35 Best universities for Mechanical Engineering in South Korea

Below is the list of best universities in South Korea ranked based on their research performance in Mechanical Engineering. A graph of 76.3K citations received by 5.82K academic papers made by 35 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 Mechanical Engineering

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Kookmin University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    24,000
    Founded
    1946

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