Kwangwoon University: Statistics

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#2343 of 14,131 In the World
#699 of 5,830 In Asia
#44 of 193 In South Korea
#19 of 39 In Seoul
#178 of 1,065 For Electrical Engineering
Top50% For 17 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
45%
Enrollment
9,807
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Private
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
www.kw.ac.kr
Languages
Korean;English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate45%
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

Publications & Citations

Publications
7,190
Citations
93,337

Kwangwoon University majors

by publication & citation count

Engineering
4,065 / 49,119
Chemistry
2,928 / 43,449
Physics
2,880 / 34,083
Materials Science
2,239 / 24,330
Computer Science
1,354 / 9,945
Biology
735 / 20,222
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
619 / 4,296
Optical Engineering
560 / 6,336
Electronic Engineering
515 / 5,822
Electrical Engineering
486 / 5,191
Computer Vision
455 / 3,357
Chemical Engineering
384 / 6,355
Nanotechnology
366 / 9,019
Computer Networking
338 / 1,558
Medicine
287 / 7,050
Inorganic Chemistry
219 / 6,105
Art & Design
206 / 1,425
Condensed Matter Physics
200 / 1,227
Environmental Science
189 / 5,343
Automation and Control engineering
174 / 3,693
Mathematics
151 / 1,301
Business
146 / 2,389
Radiochemistry
141 / 3,434
Atomic and Molecular physics
141 / 761
Psychology
135 / 1,762
Organic Chemistry
115 / 2,981
Biochemistry
101 / 3,329
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
100 / 1,409
Computer Graphics
99 / 470
Biophysics
88 / 1,707
Blockchain and Cryptography
86 / 593
Computational Linguistics
83 / 411
Social Psychology
81 / 1,068
Acoustical Engineering
77 / 896
Computer Engineering
69 / 313
Telecommunications
54 / 334
Environmental Chemistry
54 / 1,352
Oncology and Cancer research
53 / 1,274
Renewable Energy Engineering
49 / 1,045
Environmental Management
47 / 1,007

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 6 2
1992 29 16
1993 23 17
1994 32 43
1995 47 43
1996 51 43
1997 68 72
1998 82 148
1999 122 238
2000 117 310
2001 142 380
2002 132 503
2003 167 688
2004 147 798
2005 209 950
2006 261 1257
2007 313 1497
2008 325 1924
2009 419 2712
2010 415 3265
2011 468 4192
2012 523 5080
2013 509 5873
2014 504 6610
2015 496 7488
2016 507 7821
2017 445 8349
2018 468 9026
2019 499 11179
2020 494 13937
2021 505 16761

Tuition

Local studetns Admission 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

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics +++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine
Engineering | IT +++
Maths | Natural Sciences +++
Master's Degree Architecture, 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 Degree Architecture, 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

Notable alumni

  1. Seol Ki-hyeon

    Seol Ki-hyeon
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Seol Ki-hyeon is a South Korean former professional footballer who played as a winger, and who currently is the manager of Gyeongnam FC. He is also the first South Korean footballer to score in the history of the UEFA Champions League, during his time at Anderlecht.

  2. Kim Nam-chun

    Kim Nam-chun
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1989-2020 (aged 31)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Kim Nam-chun was a South Korean footballer who played as a defender.

  3. Choi Soon-ho

    Choi Soon-ho
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    association football managerassociation football player
    Biography

    Choi Soon-ho is a former South Korean football manager and player.

  4. Heo Jae-won

    Heo Jae-won
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Heo Jae-won is a South Korean football player who last played for Jeonnam Dragons.

  5. Kwak Hee-ju

    Kwak Hee-ju
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Kwak Hee-Ju is a South Korean footballer who plays as a defender who last played for Suwon Samsung Bluewings.

  6. Kim Jin-sung

    Kim Jin-sung
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1999-.. (age 23)
    Enrolled in Kwangwoon University
    Studied in 2018
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Kim Jin-sung is a South Korean footballer who plays for FC Seoul as a midfielder.

General info

Alternative names KWU
광운대학교
Founded 1934
Accreditation Korean Council for University Education (KCUE)
Motto Veritas et Lux
Truth and Light
Colors maroon
Academic structure College 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 memberships Korean Council for University Education (KCUE)
University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific (UMAP)
International Student Exchange Program (ISEP)

Location and Contacts

Address 20 Kwangwoon-ro, Nowon-gu
Seoul, Seoul, 01897
South Korea
City population 9,668,000
Phone +82 (2) 940 5015
Fax +82 (2) 918 5016

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