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Domestic and International Evaluations

QS World University Rankings 2019-20(Announced on June, 2019)

Once again, KU saw steady improvement in its placing among world universities. Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), a world-renowned university rating agency in the UK, ranked Korea University as the 83rd best university in the world in 2020. This rank was achieved in competition with European universities with hundreds of years of history and American universities with multibillion dollar budgets.

The 1st among private universities in Korea

83 Climbed 3 places from last year’s ranking

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019 (Announced on March, 2019)

This year, KU had 26 disciplines in the top 100, 4 more than the previous year. The university has continued its upward momentum, placing 20 disciplines in 2015, 23 in 2016, 24 in 2017, and 22 in 2018.

KU stands among the
top 100 universities in 26
out of 48 subject areas

26 In 48 subject areas,
KU stands among the
top 100 universities

QS Asia University Rankings 2019(Announced on October, 2018)

A total of 503 universities in 17 countries were assessed this year, including Korea, China, Japan, Singapore, and Hong Kong. Among the 57 Korean universities assessed, 12 made it into the top 50. KU is ranked No. 1 in the newly introduced IRN indicator among the Korean universities this year. KU climbed three spots (from 15th to 12th) in Employer Reputation and climbed three spots (from 37th to 34th) in International Student Ratio, showing a steady rise in rankings. KU continued to firmly maintain its position (18th) in Research Reputation in Asia while achieving outstanding results.

The 1st among private universities in Korea

12 Climbed 4 places from last year’s ranking

Evaluation Team
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