KAIST Rankings

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In the World#288 of 14178
In Asia#28 of 5833
In South Korea#2 of 193
In Daejeon#1 of 10
In Engineering#45 of 6,666

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
20%
Enrollment
7,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor

Publications & Citations

Publications
74,588
Citations
1,771,217

KAIST majors

by publication count

Materials science
19,983
Computer science
17,568
Chemistry
8,746
Engineering
7,437
Mathematics
5,038
Physics
4,488
Biology
3,841
Medicine
1,004
Business
885
Psychology
828
Economics
679
Environmental science
474
Geology
287
Geography
177
Political science
119
Sociology
98
Art
30
History
23
Philosophy
15

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Materials science38481,614
Engineering43154,552
Computer science87278,541
Chemistry176292,308
Mathematics177100,421
Business30624,189
Physics40269,320
Biology408196,090
Economics53312,749
Political science5713,027
Psychology67327,856
Environmental science7357,461
Geology9083,138
Sociology11081,574
Medicine118815,661
Geography13171,108
Art132339
Philosophy164223
History168325

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19904761522
19915461803
19925802260
19936652862
19947453207
19958503820
199610364516
199711975218
199811756282
199913828273
200015199868
2001158912862
2002150616004
2003160119299
2004178924290
2005189430152
2006212237077
2007227342150
2008248448799
2009294357113
2010326165622
2011337480753
2012343993505
20133673110624
20143715123333
20154093131923
20163963135586
20173998144511
20184070132896
20194271151535
20203907161591

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate20%
Enrollment7,500

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities+
Business | Politics | Social Sciences+
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine
Engineering | IT+
Maths | Natural Sciences+

General info

Founded1971
WikipediaKAIST
AccreditationMinistry of Education of Korea
MottoEducation for the World, Research for the Future

Location and Contacts

Address373-1 Guseong-dong, Yuseong-gu
Daejeon, Daejeon, 305-701
South Korea
City population1,475,000
Phone+82 (42) 869 2114
Fax+82 (42) 869 2110

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