86 Best universities for Mathematics in South Korea

Below is the list of best universities in South Korea ranked based on their research performance in Mathematics. A graph of 456K citations received by 31K academic papers made by 86 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 Mathematics

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

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

    Korea University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    37,493
    Founded
    1905
  4. For Mathematics

    Yonsei University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    40%
    Enrollment
    29,502
    Founded
    1957
  5. For Mathematics

    Sungkyunkwan University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1398
  6. For Mathematics

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

    Hanyang University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    4%
    Enrollment
    35,000
    Founded
    1939
  8. For Mathematics

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

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

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

    Kyungpook National University logo
    Enrollment
    38,616
    Founded
    1946
  12. For Mathematics

    Ajou University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    40%
    Enrollment
    14,328
    Founded
    1973
  13. For Mathematics

    Inha University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    39%
    Enrollment
    20,613
    Founded
    1954
  14. For Mathematics

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

    Sejong University logo
    Enrollment
    13,350
    Founded
    1940
  16. For Mathematics

    Soongsil University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    57%
    Enrollment
    16,000
    Founded
    1897
  17. For Mathematics

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

    Kookmin University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    24,000
    Founded
    1946
  19. For Mathematics

    Pukyong National University logo
    Enrollment
    28,100
    Founded
    1924
  20. For Mathematics

    Chungnam National University logo
    Enrollment
    30,000
    Founded
    1952
  21. For Mathematics

    Yeungnam University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    63%
    Enrollment
    21,000
    Founded
    1947
  22. For Mathematics

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Chosun University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    23,000
    Founded
    1946
  29. For Mathematics

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

    Hongik University logo
    Enrollment
    22,000
    Founded
    1946
  31. For Mathematics

    Dankook University logo
    Enrollment
    28,654
    Founded
    1947
  32. For Mathematics

    University of Ulsan logo
    Enrollment
    15,000
    Founded
    1970
  33. For Mathematics

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

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

    Enrollment
    10,619
    Founded
    1978
  36. For Mathematics

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

    Hallym University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    8,747
    Founded
    1982
  38. For Mathematics

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

    Korea National University of Education logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    6,530
    Founded
    1984
  40. For Mathematics

    Sookmyung Women's University logo
    Enrollment
    12,869
    Founded
    1948
  41. For Mathematics

    Korea University of Technology and Education logo
    Founded
    1991
  42. For Mathematics

    Kyonggi University logo
    Enrollment
    16,400
    Founded
    1947
  43. For Mathematics

    Enrollment
    13,822
    Founded
    1988
  44. For Mathematics

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

    Inje University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    15,641
    Founded
    1979
  46. For Mathematics

    University of Suwon logo
    Enrollment
    12,415
    Founded
    1977
  47. For Mathematics

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

    Keimyung University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    30%
    Enrollment
    22,700
    Founded
    1954
  49. For Mathematics

    Dongseo University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    12%
    Enrollment
    11,000
    Founded
    1992
  50. For Mathematics

    Kwangwoon University logo
    Enrollment
    9,807
    Founded
    1934
  51. For Mathematics

    Gachon University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    7%
    Enrollment
    18,995
    Founded
    1982
  52. For Mathematics

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

    Sangmyung University logo
    Enrollment
    6,604
    Founded
    1937
  54. For Mathematics

    Kunsan National University logo
    Enrollment
    7,715
    Founded
    1979
  55. For Mathematics

    Kongju National University logo
    Enrollment
    22,000
    Founded
    1948
  56. For Mathematics

    Changwon National University logo
    Enrollment
    9,320
    Founded
    1969
  57. For Mathematics

    Hannam University logo
    Enrollment
    17,000
    Founded
    1956
  58. For Mathematics

    Kyungsung University logo
    Enrollment
    13,000
    Founded
    1955
  59. For Mathematics

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

    Wonkwang University logo
    Enrollment
    25,360
    Founded
    1946
  61. For Mathematics

    Kumoh National University of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    10,463
    Founded
    1980
  62. For Mathematics

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

    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    14,000
    Founded
    1946
  64. For Mathematics

    Hansung University logo
    Enrollment
    6,686
    Founded
    1945
  65. For Mathematics

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

    Daegu University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    19,593
    Founded
    1956
  67. For Mathematics

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

    Dong-Eui University logo
    Enrollment
    24,200
    Founded
    1976
  69. For Mathematics

    Sungshin University logo
    Enrollment
    13,000
    Founded
    1936
  70. For Mathematics

    Seoul Women's University logo
    Enrollment
    8,000
    Founded
    1961
  71. For Mathematics

    Sangji University logo
    Enrollment
    8,600
    Founded
    1962
  72. For Mathematics

    Hankyong National University logo
    Enrollment
    6,830
    Founded
    1939
  73. For Mathematics

    Hanshin University logo
    Enrollment
    5,900
    Founded
    1940
  74. For Mathematics

    Korea Polytechnic University logo
    Enrollment
    7,896
    Founded
    1998
  75. For Mathematics

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

    Hanbat National University logo
    Enrollment
    14,290
    Founded
    1927
  77. For Mathematics

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

    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1935
  79. For Mathematics

    Andong National University logo
    Enrollment
    11,600
    Founded
    1947
  80. For Mathematics

    Baekseok University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    16%
    Enrollment
    14,000
    Founded
    1994
  81. For Mathematics

    Duksung Women's University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    11%
    Enrollment
    600
    Founded
    1950
  82. For Mathematics

    Namseoul University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1993
  83. For Mathematics

    Daegu Haany University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    7,000
    Founded
    1981
  84. For Mathematics

    Daejeon University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    17%
    Enrollment
    12,000
    Founded
    1980
  85. For Mathematics

    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Founded
    1947
  86. For Mathematics

    Daejin University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    7,832
    Founded
    1992

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