86 Best Business schools in South Korea

Below is the list of best universities in South Korea ranked based on their research performance in Business. A graph of 647K citations received by 28.2K academic papers made by 86 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 Business

#19 in Asia
#221 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
28,378
Founded
1946

2. KAIST

For Business

#30 in Asia
#278 in the World
Enrollment
10,249
Founded
1971

3. Yonsei University

For Business

#33 in Asia
#290 in the World
Enrollment
29,502
Founded
1957

4. Korea University

For Business

#43 in Asia
#351 in the World
Enrollment
24,351
Founded
1905

5. Kyung Hee University

For Business

#76 in Asia
#547 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
35,826
Founded
1949

6. Hanyang University

For Business

#84 in Asia
#574 in the World
Acceptance Rate
4%
Enrollment
35,000
Founded
1939

7. Sungkyunkwan University

For Business

#103 in Asia
#633 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1398

8. Pusan National University

For Business

#175 in Asia
#893 in the World
Enrollment
27,780
Founded
1946

9. Sejong University

For Business

#182 in Asia
#917 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
13,350
Founded
1940

10. Chung-Ang University

For Business

#197 in Asia
#973 in the World
Acceptance Rate
6%
Enrollment
28,221
Founded
1918

11. Ewha Womans University

For Business

#232 in Asia
#1069 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
22,268
Founded
1886

12. Pohang University of Science and Technology

For Business

#238 in Asia
#1087 in the World
Enrollment
3,425
Founded
1986

13. Ajou University

For Business

#251 in Asia
#1138 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
14,328
Founded
1973

14. Inha University

For Business

#257 in Asia
#1148 in the World
Acceptance Rate
7%
Enrollment
20,613
Founded
1954

15. Sogang University

For Business

#263 in Asia
#1171 in the World
Enrollment
9,227
Male:Female
55:45
Founded
1960

16. Dongguk University

For Business

#272 in Asia
#1186 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Enrollment
28,204
Founded
1906

17. Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

For Business

#283 in Asia
#1211 in the World
Enrollment
21,240
Founded
1954

18. Kyungpook National University

For Business

#301 in Asia
#1246 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
38,616
Founded
1946

19. Kyonggi University

For Business

#328 in Asia
#1321 in the World
Enrollment
16,400
Founded
1947

20. Yeungnam University

For Business

#341 in Asia
#1372 in the World
Enrollment
21,000
Founded
1947

21. Konkuk University

For Business

#382 in Asia
#1465 in the World
Enrollment
21,620
Founded
1946

22. Pukyong National University

For Business

#391 in Asia
#1496 in the World
Enrollment
28,100
Founded
1924

23. Soongsil University

For Business

#418 in Asia
#1564 in the World
Enrollment
16,000
Founded
1897

24. Kookmin University

For Business

#477 in Asia
#1679 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
24,000
Founded
1946

25. Dong-A University

For Business

#480 in Asia
#1687 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
21,519
Male:Female
51:49
Founded
1946

26. Keimyung University

For Business

#487 in Asia
#1698 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
22,700
Founded
1954

27. Chungbuk National University

For Business

#494 in Asia
#1710 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
24,300
Founded
1951

28. Chonnam National University

For Business

#511 in Asia
#1745 in the World
Acceptance Rate
23%
Enrollment
33,195
Founded
1909

29. Hallym University

For Business

#524 in Asia
#1791 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
8,747
Founded
1982

30. Chungnam National University

For Business

#541 in Asia
#1839 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
30,000
Founded
1952

31. Hongik University

For Business

#543 in Asia
#1842 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Enrollment
22,000
Founded
1946

32. University of Incheon

For Business

#564 in Asia
#1885 in the World
Enrollment
13,822
Founded
1988

33. Dankook University

For Business

#566 in Asia
#1889 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
28,654
Founded
1947

34. Myongji University

For Business

#569 in Asia
#1893 in the World
Enrollment
15,000
Founded
1948

35. Kangwon National University

For Business

#582 in Asia
#1913 in the World
Enrollment
38,064
Founded
1947

36. Sookmyung Women's University

For Business

#602 in Asia
#1963 in the World
Enrollment
12,869
Founded
1948

37. Gachon University

For Business

#634 in Asia
#2043 in the World
Acceptance Rate
7%
Enrollment
18,995
Founded
1982

38. Catholic University of Korea

For Business

#645 in Asia
#2059 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
14,297
Founded
1855

39. Chosun University

For Business

#648 in Asia
#2064 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
23,000
Founded
1946

40. Hansung University

For Business

#661 in Asia
#2091 in the World
Acceptance Rate
4%
Enrollment
6,686
Founded
1945

42. Chonbuk National University

For Business

#691 in Asia
#2149 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
32,300
Founded
1947

43. Gyeongsang National University

For Business

#696 in Asia
#2160 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Founded
1948

44. University of Ulsan

For Business

#703 in Asia
#2175 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
15,000
Founded
1970

45. Sangmyung University

For Business

#707 in Asia
#2185 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
6,604
Founded
1937

46. Dongseo University

For Business

#738 in Asia
#2246 in the World
Acceptance Rate
12%
Enrollment
11,000
Founded
1992

48. Kwangwoon University

For Business

#760 in Asia
#2282 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
9,807
Founded
1934

49. Inje University

For Business

#761 in Asia
#2290 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
15,641
Founded
1979

50. Hoseo University

For Business

#814 in Asia
#2421 in the World
Enrollment
14,500
Founded
1978

51. Kyungnam University

For Business

#826 in Asia
#2444 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
14,000
Founded
1946

52. Sungshin University

For Business

#859 in Asia
#2526 in the World
Enrollment
13,000
Founded
1936

53. Kyungsung University

For Business

#861 in Asia
#2528 in the World
Enrollment
13,000
Founded
1955

54. Korea Aerospace University

For Business

#891 in Asia
#2605 in the World
Enrollment
6,465
Founded
1952

55. Namseoul University

For Business

#907 in Asia
#2629 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1993

56. Daegu University

For Business

#915 in Asia
#2649 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
19,593
Founded
1956

57. Jeju National University

For Business

#931 in Asia
#2681 in the World
Enrollment
12,200
Founded
1952

58. Hannam University

For Business

#938 in Asia
#2696 in the World
Enrollment
17,000
Founded
1956

60. Cheongju University

For Business

#951 in Asia
#2724 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Founded
1946

61. Woosong University

For Business

#975 in Asia
#2766 in the World
Enrollment
15,000
Founded
1994

62. Jeonju University

For Business

#976 in Asia
#2769 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1964

63. Catholic University of Daegu

For Business

#982 in Asia
#2777 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
17,000
Founded
1914

64. Korea Maritime and Ocean University

For Business

#986 in Asia
#2781 in the World
Enrollment
8,831
Male:Female
78:22
Founded
1945

65. Changwon National University

For Business

#995 in Asia
#2796 in the World
Enrollment
9,320
Founded
1969

66. Mokpo National University

For Business

#998 in Asia
#2803 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Enrollment
12,942
Founded
1946

67. Hanbat National University

For Business

#1016 in Asia
#2841 in the World
Enrollment
14,290
Founded
1927

68. Kongju National University

For Business

#1031 in Asia
#2863 in the World
Enrollment
22,000
Founded
1948

69. Korea National University of Transportation

For Business

#1045 in Asia
#2896 in the World
Enrollment
13,400
Founded
1962

70. University of Suwon

For Business

#1049 in Asia
#2907 in the World
Enrollment
12,415
Founded
1977

71. Soonchunhyang University

For Business

#1088 in Asia
#2985 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
10,619
Founded
1978

72. Pai Chai University

For Business

#1113 in Asia
#3049 in the World
Enrollment
13,000
Founded
1885

73. Sangji University

For Business

#1121 in Asia
#3064 in the World
Enrollment
8,600
Founded
1962

74. Seoul Women's University

For Business

#1151 in Asia
#3131 in the World
Enrollment
8,000
Founded
1961

75. Honam University

For Business

#1191 in Asia
#3224 in the World
Enrollment
8,530
Founded
1978

76. Korea Polytechnic University

For Business

#1197 in Asia
#3233 in the World
Enrollment
7,896
Founded
1998

77. Dong-Eui University

For Business

#1212 in Asia
#3266 in the World
Enrollment
24,200
Founded
1976

78. Konyang University

For Business

#1235 in Asia
#3314 in the World
Enrollment
8,210
Founded
1991

79. Sunchon National University

For Business

#1255 in Asia
#3363 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1935

80. Sun Moon University

For Business

#1316 in Asia
#3485 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
10,058
Founded
1989

81. Kunsan National University

For Business

#1341 in Asia
#3531 in the World
Enrollment
7,715
Founded
1979

82. Daejin University

For Business

#1356 in Asia
#3558 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
7,832
Founded
1992

83. Wonkwang University

For Business

#1402 in Asia
#3652 in the World
Enrollment
25,360
Founded
1946

84. Eulji University

For Business

#1407 in Asia
#3660 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
5,700
Founded
1967

85. Baekseok University

For Business

#1433 in Asia
#3700 in the World
Acceptance Rate
16%
Enrollment
14,000
Founded
1994

86. Daejeon University

For Business

#1477 in Asia
#3778 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
12,000
Founded
1980

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