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Kyungpook National University

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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. The goal is to reaffirm the status long held by KNU, bringing change and the spirit of innovation to the world. KNU will become a university that inspires people the world over with top achievements. It is a globally-oriented, knowledge-driven university. KNU is now a global competitor, with 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, it strives to impress the region, the nation and the world. It puts investment in human resources above all else. One of the greatest assets is the people that the university educates. KNU will give first 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. In addition, it will create an educational and professional environment in which all people-students, professors, and staff of the university-trust and cooperate with each other.

Country Korea
School name Kyungpook National University
City Daehakro, Bukgu,
Degree Bachelor, Master, PhD
College of Humanities
College of Social Sciences
College of Natural Sciences
College of Economics and Business Administration
College of Engineering
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
College of Music and Visual Arts
College of Veterinary Medicine
College of Human Ecology
College of Nursing
College of IT Engineering
College of Pharmacy
Global Leaders School
School of Public Administration
College of Ecology and Environmental Science
College of Science and Engineering
School of Health and Welfare
The Graduate School
Graduate School of Education
Graduate School of Public Administration
Graduate School of Business Administration
Graduate School of Public Health
Graduate School of Industry
Graduate School of Agricultural Development
Graduate School of International Studies
Graduate School of Policy and Information
Graduate School of Forensic and Investigative Science
Graduate School of Science and Technology
School of Dentistry
School of Medicine
Law School
Coed/Woman Coeducation
Establishment National
Language used in the class English, Korean
Religious background N/A
Year of foundation 1907
The number of students (Undergraduate) 23,882
The number of students (Graduate) 6,579
Test required for admission Tests, Documents review, Language proficiency
% applicants admitted N/A
The number of foreign students 1,347
ARWU Rank (2013 ranking) 401-500
QS Rank (2013 rankings) 551-600
THE Rank (2013 rankings) N/A
Address 80 Daehakro, Bukgu, Daegu, 702-701
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