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SEOUL NATIONAL UNIVERSITY

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ABOUT SNU

Overview

Facts

General Information As of April 1, 2015

  • 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
  • 2,620 full-time faculty members
  • 16,511 undergraduate students and 11,979 graduate students

Colleges & Schools As of April 1, 2015

16 Colleges with 82 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: 72 Departments and 30 Interdisciplinary Programs
  • Doctoral Program: 74 Departments and 30 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
    * Graduate School of Practical Engineering opened on March 2016.

Faculty As of April 1, 2015

Number of Faculty 5,878

  • Professors 1,470
  • Associate Professors 440
  • Assistant Professors 165
  • Professors Emeriti 879
  • Professors (Foundation Fund) 131
  • Brain Korea (BK) Professors 56
  • Humanities Korea (HK) Professors 25
  • Humanities Korea (HK) Research Professors 26
  • Visiting Professors 48
  • Full-time Research Professors 164
  • Full-time Lecture Professors 75
  • Industry-University Cooperation Professor 20
  • Adjunct Professors 677
  • Part-time Lecturers 1,335
  • Teaching Assistants 367

Students As of April 1, 2015

Number of Enrolled Students 28,490

  • Undergraduate Students 16,511
  • Graduate Students in Master's Program 8,309
  • Graduate Students in Doctoral Program 3,670

Number of International Exchange Students (As of April 1, 2014)

  • 622 as of March 2011 - Feb. 2012
  • 689 as of March 2012 - Feb. 2013
  • 733 as of March 2013 – Feb. 2014

Degrees Conferred in 2015

  • Bachelor's Degrees Conferred 3,394
  • Master's Degrees Conferred 2,706
  • Doctoral Degrees Conferred 1,114
  • Honorary doctoral degrees conferred since 1947 112

University Budget Budget for 2015, Unit: million KRW

  • University Budget 771,115
  • Donations 147,584

International Partners As of April 1, 2015

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General Agreement Student Exchange Agreement
University Level 291 institutions in 59 countries 208 institutions in 50 countries
College Level 611 institutions in 58 countries 356 institutions in 45 countries
Research Institution Level 274 institutions in 36 countries 66 institutions in 20 countries

Alumni

  • Number of Alumni: about 330,000

Library HoldingsAs of Sept. 30, 2015

  • Books (including e-books) 5,015,649
  • Periodicals & Newspapers 101,984
  • Non-book Materials 225,469
Last updated in 2016