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ABOUT SNU

Overview

Facts

General Information As of April 1, 2014

  • Founded in 1946 as the first national university of Korea
  • Built on the largest campus in Seoul
  • 16 Colleges, 1 Graduate School and 10 Professional Schools
  • 2,632 full-time faculty members
  • 16,496 undergraduate students and 11,490 graduate students

Colleges & Schools As of April 1, 2014

16 Colleges with 84 Departments for Undergraduates

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

1 Graduate School with 99 Programs

  • Master's Program: 70 Programs and 28 Interdisciplinary Programs
  • Doctoral Program: 71 Programs and 28 Interdisciplinary Programs

10 Professional Graduate Schools

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

Faculty As of April 1, 2014

Number of Faculty 5,823

  • Professors 1,416
  • Associate Professors 441
  • Assistant Professors 169
  • Professors Emeriti 851
  • Professors (Foundation Fund) 160
  • Brain Korea (BK) Professors 42
  • Humanities Korea (HK) Professors 23
  • Humanities Korea (HK) Research Professors 33
  • Visiting Professors 107
  • Full-time Research Professors 164
  • Full-time Lecture Professors 70
  • Industry-University Cooperation Professor 7
  • Adjunct Professors 688
  • Part-time Lecturers 1,282
  • Teaching Assistants 370

Students As of April 1, 2014

Number of Enrolled Students 27,986

  • Undergraduate Students 16,712
  • Graduate Students in Master's Program 8,067
  • Graduate Students in Doctoral Program 3,423

Number of International Students As of April 1, 2013

  • International Students in Degree Programs 2,881
    - Undergraduate Students 1,029
    - Graduate Students in Master’s Program 1,093
    - Graduate Students in Doctoral Program 759
  • International Exchange Students
    - 587 as of March 2010 ~ Feb. 2011
    - 622 as of March 2011 ~ Feb. 2012
    - 683 as of March 2012 ~ Feb. 2013

Degrees Conferred in 2013

  • Bachelor's Degrees Conferred 3,465
  • Master's Degrees Conferred 3,020
  • Doctoral Degrees Conferred 1,103
  • Honorary doctoral degrees conferred since 1947 111

University Budget Budget for 2013, Unit: million KRW

  • University Budget 688,820
  • Donations 138,670

International Partners As of April 1, 2013

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General Agreement Student Exchange Agreement
University Level 286 institutions in 59 countries 216 institutions in 50 countries
College Level 514 institutions in 50 countries 284 institutions in 46 countries
Research Institution Level 186 institutions in 28 countries 52 institutions in 17 countries

Alumni

  • Number of Alumni: about 330,000

Library HoldingsAs of Sep 30, 2014

  • Books (including e-books) 4,747,181
  • Periodicals & Newspapers 102,683
  • Non-book Materials 218,860
Last updated in 2014