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SEOUL NATIONAL UNIVERSITY

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ABOUT SNU

Overview

Facts

General Information As of April 1, 2013

  • Founded in 1946 as the first national university of Korea
  • Built on the largest campus in Seoul
  • 16 Colleges, 1 Graduate School and 9 Professional Schools
  • 2,538 full-time faculty members
  • 16,712 undergraduate students and 11,299 graduate students

Colleges & Schools As of April 1, 2013

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

9 Professional Graduate Schools

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

Faculty As of April 1, 2013

Number of Faculty 5,361

  • Professors 1,306
  • Associate Professors 412
  • Assistant Professors 177
  • Professors Emeriti 815
  • Professors (Foundation Fund) 262
  • Humanities Korea (HK) Professors 21
  • Humanities Korea (HK) Research Professors 37
  • Visiting Professors 122
  • Full-time Research Professors 138
  • Full-time Lecture Professors 63
  • Adjunct Professors 659
  • Part-time Lecturers 1,349

Students As of April 1, 2013

Number of Enrolled Students 28,011

  • Undergraduate Students 16,712
  • Graduate Students in Master's Program 8,002
  • Graduate Students in Doctoral Program 3,297

Number of International Students

  • 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 2012

  • Bachelor's Degrees Conferred 3,466
  • Master's Degrees Conferred 2,893
  • Doctoral Degrees Conferred 1,138
  • Honorary doctoral degrees conferred since 1947 110

University Budget Budget for 2013, Unit: million KRW

  • University Budget 688,820
  • Donations 138,670

International Partners As of April 1, 2012

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General Agreement Student Exchange Agreement
University Level 273 institutions in 56 countries 199 institutions in 47 countries
College Level 488 institutions in 47 countries 262 institutions in 40 countries
Research Institution Level 292 institutions in 37 countries 62 institutions in 19 countries

Alumni

  • Number of Alumni: about 330,000

Library HoldingsAs of May 31, 2013

  • Books (including e-books) 4,655,088
  • Periodicals & Newspapers 103,465
  • Non-book Materials 219,014
Last updated in 2013