Gangneung-Wonju National University

country rank  90
world rank  5787

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University Overview

Established in 1946, Gangneung-Wonju National University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large town of Gangneung (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Gangwon. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Korea, Gangneung-Wonju National University (GWNU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Gangneung-Wonju National University (GWNU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 73 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name 강릉원주대
Acronym GWNU
Founded 1946
Motto Freedom Truth Creativity

University Location

Address San 123 Chibyon-dong
Gangneung (population range: 50,000-249,999)
210-702 Gangwon
T +82 (33) 640 2767
F +82 (33) 640 2768

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Education, Korea

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Korean Council for University Education (KCUE)

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019