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About POSTECH

Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) — private non-profit university. It is located in Pohang, South Korea. The higher education institution was founded not so long ago — in 1986.

QS World University Rankings collects data on the best institutions in the world, according to which POSTECH is on top-100. The university is in top-150 of the independent international ranking THE.

POSTECH is developing different scientific directions and invites students to join the research.

Location
Pohang, South Korea
Establishment year
1986
Students
3,215
International students
96
Female students
24%

Place in ratings

By subject
SubjectPlace in QS 2023
Engineering & Technology72
Natural Sciences110
Life Sciences & Medicine401-450
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POSTECH tuition fees

At POSTECH, the academic calendar is divided into two semesters. However, tuition fees are calculated per year. For foreigners, the tuition fee at POSTECH depends on the program and starts from 8,947 USD per year. The university provides tuition assistance to some students through financial aid programs. They are available to both locals and foreigners. Check the university website for up-to-date information on prices and available scholarships.

It is necessary to pay attention to other costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, food, and personal expenses.

Academic calendar
Semesters
Financial Aid
Yes
Bachelor
Foreign8,947USD/year
Master
Foreign8,947USD/year

POSTECH campus

The educational institution has a suburban campus. This means that students study close to a big city and can quickly get to it by public transport. At the same time, this location allows you to create a close-knit student community, since all events are held on campus. University students have access to the library. It contains a collection of scientific papers, textbooks and fiction. Foreigners who come to POSTECH through exchange programs study and live with local students. Thus, the university promotes intercultural exchange and the establishment of interethnic relations.

Campus Type
Suburban
Library
Yes
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What to do after graduation

In order to stay in South Korea for another 6 months after graduation, you can apply for a job seeker visa. POSTECH graduates find jobs quickly, partly because the university has a good reputation among employers according to the QS World University Rankings. You can find other options for immigration in our article.

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