Sungkyunkwan University

country rank  8
world rank  817

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University Overview

Founded in 1398, Sungkyunkwan University is a private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Seoul (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Suwon-si. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Korea, Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational 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 622 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

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
Seoul (population range: over 5,000,000)
110-745 Seoul
T +82 (2) 760 1104
F +82 (2) 744 2453
Other locations Suwon-si

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
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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
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education, Korea

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Korean Council for University Education KCUE

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020