Mokpo National Maritime University

country rank  129
world rank  8325

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University Overview

Established in 1950, Mokpo National Maritime University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Mokpo (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), South Jeolla. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Korea, Mokpo National Maritime University (MMU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Mokpo National Maritime University (MMU) 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 70 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name 목포해양대학교
Acronym MMU
Founded 1950
Motto The pursuit of truth, Service with sincerity, The scientific exploitation of oceans

University Location

Address Haeyangdaehang-Ro 91
Mokpo (population range: 50,000-249,999)
530-729 South Jeolla
T +82 (61) 240 7114
F +82 (61) 242 5176

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Not reported 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

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 Haeyangdaehang-Ro 91
Mokpo 530-729
+82 (61) 240 7021

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Mokpo National Maritime University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education, Korea

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Korean Council for University Education KCUE

Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020