Sogang University: Statistics

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#1235 of 14,131 In the World
#317 of 5,830 In Asia
#18 of 193 In South Korea
#11 of 39 In Seoul
#319 of 1,017 For Database Administration
Top50% For 105 other topics
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Quick Review

Religion
Christian
Enrollment
9,227
Male:Female Ratio
55:45
Funding
Private
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
sogang.ac.kr
Languages
Korean
Acceptance rate
33%*

* Sogang University is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsGraduation from high school or equivalent, and entrance examination
Academic CalendarMarch to December (March - July; August-December)
Enrollment9,227
Full time employee755
Student:staff ratio12:1

Research profile

Sogang University is a world-class research university with 13,397 scientific papers published and 200,077 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Quantum and Particle physics, Biology, Materials Science, Computer Science, Organic Chemistry, Environmental Science, and Liberal Arts & Social Sciences.

Publications
13,397
Citations
200,077

Sogang University majors

by publication & citation count

Engineering
9,025 / 135,095
Physics
8,993 / 139,983
Chemistry
7,807 / 136,064
Quantum and Particle physics
7,027 / 110,092
Biology
6,537 / 119,871
Materials Science
5,625 / 95,964
Computer Science
5,535 / 70,070
Organic Chemistry
4,665 / 86,899
Environmental Science
4,347 / 66,238
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
3,957 / 48,401
Biochemistry
3,707 / 77,110
Mathematics
2,930 / 34,674
Optical Engineering
2,873 / 44,879
Medicine
2,859 / 49,926
Electrical Engineering
2,713 / 34,455
Genetics
2,671 / 52,982
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
2,495 / 30,683
Nanotechnology
2,437 / 50,294
Business
2,382 / 32,567
Philosophy
2,220 / 25,775
Statistics
2,192 / 27,810
Chemical Engineering
2,040 / 45,064
Geology
1,961 / 30,931
Psychology
1,932 / 30,829
Telecommunications
1,850 / 18,002
Physical chemistry
1,839 / 34,941
Geography and Cartography
1,803 / 23,204
Economics
1,766 / 20,648
Political Science
1,749 / 21,922
Metallurgical Engineering
1,672 / 28,776
Law
1,669 / 21,189
Computer Networking
1,557 / 15,078
Ecology
1,556 / 24,292
Computer Vision
1,380 / 14,178
Mechanical Engineering
1,371 / 15,391
Linguistics
1,327 / 14,664
Astrophysics and Astronomy
1,108 / 17,590
Sociology
1,107 / 14,727
Paleontology
1,101 / 16,069
Electronic Engineering
1,081 / 11,071

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 27 39
1991 27 72
1992 41 57
1993 40 53
1994 81 135
1995 79 192
1996 130 247
1997 142 314
1998 160 489
1999 176 545
2000 189 681
2001 225 879
2002 233 1085
2003 240 1325
2004 302 1733
2005 259 2112
2006 315 2715
2007 371 3155
2008 467 3765
2009 554 4559
2010 544 5284
2011 665 6568
2012 724 7801
2013 728 8992
2014 692 10004
2015 780 11210
2016 691 11534
2017 686 12498
2018 613 13512
2019 694 15786
2020 713 17902
2021 775 23260
2022 668 22127
Academic rankings

Tuition

Local studetns Undergraduate, 3,629,000-4,742,000 per semester; Graduate, 4,635,000-9,130,000 per semester (KRW)

Sogang 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 Sogang 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 Advertising and Publicity, American Studies, Bioengineering, Biological and Life Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Chinese, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, East Asian Studies, Economics, Electronic Engineering, English, Film, French, Gender Studies, German, History, Information Sciences, Information Technology, International Business, International Relations and Diplomacy, International Studies, Journalism, Korean, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Media Studies, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Protective Services, Psychology, Public Relations, Religious Studies, Sociology, Southeast Asian Studies, Theatre, Theology
Doctor's Degree Advertising and Publicity, Bioengineering, Biological and Life Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, East Asian Studies, Economics, Electronic Engineering, English, Film, Finance, Foreign Languages Education, French, German, History, Information Sciences, International Relations and Diplomacy, International Studies, Journalism, Korean, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Media Studies, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Protective Services, Psychology, Public Relations, Religious Studies, Sociology, Theatre, Theology

Sogang University alumni

  1. Park Geun-hye

    Park Geun-hye
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1952-.. (age 71)
    Enrolled in Sogang University
    In 1974 graduated with bachelor's degree in electronic engineering
    Occupations
    politicianinternational forum participant
    Biography

    Park Geun-hye is a South Korean politician who served as the 11th president of South Korea from 2013 to 2017, when she was impeached and convicted on related corruption charges.

  2. Park Chan-wook

    Park Chan-wook
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1963-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    film producerscreenwriterpoliticianfilm directorfilm critic
    Biography

    Park Chan-wook is a South Korean film director, screenwriter, producer, and former film critic. He is considered one of the most prominent filmmakers of South Korean cinema as well as world cinema in 21st century. His films have gained notoriety for their cinematography and framing, black humor and often brutal subject matter.

  3. Park Eun-bin

    Park Eun-bin
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1992-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actortelevision actorstage actor
    Biography

    Park Eun-bin is a South Korean actress. She began her career as a child model in 1996, and made her small screen debut as a child actress in 1998'sWhite Nights 3.98. She is known for her lead roles in the television series Hello, My Twenties! (2016–2017), Hot Stove League (2019–2020), Do You Like Brahms? (2020), The King's Affection (2021), and Extraordinary Attorney Woo (2022).

  4. Nam Ji-hyun

    Nam Ji-hyun
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1995-.. (age 28)
    Occupations
    modelfilm actoractor
    Biography

    Nam Ji-hyun is a South Korean actress who successfully transitioned from being one of the industry's premiere child artists to an acclaimed lead, well-loved for her roles in Queen Seondeok, Suspicious Partner, 100 Days My Prince, and 365: Repeat the Year.

All 16 notable alumni

Sogang University faculties and divisions

Graduate School : Business Business Administration
Graduate School : Economics Economics
Graduate School : Education Education
Graduate School : Graduate Studies Bioengineering, Biological and Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Chinese, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Economics, Electronic Engineering, English, French, Gender Studies, German, History, Korean, Literature, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Molecular Biology, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology, Southeast Asian Studies
Graduate School : Information Technology Information Technology
Graduate School : International Studies East Asian Studies, Finance, International Business, International Relations and Diplomacy, International Studies
Graduate School : Law Law
Graduate School : Mass Communication Mass Communication
Graduate School : Media Communications Mass Communication, Media Studies
Graduate School : MOT (Management of Technology) Management, Technology
Graduate School : Public Policy Public Administration
Graduate School : Theology Theology
School : Business Administration Business Administration
School : Communication Mass Communication
School : Economics Economics
School : Engineering Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Molecular Biology
School : Humanities and International Cultures American Studies, Asian Studies, Chinese, East Asian Studies, English, English Studies, French Studies, German, Germanic Studies, History, Japanese, Korean, Linguistics, Literature, Philosophy, Religious Studies
School : Integrated Knowledge East Asian Studies, Fine Arts, International Studies, Technology
School : Interdisciplinary Programmes Biotechnology, Economics, Educational Sciences, Gender Studies, Leadership, Media Studies, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Religion, Science Education, Theology
School : Natural Sciences Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics
School : Social Sciences Political Sciences, Psychology, Sociology

General information

Alternative names 서강대학교
Founded 1960
Accreditation Ministry of Education; Korean Council for University Education (KCUE)
Motto Be proud of Sogang, as Sogang is proud of you
Colors cardinal red

Location and contacts

Address 35 Baekbeom-ro Mapo-gu
Seoul, 04107
South Korea
City population 9,668,000

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