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SEOUL NATIONAL UNIVERSITY

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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, 2018

Number of Faculty 5,403

  • Professors 1,535
  • Associate Professors 434
  • Assistant Professors 153
  • Professors Emeriti 977
  • Endowed Professors 93
  • Brain Korea (BK) Professors 43
  • Humanities Korea (HK) Professors 33
  • Humanities Korea (HK) Research Professors 13
  • Visiting Professors 11
  • Research Professors 195
  • Teaching Professors 80
  • Industry-affiliated Professors 40
  • Adjunct Professors 288
  • Guest Professors 81
  • Clinical Instructors 234
  • Part-time Instructors 1,214

Students As of April 1, 2018

Number of Enrolled Students 28,102

  • Undergraduate Students 16,511
  • Graduate Students in Master's Program 7,882
  • Graduate Students in Doctoral Program 3,709

Number of International Exchange Students 388

  • Undergraduate Students 290
  • Graduate Students in Master's Program 84
  • Graduate Students in Doctoral Program 14

Number of Students in Language Training Programs 3,807 (Jan. – Dec. 2017)

  • Korean Language Program 3,807

University Budget Budget for 2018, Unit: million KRW

  • University Budget 797,267
  • Donations 205,818

International Partners As of April 1, 2018

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General Agreement Student Exchange Agreement
University Level 504 institutions in 56 countries 223 institutions in 45 countries
College Level 791 institutions in 62 countries 292 institutions in 40 countries
Research Institution Level 220 institutions in 42 countries 20 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, 2018

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Campuses Area (1,000㎡) Buildings
Gwanak Campus 4,109 224
Yeongeon Campus 91 25
Suwon Campus 117 38
PyeongChang Campus 2,755 88
Last updated in 2018