100 Best Medical schools in South Korea

Below is the list of best universities in South Korea ranked based on their research performance in Medicine. A graph of 5.21M citations received by 314K academic papers made by 116 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 Medicine

    Yonsei University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    40%
    Enrollment
    29,502
    Founded
    1957
  2. For Medicine

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

    University of Ulsan logo
    Enrollment
    15,000
    Founded
    1970
  4. For Medicine

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

    Korea University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    37,493
    Founded
    1905
  6. For Medicine

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

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

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

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

    Hanyang University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    4%
    Enrollment
    35,000
    Founded
    1939
  11. For Medicine

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

    Hallym University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    8,747
    Founded
    1982
  13. For Medicine

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

    Ajou University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    40%
    Enrollment
    14,328
    Founded
    1973
  15. For Medicine

    Inje University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    15,641
    Founded
    1979
  16. For Medicine

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

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

    Enrollment
    10,619
    Founded
    1978
  19. For Medicine

    Chungnam National University logo
    Enrollment
    30,000
    Founded
    1952
  20. For Medicine

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

    Inha University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    39%
    Enrollment
    20,613
    Founded
    1954
  22. For Medicine

    Yeungnam University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    63%
    Enrollment
    21,000
    Founded
    1947
  23. For Medicine

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

    Keimyung University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    30%
    Enrollment
    22,700
    Founded
    1954
  25. For Medicine

    Gyeongsang National University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    17%
    Founded
    1948
  26. For Medicine

    Wonkwang University logo
    Enrollment
    25,360
    Founded
    1946
  27. For Medicine

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

    Gachon University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    7%
    Enrollment
    18,995
    Founded
    1982
  29. For Medicine

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

    Kangwon National University logo
    Enrollment
    38,064
    Founded
    1947
  31. For Medicine

    KAIST logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1971
  32. For Medicine

    Chosun University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    23,000
    Founded
    1946
  33. For Medicine

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

    Eulji University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    13%
    Enrollment
    5,700
    Founded
    1967
  35. For Medicine

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

    Jeju National University logo
    Enrollment
    12,200
    Founded
    1952
  37. For Medicine

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

    Konyang University logo
    Enrollment
    8,210
    Founded
    1991
  39. For Medicine

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

    Kosin University logo
    Enrollment
    4,949
    Founded
    1946
  41. For Medicine

    Pukyong National University logo
    Enrollment
    28,100
    Founded
    1924
  42. For Medicine

    Sookmyung Women's University logo
    Enrollment
    12,869
    Founded
    1948
  43. For Medicine

    Daejeon University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    17%
    Enrollment
    12,000
    Founded
    1980
  44. For Medicine

    Sahmyook University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    10%
    Enrollment
    5,900
    Founded
    1906
  45. For Medicine

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

    Sejong University logo
    Enrollment
    13,350
    Founded
    1940
  47. For Medicine

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

    Daegu University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    19,593
    Founded
    1956
  49. For Medicine

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

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

    Dong-Eui University logo
    Enrollment
    24,200
    Founded
    1976
  52. For Medicine

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

    Sungshin University logo
    Enrollment
    13,000
    Founded
    1936
  54. For Medicine

    Hoseo University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    14,500
    Founded
    1978
  55. For Medicine

    Myongji University logo
    Enrollment
    15,000
    Founded
    1948
  56. For Medicine

    Enrollment
    11,500
    Founded
    1979
  57. For Medicine

    Sangji University logo
    Enrollment
    8,600
    Founded
    1962
  58. For Medicine

    Andong National University logo
    Enrollment
    11,600
    Founded
    1947
  59. For Medicine

    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    1,292
    Founded
    2003
  60. For Medicine

    Hannam University logo
    Enrollment
    17,000
    Founded
    1956
  61. For Medicine

    Kongju National University logo
    Enrollment
    22,000
    Founded
    1948
  62. For Medicine

    Seoul Women's University logo
    Enrollment
    8,000
    Founded
    1961
  63. For Medicine

    Kwangwoon University logo
    Enrollment
    9,807
    Founded
    1934
  64. For Medicine

    Enrollment
    13,822
    Founded
    1988
  65. For Medicine

    Soongsil University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    57%
    Enrollment
    16,000
    Founded
    1897
  66. For Medicine

    Kookmin University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    24,000
    Founded
    1946
  67. For Medicine

    Jeonju University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1964
  68. For Medicine

    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    14,000
    Founded
    1946
  69. For Medicine

    Dongduk Women's University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    8%
    Enrollment
    7,093
    Founded
    1950
  70. For Medicine

    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1935
  71. For Medicine

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

    Cheongju University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    17%
    Founded
    1946
  73. For Medicine

    Hanseo University logo
    Enrollment
    8,500
    Founded
    1992
  74. For Medicine

    Dongshin University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    7,000
    Founded
    1987
  75. For Medicine

    Acceptance Rate
    14%
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    1964
  76. For Medicine

    Namseoul University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1993
  77. For Medicine

    Sangmyung University logo
    Enrollment
    6,604
    Founded
    1937
  78. For Medicine

    Mokpo National University logo
    Enrollment
    12,942
    Founded
    1946
  79. For Medicine

    Kyungsung University logo
    Enrollment
    13,000
    Founded
    1955
  80. For Medicine

    Dongseo University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    12%
    Enrollment
    11,000
    Founded
    1992
  81. For Medicine

    Kyonggi University logo
    Enrollment
    16,400
    Founded
    1947
  82. For Medicine

    Yong-In University logo
    Enrollment
    7,160
    Founded
    1953
  83. For Medicine

    Founded
    1976
  84. For Medicine

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

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

    Changwon National University logo
    Enrollment
    9,320
    Founded
    1969
  87. For Medicine

    Baekseok University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    16%
    Enrollment
    14,000
    Founded
    1994
  88. For Medicine

    Woosong University logo
    Enrollment
    15,000
    Founded
    1994
  89. For Medicine

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

    Honam University logo
    Enrollment
    8,530
    Founded
    1978
  91. For Medicine

    Hongik University logo
    Enrollment
    22,000
    Founded
    1946
  92. For Medicine

    Kunsan National University logo
    Enrollment
    7,715
    Founded
    1979
  93. For Medicine

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

    Hankyong National University logo
    Enrollment
    6,830
    Founded
    1939
  95. For Medicine

    Korea Nazarene University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    33%
    Enrollment
    6,070
    Founded
    1954
  96. For Medicine

    U1 University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    71%
    Founded
    1992
  97. For Medicine

    Daejin University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    7,832
    Founded
    1992
  98. For Medicine

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

    Youngsan University logo
    Enrollment
    13,800
    Founded
    1997
  100. For Medicine

    Pai Chai University logo
    Enrollment
    13,000
    Founded
    1885

The best cities to study Medicine in South Korea based on the number of universities and their ranks are Seoul, Ulsan, Gwangju, and Busan.