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Dongguk University

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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* History Originally called the "Myeongjin School", Dongguk University was founded in 1906 by Buddhist leaders based on the ideas of advancing Buddhism and saving the nation through education. There are currently 10 graduate schools which include an AACSB (American Association of Collegiate Schools of Business) accredited MBA program and 11 colleges consisting of 56 departments and majors. * Educational Purpose Following its foundational principles of Buddhism, Dongguk aims to cultivate talented individuals with leadership skills that will contribute to realizing the ideals of the nation and mankind through research and teaching of academic theories and their application methods. Students are provided with an optimal educational environment to dedicate themselves to their studies and expand their understanding of the world. In addition, Dongguk's faculty, which is composed of top professors within their respective fields, is committed to fostering talented individuals demanded by today's society by concentrating not only within their disciplines but by extending across related fields to take an interdisciplinary approach.

This institute is rated 4 Stars based on 7 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Innovation
Inclusiveness
551-600
2014
501-550
2015
441-450
2016
  • 77.1
    Faculty Student
  • 25.3
    International Students
151-200
2017
  • 55.9
    Academic Reputation
  • 56.1
    Employer Reputation
=96
2014
77
2015
=88
2016
Asian University Rankings
  • 52.60
    Overall Score
  • 30.4
    Academic Reputation
  • 51.5
    Employer Reputation
  • 92.1
    Faculty Student
  • 73.4
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 50.6
    Citations per Paper
  • 36.6
    International Faculty
  • 63.6
    International Students
  • 73.8
    Inbound Exchange
  • 100
    Outbound Exchange
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
2,477
International
191

Number of students

18,190
Postgraduate 12%
Undergraduate 88%

Number of international students

1,899
Postgraduate 34%
Undergraduate 66%
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.