Sungkyunkwan University

Korea South

Private

Sungkyunkwan University

Seoul, Korea South

Private

August, November

Intakes

25%

Acceptance Rate

19:1

Student: Teacher Ratio

56:44

Male: Female Ratio

August, November

Intakes

25%

Acceptance Rate

19:1

Student: Teacher Ratio

56:44

Male: Female Ratio

History, Affiliations and Rankings

Sungkyunkwan University, located in South Korea, is a well-known private comprehensive research university. Sungkyunkwan University is one of the country's most prestigious universities, with an international reputation to follow. The university's roots may be traced back to the historical Sungkyunkwan, which was founded by the Joseon Dynasty in 1398. The university is accredited by Confucianism. SKKU has displayed significant academic leadership from its inception as a royal Confucian institution in 1398 at the commencement of the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910). SKKU has evolved into a premier institution in Asia and throughout the world as a result of its embrace of globalisation. "Sungkyunkwan" is a word that conjures up images of both tradition and innovation. "An institution for establishing a peaceful community of enlightened human beings," the university's name literally means. Sungkyunkwan's foundational ideology was as necessary in the past as it is in today's technologically evolved world. Faculty members at the university are dedicated to high-quality teaching and research, providing students with a challenging environment in which to develop intellectually and personally. According to the QS World University Rankings 2022, the university is ranked #97 and according to THE World University Rankings 2022, the university is ranked #=122. Furthermore, the U.S. News Best Global Universities 2022 has ranked Sungkyunkwan University #230 in the world. 

Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses

Humanities and Social Sciences Campuses are the two campuses of Sungkyunkwan University. Both campuses provide learning environments that are deemed favourable to learning. A Learning Factory is located on the Natural Sciences Campus in Suwon, where innovative ideas are turned into prototype products using laser cutters, 3D printers, Arduino, and CNC routers. The college provides on-campus housing for its pupils. Ten dormitories and accommodation facilities are available on the Humanities and Social Sciences campus in Seoul, while five are available on the Natural Sciences campus. Students can pick from a variety of general, special, and professional level programmes at Sungkyunkwan University. These courses are available in a range of fields, including law, liberal arts, economics, social sciences, engineering, software, pharmacy, and sports science, among others. 

Accomplishments and Alumni

The university's motto, "Su-Gi-Chi-In," means "Benevolence, Righteousness, Propriety, Wisdom," and educates students to strive to develop themselves and contribute to society. This philosophy is the guiding concept that has resulted in the university producing a large number of significant leaders who have contributed to the growth of Korean society. Sungkyunkwan University aspires to educate future global leaders with these principles in order to contribute to the growth of humankind as a whole. In order to create exceptional individuals capable of guiding society toward a brighter future, the University continues to merge its founding ideology with current technologies. Apart from providing high-quality education, the university is well-known for its remarkable graduates who have made important contributions to their disciplines. Such notable members include Song Joong-Ki (South Korean Actor), Hwang Kyo-Ahn (Former Prime Minister of South Korea), Lee Jong-Seok (Former Minister of Unification)

Student Diversity and Visiting Companies

The institution has a large number of overseas students, who make up around 10% of the total undergraduate student body. The number of overseas students at the university increased to over 1,000 in 2011. In 2013, the university had over 2700 international students enrolled. Currently, there are a total of 26,000 students enrolled in Sungkyunkwan University with an academic staff of 1500 members. The university has partnerships with 653 universities and has agreements in place with 21 international institutions to offer dual-degree programmes.

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19%

International Students %

19%

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QS

Quacquarelli Symonds (Q.S.) is a corporation based in the United Kingdom that specialises in the analysis of higher education institutions worldwide. Nunzio Quacquarelli launched the company in 1990. It publishes the Q.S. World University Rankings every year. The Q.S. rating, which is considered one of the three most widely read university rankings globally, is approved by the International Ranking Expert Group (IREG). The institution uses six metrics, namely Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Faculty/Student Ratio, Citations per faculty, International Faculty Ratio and International Student Ratio, that effectively capture university performance. It also publishes rankings in Young universities, Graduate Employability, and Subject Rankings. Q.S. provides an auditing service to universities, which offers information on the institution's strengths and shortcomings. The Q.S. Stars audit procedure rates universities based on over 50 different indicators.

THE

The Times Higher Education, originally The Times Higher Education Supplement (THES), is a British magazine that focuses on higher education news and topics. It annually publishes The Times Higher Education World University Rankings. It has received worldwide acclaim for its new and improved rating algorithm. Since 2004, it has provided students and their families, academics, university executives, governments, and businesses with reliable university performance data. The performance indicators are grouped into five areas: Teaching (the learning environment); Research (volume, income and reputation); Citations (research influence); International outlook (staff, students and research); and Industry income (knowledge transfer). It also produces subject rankings and rankings for Young Universities, Impact, Reputation, And Emerging Economies.

Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper that first appeared in 1821 as The Manchester Guardian and was renamed The Guardian in 1959. The Guardian University Guide is published once a year. The goal of the University Guide is to show how each university's department is likely to provide an overall beneficial experience to future students, and to do so; they look at how previous students in the department fared. A league table was created using nine performance criteria for 54 disciplines spanning all stages of the student life cycle. Entry standards, Student-staff ratios, Expenditure per student, Continuation, Student satisfaction, Value Added, Standardisation, Subject Classification, and Career Prospects are the indicators utilised by the organisation.

USN

U.S. News & World Report is American news, consumer advice, rankings, and analysis publication. It began in 1948 as a merger of the weekly newspaper U.S. News and the worldwide weekly magazine World Report. The company's rankings of Best Global universities are well-known among the wider population and significantly impact admission trends. The inaugural "America's Best Colleges" report was released by the U.S. News & World Report in 1983. Since 1985, the rankings have been produced and published annually. The magazine U.S. News & World Report rankings are based on data collected from educational institutions through an annual survey, government and third-party data sources, and school websites. It also takes into account outside opinion polls of university faculty and administrators.

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According to U.S. News & World Report, it is South Korea's top private comprehensive research university. In the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) world university rankings 2020, SKKU is rated 88th globally. SKKU is placed 101st in the Times Higher Education world university rankings for 2021.
According to U.S. News & World Report, it is South Korea's top private comprehensive research university. In the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) world university rankings 2020, SKKU is rated 88th globally. SKKU is placed 101st in the Times Higher Education world university rankings for 2021.
Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU) is a world-class higher education institution that has been around for over six centuries. SKKU has displayed significant academic leadership since its inception as a royal Confucian institution in 1398 at the commencement of the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910).
Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU) is a world-class higher education institution that has been around for over six centuries. SKKU has displayed significant academic leadership since its inception as a royal Confucian institution in 1398 at the commencement of the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910).
Visiting students have the opportunity to participate in a vibrant campus life at SKKU, where they will meet both domestic and international students. The programme is open to both Korean students studying at overseas universities and international students.
Visiting students have the opportunity to participate in a vibrant campus life at SKKU, where they will meet both domestic and international students. The programme is open to both Korean students studying at overseas universities and international students.
Global Business, Global Economics, Global Biomedical Engineering, Software, Chemical Engineering, Advanced Materials Science & Engineering and Mechanical Engineering are the popular courses offered by the Sungkyunkwan University.
Global Business, Global Economics, Global Biomedical Engineering, Software, Chemical Engineering, Advanced Materials Science & Engineering and Mechanical Engineering are the popular courses offered by the Sungkyunkwan University.
Sungkyunkwan University is accredited by Confucianism.
Sungkyunkwan University is accredited by Confucianism.

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