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Kyungpook National University

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Kyungpook National University (KNU) was founded in the spirit of truth, pride, and service: pursuing truth through academic study; developing pride as a member of the University and future leader; and inspiring service towards the modernization and development of society based on the skills acquired through university life. The primary aims of the University are to offer education for those who desire to make significant contributions to society, provide them with knowledge in their major fields, and encourage them in independent thinking and research. The University also seeks to nurture in all students a deeper understanding of humanity and nature, a broader perspective regarding social phenomena, and a creative and imaginative outlook on life. As of October 2004, the University has 15 colleges and 10 graduate schools with 17,299 students enrolled on bachelor programs, 4,291 on master programs, and 1,107 studying for Ph.D.s, plus 895 professors and 596 administrative staff. To foster an educational and research environment, the University also supports 27 auxiliary educational facilities and 54 research institutes.
551-600
2014
601-650
2015
651-700
2016
  • 21.5
    Citations per Faculty
151-200
2017
  • 46.8
    Academic Reputation
  • 75.8
    Citations per Paper
  • 68.5
    Employer Reputation
  • 67.5
    H-index Citations
=85
2014
94
2015
102
2016
Asian University Rankings
  • 47.30
    Overall Score
  • 42.6
    Academic Reputation
  • 44.4
    Employer Reputation
  • 44.2
    Faculty Student
  • 91.4
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 44.2
    Papers per Faculty
  • 61.2
    Citations per Paper
  • 23.6
    International Faculty
  • 17.9
    International Students
  • 9.3
    Inbound Exchange
  • 16.9
    Outbound Exchange
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
2,062
International
106

Number of students

27,388
Postgraduate 18%
Undergraduate 82%

Number of international students

885
Postgraduate 53%
Undergraduate 47%
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.