85 Best universities for Civil Engineering in South Korea

Below is a list of best universities in South Korea ranked based on their research performance in Civil Engineering. A graph of 29.5M citations received by 1.67M academic papers made by 85 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 Civil Engineering

#20 in Asia
#72 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
28,378
Founded
1946

2. KAIST

For Civil Engineering

#41 in Asia
#144 in the World
Enrollment
10,249
Founded
1971

3. Yonsei University

For Civil Engineering

#53 in Asia
#174 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
29,502
Founded
1957

4. Hanyang University

For Civil Engineering

#65 in Asia
#202 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Enrollment
35,000
Founded
1939

7. Korea University

For Civil Engineering

#100 in Asia
#359 in the World
Enrollment
24,351
Founded
1905

8. Pusan National University

For Civil Engineering

#110 in Asia
#400 in the World
Enrollment
27,780
Founded
1946

9. Inha University

For Civil Engineering

#139 in Asia
#493 in the World
Acceptance Rate
7%
Enrollment
20,613
Founded
1954

10. Kyung Hee University

For Civil Engineering

#145 in Asia
#512 in the World
Acceptance Rate
54%
Enrollment
35,826
Founded
1949

11. Chung-Ang University

For Civil Engineering

#160 in Asia
#570 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Enrollment
28,221
Founded
1918

12. Kyungpook National University

For Civil Engineering

#162 in Asia
#578 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
38,616
Founded
1946

13. Sejong University

For Civil Engineering

#167 in Asia
#587 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
13,350
Founded
1940

14. University of Ulsan

For Civil Engineering

#208 in Asia
#708 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
15,000
Founded
1970

15. Chungnam National University

For Civil Engineering

#210 in Asia
#713 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
30,000
Founded
1952

16. Chonnam National University

For Civil Engineering

#235 in Asia
#779 in the World
Acceptance Rate
23%
Enrollment
33,195
Founded
1909

17. Ajou University

For Civil Engineering

#238 in Asia
#783 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
14,328
Founded
1973

18. Konkuk University

For Civil Engineering

#239 in Asia
#785 in the World
Enrollment
21,620
Founded
1946

19. Pukyong National University

For Civil Engineering

#240 in Asia
#786 in the World
Enrollment
28,100
Founded
1924

20. Chonbuk National University

For Civil Engineering

#250 in Asia
#818 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
32,300
Founded
1947

21. Kangwon National University

For Civil Engineering

#251 in Asia
#821 in the World
Enrollment
38,064
Founded
1947

22. University of Seoul

For Civil Engineering

#262 in Asia
#845 in the World
Enrollment
15,967
Founded
1918

25. Yeungnam University

For Civil Engineering

#345 in Asia
#1019 in the World
Enrollment
21,000
Founded
1947

26. Hongik University

For Civil Engineering

#350 in Asia
#1033 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Enrollment
22,000
Founded
1946

27. Gyeongsang National University

For Civil Engineering

#351 in Asia
#1034 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
19,000
Founded
1948

28. Dankook University

For Civil Engineering

#380 in Asia
#1101 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
28,654
Founded
1947

29. Chungbuk National University

For Civil Engineering

#414 in Asia
#1184 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
24,300
Founded
1951

30. Dongguk University

For Civil Engineering

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

31. University of Incheon

For Civil Engineering

#419 in Asia
#1194 in the World
Acceptance Rate
47%
Enrollment
13,822
Founded
1988

32. Kongju National University

For Civil Engineering

#426 in Asia
#1212 in the World
Enrollment
22,000
Founded
1948

33. Chosun University

For Civil Engineering

#461 in Asia
#1284 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
23,000
Founded
1946

34. Sogang University

For Civil Engineering

#481 in Asia
#1329 in the World
Enrollment
9,227
Male:Female
55:45
Founded
1960

35. Ewha Womans University

For Civil Engineering

#504 in Asia
#1379 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
22,268
Founded
1886

36. Catholic University of Korea

For Civil Engineering

#506 in Asia
#1384 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
14,297
Founded
1855

37. Kwangwoon University

For Civil Engineering

#549 in Asia
#1484 in the World
Acceptance Rate
54%
Enrollment
9,807
Founded
1934

38. Dong-A University

For Civil Engineering

#562 in Asia
#1508 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
21,519
Male:Female
51:49
Founded
1946

39. Hanbat National University

For Civil Engineering

#566 in Asia
#1514 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Enrollment
14,290
Founded
1927

40. University of Science and Technology Korea

For Civil Engineering

#577 in Asia
#1537 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
1,292
Founded
2003

41. Myongji University

For Civil Engineering

#578 in Asia
#1538 in the World
Enrollment
15,000
Founded
1948

42. Kunsan National University

For Civil Engineering

#589 in Asia
#1567 in the World
Enrollment
7,715
Founded
1979

43. Keimyung University

For Civil Engineering

#608 in Asia
#1609 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
22,700
Founded
1954

44. Kookmin University

For Civil Engineering

#618 in Asia
#1630 in the World
Acceptance Rate
76%
Enrollment
24,000
Founded
1946

45. Kyonggi University

For Civil Engineering

#625 in Asia
#1641 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Enrollment
16,400
Founded
1947

46. Anyang University - South Korea

For Civil Engineering

#627 in Asia
#1645 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Enrollment
7,540
Founded
1948

47. Soongsil University

For Civil Engineering

#649 in Asia
#1688 in the World
Acceptance Rate
36%
Enrollment
16,000
Founded
1897

48. Gachon University

For Civil Engineering

#655 in Asia
#1697 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Enrollment
18,995
Founded
1982

49. Korea Maritime and Ocean University

For Civil Engineering

#692 in Asia
#1775 in the World
Enrollment
8,831
Male:Female
78:22
Founded
1945

50. Kyungnam University

For Civil Engineering

#722 in Asia
#1832 in the World
Acceptance Rate
86%
Enrollment
14,000
Founded
1946

51. Catholic University of Daegu

For Civil Engineering

#726 in Asia
#1837 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
17,000
Founded
1914

52. Changwon National University

For Civil Engineering

#746 in Asia
#1885 in the World
Enrollment
9,320
Founded
1969

53. Hannam University

For Civil Engineering

#758 in Asia
#1909 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Enrollment
17,000
Founded
1956

54. Wonkwang University

For Civil Engineering

#828 in Asia
#2048 in the World
Acceptance Rate
47%
Enrollment
25,360
Founded
1946

55. Jeju National University

For Civil Engineering

#848 in Asia
#2086 in the World
Acceptance Rate
38%
Enrollment
12,200
Founded
1952

56. Hoseo University

For Civil Engineering

#850 in Asia
#2091 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Enrollment
14,500
Founded
1978

57. Inje University

For Civil Engineering

#875 in Asia
#2133 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Enrollment
15,641
Founded
1979

58. Daegu University

For Civil Engineering

#878 in Asia
#2140 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
19,593
Founded
1956

59. Korea National University of Transportation

For Civil Engineering

#906 in Asia
#2187 in the World
Enrollment
13,400
Founded
1962

60. University of Suwon

For Civil Engineering

#930 in Asia
#2231 in the World
Enrollment
12,415
Founded
1977

61. Andong National University

For Civil Engineering

#942 in Asia
#2253 in the World
Enrollment
11,600
Founded
1947

62. Korea Aerospace University

For Civil Engineering

#948 in Asia
#2260 in the World
Enrollment
6,465
Founded
1952

64. Hallym University

For Civil Engineering

#976 in Asia
#2317 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
8,747
Founded
1982

65. Cheongju University

For Civil Engineering

#980 in Asia
#2325 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Founded
1946

66. Dong-Eui University

For Civil Engineering

#981 in Asia
#2330 in the World
Enrollment
24,200
Founded
1976

67. Kumoh National University of Technology

For Civil Engineering

#988 in Asia
#2355 in the World
Enrollment
10,463
Founded
1980

68. Gangneung-Wonju National University

For Civil Engineering

#992 in Asia
#2359 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
8,700
Founded
1946

69. Kyungsung University

For Civil Engineering

#998 in Asia
#2368 in the World
Enrollment
13,000
Founded
1955

70. Mokpo National University

For Civil Engineering

#1031 in Asia
#2443 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Enrollment
12,942
Founded
1946

71. Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

For Civil Engineering

#1035 in Asia
#2450 in the World
Enrollment
21,240
Founded
1954

72. Sun Moon University

For Civil Engineering

#1042 in Asia
#2462 in the World
Acceptance Rate
86%
Enrollment
10,058
Founded
1989

73. Hankyong National University

For Civil Engineering

#1102 in Asia
#2593 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
6,830
Founded
1939

74. Yong-In University

For Civil Engineering

#1121 in Asia
#2632 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
7,160
Founded
1953

75. Sookmyung Women's University

For Civil Engineering

#1123 in Asia
#2637 in the World
Acceptance Rate
33%
Enrollment
12,869
Founded
1948

76. Sangmyung University

For Civil Engineering

#1146 in Asia
#2681 in the World
Acceptance Rate
54%
Enrollment
6,604
Founded
1937

77. Sunchon National University

For Civil Engineering

#1162 in Asia
#2716 in the World
Enrollment
14,000
Founded
1935

78. Catholic Kwandong University

For Civil Engineering

#1168 in Asia
#2728 in the World
Acceptance Rate
81%
Enrollment
9,993
Founded
1954

79. Korea Polytechnic University

For Civil Engineering

#1188 in Asia
#2762 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Enrollment
7,896
Founded
1998

80. Soonchunhyang University

For Civil Engineering

#1190 in Asia
#2767 in the World
Acceptance Rate
54%
Enrollment
10,619
Founded
1978

81. Hanseo University

For Civil Engineering

#1264 in Asia
#2911 in the World
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1992

82. Jeonju University

For Civil Engineering

#1270 in Asia
#2923 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Founded
1964

83. Daejeon University

For Civil Engineering

#1281 in Asia
#2944 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
12,000
Founded
1980

84. Konyang University

For Civil Engineering

#1329 in Asia
#3031 in the World
Enrollment
8,210
Founded
1991

85. Eulji University

For Civil Engineering

#1359 in Asia
#3087 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
5,700
Founded
1967

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