General information
Organization type Private
Established
Teachers 2,518
Students 17,584
Foreigners 8%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on entrance examinations
Gender limitation Woman only
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Motto
Truth, Goodness, and Beauty
Accreditation
• Ministry of Education, Korea
Affiliations
• Association of Christian Universities and Colleges in Asia (ACUCA)
Rankings
World ranking370
Country ranking9
Quality of teaching142
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities240
Engineering and Technology397
Life Sciences and Medicine338
Natural Science217
Social Sciences and Management205
Ranking in world by discipline
Chemistry101
Cost of living in Seoul, USD/month
ExpensesMin.Med.
Accommodation 497 682
Food 330 468
Transportation 40 108
Communications and utilities 74 107
Clothing 27 98
Sports and leisure 32 95
Accommodation in Seoul, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre502
Shared room in city centre689
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre515
1 bedroom apartment in city centre777
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking370
QS World University Rankings354
ARWU Academic Ranking401
Webometrics Ranking750
Alternative title
Russian Женский университет Ихва
Spanish Universidad Femenina Ewha
Chinese 梨花女子大学
Arabic جامعة حواء للنساء
French Université de femmes d'Ewha
German EWHA Womens Universität
Japanese 梨花女子大学
Korean 이화여자대학교
Portuguese Universidade de Mulheres Ewha

Location on map - Ewha Womans University

Ewha Womans University or 이화여자대학교 - private higher education institution in South Korea.

Ewha Womans University - Description

The history of Ewha traces back to 1886 when American missionary Mary F. Scranton began classes for women in Seoul, the capital of Korea. Since its first class, Ewha’s pioneering efforts have led to its becoming the first educational institute for women and the first government-accredited four-year university in Korea. Ewha has now grown into one of Korea’s most prestigious schools and the world’s largest women’s university with nearly 25,000 students and 987 faculty members within 11 colleges, 15 graduate schools, and 66 research institutes. In 2013, Ewha ranked 1st among Korean universities in CWTS Leiden Ranking and in the number of law clerks produced, and produced the highest number of women executives in Korea’s top 100 companies. Ewha also became the first Korean university to sign a university-industry collaboration agreement with the multinational chemical corporation Solvay in 2011 for a total investment of 21.5 million dollars. The global headquarters of Solvay’s R&D center has been built at Ewha to establish the joint research infrastructure and cultivate new talents to lead the future of science. Ewha hopes to continue serving the women of the world in realizing their dreams and exploring new opportunities.

Description of Ewha Womans University

Ewha’s origin dates back to 1886 when classes began with a single student under the tutelage of the American missionary Mary F. Scranton, which launched a proud and unprecedented history of educating korean women, which fostered a sprit of challenge and determination that delivered a series of unique and outstanding achievement. Ewha comprises 12 colleges, 15 graduate schools, and 25,000 students, and each year has produced 3,500 graduates with bachelor’s degree, 2,000 with master’s degree and 200 with doctoral degrees. As Korea’s first educational institution for women, Ewha ha now grown into the largest women’s university in the world. Continuing to take te lead in writing a brighter future, Ewha is eager to make history as global leader throughout the coming century under th vision of “Innovation Ewha: Leading Global Excellence”
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521Seoul National UniversitySeoul6,903 USD4,384 USD
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1494Yonsei UniversitySeoul8,391 USD12,295 USD
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