Kyungpook National University

World University Rankings 2024
Impact Rankings 2023
Asia University Rankings 2024
80 Daehakro, Bukgu, Daegu, 41566, South Korea

Kyungpook National University (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. Our goal is to reaffirm the status long-held by KNU, bringing change and the spirit of innovation to the world. We will become a university that inspires people the world over with our achievements. We are a globally oriented, knowledge-driven university.

We are now a global competitor; as such, we have to foster research capabilities that can compete with global standards and cultivate talent that will lead the world. KNU will be a university that creates knowledge and 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, we strive to impress the nation, nation, and world. We put investment in human resources above all else. One of our greatest assets is the people we educate. KNU will give 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. Besides, we will create an educational and professional environment in which all people-students, professors, and staff of the university-trust and cooperate.

We run Dual Degree Program, Student Exchange Programs, Visiting Student Program, Summer School Program,
Visiting Scholar Program, Overseas Internship Program, Global Challenger Program, EU-ICI Program, and AEP Program to enhance the foreign language abilities of students.

Moreover, for the students’ career support, Sandwich Educational Program, allowing students to familiarize themselves with hands-on company experience by placing them in real business situations according to their major and any field that they are interested in.

Although national universities have relatively low tuition rates, Kyungpook National University still provides students with assistance. 64% of all enrolled students receive a scholarship, which amounts to about 78.4 billion KRW per year in total.

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Key statistics

  • 28%
    Proportion of ISR Publication
  • 45 : 55
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 14%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 20.1
    No. of students per staff
  • 18,432
    Number of FTE Students
Based on data collected for the (1) 2024 World University Rankings


Subjects taught at Kyungpook National University

  • Arts & humanities

    • Architecture
    • Art, Performing Arts & Design
    • History, Philosophy & Theology
    • Archaeology
    • Languages, Literature & Linguistics
  • Computer science

    • Computer Science
  • Physical sciences

    • Physics & Astronomy
    • Chemistry
    • Geology, Environmental, Earth & Marine Sciences
    • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Engineering & technology

    • General Engineering
    • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
    • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
  • Clinical, pre-clinical & health

    • Medicine & Dentistry
    • Other Health
  • Social sciences

    • Geography
    • Communication & Media Studies
    • Sociology
    • Politics & International Studies (incl Development Studies)
  • Business & economics

    • Economics & Econometrics
    • Accounting & Finance
    • Business & Management
  • Life sciences

    • Veterinary Science
    • Biological Sciences
    • Sport Science
    • Agriculture & Forestry
  • Law

    • Law
  • Psychology

    • Psychology
  • Education

    • Education


Kyungpook National University
Kyungpook National University
Kyungpook National University
Kyungpook National University
Kyungpook National University
Kyungpook National University