Kwangju Women's University Rankings

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Ranking Category
#8872 of 14,131 In the World
#3476 of 5,830 In Asia
#162 of 193 In South Korea
#6 of 8 In Gwangju

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All female
Highest Degree
Acceptance rate

* Kwangju Women's University is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Full time employee193
Student:staff ratio24:1

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 Kwangju Women's 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 No
Biology Yes Yes No
Business Yes Yes No
Chemistry Yes Yes No
Computer Science Yes Yes No
Economics Yes Yes No
Engineering Yes Yes No
Environmental Science Yes Yes No
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes No
Mathematics Yes Yes No
Medicine Yes Yes No
Physics Yes Yes No
Psychology Yes Yes No
Master's Degree Art Therapy, Clinical Psychology, Cosmetology, Dance, Educational and Student Counselling, Food Science, Korean, Law, Literature, Marketing, Nursing, Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Police Studies, Preschool Education, Psychology, Social Welfare, Social Work, Special Education, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Traditional and Complementary Medicine and Therapy, Welfare and Protective Services
Doctor's Degree Cosmetology, Preschool Education

Notable alumni

  1. An San

    An San
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    2001-.. (age 23)

    An San is a South Korean archer competing in women's recurve events. She won three gold medals at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in the women's team, mixed team and Individual events, becoming the first archer in Olympic history to do so at a single Games. An also set a new Olympic Record scoring 680 points at the Women's Individual Archery's Ranking Round. The previous record of 673 points was set by Ukrainian Lina Herasymenko at the 1996 Summer Olympics.

  2. Ki Bo-bae

    Ki Bo-bae
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    1988-.. (age 36)

    Ki Bo-bae is a South Korean recurve archer and three-time Olympic gold medalist. She was the winner of the women's team and women's individual events at the 2012 Summer Olympics and of the women's team event again at the 2016 Summer Olympics, where she also took bronze in the individual competition. Her tally of four Olympic medals places her among the most decorated archers in Olympic history.

  3. Choi Mi-sun

    Choi Mi-sun
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    1996-.. (age 28)

    Choi Mi-sun is a South Korean recurve archer. She won gold medal in the women's team event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Kwangju Women's University faculties and divisions

Department/Division : Airline Service Air Transport, Service Trades
Department/Division : Art Therapy Art Therapy
Department/Division : Beauty Science Cosmetology
Department/Division : Call Marketing Marketing
Department/Division : Childhood English Education Foreign Languages Education
Department/Division : Complementary Alternative Therapy Traditional and Complementary Medicine and Therapy
Department/Division : Counseling and Psychology Educational and Student Counselling, Psychology
Department/Division : Dancing Dance
Department/Division : Dental Hygiene Dental Hygiene
Department/Division : Early Childhood Education Preschool Education
Department/Division : Elementary Special Education Primary Education, Special Education
Department/Division : Food and Nutrition Food Science, Nutrition
Department/Division : Health Administration Health Administration
Department/Division : Hygienic and Medical Technology Hygiene, Medical Technology
Department/Division : Interior Design Interior Design
Department/Division : Language Therapy Speech Therapy and Audiology
Department/Division : Nursing Nursing
Department/Division : Occupational Therapy Occupational Therapy
Department/Division : Pharmaceutical Cosmetics Cosmetology, Information Management
Department/Division : Physical Therapy Physical Therapy
Department/Division : Police and Law Law, Police Studies
Department/Division : Secondary Special Education Secondary Education, Special Education
Department/Division : Silver Care Health Sciences, Psychology, Social Welfare, Social Work
Department/Division : Social Welfare Social Welfare
Graduate School : Education Education, Home Economics Education, Preschool Education, Psychology, Special Education
Graduate School : Graduate Studies Cosmetology, Dance, Food Science, Foreign Languages Education, Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Preschool Education
Graduate School : Social Development Art Therapy, Korean, Law, Literature, Marketing, Nursing, Police Studies, Social Welfare, Social Work, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Traditional and Complementary Medicine and Therapy, Welfare and Protective Services

General information

Alternative names KWU
Founded 1997
Accreditation Korean Council for University Education (KCUE)

Location and contacts

Address 165 Sanjeong-dong Kwangsan-gu
Gwangju-si, Gyeonggi-do, 506-713
South Korea
City population 1,490,000