Kwangwoon University Rankings

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In the World#2002 of 14178
In Asia#502 of 5833
In South Korea#36 of 193
In Seoul#19 of 39

Quick Review

Enrollment
9,807
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Private
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
Korean;English

Publications & Citations

Publications
7,996
Citations
94,184

Kwangwoon University majors

by publication count

Materials science
2,343
Computer science
1,781
Chemistry
1,327
Engineering
725
Mathematics
572
Physics
412
Psychology
177
Biology
106
Medicine
74
Environmental science
60
Business
59
Geography
40
Economics
30
Political science
16
Sociology
14
Geology
8
History
4
Art
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Engineering7669,051
Materials science91221,382
Computer science102211,952
Chemistry106726,697
Mathematics12136,129
Physics15342,465
Environmental science16101,525
Psychology17093,422
Political science1980173
Business2202489
Economics2395306
Biology26972,333
Sociology298680
Medicine3069903
Geology321143
Geography329577
History34851

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199152
1992289
19932112
19943029
19954531
19964535
19976457
199876120
1999113206
2000114256
2001136328
2002127445
2003165614
2004140724
2005201854
20062531140
20073071361
20083171778
20094142452
20104062977
20114553965
20125204943
20134975700
20144906444
20154857139
20165027402
20174377975
20184587989
201947610073
202042811860

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsGraduation from high school (vocational or training schools are not acceptable), language proficiency over TOPIK level 4 or equivalent and entrance examination (both written and spoken)
Academic CalendarMarch to February (March - August; September-February)
Enrollment9,807
Full time employee331
Student:staff ratio30:1

Tuition

Local studetnsAdmission fee, c. 950,000; tuition fee, an average 3,871,000 per semester (KRW)

Kwangwoon 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 DegreeArchitecture, Biological and Life Sciences, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Criminology, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, English, Environmental Engineering, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Information Management, Information Technology, International Business, Journalism, Korean, Law, Literature, Mass Communication, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Military Science, Physics, Public Administration, Regional Studies, Robotics, Structural Architecture, Telecommunications Engineering
Doctor's DegreeArchitecture, Biological and Life Sciences, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Criminology, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, English, Environmental Engineering, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Information Management, Information Technology, International Business, Journalism, Korean, Law, Literature, Mass Communication, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Military Science, Physics, Public Administration, Real Estate, Regional Studies, Robotics, Structural Architecture, Telecommunications Engineering, Town Planning

General info

Alternative namesKWU
광운대학교
Founded1934
WikipediaKwangwoon University
AccreditationKorean Council for University Education (KCUE)
MottoVeritas et Lux
Truth and Light
Colorsmaroon
Academic structureCollege of Electronic and Information Engineering
College of Software and Convergence
College of Engineering
College of Natural Sciences
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
College of Law and Public Policy
College of Business
Ingenium College
Affiliations and membershipsKorean Council for University Education (KCUE)
University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific (UMAP)
International Student Exchange Program (ISEP)

Location and Contacts

Address20 Kwangwoon-ro, Nowon-gu
Seoul, Seoul, 01897
South Korea
City population9,807,000
Phone+82 (2) 940 5015
Fax+82 (2) 918 5016

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