11 Best universities for Development Studies in South Korea

Below is the list of best universities in South Korea ranked based on their research performance in Development Studies. A graph of 35.9K citations received by 2.33K academic papers made by 11 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 Development Studies

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

2. Korea University

For Development Studies

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

3. Yonsei University

For Development Studies

#68 in Asia
#422 in the World
Enrollment
29,502
Founded
1957

4. Sungkyunkwan University

For Development Studies

#161 in Asia
#765 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1398

5. Hanyang University

For Development Studies

#166 in Asia
#782 in the World
Acceptance Rate
4%
Enrollment
35,000
Founded
1939

6. Ewha Womans University

For Development Studies

#176 in Asia
#813 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
22,268
Founded
1886

7. Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

For Development Studies

#178 in Asia
#818 in the World
Enrollment
21,240
Founded
1954

8. Chung-Ang University

For Development Studies

#211 in Asia
#935 in the World
Acceptance Rate
6%
Enrollment
28,221
Founded
1918

9. Sogang University

For Development Studies

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

10. Kyung Hee University

For Development Studies

#232 in Asia
#978 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
35,826
Founded
1949

11. KAIST

For Development Studies

#248 in Asia
#1007 in the World
Enrollment
10,249
Founded
1971

The best cities to study Development Studies in South Korea based on the number of universities and their ranks are Seoul and Daejeon.