Wonkwang University

country rank  40
world rank  3648

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University Overview

Founded in 1946, Wonkwang University is a private higher education institution located in the small city of Iksan (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), North Jeolla. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Korea, Wonkwang University (WKU) is a coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Buddhist religion. Wonkwang University (WKU) 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.

University Identity

Name 원광대학교
Acronym WKU
Founded 1946

University Location

Address 344-2 Sinyong-dong
Iksan (population range: 250,000-499,999)
570-749 North Jeolla
T +82 (63) 850 5114
F +82 (63) 850 6666

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 Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation Buddhist Buddhist Won Buddhism

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education, Korea

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Korean Council for University Education KCUE

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020