100 Best universities for Chemistry in South Korea

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Below is a list of best universities in South Korea ranked based on their research performance in Chemistry. A graph of 29.5M citations received by 1.67M academic papers made by 141 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 Chemistry

#10 in Asia
#53 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
28,378
Founded
1946

2. KAIST

For Chemistry

#32 in Asia
#149 in the World
Enrollment
10,249
Founded
1971

3. Yonsei University

For Chemistry

#35 in Asia
#165 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
29,502
Founded
1957

6. Korea University

For Chemistry

#63 in Asia
#272 in the World
Enrollment
24,351
Founded
1905

7. Hanyang University

For Chemistry

#69 in Asia
#297 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Enrollment
35,000
Founded
1939

8. Pusan National University

For Chemistry

#92 in Asia
#386 in the World
Enrollment
27,780
Founded
1946

9. Kyung Hee University

For Chemistry

#99 in Asia
#410 in the World
Acceptance Rate
54%
Enrollment
35,826
Founded
1949

10. Kyungpook National University

For Chemistry

#103 in Asia
#415 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
38,616
Founded
1946

11. Chonbuk National University

For Chemistry

#128 in Asia
#486 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
32,300
Founded
1947

12. Chonnam National University

For Chemistry

#143 in Asia
#516 in the World
Acceptance Rate
23%
Enrollment
33,195
Founded
1909

13. Inha University

For Chemistry

#144 in Asia
#518 in the World
Acceptance Rate
7%
Enrollment
20,613
Founded
1954

14. Chungnam National University

For Chemistry

#148 in Asia
#537 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
30,000
Founded
1952

15. University of Ulsan

For Chemistry

#156 in Asia
#552 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
15,000
Founded
1970

16. Ewha Womans University

For Chemistry

#179 in Asia
#617 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
22,268
Founded
1886

17. Konkuk University

For Chemistry

#180 in Asia
#618 in the World
Enrollment
21,620
Founded
1946

18. Gyeongsang National University

For Chemistry

#200 in Asia
#657 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
19,000
Founded
1948

19. Catholic University of Korea

For Chemistry

#204 in Asia
#668 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
14,297
Founded
1855

20. Chung-Ang University

For Chemistry

#207 in Asia
#675 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Enrollment
28,221
Founded
1918

21. Yeungnam University

For Chemistry

#211 in Asia
#685 in the World
Enrollment
21,000
Founded
1947

23. Chungbuk National University

For Chemistry

#234 in Asia
#741 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
24,300
Founded
1951

24. Kangwon National University

For Chemistry

#235 in Asia
#743 in the World
Enrollment
38,064
Founded
1947

25. Ajou University

For Chemistry

#237 in Asia
#752 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
14,328
Founded
1973

26. Pukyong National University

For Chemistry

#257 in Asia
#801 in the World
Enrollment
28,100
Founded
1924

27. Dongguk University

For Chemistry

#302 in Asia
#913 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Enrollment
28,204
Founded
1906

28. Sejong University

For Chemistry

#340 in Asia
#998 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
13,350
Founded
1940

29. Chosun University

For Chemistry

#357 in Asia
#1027 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
23,000
Founded
1946

30. Dankook University

For Chemistry

#361 in Asia
#1033 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
28,654
Founded
1947

31. Sogang University

For Chemistry

#402 in Asia
#1107 in the World
Enrollment
9,227
Male:Female
55:45
Founded
1960

32. University of Science and Technology Korea

For Chemistry

#412 in Asia
#1132 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
1,292
Founded
2003

33. Hallym University

For Chemistry

#421 in Asia
#1149 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
8,747
Founded
1982

34. Jeju National University

For Chemistry

#439 in Asia
#1185 in the World
Acceptance Rate
38%
Enrollment
12,200
Founded
1952

35. Wonkwang University

For Chemistry

#452 in Asia
#1209 in the World
Acceptance Rate
47%
Enrollment
25,360
Founded
1946

36. Gachon University

For Chemistry

#476 in Asia
#1254 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Enrollment
18,995
Founded
1982

37. Dong-A University

For Chemistry

#489 in Asia
#1287 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
21,519
Male:Female
51:49
Founded
1946

39. University of Seoul

For Chemistry

#533 in Asia
#1365 in the World
Enrollment
15,967
Founded
1918

40. Kwangwoon University

For Chemistry

#541 in Asia
#1380 in the World
Acceptance Rate
54%
Enrollment
9,807
Founded
1934

41. Soonchunhyang University

For Chemistry

#553 in Asia
#1402 in the World
Acceptance Rate
54%
Enrollment
10,619
Founded
1978

42. Inje University

For Chemistry

#562 in Asia
#1419 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Enrollment
15,641
Founded
1979

43. Kookmin University

For Chemistry

#565 in Asia
#1423 in the World
Acceptance Rate
76%
Enrollment
24,000
Founded
1946

44. Kongju National University

For Chemistry

#589 in Asia
#1472 in the World
Enrollment
22,000
Founded
1948

45. Myongji University

For Chemistry

#594 in Asia
#1487 in the World
Enrollment
15,000
Founded
1948

46. Keimyung University

For Chemistry

#623 in Asia
#1545 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
22,700
Founded
1954

47. Changwon National University

For Chemistry

#649 in Asia
#1597 in the World
Enrollment
9,320
Founded
1969

48. University of Incheon

For Chemistry

#654 in Asia
#1608 in the World
Acceptance Rate
47%
Enrollment
13,822
Founded
1988

49. Sunchon National University

For Chemistry

#657 in Asia
#1615 in the World
Enrollment
14,000
Founded
1935

50. Hongik University

For Chemistry

#670 in Asia
#1634 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Enrollment
22,000
Founded
1946

51. Soongsil University

For Chemistry

#671 in Asia
#1635 in the World
Acceptance Rate
36%
Enrollment
16,000
Founded
1897

52. Catholic University of Daegu

For Chemistry

#707 in Asia
#1709 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
17,000
Founded
1914

53. Sookmyung Women's University

For Chemistry

#720 in Asia
#1727 in the World
Acceptance Rate
33%
Enrollment
12,869
Founded
1948

54. Kyonggi University

For Chemistry

#738 in Asia
#1763 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Enrollment
16,400
Founded
1947

55. Dong-Eui University

For Chemistry

#759 in Asia
#1804 in the World
Enrollment
24,200
Founded
1976

56. Anyang University - South Korea

For Chemistry

#786 in Asia
#1858 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Enrollment
7,540
Founded
1948

58. Hanbat National University

For Chemistry

#840 in Asia
#1962 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Enrollment
14,290
Founded
1927

59. Andong National University

For Chemistry

#856 in Asia
#1992 in the World
Enrollment
11,600
Founded
1947

60. Hannam University

For Chemistry

#864 in Asia
#2001 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Enrollment
17,000
Founded
1956

61. Daegu University

For Chemistry

#867 in Asia
#2005 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
19,593
Founded
1956

62. Mokpo National University

For Chemistry

#936 in Asia
#2129 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Enrollment
12,942
Founded
1946

63. Kunsan National University

For Chemistry

#963 in Asia
#2176 in the World
Enrollment
7,715
Founded
1979

65. Gangneung-Wonju National University

For Chemistry

#1007 in Asia
#2252 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
8,700
Founded
1946

66. Korea Maritime and Ocean University

For Chemistry

#1009 in Asia
#2256 in the World
Enrollment
8,831
Male:Female
78:22
Founded
1945

67. Daejeon University

For Chemistry

#1023 in Asia
#2277 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
12,000
Founded
1980

69. Hoseo University

For Chemistry

#1039 in Asia
#2304 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Enrollment
14,500
Founded
1978

70. Sun Moon University

For Chemistry

#1048 in Asia
#2321 in the World
Acceptance Rate
86%
Enrollment
10,058
Founded
1989

71. Eulji University

For Chemistry

#1069 in Asia
#2369 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
5,700
Founded
1967

72. Kyungnam University

For Chemistry

#1089 in Asia
#2408 in the World
Acceptance Rate
86%
Enrollment
14,000
Founded
1946

73. Korea Aerospace University

For Chemistry

#1105 in Asia
#2440 in the World
Enrollment
6,465
Founded
1952

74. Catholic Kwandong University

For Chemistry

#1122 in Asia
#2479 in the World
Acceptance Rate
81%
Enrollment
9,993
Founded
1954

75. Duksung Women's University

For Chemistry

#1124 in Asia
#2481 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Enrollment
600
Founded
1950

76. Konyang University

For Chemistry

#1126 in Asia
#2485 in the World
Enrollment
8,210
Founded
1991

77. Hankyong National University

For Chemistry

#1181 in Asia
#2597 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
6,830
Founded
1939

78. Seoul Women's University

For Chemistry

#1188 in Asia
#2612 in the World
Enrollment
8,000
Founded
1961

79. Sangmyung University

For Chemistry

#1227 in Asia
#2685 in the World
Acceptance Rate
54%
Enrollment
6,604
Founded
1937

80. University of Suwon

For Chemistry

#1229 in Asia
#2689 in the World
Enrollment
12,415
Founded
1977

81. Kyungsung University

For Chemistry

#1259 in Asia
#2759 in the World
Enrollment
13,000
Founded
1955

82. Woosuk University

For Chemistry

#1282 in Asia
#2804 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Enrollment
11,500
Founded
1979

83. Kosin University

For Chemistry

#1283 in Asia
#2805 in the World
Acceptance Rate
76%
Enrollment
4,949
Founded
1946

84. Daegu Haany University

For Chemistry

#1295 in Asia
#2832 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
7,000
Founded
1981

85. Luther University

For Chemistry

#1319 in Asia
#2887 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Enrollment
490
Founded
1966

86. Yong-In University

For Chemistry

#1322 in Asia
#2892 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
7,160
Founded
1953

87. Pai Chai University

For Chemistry

#1340 in Asia
#2931 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
13,000
Founded
1885

88. Hanseo University

For Chemistry

#1345 in Asia
#2936 in the World
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1992

89. Sungshin University

For Chemistry

#1353 in Asia
#2948 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
13,000
Founded
1936

91. Jeonju University

For Chemistry

#1388 in Asia
#3018 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Founded
1964

93. Seoul National University of Education

For Chemistry

#1412 in Asia
#3076 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
3,420
Founded
1946

94. Cheongju University

For Chemistry

#1441 in Asia
#3134 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Founded
1946

95. Sangji University

For Chemistry

#1463 in Asia
#3178 in the World
Enrollment
8,600
Founded
1962

96. Korea Polytechnic University

For Chemistry

#1470 in Asia
#3191 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Enrollment
7,896
Founded
1998

97. Sahmyook University

For Chemistry

#1503 in Asia
#3269 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
5,900
Founded
1906

98. Dongduk Women's University

For Chemistry

#1506 in Asia
#3272 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Enrollment
7,093
Founded
1950

99. Daejin University

For Chemistry

#1561 in Asia
#3412 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
7,832
Founded
1992

100. Handong Global University

For Chemistry

#1564 in Asia
#3428 in the World
Acceptance Rate
32%
Enrollment
4,120
Founded
1994

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