Kookmin University Rankings

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In the World#1306 of 14178
In Asia#291 of 5833
In South Korea#23 of 193
In Seoul#14 of 39

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
75%
Enrollment
24,000
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Private
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
Korean

Publications & Citations

Publications
6,876
Citations
108,041

Kookmin University majors

by publication count

Materials science
2,366
Computer science
1,423
Chemistry
708
Engineering
579
Biology
379
Medicine
209
Mathematics
193
Physics
146
Psychology
137
Economics
123
Business
122
Environmental science
107
Geography
51
Political science
48
Sociology
25
Geology
21
History
8
Art
4
Philosophy
4

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Materials science58942,806
Economics8115,829
Engineering9236,487
Computer science102711,831
Chemistry130816,906
Business14911,379
Political science1544333
Mathematics16722,772
Biology18467,138
Psychology19622,389
Environmental science1993892
Physics2062975
Sociology2169252
Geography2295270
Medicine23962,028
Art24225
Geology2672109
History31042

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199065
19911125
1992310
19931326
19941027
19951736
19961339
19973069
19983880
199931108
200067175
200193225
200288303
2003110473
2004194673
2005165902
20061791141
20072551574
20082292021
20092952743
20103253658
20114364922
20123945536
20134487196
20144908223
20154999021
20164249332
201745310246
20184339642
201944611050
202045612710

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate75%
Admissions RequirementsGraduation from high school, or recognized equivalent, and entrance examination
Academic CalendarMarch to February (March - August; September-February)
Enrollment24,000
Full time employee700
Student:staff ratio34:1

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students$6,250$11,250
International students$6,250$11,250

Kookmin 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+++
Master's DegreeAccountancy, Advertising and Publicity, Analytical Chemistry, Architectural and Environmental Design, Art Criticism, Art History, Arts and Humanities, Asian Studies, Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Business Computing, Ceramic Art, Chinese, Cinema and Television, Civil Engineering, Communication Arts, Comparative Politics, Computer Science, Continuing Education, Cultural Studies, Curriculum, Dance, Data Processing, Design, Display and Stage Design, East Asian Studies, Eastern European Studies, Economics, Educational Administration, Educational and Student Counselling, Educational Psychology, Educational Sciences, Educational Technology, Electronic Engineering, English, Environmental Engineering, Fashion Design, Film, Finance, Food Science, Food Technology, Forest Products, Forestry, Furniture Design, Geological Engineering, Glass Art, Graphic Design, Handicrafts, History, Hydraulic Engineering, Industrial Design, Information Management, Information Technology, Inorganic Chemistry, Insurance, Interior Design, International Business, International Economics, International Relations, Jewellery Art, Korean, Law, Literature, Management, Marketing, Mass Communication, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanics, Metal Techniques, Microwaves, Music, Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments, Nanotechnology, Natural Sciences, Nutrition, Organic Chemistry, Painting and Drawing, Philosophy of Education, Photography, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Administration, Sculpture, Service Trades, Singing, Social Sciences, Sociology, Special Education, Sports, Structural Architecture, Telecommunications Engineering, Theatre, Transport Management, Visual Arts
Doctor's DegreeAccountancy, Advertising and Publicity, Analytical Chemistry, Architecture, Art Criticism, Art History, Arts and Humanities, Asian Studies, Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Business Computing, Chinese, Cinema and Television, Civil Engineering, Comparative Politics, Computer Science, Continuing Education, Cultural Studies, Curriculum, Dance, Data Processing, Design, East Asian Studies, Eastern European Studies, Economics, Educational Administration, Educational and Student Counselling, Educational Psychology, Educational Sciences, Educational Technology, Electronic Engineering, English, Environmental Engineering, Finance, Food Technology, Geological Engineering, History, Hydraulic Engineering, Information Management, Information Technology, Inorganic Chemistry, Insurance, International Business, International Economics, International Studies, Korean, Law, Literature, Management, Marketing, Mass Communication, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanics, Microwaves, Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments, Nanotechnology, Natural Sciences, Nutrition, Organic Chemistry, Painting and Drawing, Philosophy of Education, Physics, Political Sciences, Protective Services, Psychology, Public Administration, Sculpture, Service Trades, Social Sciences, Sociology, Special Education, Sports, Structural Architecture, Telecommunications Engineering, Theatre, Transport Management

General info

Alternative namesKMU
국민대학교
Founded1946
WikipediaKookmin University
AccreditationKorean Council for University Education (KCUE)
MottoC3 (Change, Chance, Challenge)
Colorsblue
Academic structureCollege of Design
College of Creative Engineering
College of Automotive Engineering
College of Computer Science
College of Business Administration

Location and Contacts

Address861-1 Jeongneung-dong, Sungbuk-gu
Seoul, Seoul, 02707
South Korea
City population9,807,000
Phone+82 (2) 910 4114
Fax+82 (2) 919 2100

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