Pohang University of Science and Technology: Statistics

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RankRanking
#767 of 14,160In the World
#149 of 5,829In Asia
#10 of 193In South Korea
#1 of 2In Pohang
#31 of 1,418For Metallurgical Engineering
Top50%For 93 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
19%
Enrollment
3,425
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Private
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
postech.ac.kr
Languages
Korean;English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate19%
Admissions RequirementsGraduation from high school or equivalent, and competitive entrance examination
Academic CalendarMarch to December (March - June; August-December)
Enrollment3,425
Full time employee430
Student:staff ratio8:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
34,920
Citations
1,091,290

Pohang University of Science and Technology majors

by publication & citation count

Engineering
18,468 / 534,907
Physics
16,115 / 474,562
Chemistry
15,663 / 557,491
Materials Science
12,417 / 367,036
Biology
5,422 / 308,376
Computer Science
4,209 / 114,929
Nanotechnology
2,111 / 136,774
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
2,101 / 55,611
Chemical Engineering
1,994 / 76,692
Metallurgical Engineering
1,979 / 54,777
Condensed Matter Physics
1,853 / 51,251
Medicine
1,739 / 55,459
Optical Engineering
1,402 / 22,720
Automation and Control engineering
1,165 / 30,057
Inorganic Chemistry
1,160 / 67,221
Electronic Engineering
1,133 / 25,949
Computer Vision
985 / 24,030
Electrical Engineering
910 / 17,859
Biochemistry
886 / 50,451
Mathematics
845 / 24,523
Environmental Science
834 / 35,466
Atomic and Molecular physics
753 / 17,895
Molecular Biology
586 / 31,999
Quantum and Particle physics
547 / 12,507
Computer Networking
541 / 6,150
Organic Chemistry
528 / 28,570
Business
490 / 13,406
Biophysics
433 / 16,492
Art & Design
406 / 10,112
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
391 / 10,495
Computational Linguistics
387 / 4,465
Biomedical Engineering
375 / 11,056
Genetics
301 / 26,009
Oncology and Cancer research
299 / 11,839
Immunology
293 / 13,787
Blockchain and Cryptography
291 / 8,007
Machine Learning
284 / 7,910
Structural Engineering
263 / 5,877
Theoretical Physics
240 / 4,461
Demography
234 / 8,187

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990827
19913326
19923944
199371114
1994157183
1995261402
1996338666
19974451045
19984911706
19995742617
20006213687
20018035520
20028527568
200398910231
2004100013047
2005101817035
2006113620934
2007133425312
2008148431946
2009159037943
2010157742902
2011175852228
2012179361107
2013188069474
2014185676142
2015202079507
2016199283225
2017189990860
2018198887469
2019199096403
20202144110081

Tuition

The Pohang University of Science and Technology 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 DegreeBioengineering, Biological and Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Energy Engineering, Engineering, Engineering Management, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, Marine Engineering, Marine Science and Oceanography, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Physics
Doctor's DegreeBioengineering, Biological and Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Energy Engineering, Engineering, Engineering Management, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, Marine Engineering, Marine Science and Oceanography, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Physics

Notable alumni

  1. Hong Byung-hee

    Photo
    Hong Byung-hee
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1971-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    chemist
    Biography

    Hong Byung-hee is a professor of the department of chemistry at Seoul National University. Hong has developed the method of synthesizing large-scale graphene by chemical vapor deposition, which triggered chemical researches toward the practical applications of graphene. His papers reporting the large-scale growth of graphene have been intensively cited by many graphene researchers, showing the originality and the significance of his research.

  2. Young-Tae Chang

    Photo
    Young-Tae Chang
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1968-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    chemistresearcher
    Biography

    Young-Tae Chang is a South Korean chemist. He is a professor of chemistry at Pohang University of Science and Technology and Associate Director under Kim Kimoon at the Center for Self-assembly and Complexity at the Institute for Basic Science located on the POSTECH campus.

General info

Alternative namesPOSTECH
포항공과대학교
Founded1986
AccreditationMinistry of Education
MottoIntegrity, Creativity and Aspiration

Location and Contacts

AddressSan 31, Hyoja-dong, Nam-gu
Pohang, North Gyeongsang, 790-784
South Korea
City population520,000
Phone+82 (54) 279 0114
Fax+82 (54) 279 2099

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