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KAIST - Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology (KAIST) owes its rank of joint 41st in the QS World University Rankings® 2018 to its strong academic reputation, high number of citations per faculty and employer reputation. According to the QS World University Rankings by Subject, KAIST is particularly strong in a number of STEM subjects, such as materials science, engineering and technology, chemistry and engineering.Based in Daejeon and Seoul, South Korea, KAIST is a research intensive university. Its researchers have developed their very own electric vehicle, the OLEV, that can recharge from cables underneath the road.

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2016
=46
2017
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2018
  • 80.40
    Overall Score
  • 89.4
    Academic Reputation
  • 99.5
    Citations per Faculty
  • 87.4
    Employer Reputation
  • 70.1
    Faculty Student
  • 25.2
    International Faculty
16
2014
19
2015
18
2016
13
2017
  • 88.00
    Overall Score
  • 86.4
    Academic Reputation
  • 89.9
    Citations per Paper
  • 90
    Employer Reputation
  • 87.8
    H-index Citations
2
2014
3
2014
3
2015
3
2015
6
2016
3
2016
49
2016
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 62.10
    Overall Score
  • 71.3
    Employer Reputation
  • 88.9
    Partnerships with Employers
  • 93.4
    Graduate Employment Rate
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2014
3
2014
3
2015
3
2015
6
2016
3
2016
49
2016
Top 50 under 50 and Next 50 under 50
  • 77.90
    Overall Score
  • 1971
    Establishment Year
  • 46
    WUR Overall
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,250
International
147

Number of students

9,826
Postgraduate 62%
Undergraduate 38%

Number of international students

584
Postgraduate 67%
Undergraduate 33%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.