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#4248 of 14,160In the World
#1435 of 5,829In Asia
#86 of 193In South Korea
#28 of 39In Seoul

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
15%
Enrollment
15,967
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Website
uos.ac.kr
Languages
Korean

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate15%
Admissions RequirementsGraduation from high school and entrance examination
Academic CalendarMarch to February (March - August, September- February)
Enrollment15,967
Full time employee1,250
Student:staff ratio13:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
182
Citations
2,805

University of Seoul majors

by publication & citation count

Engineering
81 / 803
Computer Science
58 / 613
Physics
29 / 134
Electronic Engineering
22 / 100
Computational Linguistics
21 / 160
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
20 / 287
Chemistry
19 / 112
Materials Science
19 / 112
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
17 / 71
Business
12 / 638
Economics
11 / 482
Medicine
11 / 208
Environmental Science
10 / 62
Computer Networking
10 / 307
Mathematics
9 / 258
Transportation Engineering
8 / 190
Optical Engineering
8 / 14
Psychology
7 / 136
Biology
7 / 62
Demography
6 / 45
Condensed Matter Physics
6 / 33
Computer Vision
6 / 29
Automation and Control engineering
5 / 101
Cardiology
5 / 34
Political Science
4 / 84
Geology
4 / 23
Nanotechnology
4 / 43
Sociology
4 / 72
Electrical Engineering
4 / 16
Structural Engineering
4 / 2
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
3 / 135
Social Psychology
3 / 95
Acoustical Engineering
3 / 1
Public Policy / Administration
3 / 9
Robotics
3 / 0
Telecommunications
2 / 1
Accounting
2 / 21
Software Engineering
2 / 0
Geography and Cartography
2 / 5
Environmental Management
2 / 10

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
200027
200151
200282
2003711
2004732
20051755
2006775
20071674
2008580
20094137
20104116
20111137
20125159
20132164
20146188
20158180
20169208
20177195
201815187
201914239
202013369

Tuition

The University of Seoul 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+
Bachelor's DegreeArts and Humanities, Business Administration, Economics, Engineering, Fine Arts, Natural Sciences, Physical Education, Public Administration, Town Planning, Urban Studies
Master's DegreeAdministration, Architectural and Environmental Design, Architecture, Biological and Life Sciences, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Design, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Energy Engineering, English, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, History, Horticulture, Information Technology, International Relations, Korean, Landscape Architecture, Literature, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Music, Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments, Nanotechnology, Philosophy, Physics, Protective Services, Public Administration, Singing, Social Welfare, Sociology, Statistics, Structural Architecture, Surveying and Mapping, Taxation, Town Planning, Transport Engineering, Transport Management, Urban Studies
Doctor's DegreeAdministration, Architecture, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Design, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Energy Engineering, English, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, History, Horticulture, Information Technology, Korean, Landscape Architecture, Literature, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Philosophy, Physics, Protective Services, Public Administration, Social Welfare, Sociology, Statistics, Structural Architecture, Surveying and Mapping, Taxation, Town Planning, Transport Engineering

Notable alumni

  1. Samuel Doe

    Photo
    Samuel Doe
    Born in
    Liberia Flag Liberia
    Years
    1951-1990 (aged 39)
    Occupations
    military officerpolitician
    Biography

    Samuel Kanyon Doe was a Liberian politician who served as the Liberian leader from 1980 to 1990, first as a military leader and later as a civilian. While a master sergeant in the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL), Doe staged a violent coup d'etat in April 1980 that left him de facto head of state. During the coup, then president William Tolbert, and much of the True Whig Party leadership were executed. Doe then established the People's Redemption Council, assuming the rank of general.

  2. Lee Bong-ju

    Photo
    Lee Bong-ju
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    long-distance runnerathletics competitor
    Biography

    Lee Bong-Ju is a South Korean marathoner.

  3. Gum Nanse

    Photo
    Gum Nanse
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1947-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    conductor
    Biography

    Gum Nanse, is a South Korea conductor. In 1977, he was the first Korean to win the prize at the Herbert von Karajan Conductors' Competition in Berlin. He is currently general director and artistic director of the Seongnam Philharmonic Orchestra and Hankyung Philharmonic Orchestra. He is also the founder and artistic director of New World Philharmonic Orchestra. He currently serves as the Principal of Seoul Arts High School. However, according to a staff from Seoul Arts High School on August 16, he was recently decided to be dismissed, and a new principal will be inaugurated on August 28. Gum Nanse spent 396 days, nearly 40% of his school working days, in Seongnam Philharmonic Orchestra, a private orchestra, for four years. He was audited by the Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education in early April, due to negligence in service and in violating the prohibition of double employment.

  4. Park Han-ki

    Photo
    Park Han-ki
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1960-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Park Han-ki is a South Korean General who served as the 41st Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the Republic of Korea Armed Forces from October 11, 2018 to September 23, 2020. Prior to his appointment, he held various positions in the Republic of Korea Army, such as the former commander of the 2nd Operational Command, the I Corps and the VIII Corps.

  5. Oh Yeong-hwan

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    Oh Yeong-hwan
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1988-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    essayist
    Biography

    Oh Yeong-hwan is a Korean firefighter, essayist and politician. He served his military duty in fire station and was hired as a firefighter in Seoul in 2010, working at the Gwangjin Fire Station, the 119 Special Rescue Team, the Seongbuk Fire Station, and the National 119 Rescue Headquarters. After retiring from the fire service in 2019, he was named the 5th Democratic Party Recruitment Personnel in 2020.

  6. Kim Chang-ho

    Photo
    Kim Chang-ho
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1969-2018 (aged 49)
    Occupations
    mountaineer
    Biography

    Kim Chang-ho was a South Korean mountain climber.

General info

Alternative namesUOS
서울시립대학교
Founded1918
AccreditationKorean Council for University Education (KCUE)
MottoTruth, Creation, Public Service
Colorsblue
Affiliations and membershipsOpen Education Consortium (OEC)

Location and Contacts

Address90 Jeonnong-dong, Dongdaemun-gu
Seoul, Seoul, 130-743
South Korea
City population9,807,000
Phone+82 (2) 2210 2114
Fax+82 (2) 2210 2121

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