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Ajou University

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Ajou University, established in 1973 under the motto of "Asia's best university for the 21st century", is a leading research university with 10 colleges in Korea. Located in Suwon, about 30km south of Seoul, Ajou has 14,000 students (9,000 undergraduate, 3,500 graduate, and 1,500 in other courses). The strength in Ajou's academic programs and research lies in Engineering, IT, BT, NT, Medical Science, Business and International Studies. Ajou is widely recognized for its innovative international programs and strong support for international students and has collaborative partnership with over 200 universities in 58 countries. There is a wide range of international programs at Ajou including student and faculty exchanges, international summer school, Korean language program, etc. International students are taking courses offered in English by various majors. Today Ajou is welcoming about 750 international students a year.

651-700
2014
651-700
2015
601-650
2016
  • 55.5
    Faculty Student
301-400
2015
301-400
2016
  • 36
    Academic Reputation
  • 68.1
    Employer Reputation
  • 82.1
    Citations per Paper
  • 54.8
    H-index Citations
114
2014
=112
2015
134
2016
81-90
2016
Top 50 under 50 and Next 50 under 50
  • 1973
    Establishment Year
  • 601-650
    WUR Overall
114
2014
=112
2015
134
2016
81-90
2016
Asian University Rankings
  • 39.50
    Overall Score
  • 77.7
    Faculty Student
  • 66.8
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 34.9
    Papers per Faculty
  • 77.4
    Citations per Paper
  • 19.8
    International Faculty
  • 21.9
    International Students
  • 17.9
    Inbound Exchange
  • 19.5
    Outbound Exchange
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,286
International
56

Number of students

11,628
Postgraduate 22%
Undergraduate 78%

Number of international students

452
Postgraduate 79%
Undergraduate 21%
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.