100 Best universities for Engineering in South Korea

Below is the list of best universities in South Korea ranked based on their research performance in Engineering. A graph of 7.19M citations received by 385K academic papers made by 119 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 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 an official site as it's constantly changing data.

  1. For Engineering

    Seoul National University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    28,378
    Founded
    1946
  2. For Engineering

    KAIST logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1971
  3. For Engineering

    Yonsei University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    40%
    Enrollment
    29,502
    Founded
    1957
  4. For Engineering

    Hanyang University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    4%
    Enrollment
    35,000
    Founded
    1939
  5. For Engineering

    Pohang University of Science and Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    19%
    Enrollment
    3,425
    Founded
    1986
  6. For Engineering

    Sungkyunkwan University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1398
  7. For Engineering

    Korea University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    37,493
    Founded
    1905
  8. For Engineering

    Pusan National University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    27,780
    Founded
    1946
  9. For Engineering

    Inha University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    39%
    Enrollment
    20,613
    Founded
    1954
  10. For Engineering

    Chonbuk National University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    32,300
    Founded
    1947
  11. For Engineering

    Kyung Hee University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    35,826
    Founded
    1949
  12. For Engineering

    Kyungpook National University logo
    Enrollment
    38,616
    Founded
    1946
  13. For Engineering

    Chungnam National University logo
    Enrollment
    30,000
    Founded
    1952
  14. For Engineering

    Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology logo
    Enrollment
    4,255
    Founded
    2009
  15. For Engineering

    Chonnam National University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    23%
    Enrollment
    33,195
    Founded
    1909
  16. For Engineering

    Yeungnam University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    63%
    Enrollment
    21,000
    Founded
    1947
  17. For Engineering

    Chung-Ang University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    6%
    Enrollment
    28,221
    Founded
    1918
  18. For Engineering

    Ajou University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    40%
    Enrollment
    14,328
    Founded
    1973
  19. For Engineering

    University of Ulsan logo
    Enrollment
    15,000
    Founded
    1970
  20. For Engineering

    Konkuk University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    21,620
    Founded
    1946
  21. For Engineering

    Pukyong National University logo
    Enrollment
    28,100
    Founded
    1924
  22. For Engineering

    Sogang University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    46%
    Enrollment
    9,227
    Male:Female
    55:45
    Founded
    1960
  23. For Engineering

    Sejong University logo
    Enrollment
    13,350
    Founded
    1940
  24. For Engineering

    Gyeongsang National University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    17%
    Founded
    1948
  25. For Engineering

    Dongguk University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    8%
    Enrollment
    28,204
    Founded
    1906
  26. For Engineering

    Kwangwoon University logo
    Enrollment
    9,807
    Founded
    1934
  27. For Engineering

    Dankook University logo
    Enrollment
    28,654
    Founded
    1947
  28. For Engineering

    Kookmin University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    24,000
    Founded
    1946
  29. For Engineering

    Chungbuk National University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    24,300
    Founded
    1951
  30. For Engineering

    Chosun University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    23,000
    Founded
    1946
  31. For Engineering

    Kangwon National University logo
    Enrollment
    38,064
    Founded
    1947
  32. For Engineering

    Ewha Womans University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    10%
    Enrollment
    22,268
    Founded
    1886
  33. For Engineering

    Soongsil University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    57%
    Enrollment
    16,000
    Founded
    1897
  34. For Engineering

    Hongik University logo
    Enrollment
    22,000
    Founded
    1946
  35. For Engineering

    Changwon National University logo
    Enrollment
    9,320
    Founded
    1969
  36. For Engineering

    Myongji University logo
    Enrollment
    15,000
    Founded
    1948
  37. For Engineering

    Hanbat National University logo
    Enrollment
    14,290
    Founded
    1927
  38. For Engineering

    Seoul National University of Science and Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1910
  39. For Engineering

    Kongju National University logo
    Enrollment
    22,000
    Founded
    1948
  40. For Engineering

    Kumoh National University of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    10,463
    Founded
    1980
  41. For Engineering

    Enrollment
    13,822
    Founded
    1988
  42. For Engineering

    Dong-A University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    18%
    Enrollment
    21,519
    Male:Female
    51:49
    Founded
    1946
  43. For Engineering

    Kyonggi University logo
    Enrollment
    16,400
    Founded
    1947
  44. For Engineering

    Jeju National University logo
    Enrollment
    12,200
    Founded
    1952
  45. For Engineering

    Kunsan National University logo
    Enrollment
    7,715
    Founded
    1979
  46. For Engineering

    Gachon University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    7%
    Enrollment
    18,995
    Founded
    1982
  47. For Engineering

    Inje University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    15,641
    Founded
    1979
  48. For Engineering

    Korea Maritime and Ocean University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    8,831
    Male:Female
    78:22
    Founded
    1945
  49. For Engineering

    Enrollment
    10,619
    Founded
    1978
  50. For Engineering

    Hannam University logo
    Enrollment
    17,000
    Founded
    1956
  51. For Engineering

    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    1,292
    Founded
    2003
  52. For Engineering

    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1935
  53. For Engineering

    Mokpo National University logo
    Enrollment
    12,942
    Founded
    1946
  54. For Engineering

    Korea Aerospace University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    6,465
    Founded
    1952
  55. For Engineering

    Korea National University of Transportation logo
    Acceptance Rate
    16%
    Enrollment
    13,400
    Founded
    1962
  56. For Engineering

    Catholic University of Korea logo
    Acceptance Rate
    24%
    Enrollment
    14,297
    Founded
    1855
  57. For Engineering

    Andong National University logo
    Enrollment
    11,600
    Founded
    1947
  58. For Engineering

    Sun Moon University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    90%
    Enrollment
    10,058
    Founded
    1989
  59. For Engineering

    Hoseo University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    14,500
    Founded
    1978
  60. For Engineering

    Korea University of Technology and Education logo
    Founded
    1991
  61. For Engineering

    Daegu University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    19,593
    Founded
    1956
  62. For Engineering

    Hankuk University of Foreign Studies logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    21,240
    Founded
    1954
  63. For Engineering

    Wonkwang University logo
    Enrollment
    25,360
    Founded
    1946
  64. For Engineering

    University of Suwon logo
    Enrollment
    12,415
    Founded
    1977
  65. For Engineering

    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    14,000
    Founded
    1946
  66. For Engineering

    Hallym University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    8,747
    Founded
    1982
  67. For Engineering

    Keimyung University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    30%
    Enrollment
    22,700
    Founded
    1954
  68. For Engineering

    Hankyong National University logo
    Enrollment
    6,830
    Founded
    1939
  69. For Engineering

    Hanseo University logo
    Enrollment
    8,500
    Founded
    1992
  70. For Engineering

    Kyungsung University logo
    Enrollment
    13,000
    Founded
    1955
  71. For Engineering

    Dong-Eui University logo
    Enrollment
    24,200
    Founded
    1976
  72. For Engineering

    Korea Polytechnic University logo
    Enrollment
    7,896
    Founded
    1998
  73. For Engineering

    Dongseo University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    12%
    Enrollment
    11,000
    Founded
    1992
  74. For Engineering

    Catholic University of Daegu logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    17,000
    Founded
    1914
  75. For Engineering

    Sangmyung University logo
    Enrollment
    6,604
    Founded
    1937
  76. For Engineering

    Gangneung-Wonju National University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    24%
    Enrollment
    8,700
    Founded
    1946
  77. For Engineering

    Cheongju University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    17%
    Founded
    1946
  78. For Engineering

    Sookmyung Women's University logo
    Enrollment
    12,869
    Founded
    1948
  79. For Engineering

    Daejin University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    7,832
    Founded
    1992
  80. For Engineering

    Catholic Kwandong University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    9,993
    Founded
    1954
  81. For Engineering

    Jeonju University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1964
  82. For Engineering

    Daejeon University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    17%
    Enrollment
    12,000
    Founded
    1980
  83. For Engineering

    Konyang University logo
    Enrollment
    8,210
    Founded
    1991
  84. For Engineering

    Enrollment
    11,500
    Founded
    1979
  85. For Engineering

    Mokpo National Maritime University logo
    Enrollment
    743
    Male:Female
    84:16
    Founded
    1950
  86. For Engineering

    Hansung University logo
    Enrollment
    6,686
    Founded
    1945
  87. For Engineering

    Handong Global University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    4,120
    Founded
    1994
  88. For Engineering

    Anyang University - South Korea logo
    Enrollment
    7,540
    Founded
    1948
  89. For Engineering

    Namseoul University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1993
  90. For Engineering

    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Founded
    1947
  91. For Engineering

    Sungshin University logo
    Enrollment
    13,000
    Founded
    1936
  92. For Engineering

    Dongshin University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    7,000
    Founded
    1987
  93. For Engineering

    Honam University logo
    Enrollment
    8,530
    Founded
    1978
  94. For Engineering

    Woosong University logo
    Enrollment
    15,000
    Founded
    1994
  95. For Engineering

    Seoul Women's University logo
    Enrollment
    8,000
    Founded
    1961
  96. For Engineering

    Sangji University logo
    Enrollment
    8,600
    Founded
    1962
  97. For Engineering

    Gyeongnam National University of Science and Technology logo
    Founded
    1910
  98. For Engineering

    Eulji University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    13%
    Enrollment
    5,700
    Founded
    1967
  99. For Engineering

    Enrollment
    5,800
    Founded
    1995
  100. For Engineering

    Acceptance Rate
    26%
    Founded
    1994

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