List of 39 best universities in Seoul

We ranked 39 best universities in Seoul based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 12.6M citations received by 612K publications made by 39 universities in Seoul, measured the popularity of 1,282 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

  1. Seoul National University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    28,378
    Founded
    1946
  2. Yonsei University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    40%
    Enrollment
    29,502
    Founded
    1957
  3. Korea University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    37,493
    Founded
    1905
  4. Hanyang University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    4%
    Enrollment
    35,000
    Founded
    1939
  5. Sungkyunkwan University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1398
  6. Kyung Hee University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    35,826
    Founded
    1949
  7. Ewha Womans University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    10%
    Enrollment
    22,268
    Founded
    1886
  8. Chung-Ang University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    6%
    Enrollment
    28,221
    Founded
    1918
  9. Konkuk University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    21,620
    Founded
    1946
  10. Sogang University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    46%
    Enrollment
    9,227
    Male:Female
    55:45
    Founded
    1960
  11. Sejong University logo
    Enrollment
    13,350
    Founded
    1940
  12. Dongguk University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    8%
    Enrollment
    28,204
    Founded
    1906
  13. Soongsil University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    57%
    Enrollment
    16,000
    Founded
    1897
  14. Catholic University of Korea logo
    Acceptance Rate
    24%
    Enrollment
    14,297
    Founded
    1855
  15. Kookmin University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    24,000
    Founded
    1946
  16. Hankuk University of Foreign Studies logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    21,240
    Founded
    1954
  17. Hongik University logo
    Enrollment
    22,000
    Founded
    1946
  18. Sookmyung Women's University logo
    Enrollment
    12,869
    Founded
    1948
  19. Kwangwoon University logo
    Enrollment
    9,807
    Founded
    1934
  20. Sangmyung University logo
    Enrollment
    6,604
    Founded
    1937
  21. Sungshin University logo
    Enrollment
    13,000
    Founded
    1936
  22. Seoul National University of Science and Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1910
  23. Dongduk Women's University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    8%
    Enrollment
    7,093
    Founded
    1950
  24. Duksung Women's University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    11%
    Enrollment
    600
    Founded
    1950
  25. Seoul Women's University logo
    Enrollment
    8,000
    Founded
    1961
  26. Hansung University logo
    Enrollment
    6,686
    Founded
    1945
  27. Sahmyook University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    10%
    Enrollment
    5,900
    Founded
    1906
  28. University of Seoul logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    15,967
    Founded
    1918
  29. Korean National University of Arts logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Founded
    1993
  30. Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Founded
    1947
  31. Founded
    1976
  32. Enrollment
    170
    Founded
    1903
  33. Seoul National University of Education logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    3,420
    Founded
    1946
  34. Chongshin University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    22%
    Enrollment
    3,623
    Founded
    1901
  35. Sungkonghoe University logo
    Enrollment
    2,260
    Founded
    1914
  36. Korea Christian University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    6%
    Founded
    1958
  37. Enrollment
    1,290
    Founded
    1952
  38. Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    1,170
    Founded
    1937
  39. Chugye University for the Arts logo
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    1973

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