100 Best universities for Physics in South Korea

Below is the list of best universities in South Korea ranked based on their research performance in Physics. A graph of 6.08M citations received by 253K academic papers made by 110 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 between 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 the university website.

For Physics

#1 in South Korea
#12 in Asia
#39 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
28,378
Founded
1946

For Physics

#2 in South Korea
#15 in Asia
#47 in the World
Enrollment
10,249
Founded
1971

For Physics

#3 in South Korea
#35 in Asia
#107 in the World
Enrollment
29,502
Founded
1957

For Physics

#4 in South Korea
#40 in Asia
#118 in the World
Enrollment
3,425
Founded
1986

For Physics

#5 in South Korea
#44 in Asia
#132 in the World
Acceptance Rate
4%
Enrollment
35,000
Founded
1939

For Physics

#6 in South Korea
#54 in Asia
#155 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1398

For Physics

#7 in South Korea
#59 in Asia
#169 in the World
Enrollment
24,351
Founded
1905

For Physics

#8 in South Korea
#81 in Asia
#266 in the World
Enrollment
27,780
Founded
1946

For Physics

#9 in South Korea
#86 in Asia
#289 in the World
Acceptance Rate
7%
Enrollment
20,613
Founded
1954

For Physics

#10 in South Korea
#92 in Asia
#307 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
32,300
Founded
1947

For Physics

#11 in South Korea
#108 in Asia
#346 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
35,826
Founded
1949

For Physics

#12 in South Korea
#114 in Asia
#373 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
38,616
Founded
1946

For Physics

#13 in South Korea
#116 in Asia
#376 in the World
Enrollment
4,255
Founded
2009

For Physics

#14 in South Korea
#139 in Asia
#441 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
30,000
Founded
1952

For Physics

#15 in South Korea
#144 in Asia
#465 in the World
Acceptance Rate
23%
Enrollment
33,195
Founded
1909

For Physics

#16 in South Korea
#191 in Asia
#593 in the World
Enrollment
21,000
Founded
1947

For Physics

#17 in South Korea
#198 in Asia
#609 in the World
Acceptance Rate
6%
Enrollment
28,221
Founded
1918

For Physics

#18 in South Korea
#205 in Asia
#625 in the World
Enrollment
9,227
Male:Female
55:45
Founded
1960

For Physics

#19 in South Korea
#207 in Asia
#627 in the World
Enrollment
21,620
Founded
1946

For Physics

#20 in South Korea
#212 in Asia
#645 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
14,328
Founded
1973

For Physics

#21 in South Korea
#220 in Asia
#670 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
15,000
Founded
1970

For Physics

#22 in South Korea
#235 in Asia
#711 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
13,350
Founded
1940

For Physics

#23 in South Korea
#241 in Asia
#723 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
22,268
Founded
1886

For Physics

#24 in South Korea
#243 in Asia
#725 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Founded
1948

For Physics

#25 in South Korea
#256 in Asia
#752 in the World
Enrollment
28,100
Founded
1924

For Physics

#26 in South Korea
#264 in Asia
#772 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
28,654
Founded
1947

For Physics

#27 in South Korea
#266 in Asia
#774 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Enrollment
28,204
Founded
1906

For Physics

#28 in South Korea
#302 in Asia
#874 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
24,000
Founded
1946

For Physics

#29 in South Korea
#309 in Asia
#887 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
9,807
Founded
1934

For Physics

#30 in South Korea
#315 in Asia
#903 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
24,300
Founded
1951

For Physics

#31 in South Korea
#331 in Asia
#935 in the World
Enrollment
38,064
Founded
1947

For Physics

#32 in South Korea
#332 in Asia
#936 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
23,000
Founded
1946

For Physics

#33 in South Korea
#354 in Asia
#985 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Enrollment
22,000
Founded
1946

For Physics

#34 in South Korea
#369 in Asia
#1024 in the World
Enrollment
9,320
Founded
1969

For Physics

#35 in South Korea
#388 in Asia
#1064 in the World
Enrollment
10,463
Founded
1980

For Physics

#36 in South Korea
#415 in Asia
#1109 in the World
Enrollment
16,000
Founded
1897

For Physics

#37 in South Korea
#420 in Asia
#1118 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
15,641
Founded
1979

For Physics

#38 in South Korea
#456 in Asia
#1169 in the World
Enrollment
22,000
Founded
1948

For Physics

#39 in South Korea
#464 in Asia
#1188 in the World
Enrollment
13,822
Founded
1988

For Physics

#40 in South Korea
#465 in Asia
#1189 in the World
Enrollment
14,290
Founded
1927

For Physics

#41 in South Korea
#473 in Asia
#1202 in the World
Enrollment
15,000
Founded
1948

For Physics

#42 in South Korea
#479 in Asia
#1212 in the World
Acceptance Rate
7%
Enrollment
18,995
Founded
1982

For Physics

#43 in South Korea
#487 in Asia
#1227 in the World
Enrollment
16,400
Founded
1947

For Physics

#44 in South Korea
#496 in Asia
#1244 in the World
Enrollment
12,200
Founded
1952

For Physics

#45 in South Korea
#508 in Asia
#1272 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1910

For Physics

#46 in South Korea
#512 in Asia
#1276 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
21,519
Male:Female
51:49
Founded
1946

For Physics

#47 in South Korea
#514 in Asia
#1280 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
1,292
Founded
2003

For Physics

#48 in South Korea
#532 in Asia
#1320 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
14,297
Founded
1855

For Physics

#49 in South Korea
#535 in Asia
#1324 in the World
Enrollment
17,000
Founded
1956

For Physics

#50 in South Korea
#578 in Asia
#1398 in the World
Enrollment
7,715
Founded
1979

For Physics

#51 in South Korea
#586 in Asia
#1419 in the World
Enrollment
13,400
Founded
1962

For Physics

#52 in South Korea
#597 in Asia
#1441 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1935

For Physics

#53 in South Korea
#650 in Asia
#1552 in the World
Enrollment
6,465
Founded
1952

For Physics

#54 in South Korea
#667 in Asia
#1587 in the World
Enrollment
8,831
Male:Female
78:22
Founded
1945

For Physics

#55 in South Korea
#670 in Asia
#1595 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
10,058
Founded
1989

For Physics

#56 in South Korea
#678 in Asia
#1611 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Enrollment
12,942
Founded
1946

For Physics

#57 in South Korea
#680 in Asia
#1613 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
10,619
Founded
1978

For Physics

#58 in South Korea
#709 in Asia
#1670 in the World
Enrollment
11,600
Founded
1947

For Physics

#59 in South Korea
#742 in Asia
#1729 in the World
Enrollment
14,500
Founded
1978

For Physics

#60 in South Korea
#754 in Asia
#1748 in the World
Enrollment
21,240
Founded
1954

For Physics

#61 in South Korea
#767 in Asia
#1764 in the World
Enrollment
12,415
Founded
1977

For Physics

#62 in South Korea
#771 in Asia
#1775 in the World
Enrollment
25,360
Founded
1946

For Physics

#63 in South Korea
#795 in Asia
#1825 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
8,747
Founded
1982

For Physics

#64 in South Korea
#850 in Asia
#1912 in the World
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1992

For Physics

#65 in South Korea
#860 in Asia
#1925 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
22,700
Founded
1954

For Physics

#66 in South Korea
#875 in Asia
#1945 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
19,593
Founded
1956

For Physics

#67 in South Korea
#895 in Asia
#1982 in the World
Founded
1991

For Physics

#68 in South Korea
#899 in Asia
#1989 in the World
Enrollment
12,869
Founded
1948

For Physics

#69 in South Korea
#904 in Asia
#1995 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
14,000
Founded
1946

For Physics

#70 in South Korea
#924 in Asia
#2028 in the World
Enrollment
24,200
Founded
1976

For Physics

#71 in South Korea
#937 in Asia
#2057 in the World
Enrollment
7,896
Founded
1998

For Physics

#72 in South Korea
#942 in Asia
#2066 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
17,000
Founded
1914

For Physics

#73 in South Korea
#976 in Asia
#2148 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
8,700
Founded
1946

For Physics

#74 in South Korea
#1001 in Asia
#2193 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Founded
1946

For Physics

#75 in South Korea
#1020 in Asia
#2228 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
6,604
Founded
1937

For Physics

#76 in South Korea
#1067 in Asia
#2315 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
7,832
Founded
1992

For Physics

#77 in South Korea
#1091 in Asia
#2354 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
6,830
Founded
1939

For Physics

#78 in South Korea
#1114 in Asia
#2401 in the World
Enrollment
13,000
Founded
1955

For Physics

#79 in South Korea
#1116 in Asia
#2408 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1964

For Physics

#80 in South Korea
#1130 in Asia
#2438 in the World
Acceptance Rate
12%
Enrollment
11,000
Founded
1992

For Physics

#81 in South Korea
#1197 in Asia
#2572 in the World
Enrollment
11,500
Founded
1979

For Physics

#82 in South Korea
#1255 in Asia
#2715 in the World
Enrollment
8,210
Founded
1991

For Physics

#83 in South Korea
#1281 in Asia
#2779 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
7,000
Founded
1987

For Physics

#84 in South Korea
#1310 in Asia
#2836 in the World
Enrollment
13,000
Founded
1936

For Physics

#85 in South Korea
#1343 in Asia
#2911 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
6,530
Founded
1984

For Physics

#86 in South Korea
#1350 in Asia
#2923 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
9,993
Founded
1954

For Physics

#87 in South Korea
#1383 in Asia
#2993 in the World
Enrollment
8,000
Founded
1961

For Physics

#88 in South Korea
#1387 in Asia
#3000 in the World
Enrollment
13,000
Founded
1885

For Physics

#89 in South Korea
#1425 in Asia
#3070 in the World
Acceptance Rate
4%
Enrollment
7,540
Founded
1948

For Physics

#90 in South Korea
#1438 in Asia
#3093 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Enrollment
7,093
Founded
1950

For Physics

#91 in South Korea
#1454 in Asia
#3121 in the World
Enrollment
8,530
Founded
1978

For Physics

#93 in South Korea
#1480 in Asia
#3181 in the World
Enrollment
743
Male:Female
84:16
Founded
1950

For Physics

#94 in South Korea
#1486 in Asia
#3192 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
5,700
Founded
1967

For Physics

#95 in South Korea
#1500 in Asia
#3224 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
12,000
Founded
1980

For Physics

#96 in South Korea
#1527 in Asia
#3293 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
4,120
Founded
1994

For Physics

#97 in South Korea
#1539 in Asia
#3318 in the World
Acceptance Rate
76%
Founded
1946

For Physics

#98 in South Korea
#1547 in Asia
#3340 in the World
Founded
1947

For Physics

#99 in South Korea
#1560 in Asia
#3376 in the World
Enrollment
8,600
Founded
1962

For Physics

#100 in South Korea
#1570 in Asia
#3393 in the World
Acceptance Rate
4%
Enrollment
6,686
Founded
1945

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