Universities in South Korea

South Korea South Korea, officially known as the Republic of Korea, is located in East Asia and is a popular destination for international students. The country has a well-developed higher education system, with a range of universities and colleges offering undergraduate and graduate programs. South Korean universities are particularly known for their strengths in fields such as engineering, technology, and business. Several South Korean universities are ranked highly in international university rankings, and the country is also known for its research output and innovation. Many universities in South Korea offer programs in English to cater to international students, and the government has also introduced policies to encourage international students to study in the country. According to the latest data from the Korean Ministry of Education, there were approximately 160,000 international students studying in South Korea in 2020. The top countries of origin for international students in South Korea are China, Vietnam, and Mongolia. The Korean government has set a target of attracting 200,000 international students to the country by 2023.

Top 10 Universities of South Korea - 2024

Following is a list of the 10 top universities in South Korea ranked during 2024. Click on a university to find its detailed information.

List of Universities in South Korea

Following is a list of 406 universities in South Korea. Click on a university to find its detailed information.

Name City
Gangwon State University
Academy of Korean Studies Seongnam-si
Agricultural Cooperative College Goyang-si
Ajou Motor College Boryeong-si
Ajou University Suweon
Andong National University Andong
Andong Science College Andong-si
Anyang University Anyang
Asia Life University Daejeon
Asia United Theological University Yangpyeong-gun
Baekseok Arts University Seoul
Baekseok Culture University Cheonan-si
Baekseok University Cheonan
Baewha Women's University Dong
Berea International Theological Seminary Seoul
Bible Baptist Theological Seminary Icheon-si
Bucheon University Gyeonggi
Busan (Pusan) Women's College Busan
Busan Digital University Busan
Busan Gyeongsang College Busan
Busan Jangsin University Gimhae-si
Busan National University of Education Busan
Busan Presbyterian University Gimhae
Busan Women's University Busan
Calvin University Yongin
Catholic Sangji College Andong-si
Catholic University of Daegu Gyeongsan-si
Catholic University of Daejeon Yeongi-gun
Catholic University of Korea Seoul
Catholic University of Pusan Busan
CHA Medical University Pocheon
Changwon National University Changwon
Cheju Halla University eju-do
Cheju National University Jeju-do
Cheju National University of Education Jeju-do
Cheonan University Cheonan
Cheongam College Suncheon
Cheongju National University of Education Cheongju
Cheongju University Cheongju
Chinju National University of Education Jinju
Chodang University Muan
Chonbuk National University Jeonju
Chongju University Sangdang-gu
Chongshin University Seoul
Chonnam National University Gwangju
Choonhae College of Health Sciences Ulsan
Chosun Nursing College Gwangju
Chosun University Gwangju
Christian College of Nursing Gwangju
Chugye University for the Arts Seoul
Chuncheon National University of Education Chuncheon
Chung Cheong University Gangnae-myeon
Chung-Ang University Seoul
Chungbuk Health & Science University Cheongju-si
Chungbuk National University Cheongju
Chungbuk Provincial University Okcheon-gun
Chungju National University Chungju
Chungnam National University Daejeon
Chungnam State University Cheongyang-gun
Chungwoon University Hongseong
Chunnam Techno University Gokseong-gun
Cyber Hankuk University of Foreign Studies SEOUL
Cyber University of Korea Seoul
Daebul University Yeongam-gun
Daedong College Busan
Daeduk University Daejeon
Daegu Arts University Chilgok-gun
Daegu Cyber University Gyeongsan-si
Daegu Haany University Gyeongsan
Daegu National University of Education Daegu
Daegu Technical University Daegu
Daegu University Gyeongsan
Daehan Theological University Anyang-si
Daejeon Health Sciences College Daejeon
Daejeon Institute of Science & Technology Daejeon
Daejeon Theological Seminary & College Daejeon
Daejeon University Daejeon
Daejin University Pocheon
Daekyeung College Gyeongsan-si
Daelim College Anyang-si
Daewon Science College Jecheon-si
Dankook University Seoul
Dong Seoul University Seongnam-si
Dong-A University Busan
Dong-Ah Broadcasting College Anseong-si
Dong-Eui Institute of Technology Busan
Dong-Eui University Busan
Donga University of Health Yeongam-gun
DONGBANG CULTURE UNIVERSITY Seoul
Dongbang Graduate University Seoul
Dongduk Women's University Seoul
Dongguk University Seoul
Dongkang College Gwangju
Dongnam Health College suwon-si
Dongseo University Busan
Dongshin University Naju
Dongyang Mirae University Seoul
Dongyang University Punggi
Doowon Technical College Anseong-si
Duksung Women's University Seoul
Eulji University Jung
Ewha Women's University Seoul
Far East University Gamgok
Gachon University Sujeong-gu
Gangdong University Icheon-si
Gangneung Yeongdong University Gangneung-si
Gangneung-Wonju National University Gangneung
Geumgang University Nonsan
Ghent University Global Campus
Gimcheon University Gimcheon-si
Gimhae College Gimhae-si
Global Cyber University Cheonan-si
Gongju National University of Education Gongju
Graduate School of Buddhist Studies Seoul
Graduate School of Cancer Science and Policy Goyang-si
Guangju University GWANGJU
Gukje Cyber University Suwon-si
Gukje Digital University Suwon-si
Gumi University Gumi-si
Gwangju Catholic University Naju
Gwangju Health University Gwangju
Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology Gwangju
Gwangju National University of Education Gwangju
Gwangju University Gwangju
Gwangyang Health Sciences University Gwangyang-si
Gyeongan Graduate School of Theology
Gyeongbuk College of Health Gimcheon-si
Gyeonggi University of Science & Technology Siheung-si
Gyeongin National University of Education Incheon
Gyeongju University Gyeongju
Gyeongnam National University of Science and Technology Jinju-si
Gyeongsang National University Jinju
Halla University Wonju
Hallym University Chuncheon
Hanbat National University Yuseong
Handong Global University
Handong University Pohang
Hanil University Wanju-gun
Hanil University & Presbyterian Theological Seminary Wanju-gun
Hankuk Aviation University Goyang
Hankuk University of Foreign Studies Seoul
Hankyong National University Anseong
Hannam University Daejeon
Hansei University Gunpo
Hanseo University Seosan
Hanshin University Osan
Hansung University Seoul
Hanyang Cyber University Seoul
Hanyang University Seoul
Hanyoung Theological University
Hanyoung University Seoul
Hapdong Theological Seminary Suwon-si
Holypeople University Cheonan
Honam Theological University and Seminary Gwangju
Honam University Gwangju
Hongik University Seoul
Hosan University Gyeongsan-si
Hoseo University Asan
Howon University Gunsan
Hyejeon College
Hyundai Heavy Industries Technical College Ulsan
Hyupsung University Hwaseong
Incheon Catholic University Ganghwa
Incheon National University Incheon
Incheon National University of Education Incheon
Induk University Seoul
Information and Communications University Yuseong-gu
Inha Technical College Incheon
Inha University Incheon
Inje University Gimhae
International Design School for Advanced Studies Seoul
International Graduate University for Peace Cheonan-si
International University of Korea Jinju
Jangan University Sang-ri
JEI University Incheon
Jeju International University Jeju
Jeju National University Jeju
Jeju Tourism University Jeju
Jeonbuk National University Jeollabuk-do
Jeonbuk Science College Jeongeup-si
Jeonju Kijeon College Jeonju-si
Jeonju National University of Education Jeonju
Jeonju Technical College Jeonju-si
Jeonju University Jeonju
Jesus University Jeonju
Jinju Health College Jinju-si
Joong-ang Sangha University Gimpo-si
Joongang Sangha University Gunpo
Joongbu University Geumsan
Jungwon University Goesan
KAIST - Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology Yuseong-gu
Kangnam University Yongin
Kangnung National University Gangneung
Kangwon National University Chuncheon
Kangwon Tourism College Taebaek-si
Kaya University Goryeong-gun
Kaywon School of Art and Design Uiwang-si
KDI School of Public Policy and Management SEJONG-SI
Keimyung University Daegu
Keimyung University of Culture Daegu
Kimpo University Gimpo-si
Kkottongnae Hyundo University of Social Welfare Cheongwon
Koguryeo College Naju-si
Koje College Geoje-si
Kongju National University Gong
Konkuk University Seoul
Konkuk University GLOCAL Campus Seoul
Konyang Cyber University Daejeon
Konyang University Nonsan
Kookmin University Seoul
Korea Aerospace University Goyang
Korea Armed Forces Nursing Academy Daejeon
Korea Baptist Theological University Daejeon
Korea Christian University Seoul
Korea Cyber University Seoul
Korea Digital University Seoul
Korea Maritime University Busan
Korea National Defense University Seoul
Korea National Open University Seoul
Korea National Police University Yongin
Korea National Sport University Seoul
Korea National University of Arts Seoul
Korea National University of Education Cheongwon-gun
Korea National University of Welfare Pyeongtaek-si
Korea Nazarene University Cheonan
Korea Polytechnic University Siheung
Korea University Seoul
Korea University of International Studies Seoul
Korea University of Technology and Education Cheonan
Korea University Sejong Campus Sejong
Korean Bible University Seoul
Korean National University of Arts Seoul
Korean National University of Cultural Heritage Buyeo-gun
Kosin University Busan
Kukje Theological University and Seminary Seoul
Kukje University of Arts Seoul
Kumoh National University of Technology Gumi
Kunjang College Gunsan-si
Kunsan College of Nursing Gunsan-si
Kunsan National University Gunsan
Kwan Dong University Gangneung
Kwandong University Gangneung-si
Kwangju Women's University Gwangju
Kwangshin University Gwangju
Kwangwoon University Seoul
Kyeyak Graduate School of Theology Gwangju-si
Kyongbuk Science College Chilgok-gun
Kyongbuk University of Foreign Studies Daegu
Kyonggi University Suweon
Kyongju University Gyeongju
Kyung Hee University Seoul
Kyungbok University Daegu
Kyungdong University Gosung
Kyunghee University Dongdaemun-gu
Kyungil University Gyeongsan
Kyungin Womens College Incheon
Kyungmin College Uijeongbu-si
Kyungnam University Masan
Kyungpook National University Daegu
Kyungsung University Busan
Kyungwon University Seongnam
Kyungwoon University Gumi
Luther Theological University Yongin
Luther University Yongin
Masan University Yongdam-ri
Methodist Theological University Seoul
Miryang National University Miryang
Mokpo Catholic University Mokpo
Mokpo National Maritime University Mokpo
Mokpo National University Muan-gun
Mokpo Science University Mokpo-si
Mokwon University Daejeon
Munkyung College Mungyeong-si
Myongji University Yongin
Nambu University Gwangju
Namseoul University Cheonan
Open Cyber University Seoul
Osan College Osan-si
Pai Chai University Seo-gu
Paichai University Daejeon
Pohang University Pohang-si
Pohang University of Science and Technology Pohang
Pukyong National University Busan
Pusan National University Busan
Pusan National University of Education Yeonje
Pusan University of Foreign Studies Busan
Pyongtaek University Pyeongtaek
Reformed Graduate University Seoul
Sahmyook University Seoul
Samcheok National University Samcheok-si
Sangji University Wonju
Sangju National University Sangju-si
Sangmyung University Seoul
Sejong Cyber University Seoul
Sejong University Seoul
Semin Digital University Gyeongsan-si
Semyung University Jecheon
Seoil University Seoul
Seojeong College Yangju-si
Seojeong University Yangju-si
Seokyeong University Seoul
Seonam University Namwon
Seoul Arts Seoul
Seoul Bible Graduate School of Theology Seoul
Seoul Christian University Seoul
Seoul Cultural Arts University Seoul
Seoul Cyber University Seoul
Seoul Digital University Seoul
Seoul Jangshin University Gwangju-si
Seoul Jangsin University and Theological Seminary Gwangju
Seoul Media Institute of Technology Seoul
Seoul National University Seoul
Seoul National University of Education Seoul
Seoul National University of Science and Technology Seoul
Seoul School of Integrated Sciences & Technologies Seoul
Seoul Social Welfare Graduate University Seoul
Seoul Sports Graduate University Seoul
Seoul Theological University Bucheon
Seoul University of Buddhism Seoul
Seoul University of Foreign Studies Seoul
Seoul University of Venture & Information Seoul
Seoul Venture University Seoul
Seoul Women's University Seoul
Seoul Womens College of Nursing Seoul
Seowon University Cheongju
Seoyeong University Gwangju
Shin Ansan University Ansan
Shingu College Seongnam
Shingyeong University Hwaseong
Shinhan University Uijeongbu-si
Shinkyeong University Hwaseong-si
Shinsung University Dangjin-si
Silla University Busan
Sogang University Seoul
Songgok College Chuncheon-si
Songho College Hoengseong-gun
Songwon University Gwangju
Sookmyung Women's University Seoul
Soonchunhyang University Asan
Soongeui Womens College Seoul
Soongsil University Seoul
Sorabol College Gyeongju
Sudo International University Seoul
Sun Moon University Asan
Sunchon National University Suncheon
Sung San Hyo Graduate School Incheon
Sung Woon University Yeongcheon-si
Sungkonghoe University Seoul
Sungkyul University Anyang
Sungkyunkwan University Seoul
Sungmin University Seoul
Sungshin Women's University Seoul
Sungsim College of Foreign Languages Yangsan-si
SunHak Universal Peace Graduate University Gapyeong-gun
Sunlin University Pohang-si
Sunmoon University Asan
Suwon Catholic University Hwaseong
Suwon Science College Hwaseong-si
Suwon Womens University Suwon-si
Taegu Science University Daegu
Taekyeung University Gyeongsan-si
Taeshin Christian University Gyeongsan
Tech University of Korea Siheung-si
The Salvation Army Officer Training College
The University of Suwon Hwaseong
Tongmyong University Busan
Tongmyung University Busan
Tongwon University Gyeonggi
Torch Trinity Graduate University Seoul
Transnational Law and Business University Goyang-si
U1 University
Uiduk University Gyeongju
Ulsan College Ulsan
Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology Ulsan
University of Gyeongnam Geochang Geochang-eup
University of Incheon Incheon
University of North Korean Studies Seoul
University of Science & Technology Seoul
University of Seoul Seoul
University of Ulsan Ulsan
Westminster Graduate School of Theology Yongin-si
Won Buddhism Graduate School Iksan-si
Wonkwang Digital University Seoul
Wonkwang Health Science University Iksan-si
Wonkwang University Iksan
Woongji Accounting & Tax College Paju-si
Woosong Information College Daejeon
Woosong University Dong
Woosuk University Wanju-gun
World Cyber College
Yeonsung University Anyang-si
Yeungjin Cyber College Daegu
Yeungjin University Daegu
Yeungnam University Gyeongsan
Yewon Arts University Imsil-gun
Yewon University Yangju-si
Yonam College of Agriculture Cheonan-si
Yonam Institute of Digital Technology Jinju-si
Yong In University Yongin
Yonsei University Seoul
Yosu National University Yeosu-si
Youngdong University Yeongdong-gun
Youngnam Foreign Language College Gyeongsan-si
Youngnam Theological University and Seminary Gyeongsan
Youngsan University Yangsan
Youngsan Won Buddhist University Yeonggwang-gun

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