51. University of Incheon

For Biology

#757 in Asia
#1900 in the World
Acceptance Rate
47%
Enrollment
13,822
Founded
1988

52. Daegu University

For Biology

#776 in Asia
#1935 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
19,593
Founded
1956

53. Soongsil University

For Biology

#805 in Asia
#1984 in the World
Acceptance Rate
36%
Enrollment
16,000
Founded
1897

54. Kyonggi University

For Biology

#825 in Asia
#2022 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Enrollment
16,400
Founded
1947

56. Dong-Eui University

For Biology

#838 in Asia
#2051 in the World
Enrollment
24,200
Founded
1976

57. Catholic Kwandong University

For Biology

#840 in Asia
#2057 in the World
Acceptance Rate
81%
Enrollment
9,993
Founded
1954

58. Hongik University

For Biology

#866 in Asia
#2119 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Enrollment
22,000
Founded
1946

59. Hannam University

For Biology

#882 in Asia
#2146 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Enrollment
17,000
Founded
1956

60. Andong National University

For Biology

#888 in Asia
#2154 in the World
Enrollment
11,600
Founded
1947

61. Konyang University

For Biology

#910 in Asia
#2198 in the World
Enrollment
8,210
Founded
1991

62. Daejeon University

For Biology

#911 in Asia
#2199 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
12,000
Founded
1980

63. Kosin University

For Biology

#922 in Asia
#2217 in the World
Acceptance Rate
76%
Enrollment
4,949
Founded
1946

64. Mokpo National University

For Biology

#954 in Asia
#2280 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Enrollment
12,942
Founded
1946

66. Gangneung-Wonju National University

For Biology

#964 in Asia
#2295 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
8,700
Founded
1946

67. Anyang University - South Korea

For Biology

#980 in Asia
#2330 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Enrollment
7,540
Founded
1948

69. Kunsan National University

For Biology

#1034 in Asia
#2449 in the World
Enrollment
7,715
Founded
1979

70. Hoseo University

For Biology

#1060 in Asia
#2519 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Enrollment
14,500
Founded
1978

71. Hanbat National University

For Biology

#1099 in Asia
#2572 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Enrollment
14,290
Founded
1927

72. Duksung Women's University

For Biology

#1101 in Asia
#2578 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Enrollment
600
Founded
1950

73. Kyungnam University

For Biology

#1105 in Asia
#2585 in the World
Acceptance Rate
86%
Enrollment
14,000
Founded
1946

74. Sun Moon University

For Biology

#1130 in Asia
#2630 in the World
Acceptance Rate
86%
Enrollment
10,058
Founded
1989

75. Seoul Women's University

For Biology

#1149 in Asia
#2671 in the World
Enrollment
8,000
Founded
1961

77. Korea Maritime and Ocean University

For Biology

#1196 in Asia
#2766 in the World
Enrollment
8,831
Male:Female
78:22
Founded
1945

78. Sangmyung University

For Biology

#1211 in Asia
#2803 in the World
Acceptance Rate
54%
Enrollment
6,604
Founded
1937

79. Hankyong National University

For Biology

#1231 in Asia
#2858 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
6,830
Founded
1939

80. Daegu Haany University

For Biology

#1233 in Asia
#2860 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
7,000
Founded
1981

81. Sahmyook University

For Biology

#1236 in Asia
#2874 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
5,900
Founded
1906

82. Woosuk University

For Biology

#1290 in Asia
#2994 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Enrollment
11,500
Founded
1979

83. Sungshin University

For Biology

#1291 in Asia
#2997 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
13,000
Founded
1936

84. Luther University

For Biology

#1298 in Asia
#3008 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Enrollment
490
Founded
1966

85. Kyungsung University

For Biology

#1358 in Asia
#3123 in the World
Enrollment
13,000
Founded
1955

86. Seoul National University of Education

For Biology

#1382 in Asia
#3175 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
3,420
Founded
1946

87. Pai Chai University

For Biology

#1391 in Asia
#3192 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
13,000
Founded
1885

88. Hanseo University

For Biology

#1392 in Asia
#3200 in the World
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1992

89. Sangji University

For Biology

#1396 in Asia
#3213 in the World
Enrollment
8,600
Founded
1962

90. Yong-In University

For Biology

#1402 in Asia
#3231 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
7,160
Founded
1953

91. University of Suwon

For Biology

#1432 in Asia
#3289 in the World
Enrollment
12,415
Founded
1977

93. Korea Aerospace University

For Biology

#1456 in Asia
#3369 in the World
Enrollment
6,465
Founded
1952

94. Jeonju University

For Biology

#1463 in Asia
#3384 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Founded
1964

95. Cheongju University

For Biology

#1481 in Asia
#3438 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Founded
1946

96. Dongduk Women's University

For Biology

#1521 in Asia
#3524 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Enrollment
7,093
Founded
1950

98. Handong Global University

For Biology

#1611 in Asia
#3727 in the World
Acceptance Rate
32%
Enrollment
4,120
Founded
1994

99. Dongshin University

For Biology

#1650 in Asia
#3809 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
7,000
Founded
1987

100. Korea Polytechnic University

For Biology

#1717 in Asia
#3970 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Enrollment
7,896
Founded
1998

The best cities to study Biology in South Korea based on the number of universities and their ranks are Seoul, Daejeon, Ulsan, and Pohang.