Kyungnam University: Statistics


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#3190 of 14,131 In the World
#1032 of 5,830 In Asia
#54 of 193 In South Korea
#881 of 1,498 For Robotics
Top50% For 34 other topics
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Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate50%
Admissions RequirementsGraduation from high school and entrance examination
Academic CalendarMarch to February (March - August; September-February)
Full time employee470
Student:staff ratio30:1

We've calculated the 50% acceptance rate for Kyungnam 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

Kyungnam University has published 3,543 scientific papers with 48,570 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science, Quantum and Particle physics, Environmental Science, Materials Science, Organic Chemistry, and Liberal Arts & Social Sciences.


Kyungnam University majors

by publication & citation count

2,353 / 31,037
2,088 / 29,379
1,884 / 32,273
1,813 / 33,113
Computer Science
1,576 / 17,588
Quantum and Particle physics
1,555 / 19,830
Environmental Science
1,500 / 23,566
Materials Science
1,156 / 18,115
Organic Chemistry
1,094 / 23,850
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,079 / 12,585
978 / 14,865
895 / 20,439
Electrical Engineering
789 / 7,470
758 / 12,357
740 / 9,844
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
704 / 6,855
683 / 8,442
668 / 14,738
Geography and Cartography
634 / 6,792
622 / 9,831
Mechanical Engineering
597 / 6,599
576 / 10,014
573 / 7,243
480 / 7,426
465 / 5,789
Optical Engineering
455 / 5,231
Metallurgical Engineering
455 / 7,750
449 / 6,905
Political Science
429 / 5,642
427 / 2,867
423 / 6,927
421 / 5,629
Electronic Engineering
380 / 3,202
Computer Networking
356 / 2,786
345 / 4,200
Chemical Engineering
336 / 9,228
Physical chemistry
333 / 6,517
330 / 3,744
318 / 3,838
Nutrition and Food Science
316 / 7,400

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 7 19
1992 11 19
1993 15 11
1994 12 19
1995 12 30
1996 17 34
1997 34 44
1998 42 43
1999 30 67
2000 34 88
2001 51 148
2002 101 199
2003 81 225
2004 66 312
2005 129 408
2006 164 556
2007 153 740
2008 175 939
2009 197 1173
2010 174 1402
2011 164 1706
2012 203 2027
2013 194 2433
2014 160 2683
2015 186 2735
2016 152 2651
2017 120 2868
2018 125 3088
2019 150 3584
2020 152 3962
2021 140 4548
2022 155 4543
2023 113 4399
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The tuition table for Kyungnam 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 4,200,000
Graduate 5,500,000
International Undergraduate 5,500,000
International Graduate 6,500,000

Kyungnam 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 Kyungnam 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 No No No
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Master's Degree Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Business Education, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Continuing Education, Cultural Studies, Curriculum, East Asian Studies, Economics, Education, Educational and Student Counselling, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Ethics, Fine Arts, Food Science, Foreign Languages Education, Health Sciences, Humanities and Social Science Education, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, International Relations and Diplomacy, Journalism, Law, Management, Marine Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mathematics Education, Mechanical Engineering, Military Science, Naval Architecture, Police Studies, Political Sciences, Preschool Education, Protective Services, Public Administration, Real Estate, Robotics, Safety Engineering, Secondary Education, Social Welfare, Sociology, Sports, Structural Architecture, Telecommunications Engineering
Doctor's Degree Cultural Studies, East Asian Studies, Economics, Information Technology, Journalism, Military Science, Political Sciences, Protective Services, Sociology

Notable alumni

  1. Koo Jun-yup

    Koo Jun-yup
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    1969-.. (age 55)
    composerdisc jockeyrecord producersinger

    Koo Jun-yup, also known by his stage name DJ Koo, is a South Korean singer, DJ, music producer, dancer, and songwriter. He is well-known as a member of the legendary K-pop duo CLON. Koo is one of the first-generation Hallyu stars when CLON gained huge popularity internationally, most notably in Taiwan. He is also known as one of South Korea’s most renowned DJs, who has performed at the Ultra Music Festival, Ultra Korea, and World DJ Festival.

  2. Tei

    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    1983-.. (age 41)
    actorsingertelevision actor

    Kim Ho-kyung, better known by his stage name Tei (테이), is a South Korean singer. He debuted in 2004 with the album, The First Journey.

  3. Chun In-bum

    Chun In-bum
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    1958-.. (age 66)
    military officer

    Chun In-bum is a retired South Korean Army Lieutenant general and authority on Korean politics and military relations.

  4. Jin Jong-oh

    Jin Jong-oh
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    1979-.. (age 45)
    sport shooter

    Jin Jong-oh is a South Korean sports shooter who competed at the 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016 Summer Olympics. The only individual four-time Olympic champion in shooting, he is the most successful individual shooter at the Olympics, being the only athlete to have won three consecutive Olympic gold medals in an event (men's 50 metre pistol) in shooting. He holds the world record in both 10 metre air pistol and 50 metre pistol and held the final world record in 50 metre pistol until Jitu Rai broke it in 2017.

  5. Kim Hyeon-Woo

    Kim Hyeon-Woo
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    1988-.. (age 36)
    amateur wrestler

    Kim Hyeon-woo is a male wrestler from South Korea. In the 2012 Summer Olympics, Kim won the gold medal in the 66 kg Greco-Roman wrestling final.

  6. Kang Chang-hee

    Kang Chang-hee
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    1946-.. (age 78)

    Kang Chang-hee is a South Korean politician who was the Speaker of the 19th National Assembly of South Korea, succeeding acting Speaker Chung Eui-hwa on 2 July 2012, for a two-year term. Kang was a member of the Saenuri Party (New Frontier Party, formerly the Grand National Party), which holds the largest number of seats in the 2012–2016 National Assembly. He was selected as the party candidate for Speaker on 31 May 2012, which effectively guaranteed he would become Speaker. He was officially elected when the National Assembly convened on 2 July 2012, gaining 195 of 283 votes. On assuming the office of Speaker, Kang was legally required, by the National Assembly Act, to become an unaffiliated member of the National Assembly.

Kyungnam University faculties and divisions

Campus : Seoul Cultural Studies, East Asian Studies, Economics, Information Technology, Journalism, Military Science, Political Sciences, Protective Services, Sociology
College : Economics and Commerce Business Administration, Business and Commerce, E-Business/Commerce, Economics, Finance, International Business, Tourism
College : Education Art Education, Education, Foreign Languages Education, Home Economics Education, Mathematics Education, Music Education, Native Language Education, Physical Education, Preschool Education, Science Education
College : Engineering Architecture, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Fire Science, Information Technology, Marine Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Naval Architecture, Safety Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering
College : Law and Political Science International Relations and Diplomacy, Journalism, Law, Mass Communication, Military Science, Police Studies, Political Sciences, Protective Services, Public Administration, Secretarial Studies
College : Liberal Arts Arts and Humanities, Chinese, Cultural Studies, English, History, Korean, Literature, Philosophy, Psychology, Social Welfare, Sociology
College : Natural Sciences Biotechnology, Clothing and Sewing, Fashion Design, Food Science, Industrial Design, Natural Sciences, Nursing, Nutrition, Physical Therapy, Sports
Graduate School : Business Administration Business Administration, Finance, Management
Graduate School : Education Education, Secondary Education, Teacher Training
Graduate School : Engineering Engineering
Graduate School : Graduate Studies Southeast Asian Studies
Graduate School : North Korean Studies East Asian Studies
Graduate School : Public Administration International Relations and Diplomacy, Law, Police Studies, Political Sciences, Protective Services, Public Administration, Real Estate, Safety Engineering, Social Welfare, Sports, Welfare and Protective Services

General information

Alternative names KU
Founded 1946
Accreditation Korean Council for University Education (KCUE)
Motto Power, KU
Colors sky blue

Location and contacts

Address 7 Kyungnamdaehak-ro Masanhappo-gu
Changwon-si, Gyeongsangnam-do, 51767
South Korea
City population 430,000

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