Hanyang University or 한양대학교 (HYU) - private profit higher education institution in South Korea. The history of HYU can be traced back to1939 . Hanyang University has an urban campus in Seoul.

University ranking. Studying at Hanyang University, one of the top 10 universities of South Korea is, undeniably, a dream for many students. The university is in the top 5% of the most prestigious educational institutions on the planet. Hanyang University has garnered a reputation in international circles for its programs in «Arts and Humanities», «Engineering and Technology», «Life Sciences and Medicine», «Natural Science», «Social Sciences and Management». The university is in the top 300 in the quality of education criterion. The university is among the most respected institutions by the employers of South Korea and the world.

Application process and the cost of tuition. To enroll the student must provide the information on previous academic performance and pass examinations. Traditionally the academic year is divided into semesters like in many other universities of South Korea. A year of bachelor studies will cost you around 11,252 USD. A master’s degree of HYU will cost a student a significant sum of 12,584 USD per year. In addition, part of the cost can be covered by university scholarships. There is also an option to enroll in online programs, kindly provided by the university. On the official website (http://www.hanyang.ac.kr) of the university you can find a more accurate information regarding the tuition fees of different programs.

The composition of the university. Hanyang University is considered to be a large university, teaching more than 24,000 students. The university accepts applications from foreign students. One in 8 students is a foreigner. The university has more than 3 thousand teachers. During studies the students have the opportunity to participate in the international exchange programs. You can meet the students by following the university on social media: Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of HYU. The university has a dedicated library. The campus dormitories that can be offered to the students upon request. In addition to the Korean Association of Foreign Student Administrators(KAFSA) the university is also a part of the following associations - Korea Association of Information Education (KAIE), Global Engineering Education Exchange(Global E3), Conference des recteurs et des principaux des universite du Quebec (CREPUQ).
General information
Finance type For-profit
Organization type Private
Established 1939
Abbreviation HYU
Teachers 3,370
Students 24,946
Foreigners 13%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Love in Truth and in Deed
• Ministry of Education, Korea
• Korean Association of Foreign Student Administrators(KAFSA)
• Korea Association of Information Education (KAIE)
• Global Engineering Education Exchange(Global E3)
• Conference des recteurs et des principaux des universite du Quebec (CREPUQ)
World ranking 245
Country ranking 7
Academic Reputation 269
Employer Reputation 174
Quality of teaching 54
International Students 263
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities 233
Engineering and Technology 67
Life Sciences and Medicine 326
Natural Science 180
Social Sciences and Management 111
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 245
QS World University Rankings 195
ARWU Academic Ranking 301
Cost of living in Seoul
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 497 682
Food 330 468
Transportation 40 108
Communications and utilities 74 107
Clothing 27 98
Sports and leisure 32 95
Total 1,001 1,558
Accommodation in Seoul USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 502
Shared room in city centre 689
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 515
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 777
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة هانيانج
German Hanyang-Universität
Spanish Universidad de Hanyang
French Université de Hanyang
Japanese 漢陽大學校
Korean 한양대학교
Portuguese Universidade de Hanyang
Russian Университет Ханянг
Chinese 汉阳大学
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Hanyang University - Official Description

Hanyang University was established in 1939 by Lyun-Joon Kim, who desired greatly for the advancement of the country through technology education. In 1948, it was the first private university that actually developed by the engineering department and in 1959, it expanded into different ranges. In addition, in 1979, Hanyang University built their second campus in Ansan, Gyeonggi-do, one of the biggest industrial complexes in our country. As of 2011, Hanyang University has 2 campuses with students in all from both college and graduate school. It is also operating a hospital that has a large scale of having approximately 1,400 sickbeds. This in all shows how big the university is and what kind of important role it play in our country. After Hanyang University was established, for 72 years, it has been concentrating its effort in the education theory of fostering talented students by following the idea of trying to become a university that can be of help to the society through practical method of study. As a result, between the 70s and the 80s, Hanyang University was acknowledged for discharging excellent students who have contributed to the country's phenomenal change in both the industrial area and modern age. Hanyang University...

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