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ABOUT SNU

Overview

Facts

General Information As of April 1, 2018

  • Founded in 1946 as the first national university of Korea
  • Built on the largest campus in Seoul
  • 15 Colleges, 1 Graduate School and 11 Professional Schools
  • 2,609 full-time faculty members
  • 16,511 undergraduate students and 11,591 graduate students

Colleges & Schools As of April 1, 2018

15 Colleges with 83 Departments for Undergraduates

  • Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, Agriculture and Life Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Human Ecology, Liberal Studies, Medicine, Music, Nursing, Pharmacy, Veterinary Medicine

1 Graduate School with 106 Programs

  • Master's Program: 72 Departments and 31 Interdisciplinary Programs
  • Doctoral Program: 74 Departments and 32 Interdisciplinary Programs

11 Professional Graduate Schools

  • Business, Environmental Studies, Convergence Science and Technology, Dentistry, Engineering Practice, International Agriculture Technology, International Studies, Law, Medicine, Public Administration, Public Health

Faculty As of April 1, 2019

Number of Faculty 5,533

  • Professors 1,558
  • Associate Professors 406
  • Assistant Professors 166
  • Professors Emeriti 1,015
  • Endowed Professors 98
  • Brain Korea (BK) Professors 35
  • Humanities Korea (HK) Professors 32
  • Humanities Korea (HK) Research Professors 2
  • Visiting Professors 15
  • Research Professors 205
  • Teaching Professors 78
  • Industry-affiliated Professors 38
  • Adjunct Professors 321
  • Guest Professors 78
  • Clinical Instructors 252
  • Part-time Instructors 1,234

Students As of April 1, 2019

Number of Enrolled Students 27,784

  • Undergraduate Students 16,556
  • Graduate Students in Master's Program 7,565
  • Graduate Students in Doctoral Program 3,663

Number of International Exchange Students 342

  • Undergraduate Students 258
  • Graduate Students in Master's Program 81
  • Graduate Students in Doctoral Program 3

Number of Students in Language Training Programs 3,252 (As of April 1, 2019)

  • Korean Language Program 3,252

University Budget Budget for 2019, Unit: million KRW

  • University Budget 829,019
  • Donations 280,398

International Partners As of April 1, 2019

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General Agreement Student Exchange Agreement
University Level 358 institutions in 57 countries 245 institutions in 45 countries
College Level 846 institutions in 61 countries 309 institutions in 40 countries
Research Institution Level 216 institutions in 40 countries 19 institutions in 11 countries

Alumni

  • Number of Alumni: about 350,000

Library HoldingsAs of Sept. 30, 2018

  • Books (including e-books) 5,118,423
  • Periodicals & Newspapers 262,369
  • Non-book Materials 229,931

Campus As of April 1, 2019

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Campuses Area (1,000㎡) Buildings
Gwanak Campus 4,109 223
Yeongeon Campus 91 25
Suwon Campus 118 36
PyeongChang Campus 2,755 85
Last updated in 2019