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Yonsei University

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Being the oldest private university in Korea, Yonsei University was first established in 1885 by Christian missionaries. Its mission is to educate leaders who will contribute to humanity in the spirit of "truth and freedom." The 300,000 Yonsei alumni who take this calling to heart can be found manifesting this proud spirit from leadership positions around the world. Yonsei's main campus is ensconced in a spacious, picturesque and natural setting located minutes away from the economic, political, and cultural centers of Seoul's metropolitan downtown. Yonsei has 3,500 eminent faculty members who are conducting cutting-edge research across all academic disciplines. There are 18 graduate schools, 22 colleges and 133 subsidiary institutions hosting a selective pool of students from around the world.

Country Korea
School name Yonsei University
City Seoul
Degree Bachelor, Master, PhD
College of Liberal Arts
College of Business & Economics
College of Business Science
College of Engineering
College of Life Science & Biotechnology
College of Theology
College of Social Sciences
College of Law
Human Ecology
Sciences in Education
College of Medicine

Department of Medicine, Department of Medical Science, Department of Public Health, speech pathology, Medical Law Ethics, Department of Biostatistics and computing, Department of medical Engineering,
Coed/Woman Coeducation
Establishment Private
Language used in the class Korean, English
Religious background Christianity
Year of foundation 1886
The number of students (Undergraduate) 21,480
The number of students (Graduate) 6,668
Test required for admission Document screening and interviews
% applicants admitted N/A
The number of foreign students N/A
ARWU Rank (2013 ranking) 201-300
QS Rank (2013 rankings) 114
THE Rank (2013 rankings) 190
Address 50 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul 120-749, Korea
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