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Seoul National University

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Seoul National University honors the ideals of liberal education and aims to teach students a lifelong love of learning that will form the basis for continuous personal growth. At the same time it is committed to preparing students to work and live in an increasingly competitive global environment. As South Korea's first national university, Seoul National University has a tradition of standing up for democracy and peace on the Korean peninsula. Graduates have long served as public servants in key positions of the Korean government. In teaching, research, and public service, Seoul National University continues to set the standard of excellence. The mission of Seoul National University in the twenty-first century is to create a vibrant intellectual community where students and scholars join together in building the future. As Korea's leading research university, Seoul National University is committed to diversifying its student body and faculty, fostering global exchange, and promoting path-breaking research in all fields of knowledge.

Country Korea
School name Seoul National University
City Seoul
Degree Bachelor, Master, PhD
College of Humanities
College of Social Sciences
College of Natural Sciences
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
College of Business Administration
College of Education
College of Engineering
College of Fine Arts
College of Law
College of Liberal Studies
College of Human Ecology
College of Medicine
College of Music
College of Nursing
College of Pharmacy
College of Veterinary Medicine
Interdisciplinary Programs for Undergraduates
Humanities&Social Sciences
Natural Sciences
Interdisciplinary Programs
Coed/Woman Coeducation
Establishment National
Language used in the class Korean, English
Religious background N/A
Year of foundation 1946
The number of students (Undergraduate) 16,712
The number of students (Graduate) 11,299
Test required for admission Document screening, Korean test in some cases
% applicants admitted N/A
The number of foreign students 2,881
ARWU Rank (2013 ranking) 101-150
QS Rank (2013 rankings) 35
THE Rank (2013 rankings) 44
Address 1 Gwanak-ro, Gwanak-gu, Seoul, Korea 151-742
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