Chung-Ang University

World University Rankings 2024
Impact Rankings 2024
Asia University Rankings 2024
84 Heukseok-Ro, Dongjak-gu, Seoul, South Korea

About Chung-Ang University

Chung-Ang University stands as a beacon of academic excellence in Korea, boasting a rich legacy spanning over a century since its inception in 1916. Rooted in the principles of “Justice and Truth”, it has played a pivotal role as a prestigious private university in shaping South Korea's economic, cultural, and artistic landscape, and nurturing a distinguished alumni community exceeding 300,000 individuals. Moreover, Chung-Ang University boasts a medical school and law school, as well as the largest AACSB-accredited business school in Korea.

Chung-Ang University's Seoul Campus is located in the heart of Seoul, providing geographical advantages such as easy access to diverse cultural and artistic activities and amenities that Seoul, a major city of Northeast Asia, has to offer.

Embracing the ethos of adaptability in an era of rapid change, Chung-Ang University pioneers a visionary approach to education through its "CAU AI+X" system, fostering interdisciplinary prowess where every major intersects with AI technology.

Recognized for its cutting-edge research in pivotal areas like AI, system semiconductors, and ESG, Chung-Ang University has secured substantial government backing, propelling it to the forefront of Korean academia. Notably, in 2024, it ranked among the top 5 universities in Korea for research funding, a testament to its enduring commitment to innovation.

Internationally, Chung-Ang University is a global hub of learning, and showcases partnerships with over 670 universities across 70 countries, including renowned institutions worldwide. Each year, it facilitates and welcomes over 5,000 international students to its campus.

Bolstering its educational and research endeavors is an unparalleled infrastructure exemplified by the Centennial Hall, renowned as the largest facility among Korean universities. Equipped with cutting-edge lecture rooms, research facilities, and student amenities, it underscores Chung-Ang University's commitment to providing a conducive environment for learning and discovery.

Looking ahead, Chung-Ang University remains steadfast in its mission to address global challenges through pioneering education, groundbreaking research, and impactful societal contributions, reaffirming its position as a vanguard of academic innovation and excellence.

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Subjects taught at Chung-Ang University

  • Clinical, pre-clinical & health

    • Medicine & Dentistry
    • Other Health
  • Life sciences

    • Sport Science
    • Agriculture & Forestry
    • Biological Sciences
  • Social sciences

    • Politics & International Studies (incl Development Studies)
    • Geography
    • Sociology
    • Communication & Media Studies
  • Arts & humanities

    • History, Philosophy & Theology
    • Art, Performing Arts & Design
    • Languages, Literature & Linguistics
    • Architecture
  • Engineering & technology

    • Chemical Engineering
    • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • General Engineering
    • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
  • Physical sciences

    • Physics & Astronomy
    • Mathematics & Statistics
    • Chemistry
  • Business & economics

    • Economics & Econometrics
    • Business & Management
    • Accounting & Finance
  • Education

    • Education
  • Psychology

    • Psychology
  • Computer science

    • Computer Science
  • Law

    • Law

Key statistics

  • 22.4
    No. of students per staff
  • 23%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 24%
    Proportion of ISR Publication
  • 18,193
    Number of FTE Students
  • 48 : 52
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
Based on data collected for the (1) 2024 World University Rankings and (2) 2018 World University Rankings