Catholic University of Korea: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#1485 of 14,131 In the World
#412 of 5,830 In Asia
#24 of 193 In South Korea
#13 of 39 In Seoul
#37 of 1,071 For Neurosurgery
Top50% For 55 other topics

Quick Review

Religion
Christian-Catholic
Acceptance rate
24%
Enrollment
14,297
Funding
Private
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Website
catholic.ac.kr
Languages
Korean

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate24%
Admissions RequirementsGraduation from high school and entrance examination
Academic CalendarMarch to December (March - July; September-December)
Enrollment14,297
Full time employee1,030
Student:staff ratio14:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
29,131
Citations
500,315

Catholic University of Korea majors

by publication & citation count

Medicine
22,128 / 371,999
Biology
8,287 / 208,901
Surgery
4,567 / 74,127
Oncology and Cancer research
3,358 / 71,720
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
2,086 / 29,256
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
2,010 / 39,772
Pathology
1,959 / 38,213
Immunology
1,685 / 48,197
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,559 / 27,016
Chemistry
1,558 / 39,742
Psychology
1,360 / 28,728
Physics
1,355 / 26,512
Engineering
1,343 / 26,754
Demography
1,237 / 23,485
Cardiology
1,138 / 15,998
Computer Science
1,095 / 33,495
Anesthesiology
1,040 / 11,735
Molecular Biology
936 / 24,804
Pharmacology
852 / 20,816
Anatomy and Physiology
841 / 19,508
Materials Science
840 / 17,604
Health Science
829 / 15,376
Radiation Therapy
760 / 10,260
Ophthalmology
739 / 8,239
Pediatrics
695 / 9,595
Physical Therapy
549 / 8,074
Urology
517 / 6,937
Psychiatry
500 / 13,961
Genetics
467 / 11,116
Biochemistry
446 / 13,650
Dermatology
424 / 3,601
Critical Care Nursing
422 / 7,067
Virology
413 / 7,602
Epidemiology
362 / 10,324
Family medicine
353 / 3,508
Public Health
346 / 6,357
Clinical Psychology
346 / 7,340
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)
327 / 4,098
Sonography and Ultrasound
296 / 4,582
Neuroscience
296 / 6,646

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 2 1
1993 0 2
1994 10 3
1995 3 3
1996 13 7
1997 50 34
1998 126 89
1999 265 225
2000 318 661
2001 336 1097
2002 390 1787
2003 478 2560
2004 638 3639
2005 660 5191
2006 899 6967
2007 1010 8804
2008 1105 10850
2009 1424 13314
2010 1586 16452
2011 1706 21322
2012 2016 26376
2013 2353 32546
2014 2373 37685
2015 2580 42554
2016 2486 44763
2017 2528 49457
2018 2367 47301
2019 2672 56332
2020 2836 70479
2021 2867 92686

Tuition

The Catholic University of Korea has on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +
Languages | Culture | Linguistics +
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine
Engineering | IT +
Maths | Natural Sciences +
Master's Degree Arts and Humanities, Biological and Life Sciences, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Child Care and Development, Chinese, Clothing and Sewing, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Consumer Studies, East Asian Studies, Electronic Engineering, English, Environmental Engineering, Family Studies, Food Science, Foreign Languages Education, French, Health Education, History, Home Economics, Information Sciences, International Studies, Japanese, Korean, Law, Literature, Mathematics, Media Studies, Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Public Administration, Religious Studies, Social Welfare, Sociology, Statistics, Telecommunications Engineering, Textile Design, Theology
Doctor's Degree Biological and Life Sciences, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Electronic Engineering, English, Environmental Engineering, Ethics, Food Science, Foreign Languages Education, History, Information Sciences, Korean, Literature, Mass Communication, Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition, Philosophy, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Health, Religious Studies, Social Welfare, Telecommunications Engineering, Theology

Notable alumni

  1. Andrew Yeom Soo-jung

    Andrew Yeom Soo-jung
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1943-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    Andrew Yeom Soo-jung is a Korean prelate of the Catholic Church who was the Archbishop of Seoul from 2012 to 2021, while also holding the title of Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Pyongyang in North Korea. Pope Francis made him a cardinal in 2014. He was also the chairman of Catholic Peace Broadcasting Corporation (CPBC).

  2. Paul Kim

    Paul Kim
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    Paul Geun-Sang Kim is an Anglican bishop of the Diocese of Seoul and the former Primate of the Province of Korea.

  3. Kim So-yeon

    Kim So-yeon
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    writerpoet
    Biography

    Kim So Yeon is a South Korean poet. In 1993, she published her first poem “Urineun chanyanghanda” (우리는 찬양한다 We Praise) in the journal Poetry & Thought.

  4. Augustinus Kim Jong-soo

    Augustinus Kim Jong-soo
    Born in
    North Korea Flag North Korea
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    theologianCatholic priest
    Biography

    Augustinus Kim Jong Soo is a Roman Catholic prelate who serves as auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of Daejeon until his appointment as Bishop of the said diocese.

General info

Alternative names CUK
가톨릭대학교
Founded 1855
Accreditation Korean Council for University Education (KCUE)
Motto Truth, Love, Service
Colors blue
Affiliations and memberships International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
Open Education Consortium (OEC)

Location and Contacts

Address 505 Banpo-dong, Seocho-gu
Seoul, Seoul, 137-701
South Korea
City population 9,668,000
Phone +82 (2) 2164 4114
Fax +82 (2) 2164 4111

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