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SEOUL NATIONAL UNIVERSITY

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ABOUT SNU

Overview

Facts

General Information As of April 1, 2016

  • 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, 2016

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, 2016

Number of Faculty 5,315

  • Professors 1,500
  • Associate Professors 444
  • Assistant Professors 166
  • Professors Emeriti 898
  • Professors (Foundation Fund) 107
  • Brain Korea (BK) Professors 53
  • Humanities Korea (HK) Professors 31
  • Humanities Korea (HK) Research Professors 25
  • Visiting Professors 11
  • Full-time Research Professors 179
  • Full-time Lecture Professors 78
  • Industry-University Cooperation Professor 22
  • Adjunct Professors 313
  • Part-time Lecturers 1,122
  • Teaching Assistants 366

Students As of April 1, 2016

Number of Enrolled Students 28,630

  • Undergraduate Students 16,511
  • Graduate Students in Master's Program 8,283
  • Graduate Students in Doctoral Program 3,836

Number of International Exchange Students 737 (Jan. - Dec. 2015)

  • Undergraduate Students 552
  • Graduate Students in Master's Program 178
  • Graduate Students in Doctoral Program 7

Number of Students in Language Training Programs 3,988 (Jan. – Dec. 2015)

  • Korean Language Program 3,988

University Budget Budget for 2016, Unit: million KRW

  • University Budget 784,461
  • Donations 179,390

International Partners As of April 1, 2016

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General Agreement Student Exchange Agreement
University Level 281 institutions in 56 countries 219 institutions in 48 countries
College Level 736 institutions in 61 countries 447 institutions in 48 countries
Research Institution Level 203 institutions in 35 countries 41 institutions in 18 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

Campus As of April 1, 2016

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Campuses Area (1,000㎡) Buildings
Gwanak Campus 4,109 223
Yeongeon Campus 91 26
Suwon Campus 117 38
PyeongChang Campus 2,755 85
Last updated in 2016