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Kyung Hee University

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world rank  1016

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Established in 1949, the Kyung Hee University is a non-profit 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. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education of Korea, Kyung Hee University (KHU) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational South Korean higher education institution. Kyung Hee University (KHU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 75-year-old South Korean higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 40-49% making this South Korean higher education organization an averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. KHU 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, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Kyung Hee University's Control Typeprivate


Kyung Hee University's Entity Typenon-profit


Kyung Hee University' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Kyung Hee University's Selectivity by Acceptance Rateaveragely selective

University Identity

Name (Non Latin) 경희대학교
Acronym KHU
Founded 1949
Motto Creating a Civilized World
Colours Crimson
Mascot Lion
Video Presentation

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University Location

Address 1 Hoegi-dong, Dongdaemun-gu
130-701 Seoul
South Korea
Kyung Hee University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Kyung Hee University Phone Number +82 (2) 961 0031
Kyung Hee University Fax Number +82 (2) 962 4343
Other locations Suwon

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Kyung Hee University's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Kyung Hee University's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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You can also explore our new A-Z Guide to 8,100 University Programs, Courses and Degrees to learn more about study outlines and typical duration, tuition ranges, career prospects, salary expectations of each course/program/degree.

Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Kyung Hee University's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Kyung Hee University.

Kyung Hee University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
7,500-9,999 US$
(6,830-9,110 Euro)
7,500-9,999 US$
(6,830-9,110 Euro)
7,500-9,999 US$
(6,830-9,110 Euro)
7,500-9,999 US$
(6,830-9,110 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Kyung Hee University's admission information.

Kyung Hee University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Kyung Hee University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Kyung Hee University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Kyung Hee University's acceptance rate range is 40-49% making this institution an averagely selective higher education institution.

Kyung Hee University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Kyung Hee University has more than 5500 international students.

Kyung Hee University's Admission Office Admission Office

1 Hoegi-dong, Dongdaemun-gu
Seoul 130-701
(2) 961 0031

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Size and Profile


University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.

Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Kyung Hee University.

Kyung Hee University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Kyung Hee University has an enrollment range of 20,000-24,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Kyung Hee University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 1,000-1,499 academic employees (Faculty).

Kyung Hee University's Control Type Control Type

Kyung Hee University is a private higher education institution.

Kyung Hee University's Entity Type Entity Type

Kyung Hee University is a non-profit higher education institution.

Kyung Hee University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Kyung Hee University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Kyung Hee University does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our two guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.

University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Kyung Hee University's main facilities:

Kyung Hee University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Kyung Hee University's Library

Kyung Hee University's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Kyung Hee University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Kyung Hee University's main services:

Kyung Hee University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Kyung Hee University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Kyung Hee University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Kyung Hee University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Kyung Hee University's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Kyung Hee University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Kyung Hee University is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministry of Education of Korea

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Kyung Hee University's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Korean Council for University Education (KCUE)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

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Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Kyung Hee University 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


Social media can be a powerful tool for Universities to communicate with current students, alumni, faculty, staff and the wider community. But how can social media be important for prospective students? Read our article about the importance of Social Media for universities and prospective students to learn more.

Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

Kyung Hee University's Facebook page Kyung Hee University's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Kyung Hee University's X (formerly Twitter) page Kyung Hee University's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Kyung Hee University's YouTube channel Kyung Hee University's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Kyung Hee University's Instagram page Kyung Hee University's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Kyung Hee University's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


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