Catholic University of Korea: Statistics

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#1543 of 14,131 In the World
#431 of 5,830 In Asia
#26 of 193 In South Korea
#13 of 39 In Seoul
#86 of 1,467 For Ophthalmology
Top50% For 116 other topics
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Quick Review

Religion
Christian
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

We've calculated the 24% acceptance rate for Catholic University of Korea 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

Catholic University of Korea is a world-class research university with 37,699 scientific papers published and 526,870 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Medicine, Biology, Genetics, Pathology, Surgery, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Psychology, Radiology and Nuclear medicine, and Computer Science.

Publications
37,699
Citations
526,870

Catholic University of Korea majors

by publication & citation count

Medicine
34,570 / 483,982
Biology
29,799 / 451,838
Genetics
20,287 / 328,435
Pathology
19,420 / 291,859
Surgery
18,016 / 224,613
Chemistry
17,269 / 297,651
Biochemistry
14,321 / 259,693
Psychology
12,876 / 171,811
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
11,007 / 131,158
Computer Science
10,936 / 151,814
Engineering
10,649 / 160,968
Immunology
9,990 / 163,436
Psychiatry
9,897 / 138,493
Physics
9,550 / 138,042
Oncology and Cancer research
9,252 / 156,689
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
8,489 / 116,115
Mathematics
7,270 / 95,528
Statistics
7,019 / 93,394
Environmental Science
6,750 / 91,891
Anatomy and Physiology
6,071 / 72,919
Neuroscience
5,528 / 75,318
Organic Chemistry
5,477 / 100,626
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
4,712 / 66,970
Sociology
4,102 / 62,054
Geology
3,973 / 54,524
Optical Engineering
3,968 / 56,770
Cardiology
3,944 / 46,658
Pharmacology
3,808 / 61,202
Materials Science
3,579 / 59,994
Paleontology
3,555 / 48,802
Public Health
3,509 / 54,875
Anesthesiology
3,484 / 37,630
Demography
3,346 / 51,470
Quantum and Particle physics
3,056 / 46,023
Philosophy
2,894 / 34,650
Radiation Therapy
2,413 / 35,330
Machine Learning
2,380 / 30,322
Political Science
2,195 / 32,896
Law
2,139 / 31,808
Geography and Cartography
2,100 / 26,036

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 18 23
1991 21 14
1992 26 17
1993 34 45
1994 53 68
1995 71 93
1996 73 136
1997 96 214
1998 161 294
1999 265 387
2000 299 708
2001 338 955
2002 384 1326
2003 452 1827
2004 622 2475
2005 640 3495
2006 869 4591
2007 948 5709
2008 1055 7009
2009 1285 8511
2010 1490 10515
2011 1564 13382
2012 1872 16936
2013 2113 20787
2014 2106 24558
2015 2276 28995
2016 2290 31570
2017 2266 35959
2018 2176 35520
2019 2522 42683
2020 2743 53682
2021 2952 71101
2022 2646 72644
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 Catholic University of Korea.

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 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 80)
    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
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1952-.. (age 71)
    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 56)
    Occupations
    poetwriter
    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 67)
    Occupations
    Catholic priesttheologian
    Biography

    Augustinus Kim Jong-soo is a South Korean prelate of the Catholic Church and the current Bishop of the Diocese of Daejeon.

Catholic University of Korea faculties and divisions

College : Engineering Biotechnology, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Information Sciences, Information Technology, Mass Communication, Telecommunications Engineering
College : Humanities and Arts Arts and Humanities, History, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Religious Studies
College : International Fields American Studies, Asian Studies, Chinese, East Asian Studies, English, English Studies, French, French Studies, International Business, International Relations and Diplomacy, International Studies, Japanese, Literature
College : Medicine and Nursing Medicine, Nursing
College : Natural Sciences and Human Ecology Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Child Care and Development, Clothing and Sewing, Consumer Studies, Family Studies, Food Science, Home Economics, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Nutrition, Physics, Textile Design
College : Social Sciences Administration, Business Administration, Economics, Law, Psychology, Public Administration, Social Sciences, Social Welfare, Sociology, Special Education
College : Theology Theology
Graduate School : Business Administration Accountancy, Business Administration, Finance, Information Technology, International Business, Marketing
Graduate School : Church Music Religious Music
Graduate School : Clinical Dental Science Dental Technology, Dentistry, Orthodontics, Surgery
Graduate School : Clinical Nursing Science Nursing, Oncology
Graduate School : Counseling Psychology
Graduate School : Culture and Spirituality Bible, Cultural Studies, Religion
Graduate School : Education Foreign Languages Education, Mathematics Education, Native Language Education
Graduate School : Education, Special Education Adult Education, Continuing Education, Educational Administration, Educational and Student Counselling, Educational Technology, Home Economics Education, Humanities and Social Science Education, Preschool Education, Special Education, Vocational Education
Graduate School : Healthcare and Policy Computer Science, Health Administration
Graduate School : Life Studies Cultural Studies, Ethics
Graduate School : Public Administration Administration, Administrative Law, Asian Studies, East Asian Studies, Government, Health Administration, International Relations and Diplomacy, International Studies, Public Administration, Real Estate, Regional Planning
Graduate School : Public Health Community Health, Epidemiology, Health Administration, Nursing, Occupational Health, Public Health, Rehabilitation and Therapy
Graduate School : Social Welfare Social Welfare, Welfare and Protective Services

General information

Alternative names CUK
가톨릭대학교
Founded 1855
Accreditation Korean Council for University Education (KCUE)
Motto Truth, Love, Service
Colors blue

Location and contacts

Address 43 Jibong-ro
Bucheon, Gyeonggi-do, 14662
South Korea
City population 9,668,000

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