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Chung-Ang University

country rank  10
world rank  1484

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Established in 1918, the Chung-Ang University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Seoul (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education of Korea, Chung-Ang University (CAU) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational South Korean higher education institution. Chung-Ang University (CAU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 105-year-old South Korean higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. CAU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Chung-Ang University's Control Typeprivate


Chung-Ang University's Entity Typenon-profit


Chung-Ang University' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Chung-Ang University's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (Non Latin) 중앙대학교
Acronym CAU
Founded 1918
Motto Live in Truth, Live for Justice
Colours Blue
Mascot Dragon

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University Location

Address 84 Heukseok-ro, Dongjak-gu
156-756 Seoul
South Korea
Chung-Ang University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Chung-Ang University Phone Number +82 (2) 820-5114
Chung-Ang University Fax Number +82 (2) 812 5384

Study Areas / Degree Levels


What is the difference between generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of study areas they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Study Areas and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Chung-Ang University's Study Areas/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main study areas and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Chung-Ang University's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Programs and courses

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Chung-Ang University's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Chung-Ang University.

Chung-Ang University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
7,500-9,999 US$
(6,830-9,110 Euro)
10,000-12,499 US$
(9,110-11,390 Euro)
7,500-9,999 US$
(6,830-9,110 Euro)
10,000-12,499 US$
(9,110-11,390 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Chung-Ang University's admission information.

Chung-Ang University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Chung-Ang University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Chung-Ang University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Chung-Ang University's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Chung-Ang University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Chung-Ang University has more than 3900 international students.

Chung-Ang University's Admission Office Admission Office

84 Heukseok-ro, Dongjak-Gu
Seoul 06974

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Size and Profile


University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university or assessing its value. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.

Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Chung-Ang University.

Chung-Ang University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Chung-Ang University has an enrollment range of 15,000-19,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Chung-Ang University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 700-799 academic employees (Faculty).

Chung-Ang University's Control Type Control Type

Chung-Ang University is a private higher education institution.

Chung-Ang University's Entity Type Entity Type

Chung-Ang University is a non-profit higher education institution.

Chung-Ang University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Chung-Ang University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Chung-Ang University does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Chung-Ang University's main facilities:

Chung-Ang University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Chung-Ang University's Library

Chung-Ang University's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Chung-Ang University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Chung-Ang University's main services:

Chung-Ang University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Chung-Ang University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Chung-Ang University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Chung-Ang University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Chung-Ang University's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Chung-Ang University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Chung-Ang University is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Ministry of Education of Korea

Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Chung-Ang University 's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Korean Council for University Education (KCUE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)

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Memberships and Affiliations


University memberships and affiliations to external organizations can be important for several reasons... read our article about university affiliations and memberships to learn more.

Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Chung-Ang University 's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Asia-Pacific Association for International Education (APAIE)
  • Korean Association of Foreign Student Administrators
  • Korean Association of International Educators

Academic Structure


Most higher education institutions' first-level academic divisions are, depending on the country, one of the following...

  • Colleges
  • Faculties
  • Schools
  • Institutes
  • Academies
  • Departments
  • Divisions
  • Centers

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and study areas a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.

Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Free Online Courses

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Video Presentation

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