Yonsei University
Region: Eastern Asia
Country/Region: South Korea
Found Year: 1885
Address: 50 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu
Introduction

Being the oldest private university in Korea, Yonsei University was first established in 1885 by Christian missionaries. Our mission is to educate leaders who will contribute to humanity in the spirit of “truth and freedom.” The 300,000 Yonsei alumni who take this calling to heart can be found manifesting this proud spirit from leadership positions around the world. Yonsei’s main campus is ensconced in a spacious, picturesque and natural setting located minutes away from the economic, political, and cultural centers of Seoul's metropolitan downtown. There are 19 graduate schools and 23 colleges that host a selective pool of students from around the world. Yonsei is proud of its history and reputation as a leading institution of higher education and research in Asia.

Academic Ranking of World Universities
201-300
Academic Ranking of World Universities
The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) is recognized as the precursor of global university rankings and the most trustworthy one. ARWU presents the world's top 1000 research universities annually based on transparent methodology and objective third-party data.
301-400
2018
201-300
2019
201-300
2020
201-300
2021
201-300
2022
Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Library & Information Science
32
Public Administration
40
Biomedical Engineering
51-75
Nanoscience & Nanotechnology
51-75
Energy Science & Engineering
51-75
Instruments Science & Technology
76-100
Materials Science & Engineering
76-100
Dentistry & Oral Sciences
76-100
Key Statistics
17744
Total Enrollment
22.0%
International Students
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Undergraduate Enrollment
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International Students
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Graduate Enrollment
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International Students