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ABOUT SNU

Overview

Facts

General Information As of April 1, 2017

  • 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 12,119 graduate students

Colleges & Schools As of April 1, 2017

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, Engineering Practice, International Agriculture Technology, International Studies, Law, Public Administration, Public Health

Faculty As of April 1, 2017

Number of Faculty 5,315

  • Professors 1,523
  • Associate Professors 434
  • Assistant Professors 147
  • Professors Emeriti 926
  • Endowed Professors 101
  • Brain Korea (BK) Professors 58
  • Humanities Korea (HK) Professors 32
  • Humanities Korea (HK) Research Professors 23
  • Invited Professors 9
  • Research Professors 182
  • Teaching Professors 80
  • University-Industry Cooperation Professor 30
  • Adjunct Professors 274
  • Visiting Professors 77
  • Clinical Instructors 227
  • Part-time Instructors 1,213

Students As of April 1, 2017

Number of Enrolled Students 28,378

  • Undergraduate Students 16,451
  • Graduate Students in Master's Program 8,120
  • Graduate Students in Doctoral Program 9,807

Number of International Exchange Students 699

  • Undergraduate Students 523
  • Graduate Students in Master's Program 169
  • Graduate Students in Doctoral Program 7

Number of Students in Language Training Programs 4,427 (Jan. – Dec. 2016)

  • Korean Language Program 4,427

University Budget Budget for 2017, Unit: million KRW

  • University Budget 803,119
  • Donations 185,912

International Partners As of April 1, 2017

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General Agreement Student Exchange Agreement
University Level 289 institutions in 58 countries 227 institutions in 49 countries
College Level 684 institutions in 60 countries 390 institutions in 48 countries
Research Institution Level 217 institutions in 33 countries 41 institutions in 18 countries

Alumni

  • Number of Alumni: about 350,000

Library HoldingsAs of Oct. 31, 2017

  • Books (including e-books) 5,248,644
  • Periodicals & Newspapers 164,264
  • Non-book Materials 229,720

Campus As of April 1, 2017

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Campuses Area (1,000㎡) Buildings
Gwanak Campus 4,109 226
Yeongeon Campus 91 26
Suwon Campus 117 38
PyeongChang Campus 2,755 85
Last updated in 2017