Kyungpook National University

801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2021
=54 th
Impact Rankings 2021
=198 th
Asia University Rankings 2020
80 Daehakro, Bukgu, Daegu, 41566, South Korea

More about Kyungpook National University

KNU is transformed through innovation, communication, and its impression on the world. It began as a regional education hub founded with the support of residents, and quickly gained a strong reputation as the best university south of Seoul. KNU became known for producing the top Korean intellectuals of the age, representing the Republic of Korea with pride. Our goal is to reaffirm the status long-held by KNU, bringing change and the spirit of innovation to the world. We will become a university that inspires people the world over with our achievements. We are a globally-oriented, knowledge-driven university.

We are now a global competitor; as such, we have to foster research capabilities that can compete with global standards and cultivate talent that will lead the world. KNU will be a university that not only creates knowledge but also leads the stream of intelligence as it takes a step ahead.

As a university with one of the nation’s largest campuses and operating infrastructures, we strive to impress the region, the nation, and the world. We put investment in human resources above all else. One of our greatest assets is the people we educate. KNU will give priority to concentrated investment in human resources development, producing talented individuals with the wisdom of cultural insight and scientific technology; passionate professionals who enjoy a challenge; people who will lead the world with creativity and innovation. Besides, we will create an educational and professional environment in which all people-students, professors, and staff of the university-trust and cooperate.

We run a Dual Degree Program, Student Exchange Programs, Overseas Internship Program, Global Challenger Program, EU-ICI Program, and AEP Program to enhance the foreign language abilities of students. Moreover, for the students’ career support, Sandwich Educational Program, allowing students to familiarize themselves with hands-on company experience by placing them in real business situations according to their major and any field that they are interested in.

Although national universities have relatively low tuition rates, Kyungpook National University still provides students with assistance. 64% of all enrolled students receive a scholarship, which amounts to about 78.4 billion KRW per year in total.

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Key statistics

  • 20.4
    No. of students per staff
  • 9%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 44 : 56
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 21,323
    Number of FTE Students
Based on data collected for the (1) 2021 World University Rankings