Dankook University: Statistics



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#1363 of 14,131 In the World
#373 of 5,830 In Asia
#22 of 193 In South Korea
#1 of 6 In Yongin
#263 of 2,152 For Animal Science
Top50% For 120 other topics
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Acceptance rate
Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate40%
Admissions RequirementsGraduation from high school and entrance examination
Academic CalendarMarch to February (March - August; September-February)
Full time employee1,012
Student:staff ratio28:1

We've calculated the 40% acceptance rate for Dankook University based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

Dankook University is a world-class research university with 17,756 scientific papers published and 272,058 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Biology, Chemistry, Medicine, Engineering, Physics, Genetics, Biochemistry, Environmental Science, Organic Chemistry, and Materials Science.


Dankook University majors

by publication & citation count

13,001 / 226,059
11,422 / 208,681
10,393 / 161,325
9,070 / 148,853
8,244 / 138,746
7,077 / 134,995
7,059 / 145,014
Environmental Science
6,570 / 98,247
Organic Chemistry
6,541 / 129,931
Materials Science
5,970 / 111,365
Computer Science
5,849 / 78,106
Quantum and Particle physics
5,148 / 90,041
4,777 / 80,477
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
4,260 / 58,317
3,761 / 51,738
3,655 / 56,623
3,129 / 42,025
3,002 / 39,009
2,763 / 39,327
2,701 / 42,145
Optical Engineering
2,636 / 47,611
2,554 / 34,221
2,519 / 59,070
Chemical Engineering
2,331 / 51,111
2,272 / 41,212
2,237 / 32,998
Electrical Engineering
2,232 / 32,136
Metallurgical Engineering
2,209 / 38,464
Anatomy and Physiology
1,956 / 28,933
Geography and Cartography
1,902 / 24,047
1,855 / 21,544
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
1,792 / 22,293
1,707 / 25,153
1,697 / 26,567
1,665 / 26,949
Physical chemistry
1,651 / 32,421
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
1,626 / 16,221
Oncology and Cancer research
1,579 / 28,967
1,518 / 18,243
Political Science
1,388 / 17,922

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 13 29
1992 14 26
1993 16 34
1994 29 45
1995 33 72
1996 56 82
1997 103 81
1998 103 142
1999 104 200
2000 144 272
2001 140 363
2002 227 587
2003 275 982
2004 280 1108
2005 325 1464
2006 376 1885
2007 390 2436
2008 387 3132
2009 486 3833
2010 556 4828
2011 739 6103
2012 840 7700
2013 881 9114
2014 1073 11205
2015 1162 13294
2016 1116 14921
2017 1097 16368
2018 1062 18443
2019 1012 21905
2020 1128 26244
2021 1236 31764
2022 1113 34325
2023 1127 35004
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Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Dankook University.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine Yes Yes Yes
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Master's Degree Administration, Agricultural Education, Applied Physics, Architecture, Art Education, Art Management, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Business Education, Ceramic Art, Chemical Engineering, Chinese, Civil Engineering, Clothing and Sewing, Computer Science, Continuing Education, Curriculum, Dance, Dentistry, Economics, Education, Educational Administration, Educational and Student Counselling, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, English, Environmental Engineering, Fashion Design, Film, Finance, Fine Arts, Food Science, Food Technology, Foreign Languages Education, French, German, Graphic Design, Handicrafts, Health Administration, History, Home Economics Education, Horticulture, Hotel Management, Humanities and Social Science Education, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, Information Management, Information Sciences, International Business, International Relations and Diplomacy, Journalism, Korean, Labour Law, Law, Leisure Studies, Literature, Management, Marketing, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Mongolian, Multimedia, Music, Native Language Education, Natural Resources, Nursing, Nutrition, Physical Education, Physics, Political Sciences, Polymer and Plastics Technology, Primary Education, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Health, Real Estate, Russian, Science Education, Small Business, Social Welfare, Spanish, Special Education, Sports, Sports Management, Sports Medicine, Statistics, Structural Architecture, Taxation, Theatre, Tourism, Town Planning, Traditional and Complementary Medicine and Therapy, Transport Management, Visual Arts
Doctor's Degree Applied Physics, Architecture, Biological and Life Sciences, Biomedicine, Ceramics and Glass Technology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Chinese, Civil Engineering, Clothing and Sewing, Communication Arts, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Dance, Dentistry, Design, Economics, Education, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, English, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, Food Science, Food Technology, German, History, Industrial Engineering, International Business, International Relations and Diplomacy, Japanese, Korean, Law, Literature, Management, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Mongolian, Music, Nanotechnology, Natural Resources, Nursing, Nutrition, Pharmacy, Physical Education, Physics, Political Sciences, Polymer and Plastics Technology, Public Administration, Public Health, Real Estate, Science Education, Special Education, Statistics, Structural Architecture, Textile Technology, Town Planning, Writing

Dankook University alumni

  1. Ji Chang-wook

    Ji Chang-wook
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    1987-.. (age 37)
    actorfilm actortelevision actor

    Ji Chang-wook is a South Korean actor and singer. He rose to fame for playing the lead role of Dong-hae in daily drama series Smile Again (2010–2011), and has had notable lead roles in television series such as Warrior Baek Dong-soo (2011), Empress Ki (2013–2014), Healer (2014–2015), The K2 (2016), Suspicious Partner (2017), Melting Me Softly (2019), Backstreet Rookie (2020), Lovestruck in the City (2020–2021), The Sound of Magic (2022), If You Wish Upon Me (2022), The Worst of Evil (2023) and Welcome to Samdal-ri (2023–2024).

  2. Rain

    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    1982-.. (age 42)
    songwritertelevision actoractormodelrecord producer

    Jung Ji-hoon, better known by his stage name Rain (Korean: 비; IPA: ['piː]), is a South Korean singer, songwriter, dancer, actor, and record producer. Rain's musical career includes seven albums (six Korean, one Japanese), 28 singles and numerous concert tours around the world. He achieved breakthrough success with his third Korean album, It's Raining (2004), which spawned the number one single of the same name. The album sold a million copies in Asia, and established Rain as an international star.

  3. Park Bo-young

    Park Bo-young
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    1990-.. (age 34)
    actorfilm actorvoice actor

    Park Bo-young is a South Korean actress. She is best known for her leading roles in the hit films Scandal Makers (2008), A Werewolf Boy (2012) and On Your Wedding Day (2018), and the television series Oh My Ghost (2015), Strong Girl Bong-soon (2017), Abyss (2019), Doom at Your Service (2021) and Daily Dose of Sunshine (2023).

  4. Ha Ji-won

    Ha Ji-won
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    1978-.. (age 46)
    actorsingerfilm actor

    Jeon Hae-rim, better known by her stage name Ha Ji-won (Korean: 하지원) is a South Korean actress. She is best known for the historical dramas Damo (2003), Hwang Jini (2006), and Empress Ki (2013-2014), as well as the melodrama Something Happened in Bali (2004), the romantic comedy series Secret Garden (2010), The King 2 Hearts (2012) and the medical drama Hospital Ship (2017).

All 81 notable alumni

Dankook University faculties and divisions

Campus : Cheonan Campus Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Chinese, Dental Hygiene, English, French, German, Health Administration, Japanese, Laboratory Techniques, Middle Eastern Studies, Mongolian, Physical Therapy, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
College : Architecture Architecture, Structural Architecture
College : Arts Design, Handicrafts, Music, Painting and Drawing, Sculpture, Writing
College : Arts and Design Ceramic Art, Communication Arts, Dance, Design, Fashion Design, Film, Fine Arts, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts
College : Business and Economics Accountancy, Business Administration, Economics, International Business, Management
College : Convergence Technology Energy Engineering, Food Technology, Industrial Engineering, Materials Engineering, Optical Technology, Pharmacology
College : Dentistry Dentistry
College : Education Education, Foreign Languages Education, Mathematics Education, Native Language Education, Physical Education, Science Education, Teacher Training
College : Engineering Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Polymer and Plastics Technology, Software Engineering, Textile Technology
College : Foreign Languages Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Japanese, Modern Languages, Mongolian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
College : General Education Arts and Humanities
College : Health Sciences Biomedicine, Dental Hygiene, Health Administration, Health Sciences, Information Management, Laboratory Techniques, Nursing, Physical Therapy
College : Humanities American Studies, Arts and Humanities, English Studies, History, Korean, Literature, Philosophy
College : International Studies International Business, International Studies, Telecommunications Engineering
College : Law Law
College : Liberal Arts and Sciences Arts and Humanities
College : Life and Resource Science Animal Husbandry, Biotechnology, Crop Production, Environmental Studies, Horticulture, Landscape Architecture
College : Medicine Anatomy, Arts and Humanities, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biomedical Engineering, Medicine, Microbiology, Parasitology, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Social and Preventive Medicine
College : Music Music, Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments, Performing Arts, Singing
College : Natural Science Biological and Life Sciences, Biomedicine, Chemistry, Food Science, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Nanotechnology, Natural Sciences, Nutrition, Physics
College : Pharmacy Pharmacy
College : Public Service Economics, Environmental Management, Industrial Management, Military Science, Natural Resources, Psychology, Public Administration, Social Welfare
College : Social Science Advertising and Publicity, Applied Mathematics, International Relations and Diplomacy, Journalism, Media Studies, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Relations, Real Estate, Regional Planning, Social Sciences, Statistics, Town Planning
College : Sports Science Leisure Studies, Parks and Recreation, Sports, Sports Management
Graduate School : Cinematic Content Cinema and Television, Film, Writing
Graduate School : Culture, Arts and Design Art Management, Design, Fashion Design, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Performing Arts
Graduate School : Education Art Education, Business Education, Continuing Education, Curriculum, Education, Educational Administration, Educational and Student Counselling, Foreign Languages Education, Home Economics Education, Humanities and Social Science Education, Mathematics Education, Native Language Education, Pedagogy, Physical Education, Science Education, Teacher Training
Graduate School : Graduate Studies Arts and Humanities, Dentistry, Engineering, Fine Arts, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Performing Arts, Physical Education, Social Sciences
Graduate School : Industry and Business Administration Accountancy, Administration, Art Management, Business Administration, Finance, International Business, Management, Marketing, Small Business, Taxation, Tourism
Graduate School : Information and Media Technology Food Science, Information Sciences, Information Technology, Mass Communication, Nutrition, Radio and Television Broadcasting
Graduate School : Legal Studies and Public Administration Civil Law, Health Administration, Labour Law, Law, Psychology, Public Administration, Real Estate, Social Welfare
Graduate School : Policy and Business Administration Civil Engineering, Cultural Studies, Environmental Engineering, Fine Arts, Law, Management, Real Estate, Town Planning
Graduate School : Public Health and Social Welfare Dentistry, Nursing, Public Health, Social Welfare
Graduate School : Real Estate and Construction Administration, Architecture, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Landscape Architecture, Real Estate, Structural Architecture
Graduate School : Special Education Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Psychotherapy, Secondary Education, Special Education
Graduate School : Sports Science Leisure Studies, Marketing, Sports, Sports Medicine
Graduate School : TESOL Foreign Languages Education, Teacher Training

General information

Alternative names DKU
Founded 1947
Accreditation Korean Council for University Education (KCUE)
Motto Self-reliance Independence National salvation
Colors blue

Location and contacts

Address 152, Jukjeon-ro, Suji-gu
Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do, 16 890
South Korea
City population 971,000

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