Seoul National University Rankings

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In the World#153 of 14178
In Asia#11 of 5833
In South Korea#1 of 193
In Seoul#1 of 39
In Materials science#21 of 6,169

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
15%
Enrollment
28,378
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
snu.ac.kr
Languages
Korean;English

Publications & Citations

Publications
157,373
Citations
4,262,754

Seoul National University majors

by publication count

Medicine
34,500
Materials science
24,518
Biology
22,148
Chemistry
18,463
Computer science
14,661
Physics
8,543
Engineering
7,125
Mathematics
6,662
Psychology
3,301
Environmental science
2,910
Geology
2,170
Business
1,564
Economics
1,556
Geography
1,172
Political science
690
Sociology
461
History
189
Philosophy
111
Art
73

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Materials science19654,482
Engineering52138,179
Chemistry76518,124
Computer science104240,209
Biology120861,200
Environmental science12668,758
Medicine129723,403
Mathematics139121,642
Physics145291,535
Geology20350,111
Business22034,980
Economics25636,496
Geography30513,410
History3271,011
Psychology38480,540
Art388522
Political science4524,528
Sociology5198,380
Philosophy916144

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990316999
19913361225
19924661564
19936031964
19947292414
19959453326
199611564678
199714715871
199817787631
1999204510808
2000252715154
2001272520610
2002317428094
2003358736839
2004417648106
2005464263683
2006521279685
2007582295000
20085937113082
20096667132455
20107183155247
20117457191036
20128210224582
20138466259592
20148744287794
20159179312517
20168929321990
20179140342534
20188996318214
20199793365898
20209277405709

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate15%
Admissions RequirementsGraduation from high school or teachers' college, or equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of Education in Korea, and entrance examination
Academic CalendarMarch to February (March - June; September-February)
Enrollment28,378
Full time employee5,315
Student:staff ratio5:1

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students$3,750$3,750
International students$3,750$3,750

Seoul National University 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 DegreeAeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Aesthetics, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Anthropology, Applied Chemistry, Archaeology, Architecture, Archiving, Art Education, Art History, Art Management, Astronomy and Space Science, Bioengineering, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Biomedicine, Biophysics, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Cell Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Child Care and Development, Chinese, Civil Engineering, Classical Languages, Cognitive Sciences, Communication Studies, Comparative Literature, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Consumer Studies, Crop Production, Dentistry, Design, Earth Sciences, Economic and Finance Policy, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Energy Engineering, Engineering Drawing and Design, Engineering Management, English, Entomology, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Family Studies, Fashion Design, Food Science, Foreign Languages Education, Forestry, French, Gender Studies, Genetics, Geography (Human), German, Handicrafts, History, Home Economics Education, Horticulture, Humanities and Social Science Education, Industrial Engineering, International Relations, Korean, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Marine Engineering, Marketing, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Technology, Medicine, Meteorology, Microbiology, Music, Music Education, Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments, Musicology, Native Language Education, Naval Architecture, Neurosciences, Nursing, Nutrition, Oncology, Painting and Drawing, Performing Arts, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Political Sciences, Preschool Education, Psychology, Religious Studies, Rural Planning, Russian, Science Education, Sculpture, Singing, Social Welfare, Sociology, Spanish, Special Education, Statistics, Teacher Training, Textile Design, Town Planning, Veterinary Science, Vocational Education, Zoology
Doctor's DegreeAeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Aesthetics, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Anthropology, Applied Chemistry, Archaeology, Architecture, Archiving, Art Education, Art History, Art Management, Astronomy and Space Science, Bioengineering, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Biomedicine, Biophysics, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Cell Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Child Care and Development, Chinese, Civil Engineering, Classical Languages, Cognitive Sciences, Communication Studies, Comparative Literature, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Consumer Studies, Crop Production, Dentistry, Design, Earth Sciences, Economic and Finance Policy, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Energy Engineering, Engineering Drawing and Design, Engineering Management, English, Entomology, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Family Studies, Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Food Science, Foreign Languages Education, Forestry, French, Gender Studies, Genetics, Geography (Human), German, Handicrafts, History, Home Economics Education, Horticulture, Humanities and Social Science Education, Industrial Engineering, International Relations, Korean, Landscape Architecture, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Marine Engineering, Marketing, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Technology, Medicine, Meteorology, Microbiology, Music, Music Education, Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments, Musicology, Native Language, Native Language Education, Naval Architecture, Neurosciences, Nursing, Nutrition, Oncology, Performing Arts, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Political Sciences, Preschool Education, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Health, Religious Studies, Rural Planning, Russian, Science Education, Singing, Social Welfare, Sociology, Spanish, Special Education, Statistics, Teacher Training, Textile Design, Town Planning, Veterinary Science, Vocational Education, Zoology

General info

Alternative namesSNU
서울대학교
Founded1946
WikipediaSeoul National University
AccreditationKorean Council for University Education (KCUE)
MottoVeritas Lux Mea
The Truth is My Light
Colorsblue
Academic structureCollege of Humanities
College of Social Sciences
College of Natural Sciences
College of Nursing
College of Business Administration
College of Engineering
College of Agriculture and Life Science
College of Fine Arts
College of Law
College of Education
College of Human Ecology
College of Music
College of Medicine
College of Pharmacy
College of Veterinary Medicine
College of Liberal Studies
Graduate School of Public Health
Graduate School of Public Administration
Graduate School of Environmental Studies
Graduate School of International Studies
School of Dentistry
Graduate School of Business
Graduate School of Convergence Science and Technology
School of Law
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)

Location and Contacts

Address1 Gwanak-ro, Gwanak-gu
Seoul, Seoul, 151-742
South Korea
City population9,807,000
Phone+82 (2) 880 4447
Fax+82 (2) 880 4449

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