Konkuk University Rankings

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In the World#833 of 14178
In Asia#154 of 5833
In South Korea#15 of 193
In Seoul#9 of 39

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
35%
Enrollment
21,620
Funding
Private
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Languages
Korean;English

Publications & Citations

Publications
26,165
Citations
483,822

Konkuk University majors

by publication count

Medicine
6,475
Chemistry
4,915
Biology
4,506
Materials science
3,248
Computer science
2,071
Engineering
1,020
Mathematics
688
Physics
679
Psychology
574
Environmental science
449
Economics
197
Business
174
Geography
102
Political science
58
Geology
50
Sociology
37
History
22
Art
13
Philosophy
8

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Materials science43862,278
Chemistry56084,337
Biology561120,733
Medicine60878,453
Engineering60813,440
Environmental science7367,457
Physics76316,927
Computer science100112,339
Mathematics10937,632
Psychology11189,498
Economics12102,216
Business13471,742
Geography1494802
Sociology1544715
History171723
Political science1888200
Philosophy189914
Geology2136257
Art23136

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990314
1991720
1992632
19931230
19941437
19952052
19962793
199729118
199839144
199963182
2000120241
2001151444
2002195720
20032761001
20043891617
20055272187
20067233556
20079305374
200810367295
200911389624
2010127212772
2011145717539
2012163323198
2013175327716
2014192032731
2015196937419
2016205140194
2017190143716
2018181742161
2019192850093
2020190358620

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate35%
Admissions RequirementsGraduation from high school and entrance examination
Academic CalendarMarch to December (March - June; September-December)
Enrollment21,620
Full time employee629
Student:staff ratio34:1

Tuition

Konkuk University has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

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+
Bachelor's DegreeAnimal Husbandry, Architecture, Arts and Humanities, Biological and Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Design, Economics, Education, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, Information Sciences, International Studies, Mass Communication, Natural Sciences, Political Sciences, Veterinary Science
Master's DegreeAccountancy, Actuarial Science, Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Agricultural Economics, Analytical Chemistry, Anatomy, Animal Husbandry, Applied Physics, Architectural and Environmental Design, Architecture, Architecture and Planning, Arts and Humanities, Automation and Control Engineering, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biological and Life Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Botany, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Cell Biology, Ceramic Art, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Clothing and Sewing, Communication Arts, Comparative Literature, Comparative Politics, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Conducting, Cosmetology, Curriculum, East Asian Studies, Economics, Education of the Gifted, Educational Administration, Educational and Student Counselling, Educational Psychology, Educational Technology, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Energy Engineering, English, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Fashion Design, Film, Finance, Fine Arts, Food Science, Food Technology, Foreign Languages Education, Genetics, Geography, Gerontology, Graphic Design, Handicrafts, Heritage Preservation, Histology, History, Human Resources, Immunology, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, Information Management, Information Sciences, Information Technology, Inorganic Chemistry, International Business, International Economics, International Relations, Japanese, Korean, Law, Literature, Management, Marketing, Mass Communication, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Medicine, Meteorology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Multimedia, Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments, Nanotechnology, Natural Resources, Neurosciences, Nuclear Physics, Oncology, Organic Chemistry, Pathology, Pharmacology, Philosophy, Physical Chemistry, Physical Education, Physiology, Political Sciences, Power Engineering, Preschool Education, Production Engineering, Protective Services, Public Administration, Public Health, Real Estate, Singing, Social and Preventive Medicine, Solid State Physics, Statistics, Structural Architecture, Surgery, Telecommunications Engineering, Textile Design, Thermal Engineering, Thermal Physics, Toxicology, Veterinary Science, Zoology
Doctor's DegreeAccountancy, Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Agricultural Economics, Analytical Chemistry, Animal Husbandry, Applied Physics, Architecture and Planning, Arts and Humanities, Atomic and Molecular Physics, Automation and Control Engineering, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Botany, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Cell Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chinese, Civil Engineering, Clothing and Sewing, Communication Arts, Comparative Literature, Comparative Politics, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Cosmetology, Curriculum, Design, East Asian Studies, Ecology, Economics, Education of the Gifted, Educational Administration, Educational and Student Counselling, Educational Psychology, Educational Technology, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Energy Engineering, English, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Fashion Design, Finance, Food Science, Foreign Languages Education, Genetics, Geography, Gerontology, Graphic Design, Heritage Preservation, Histology, History, Human Resources, Immunology, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Management, Information Management, Information Sciences, Information Technology, Inorganic Chemistry, International Business, International Economics, International Relations, Japanese, Korean, Law, Literature, Management, Marketing, Mass Communication, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Medicine, Meteorology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Multimedia, Nanotechnology, Neurosciences, Nuclear Physics, Oncology, Organic Chemistry, Pathology, Pharmacology, Philosophy, Physical Chemistry, Physical Education, Physiology, Political Sciences, Power Engineering, Preschool Education, Production Engineering, Protective Services, Public Administration, Public Health, Real Estate, Regional Planning, Social and Preventive Medicine, Solid State Physics, Statistics, Structural Architecture, Surgery, Telecommunications Engineering, Textile Design, Thermal Engineering, Thermal Physics, Town Planning, Toxicology, Veterinary Science, Zoology

General info

Alternative namesKU
건국대학교
Founded1946
WikipediaKonkuk University
AccreditationKorean Council for University Education (KCUE)
MottoSincerity, Fidelity, Righteousness
Colorsgreen

Location and Contacts

Address1 Hwayang-dong, Gwangjin-gu
Seoul, Seoul, 143-701
South Korea
City population9,807,000
Phone+82 (2) 450 3259
Fax+82 (2) 452 3257

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