Kyung Hee University or 경희대학교 (KHU) - private nonprofit higher education institution in South Korea. The history of KHU can be traced back to1949 . Kyung Hee University has an urban campus in Seoul.

University ranking. Kyung Hee University is one of the leading universities of South Korea. Kyung Hee University is in the top 5% according to the international rankings. According to the specialists, the university’s strengths are as follows: «Arts and Humanities», «Engineering and Technology», «Life Sciences and Medicine», «Natural Science», «Social Sciences and Management». The university is in the top 400 in the quality of education criterion. KHU is popular among the employers as they gladly hire its graduates.

Application process and the cost of tuition. In most cases the admission committee prioritizes applicant’s academic performance when considering him/her for admission. The process of admission is not complicated by student competition as there are only 2 applicants per seat. The academic year is traditionally consists of semesters. The cost of tuition for the bachelor’s programs is around 7,579 USD per year. The university has a variety of scholarship programs that students can take part in. For those who don’t want to or can’t attend the full time program, the university has special online degree programs. Due to the fact that the tuition fees at KHU may vary depending on the faculty, we advise you to check the official website for more accurate information.

The composition of the university. Kyung Hee University is classified as a large university with more than 20,000 concurrent students. Foreign citizens can submit their applications along with the local students. The ratio is 1 foreign student to 4 local ones. The university has more than 3 thousand teachers. Student exchange programs is one of the draws of the university. If you wish to learn more about the university’s life you can follow them on social media: Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of KHU. The university has a dedicated library. Students can apply for a dormitory.
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Established 1949
Abbreviation KHU
Teachers 3,191
Students 20,599
Foreigners 25%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on past academic records
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Democratization of School, Ideas, and Living
• Ministry of Education, Korea
• OpenCourseWare Consortium (OCW)
World ranking 288
Country ranking 8
Academic Reputation 385
Employer Reputation 221
Quality of teaching 168
International Students 366
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities 210
Engineering and Technology 200
Life Sciences and Medicine 223
Natural Science 280
Social Sciences and Management 149
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 288
QS World University Rankings 298
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
English Kyung Hee University
Russian Университет Кён-хи
Arabic جامعة كيونج هي
German Kyung-Hee-Universität
Spanish Universidad Kyung Hee
French Université Kyung Hee
Japanese 慶熙大学校
Korean 경희대학교
Portuguese Universidade de Kyung Hee
Chinese 庆熙大学
Ukrainian Універсітет Кьонхі
ca Universitat Kyung Hee
nl Kyung Hee Universiteit
mn Кёнхи их сургууль
tr Kyung Hee University
hu Kjonghi Egyetem
sv Kyung Hee-universitetet
fa دانشگاه کیونگ هی
vi Đại học Kyung Hee
he אוניברסיטת קיונג-הי
ur کیونگ ہی یونیورسٹی
el Πανεπιστήμιο Κιούνγκ Χι
da Kyung Hee Universitet
sk Kjonghi dähakgjo
hy Կյոնգ Հի համալսարան
az Kyunq Hi Universiteti
lv Kenhī Universitāte
tl Pamantasang Kyung Hee
yo Kyung Hee University
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Kyung Hee University - Official Description

A private, coeducational university founded in 1949, Kyung Hee University is not merely a campus. It is a comprehensive educational system encompassing all grades from kindergarten to graduate school. The university's motto, "Democratization of School, Ideas, and Living," embodies the principles upon which the United Nations is founded. Three campuses comprise the university: the 245-acre Seoul Campus, lush with trees, the 510-acre Suwon Campus beside stunning Singal Lake, and the 12-acre Kwangnung Campus nestled serenely to the north of Seoul. Two semesters constitute the school year: the spring semester, (which lasts from March to June) and the fall semester (which lasts from September to December). The Seoul and Suwon Campuses contain 20 colleges.2,300 faculty members constitute the university's corps of instructors, researchers and professors. The two campuses have an enrollment of over 23,000 students at a median age of 22. Undergraduate students comprise 89% of the university's population, while graduate students make up the remaining 11%; 3% of all students live on campus.

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