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Yonsei University

  • QS World University Rankings
    85
  • StatusPrivate
  • Research OutputVery High
  • Student/Faculty Ratio7
  • International Students5,046
  • SizeL
  • Total Faculty3,660

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Yonsei University, established in 1885 as the first Western institution of learning in Korea, is the leading university located in the heart of Seoul. The University’s mission is to educate leaders who will contribute to humanity in the spirit of “truth and freedom” and to foster education, research, medical care, and social contribution in the global community. Today, Yonsei University houses comprehensive undergraduate and graduate programs along with extensive research and medical facilities, enrolling over 38,000 students across four campuses. Yonsei University’s extensive global network and intensive collaboration with over 660 partners exemplify its global outreach and accessibility as a key contributor in East Asia and the world.
Yonsei University makes significant contributions in all major academic research areas, including the fields of medicine, biochemistry, human health, engineering, materials science, chemistry, and neuroscience, as well as the areas of the humanities and social sciences. The University’s 153 research centers and institutes conduct interdisciplinary, policy-relevant research and foster globally-minded, creative leaders of convergence research. Yonsei University has become the focal point of global attention for its current initiatives to promote sustainable development and actively engage in critical global issues such as climate change, poverty and inequality.

About

Yonsei University, established in 1885 as the first Western institution of learning in Korea, is the leading university located in the heart of Seoul. The University’s mission is to educate leaders who will contribute to humanity in the spirit of “truth and freedom” and to foster education, research, medical care, and social contribution in the global community. Today, Yonsei University houses comprehensive undergraduate and graduate programs along with extensive research and medical facilities, enrolling over 38,000 students across four campuses. Yonsei University’s extensive global network and intensive collaboration with over 660 partners exemplify its global outreach and accessibility as a key contributor in East Asia and the world.
Yonsei University makes significant contributions in all major academic research areas, including the fields of medicine, biochemistry, human health, engineering, materials science, chemistry, and neuroscience, as well as the areas of the humanities and social sciences. The University’s 153 research centers and institutes conduct interdisciplinary, policy-relevant research and foster globally-minded, creative leaders of convergence research. Yonsei University has become the focal point of global attention for its current initiatives to promote sustainable development and actively engage in critical global issues such as climate change, poverty and inequality.

University highlights

Yonsei University is one of the top Private universities in Seoul, South Korea. It is ranked #85 in QS Global World Rankings 2021.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #112
  • 2013
    #=114
  • 2014
    #106
  • 2015
    #105
  • 2016
    #112
  • 2018
    #106
  • 2019
    #107
  • 2020
    #104
  • 2021
    #85

Ranking criteria

62.5
Overall
68.3
Academic Reputation
87.7
Employer Reputation
85.1
Faculty Student Ratio
31
Citations per Faculty
12.1
International Faculty Ratio
45.3
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
24,777

25%
75%

International students
5,046

12%
88%

Total faculty staff
3,660

266
3394

Total students
24,777

25%
75%

International students
5,046

12%
88%

Total faculty staff
3,660

3394
266
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