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KAIST - Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology

  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology is facing with the increasing importance of and demand for highly qualified scientists and engineers to support Korea?s industrialization, following the implementation of economic development plans since 1962. It is the now first research-oriented science and technology graduate school in Korea. Its mission is as follows: Education and training of highly qualified scientists and engineers equipped with theoretical and practical expertise. Participation in mid- to long-term government research projects and basic and applied research for the accumulation of Korea?s competitiveness in science and technology. Provision of research platforms to other research institutes and enterprises.
63
2012
60
2013
51
2014
43
2015
82.60
Overall Score
89.4
Academic Reputation
86.6
Employer Reputation
78.5
Faculty Student
100
Citations per Faculty
35
2013
16
2014
19
2015
18
2016
85.10
Overall Score
79.7
Academic Reputation
88.9
Employer Reputation
87.1
Citations per Paper
90.4
H-index Citations
36
2013
17
2014
13
2015
87.80
Overall Score
92.6
Academic Reputation
81.6
Employer Reputation
86.2
Citations per Paper
88.8
H-index Citations
6
2013
3
2013
2
2014
3
2014
3
2015
3
2015
6
2016
Asian University Rankings
96.90
Overall Score
99.1
Academic Reputation
98.4
Employer Reputation
87.5
Faculty Student
95.7
Faculty Staff with PhD
99.1
Papers per Faculty
99.6
Citations per Paper
6
2013
3
2013
2
2014
3
2014
3
2015
3
2015
6
2016
Top 50 under 50 and Next 50 under 50
82.60
Overall Score
62
Establishment Year
82.6
WUR Overall
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,241
International
133
With PhD
1,066

Number of students

9,855
Postgraduate 61%
Undergraduate 39%

Number of international students

556
Postgraduate 67%
Undergraduate 33%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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