Kookmin University

country rank  25
world rank  2724

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University Overview

Established in 1946, Kookmin 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, Kookmin University (KMU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational South Korean higher education institution. Kookmin University (KMU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 75 years old South Korean higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this South Korean higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. KMU 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.

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University Identity

Name
Name 국민대학교
Acronym KMU
Founded 1946
Motto C3 (Change, Chance, Challenge)
Colours Blue

University Location

Address 861-1 Jeongneung-dong, Sungbuk-gu
Seoul
02707 Seoul
South Korea
Tel +82 (2) 910 4114
Fax +82 (2) 919 2100

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
International
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

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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 70-80%
Admission Office 861-1 Jeongneung-dong, Sungbuk-gu
Seoul 02707
2-910-5834
2-910-5834

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Kookmin University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education of Korea


Year of first Accreditation

1946


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Korean Council for University Education (KCUE)


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Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 11 August 2022