Pohang University of Science and Technology

country rank  12
world rank  1866

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University Overview

Founded in 1986, Pohang University of Science and Technology is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the large city of Pohang (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), North Gyeongsang. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education of Korea, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational South Korean higher education institution. Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) 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 33 years old South Korean higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. POSTECH 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 포항공과대학교
Acronym POSTECH
Founded 1986
Motto Integrity, Creativity and Aspiration

University Location

Address San 31, Hyoja-dong, Nam-gu
Pohang
790-784 North Gyeongsang
South Korea
Tel +82 (54) 279 0114
Fax +82 (54) 279 2099

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office San 31, Hyoja-dong, Nam-gu
Pohang 790-784


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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Pohang University of Science and Technology'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


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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