Kwangwoon University

country rank  41
world rank  4048

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University Overview

Established in 1934, Kwangwoon 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, Kwangwoon University (KWU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational South Korean higher education institution. Kwangwoon University (KWU) 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 88 years old South Korean higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. KWU 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 광운대학교
Acronym KWU
Founded 1934
Motto Veritas et Lux
Truth and Light
Colours Maroon

University Location

Address 20 Kwangwoon-ro, Nowon-gu
Seoul
01897 Seoul
South Korea
Tel +82 (2) 940 5015
Fax +82 (2) 918 5016

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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 Not reported
Admission Office 20 Kwangwoon-ro, Nowon-gu
Seoul
(2) 9405015

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff 800-899
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education of Korea


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Korean Council for University Education (KCUE)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering Education of Korea (ABEEK)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Korean Council for University Education (KCUE)
  • University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific (UMAP)
  • International Student Exchange Program (ISEP)

Academic Structure


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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Thursday, 11 August 2022