Kyungpook National University: Statistics

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#772 of 14,131 In the World
#147 of 5,830 In Asia
#9 of 193 In South Korea
#1 of 3 In Daegu
#130 of 1,120 For Plastic Surgery
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
13%
Enrollment
38,616
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Website
knu.ac.kr
Languages
Korean

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate13%
Admissions RequirementsGraduation from high school or foreign equivalent, and competitive entrance examination
Academic CalendarMarch to February (March - June; September-February)
Enrollment38,616

We've calculated the 13% acceptance rate for Kyungpook National 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

Kyungpook National University is a world-class research university with 46,238 scientific papers published and 759,255 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Chemistry, Biology, Engineering, Physics, Medicine, Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry, Environmental Science, Quantum and Particle physics, and Computer Science.

Publications
46,238
Citations
759,255

Kyungpook National University majors

by publication & citation count

Chemistry
30,563 / 585,126
Biology
30,126 / 556,557
Engineering
26,474 / 430,449
Physics
23,971 / 401,536
Medicine
20,357 / 344,447
Biochemistry
18,027 / 389,405
Organic Chemistry
17,431 / 362,985
Environmental Science
17,414 / 283,944
Quantum and Particle physics
16,520 / 282,449
Computer Science
16,407 / 215,322
Genetics
16,123 / 314,487
Materials Science
15,631 / 280,376
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
9,620 / 135,483
Pathology
9,369 / 164,439
Geology
9,214 / 149,269
Optical Engineering
8,017 / 118,459
Psychology
7,559 / 119,380
Mathematics
7,289 / 95,038
Electrical Engineering
7,195 / 83,398
Ecology
6,778 / 109,600
Metallurgical Engineering
6,577 / 129,204
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
6,164 / 61,314
Geography and Cartography
5,988 / 80,972
Statistics
5,893 / 82,510
Paleontology
5,832 / 98,997
Surgery
5,621 / 77,959
Chemical Engineering
5,517 / 140,935
Nanotechnology
5,304 / 112,816
Immunology
5,024 / 100,322
Telecommunications
4,733 / 49,284
Botany
4,574 / 75,728
Physical chemistry
4,415 / 96,569
Philosophy
4,256 / 51,941
Psychiatry
3,816 / 66,030
Business
3,767 / 45,131
Mechanical Engineering
3,727 / 46,195
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
3,674 / 45,045
Nuclear Physics
3,493 / 72,234
Computer Vision
3,322 / 30,604
Neuroscience
3,312 / 57,017

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 54 131
1991 53 107
1992 50 152
1993 89 168
1994 121 202
1995 145 283
1996 198 385
1997 286 537
1998 320 645
1999 337 962
2000 474 1315
2001 548 1669
2002 684 2402
2003 825 3517
2004 894 4055
2005 1044 5962
2006 1203 7329
2007 1341 9333
2008 1428 11621
2009 1587 14655
2010 1736 17084
2011 1817 20930
2012 2022 25577
2013 2107 30431
2014 2374 34869
2015 2481 39319
2016 2451 43073
2017 2674 47679
2018 2606 50518
2019 2780 60827
2020 3238 75140
2021 3626 101442
2022 3221 103469
Academic rankings

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 Kyungpook National 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 Actuarial Science, Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Agricultural Business, Agricultural Economics, Animal Husbandry, Anthropology, Archaeology, Architecture, Archiving, Art Therapy, Astronomy and Space Science, Automotive Engineering, Bioengineering, Biological and Life Sciences, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Child Care and Development, Chinese, Civil Engineering, Classical Languages, Clothing and Sewing, Communication Arts, Computer Engineering, Computer Graphics, Computer Science, Dentistry, Ecology, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Energy Engineering, English, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Family Studies, Fashion Design, Finance, Fishery, Food Science, Foreign Languages Education, Forestry, French, Geography (Human), Geology, German, Graphic Design, History, Home Economics Education, Horticulture, Humanities and Social Science Education, Industrial Engineering, Information Sciences, Information Technology, International Business, Japanese, Journalism, Korean, Landscape Architecture, Law, Leisure Studies, Library Science, Literature, Mass Communication, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Measurement and Precision Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Technology, Medicine, Meteorology, Multimedia, Music, Nanotechnology, Native Language Education, Nursing, Nutrition, Paper Technology, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Political Sciences, Protective Services, Psychology, Public Administration, Robotics, Russian, Science Education, Social Welfare, Sociology, Software Engineering, Statistics, Structural Architecture, Telecommunications Engineering, Textile Design, Textile Technology, Veterinary Science, Wood Technology
Doctor's Degree Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Agricultural Economics, Animal Husbandry, Anthropology, Archaeology, Architecture, Archiving, Art Therapy, Astronomy and Space Science, Automotive Engineering, Bioengineering, Biological and Life Sciences, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Child Care and Development, Chinese, Civil Engineering, Classical Languages, Clothing and Sewing, Communication Arts, Computer Engineering, Computer Graphics, Dentistry, Ecology, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Energy Engineering, English, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Family Studies, Food Science, Foreign Languages Education, Forestry, French, Geography, Geology, German, Graphic Design, History, Home Economics Education, Horticulture, Humanities and Social Science Education, Industrial Engineering, Information Sciences, Information Technology, International Business, Japanese, Journalism, Korean, Landscape Architecture, Law, Leisure Studies, Library Science, Literature, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Medical Technology, Medicine, Meteorology, Multimedia, Music, Native Language Education, Nursing, Nutrition, Paper Technology, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Health, Robotics, Russian, Science Education, Social Welfare, Sociology, Software Engineering, Statistics, Structural Architecture, Telecommunications Engineering, Textile Technology, Veterinary Science, Welfare and Protective Services, Wood Technology

Notable alumni

  1. Kim Jae-gyu

    Kim Jae-gyu
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1926-1980 (aged 54)
    Occupations
    spypolitician
    Biography

    Kim Jae-gyu was a South Korean politician, army lieutenant general and the director of the Korean Central Intelligence Agency. He assassinated South Korean President Park Chung-hee—who had been one of his closest friends—on October 26, 1979, and was subsequently executed by hanging on May 24, 1980.

  2. Lee Chang-dong

    Lee Chang-dong
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1954-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    writerscreenwriternovelistpoliticianfilm director
    Biography

    Lee Chang-dong is a South Korean film director, screenwriter, and novelist. He has directed six feature films: Green Fish (1997), Peppermint Candy (2000), Oasis (2002), Secret Sunshine (2007), Poetry (2010), and Burning (2018). Burning became the first Korean film to make it to the 91st Academy Awards' final nine-film shortlist for Best Foreign Language Film. Burning also won the Fipresci International Critics' Prize at the 71st Cannes Film Festival, Best Foreign Language Film in Los Angeles Film Critics Association, and Best Foreign Language Film in Toronto Film Critics Association.

  3. Uhm Ji-won

    Uhm Ji-won
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1977-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    stage actorfilm actoractor
    Biography

    Uhm Ji-won is a South Korean actress.

  4. Seo Min-woo

    Seo Min-woo
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1985-2018 (aged 33)
    Occupations
    modelfilm actorsinger
    Biography

    Seo Min-woo was a South Korean idol singer and actor. He was a member of the South Korean boy band 100% under the label of TOP Media, as the leader and vocalist.

  5. Jung Dong-ha

    Jung Dong-ha
    Years
    1980-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Jung Dong-ha is a South Korean singer, musical actor, radio personality and a vocal major professor at Kyungpook National University. Jung joined as a vocalist of South Korean rock band Boohwal in 2005, after releasing three albums with Boohwal Jung left the band in 2014.

  6. Kim Kyeong-ae

    Kim Kyeong-ae
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1994-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    curler
    Biography

    Kim Kyeong-ae, nicknamed "Steak" is a South Korean curler. She currently plays third on Team Kim Eun-jung. The Kim team represented South Korea at the 2018 Winter Olympics, where they won a silver medal.

  7. Youngsook Park

    Youngsook Park
    Years
    1955-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    futurist
    Biography

    Youngsook Park is a leading futurist from South Korea She serves as Chair of Millennium Project Korea Node. She also represents several global futures research organizations such as TechCastGlobal, and Davinci Institute. She has been Information Officer of the British Embassy Seoul and Director of Public Diplomacy of the Australian Embassy Seoul (2000–2010) where she was trained as a futurist by attending World Future Society conferences, and other futurists meetings. Park is known for bringing global futurists to Korea for the last 30 years, and is a co-organizer of Korea Future Forum along with News1, a Korean news agency, inviting famous futurists to Seoul to speak on futures.

  8. Yong Seung Cho

    Yong Seung Cho
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1949-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    mathematician
    Biography

    Yong Seung Cho is a South Korean educator and mathematician. He completed a Ph.D. in mathematics in 1987 at the University of Chicago. His research interests include geometric topology, Yang-Mills Theory, Seiberg-Witten Theory, Gromov-Witten Theory, and Quantum cohomology of symplectic manifolds. His teaching career includes Chungbuk National University, Kyungpook National University, Brandeis University, and Ewha Womans University. Currently he teaches at Sungkyunkwan University as Invited Professor. In 2003, he was elected as President of the Korean Mathematical Society (KMS), and at the position, he played a pivotal role in establishing the National Institute for Mathematical Sciences (NIMS) in South Korea, the first national mathematical research center directly funded by the South Korean government. In 2005, he was selected as the first President of NIMS, and immediately began to set-up fundamental foundation of the NIMS to be innovative hub of the mathematical researches contributing to South Korea's overall scientific and industrial competitiveness.

Kyungpook National University faculties and divisions

College : Agriculture and Life Sciences Agriculture, Agronomy, Forest Products, Forestry, Horticulture, Landscape Architecture
College : Economics and Commerce Business and Commerce, Economics
College : Education Education
College : Engineering Architecture, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Chemistry, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Organic Chemistry, Polymer and Plastics Technology
College : Human Ecology Clothing and Sewing, Ecology, Food Science, Home Economics, Nutrition, Textile Technology
College : Humanities Anthropology, Archaeology, Arts and Humanities, Chinese, English, French, German, History, Japanese, Korean, Modern Languages, Philosophy, Russian
College : Law Law, Public Administration
College : Music and Visual Arts Music, Visual Arts
College : Natural Sciences Astronomy and Space Science, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Genetics, Geology, Mathematics, Microbiology, Natural Sciences, Physics
College : Social Sciences Geography, Information Sciences, International Relations and Diplomacy, Journalism, Library Science, Political Sciences, Psychology, Social Sciences
Graduate School : Agricultural Development Agriculture
Graduate School : Business Administration Business Administration
Graduate School : Education Education
Graduate School : Industry Industrial Engineering
Graduate School : International Study International Studies
Graduate School : Public Administration Public Administration
Graduate School : Public Health Public Health
Institute : Agricultural Science and Technology Agricultural Engineering
Institute : Basic Sciences Natural Sciences
Institute : Cancer Research Oncology
Institute : Economics and Management Research Economics, Management
Institute : Electronic Technology Electronic Engineering
Institute : Environment and Open Space Environmental Studies
Institute : Environmental Science Environmental Studies
Institute : Genetic Engineering Genetics
Institute : Humanities Arts and Humanities
Institute : Industrial Technology Research Industrial Engineering
Institute : Medical Research Medicine
Institute : Nursing Nursing
Institute : Pacific Rim Studies Pacific Area Studies
Institute : Peace Research Peace and Disarmament
Institute : Philosophy and Korean Studies Philosophy, Regional Studies
Institute : Physical Education and Sports Science Research Physical Education, Sports
Institute : Science Education Research Science Education
Institute : Social Sciences Research Social Sciences
Institute : Topology and Geometry Research Mathematics, Surveying and Mapping
Institute : Veterinary Science Veterinary Science
School : Dentistry Dentistry
School : Medicine Medicine, Nursing
School : Veterinary Science Veterinary Science

General information

Alternative names 경북대학교
Founded 1946
Accreditation Korean Council for University Education (KCUE)
Motto Truth, Pride, Service
Colors maroon

Location and contacts

Address 80 Daehakro, Bukgu
Daegu, 41566
South Korea
City population 2,444,000

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