History, Affiliations and Rankings
Founded in 1916, Chung Ang University is known as one of the best universities in South Korea. At first, Chung Ang Kindergarten was established and then eventually, the university was built. It is affiliated with the Ministry of Education of Korea. It has a range of bachelor’s, master's and doctorate degrees. The university has gone through a difficult period in Korea’s modern history, and upholds its ideal of “Justice and Truth.” Blue Dragon speaks for the epitome of the university. It is a symbol of the divine, majestic and prosperous, depicts the sacredness, authority and freedom of the Chung Ang University and signifies the eternal growth of the university. Chung Ang University is devoted to guiding its Korean and international students to anticipate their life aims and achieve their potential to the maximum in the increasingly competitive global society. The university is ranked #977 in Best Global Universities. It is positioned at #259 in Best Global Universities in Asia and at #20 in Best Global Universities in South Korea.
Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses
Chang Ang University has two campuses, in Seoul and Anseong. There’s a computer room where students can use the computer to access the Internet and to use other programs. Seoul campus has a Computer Centre, College of Liberal Arts, College of Political Science and Economics, Library and Dormitory. Anseong campus has Foreign Language Building, Library and Dormitory. Each of the campuses has its cafeteria. Both the campuses have a few snack bars. Seoul campus offers two student lounges that can accommodate 200 students, and the Anseong campus has eight lounges that have room for 700 students. The students can watch TV, enjoy music, and socialise in the lounges. Each campus has a lounge for female students. The major courses offered here are, Social Sciences, Communication and Media Studies, Geography, Politics and International Studies, Sociology, Medicine and Dentistry, Engineering and Technology, Civil Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Arts and Humanities, Sport Science, Agriculture and Forestry, Business and Economics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Statistics, Accountancy, Physics, Law, Computer Science and many more.
Accomplishments and Alumni
Chang Ang University has achieved top recognition in the nation from the MEST (Ministry of Education, Science and Technology) for the last eight years. It is a leading institution providing quality education and has a new pace of innovation in local education. It is recognized as the nation’s best in the fields of pharmacy, culture and art education. Prof. Sohn Uy-dong and Prof. Na Dong-hee of Chung-Ang University were honoured with the academic research award at the Fall International Convention of the Pharmaceutical Society of Korea in 2017. Recently, Chung Ang University researchers developed an Innovative Design for Colour Image Sensors. Some of the alumni of the university are Song Hye-Kyo (South Korean actress), Hyun Bin (South Korean actor), Lee Byung-hun (South Korean actor and singer) and the list continues.
Student Diversity and Visiting Companies
Chung Ang University has 30,000 students and 982 faculty members. It has 10 undergraduate colleges and 16 graduate schools. The percentage of international students is 21. It has 18,066 students. The females to males ratio are 48:52. The visiting companies are Samsung, LG, Posco, Hyundai, etc.