Sungkyunkwan University

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world rank  1129

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Founded in 1398, Sungkyunkwan University is a private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Seoul (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution also has a branch campus in Suwon-si. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education of Korea, Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational South Korean higher education institution formally affiliated with the Confucian religion. Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU) 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 625 years old South Korean higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. SKKU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name 성균관대학교
Acronym SKKU
Founded 1398
Motto Humanity, Righteousness, Propriety, Wisdom
Colours Green and blue

University Location

Address 53 Myeongnyun-dong 3-ga, Jongno-gu
110-745 Seoul
South Korea
Tel +82 (2) 760 1104
Fax +82 (2) 744 2453
Other locations Suwon-si

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
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Confucian Confucian

Facilities and Services

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

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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

  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 9 March 2023