Kyung Hee University: Statistics

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#581 of 14,131 In the World
#99 of 5,830 In Asia
#7 of 193 In South Korea
#6 of 39 In Seoul
#123 of 1,038 For Cosmetology
Top50% For 184 other topics
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
54%
Enrollment
35,826
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Private
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
khu.ac.kr
Languages
Korean;English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate54%
Admissions RequirementsGraduation from high school and entrance examination
Academic CalendarMarch to December (March - July; August-December)
Enrollment35,826

We've calculated the 54% acceptance rate for Kyung Hee University based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

Kyung Hee University is a world-class research university with 48,820 scientific papers published and 931,502 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Biology, Chemistry, Medicine, Engineering, Physics, Biochemistry, Computer Science, Genetics, Organic Chemistry, and Environmental Science.

Publications
48,820
Citations
931,502

Kyung Hee University majors

by publication & citation count

Biology
33,082 / 703,452
Chemistry
29,948 / 659,288
Medicine
25,375 / 473,662
Engineering
25,037 / 502,521
Physics
22,299 / 449,971
Biochemistry
18,671 / 440,772
Computer Science
17,914 / 311,974
Genetics
17,294 / 389,307
Organic Chemistry
16,628 / 403,211
Environmental Science
16,035 / 319,076
Quantum and Particle physics
15,856 / 327,207
Materials Science
13,962 / 313,127
Pathology
12,739 / 246,577
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
12,197 / 206,366
Psychology
10,737 / 189,244
Mathematics
8,688 / 142,236
Geology
8,448 / 168,454
Surgery
7,527 / 102,786
Optical Engineering
7,363 / 146,575
Statistics
6,993 / 118,739
Electrical Engineering
6,852 / 137,596
Nanotechnology
6,762 / 190,104
Ecology
6,110 / 127,396
Immunology
6,058 / 127,704
Geography and Cartography
5,977 / 114,984
Psychiatry
5,846 / 98,151
Chemical Engineering
5,727 / 181,200
Paleontology
5,626 / 112,625
Political Science
5,462 / 91,614
Business
5,441 / 95,311
Law
5,311 / 89,840
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
5,260 / 81,071
Philosophy
5,157 / 73,207
Neuroscience
4,999 / 95,145
Metallurgical Engineering
4,999 / 105,798
Physical chemistry
4,835 / 109,073
Pharmacology
4,790 / 107,427
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
4,669 / 67,121
Sociology
4,238 / 81,559
Telecommunications
4,130 / 59,580

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 26 49
1991 31 62
1992 46 43
1993 55 63
1994 77 72
1995 108 105
1996 153 195
1997 175 233
1998 185 341
1999 233 458
2000 270 631
2001 364 968
2002 415 1253
2003 514 3167
2004 681 2544
2005 746 3797
2006 945 4661
2007 1073 6468
2008 1213 8064
2009 1545 10793
2010 2016 14245
2011 2281 19265
2012 2504 25676
2013 2778 32696
2014 2795 40977
2015 3103 48536
2016 2830 54712
2017 3000 62224
2018 3085 67237
2019 3299 83631
2020 3543 103757
2021 4048 138956
2022 3286 140077
Academic rankings

Tuition

The tuition table for Kyung Hee University gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Tuition Cost (KRW)
Undergraduate 4,500,000
Graduate 6,000,000
Law School 7,500,000
Medical School 15,000,000

The currency used is South Korean Won (KRW).

Kyung Hee University has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

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 Kyung Hee 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 Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine Yes Yes Yes
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Master's Degree Accountancy, Architecture, Astronomy and Space Science, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Ceramic Art, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Child Care and Development, Chinese, Civil Engineering, Clothing and Sewing, Computer Engineering, Cooking and Catering, Dance, Dentistry, Economics, Education, Electronic Engineering, English, English Studies, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Family Studies, Fine Arts, Food Science, Food Technology, French, Geography, Health Administration, History, Horticulture, Hotel and Restaurant, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, Interior Design, International Business, Japanese, Journalism, Korean, Landscape Architecture, Law, Literature, Management, Mass Communication, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Molecular Biology, Music, Musical Instruments, Nanotechnology, Neurosciences, Nuclear Engineering, Nursing, Nutrition, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Political Sciences, Polymer and Plastics Technology, Public Administration, Russian, Sociology, Spanish, Sports Management, Structural Architecture, Telecommunications Engineering, Textile Technology, Tourism, Traditional Eastern Medicine
Doctor's Degree Accountancy, American Studies, Art History, Astronomy and Space Science, Biological and Life Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Child Care and Development, Chinese, Civil Engineering, Clothing and Sewing, Computer Engineering, Cooking and Catering, Dance, Dentistry, East Asian Studies, Economics, Education, Electronic Engineering, English, English Studies, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Family Studies, Food Science, Food Technology, Geography, Health Administration, History, Horticulture, Hotel and Restaurant, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, Interior Design, International Business, Japanese, Journalism, Korean, Landscape Architecture, Law, Literature, Management, Mass Communication, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Technology, Medicine, Molecular Biology, Music, Nanotechnology, Neurosciences, Nuclear Engineering, Nursing, Nutrition, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Political Sciences, Polymer and Plastics Technology, Public Administration, Russian, Sociology, Spanish, Structural Architecture, Telecommunications Engineering, Textile Technology, Tourism, Traditional Eastern Medicine

Kyung Hee University alumni

  1. Gong Yoo

    Gong Yoo
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1979-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actormodeltelevision actor
    Biography

    Gong Ji-cheol, better known by his stage name Gong Yoo (Korean: 공유), is a South Korean actor. He is best known for his roles in the television dramas Coffee Prince (2007), Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (2016–2017), The Silent Sea (2021), and Squid Game (2021), and the films Silenced (2011), Train to Busan (2016) and The Age of Shadows (2016).

  2. G-Dragon

    G-Dragon
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1988-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    singerrecord producersongwritermodel
    Biography

    Kwon Ji-yong, also known by his stage name G-Dragon (지드래곤), is a South Korean rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur and fashion designer, known as the "King of K-pop". G-Dragon is the recipient of numerous awards, including seven Mnet Asian Music Awards, six Melon Music Awards, two Korean Music Awards, two Golden Disc Awards, two MBC Entertainment Awards, among several other awards. Additionally, he is the first and only solo artist to receive the Mnet Asian Music Award for Artist of the Year in 2013.

  3. Moon Jae-in

    Moon Jae-in
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1953-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    booksellerlawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Moon Jae-in is a South Korean former politician who served as the 12th president of South Korea between 2017 and 2022. Prior to his presidency, he served as Senior Secretary for Civil Affairs and Chief of Staff to President Roh Moo-hyun, Member of the National Assembly, and Leader of the Democratic Party of Korea.

  4. Rain

    Rain
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1982-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    television actorsongwriterfilm actorsingerdancer
    Biography

    Jung Ji-hoon, better known by his stage name Rain (Korean: 비; IPA: ['piː]), is a South Korean singer, songwriter, dancer, actor, and record producer. Rain's musical career includes seven albums (six Korean, one Japanese), 28 singles and numerous concert tours around the world. He achieved breakthrough success with his third Korean album, It's Raining (2004), which spawned the number one single of the same name. The album sold a million copies in Asia, and established Rain as an international star.

All 100 notable alumni

Kyung Hee University faculties and divisions

College : Applied Sciences Applied Chemistry, Applied Mathematics, Applied Physics, Astronomy and Space Science
College : Arts and Design Acting, Cinema and Television, Computer Graphics, Dance, Fashion Design, Film, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Landscape Architecture, Textile Design
College : Dentistry Dental Hygiene, Dental Technology, Dentistry, Oral Pathology, Orthodontics, Periodontics
College : Electronics and Information Biomedical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Technology, Telecommunications Engineering
College : Engineering Architecture, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Industrial Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Structural Architecture
College : Fine Arts Fine Arts, Painting and Drawing, Sculpture
College : Foreign Language and Literature Chinese, English, English Studies, French, Japanese, Korean, Literature, Russian, Spanish
College : Human Ecology Child Care and Development, Clothing and Sewing, Food Science, Home Economics, Interior Design, Nutrition
College : Humanities Arts and Humanities, English, History, Korean, Linguistics, Literature, Philosophy, Translation and Interpretation
College : International Studies International Studies
College : Korean Medicine Traditional Eastern Medicine
College : Law Administrative Law, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Fiscal Law, International Law, Labour Law, Law, Maritime Law, Public Administration, Public Law
College : Life Sciences Biotechnology, Botany, Environmental Studies, Food Science, Genetics, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Traditional Eastern Medicine
College : Management Accountancy, Management
College : Medicine Anaesthesiology, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Biology, Biophysics, Cell Biology, Dermatology, Embryology and Reproduction Biology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Genetics, Haematology, Health Administration, Histology, Immunology, Medical Parasitology, Medicine, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Otorhinolaryngology, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Plastic Surgery, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Radiology, Social and Preventive Medicine
College : Music Music, Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments, Singing
College : Nursing Nursing
College : Pharmacy Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Traditional and Complementary Medicine and Therapy
College : Physical Education Management, Physical Education, Sports, Sports Management, Sports Medicine
College : Political Science and Economics Accountancy, Administration, American Studies, Banking, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Communication Studies, Comparative Politics, Comparative Sociology, East Asian Studies, Econometrics, Economic and Finance Policy, Economic History, European Studies, Finance, Government, Health Administration, History of Societies, Human Resources, Industrial and Production Economics, Industrial Management, International Business, International Economics, International Relations and Diplomacy, International Studies, Journalism, Labour and Industrial Relations, Management, Management Systems, Marketing, Political Sciences, Public Administration, Social Policy, Social Studies, Sociology, Taxation
College : Science Applied Chemistry, Applied Mathematics, Applied Physics, Atomic and Molecular Physics, Biology, Botany, Cell Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Inorganic Chemistry, Mathematics, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Natural Sciences, Nuclear Physics, Optics, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Physics, Solid State Physics, Statistics, Thermal Physics, Virology, Zoology
College : Tourism and Hotel Management Cooking and Catering, English, Hotel Management, Japanese, Tourism, Translation and Interpretation
Department/Division : Global Eminence Business Administration, International Business, Management
Graduate School : Art and Fusion Design Design, Fine Arts
Graduate School : Biotechnology Biotechnology
Graduate School : Business Accountancy, Business Administration, Finance, Fiscal Law, International Economics, Management, Marketing, Retailing and Wholesaling, Taxation
Graduate School : Dentistry Dentistry
Graduate School : East-West Medicine Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Health Administration, Immunology, Neurology, Nutrition, Oncology, Traditional Eastern Medicine
Graduate School : Education Agricultural Education, Art Education, Business Education, Computer Education, Education, Educational Administration, Educational Psychology, Educational Technology, Ethics, Foreign Languages Education, Humanities and Social Science Education, Mathematics Education, Native Language Education, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Science Education
Graduate School : Graduate Studies Accountancy, Agronomy, Architecture, Astronomy and Space Science, Biology, Ceramic Art, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Chinese, Civil Engineering, Clothing and Sewing, Computer Engineering, Dance, Economics, Electronic Engineering, English, Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, Food Science, Food Technology, Forestry, French, Genetics, Geography, History, Home Economics, Horticulture, Industrial Engineering, International Business, Japanese, Korean, Landscape Architecture, Law, Literature, Management, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Music, Nuclear Engineering, Nursing, Nutrition, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Public Administration, Sociology, Spanish, Textile Technology, Traditional Eastern Medicine
Graduate School : International Legal Affairs Commercial Law, European Union Law, Fiscal Law, Insurance, International Law, Maritime Law
Graduate School : Journalism and Mass Communication Communication Studies, Journalism, Mass Communication, Media Studies
Graduate School : Medicine Medicine
Graduate School : Pan-Pacific International Studies Government, Information Technology, International Business, International Economics, Latin American Studies, Marketing
Graduate School : Peace Studies Comparative Politics, East Asian Studies, Peace and Disarmament, Social Welfare
Graduate School : Physical Education Physical Education, Sports
Graduate School : Public Policy and Civic Engagement Government, Health Administration, Public Administration, Social Welfare
Graduate School : Technology Management Engineering Management
Graduate School : Tourism Cooking and Catering, Hotel and Restaurant, Hotel Management, Leisure Studies, Tourism
School : Dance Dance
School : East-West Medical Science Medicine
School : Law Law

General information

Alternative names KHU
경희대학교
Founded 1949
Accreditation Korean Council for University Education (KCUE)
Motto Creating a Civilized World
Colors crimson

Location and contacts

Address 26, Kyungheedae-ro Dongdaemoon-gu
Seoul, 02447
South Korea
City population 9,668,000

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