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About KNU

Kyungpook National University (KNU) — public non-profit university. It is located in Daegu, South Korea.

It is one of the best institutions in the world. In QS World University Rankings 2024, it is among top-520. This is one of the best universities in the world. Judged by 13 aspects of Times Higher Education World University Ranking (THE), it conquered 887 place among top institutions.

KNU carries out research in several scientific areas.

LocationDaegu, South Korea
Establishment year1946
International students1,712
Female students44%

Place in ratings

Rating QS2024#522
Rating THE2023#887
By subject
SubjectPlace in QS 2023
Agriculture & Forestry216
Natural Sciences380
Life Sciences & Medicine417
Engineering & Technology468
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KNU tuition fees

At KNU, the academic calendar is divided into two semesters. However, tuition fees are calculated per year. At KNU, tuition fees are equal for everyone — from 3,447 USD per year. The university provides tuition assistance to some students through financial aid programs. They are available to both locals and foreigners. The cost of education and the availability of scholarships can be checked on the official website.

In addition to the cost of education, it is necessary to pay attention to additional costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses.

Academic calendarSemesters
Financial AidYes

Bachelor degree at KNU

In order to enter an undergraduate program at KNU, you must successfully pass the entrance exams.

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KNU campus

The campus of KNU is urban. This means that students study closely to the sights and the entire recreational infrastructure of the city. This type of campus gives students more options for internships and part-time jobs. The university has a functioning library. In addition to educational materials in various scientific areas, it contains a collection of classical and contemporary literature.

Campus TypeUrban

What to do after graduation

A job seeker visa allows graduates to stay in the country for up to 6 months. Graduates of KNU are in demand in the labor market, as the reputation of the educational institution among employers is quite high according to the results of the QS world ranking. You can find other options for immigration in our article.

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