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47.3% of High-ranking Officials in Korea is SNU Alumni

Nov 15, 2005

The recent statistics showes that in Korean modern history there has been 1,635 high-ranking officials, who are as high or higher than underseceretary, and 773(47.3%) of them are from SNU.

The percentage of high-ranking officials from SNU was highest during Kim Youngsam administration as 81.7%, when the President himself was from SNU philosophy department.

During Jeon administration it was 76.2%, and was 78.4% during Roh Taiwoo administration, during Kim Daijung administration it was 76.4%, and it is now 68.8% at this Roh Muhyun period, which is lowest in the history.

This statistics proves that SNU has been doing its role training leading elites of Korea.

Nov. 5, 2005
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