Kyung Hee University

country rank  13
world rank  1195

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University Overview

Established in 1949, Kyung Hee University is a non-profit 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. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Korea, Kyung Hee University (KHU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Kyung Hee University (KHU) 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 71 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this South Korean higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name 경희대학교
Acronym KHU
Founded 1949
Motto Creating a Civilized World
Colours Crimson

University Location

Address 1 Hoegi-dong, Dongdaemun-gu
Seoul (population range: over 5,000,000)
130-701 Seoul
T +82 (2) 961 0031
F +82 (2) 962 4343
Other locations Suwon

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office 1 Hoegi-dong, Dongdaemun-gu
Seoul 130-701
+82 (2) 961 0031

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 3,500-3,999
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Kyung Hee University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education, Korea

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Korean Council for University Education KCUE

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020