Seoul National University

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National University of Seoul Metropolitan City and Gangwon-do, Republic of Korea

About Seoul National University

According to Wikipedia, Seoul National University is a national research university located in Seoul, South Korea. It is one of the flagship Korean national universities. Founded in 1946, Seoul National University is considered the most prestigious university in South Korea. The university has three campuses: the main campus in Gwanak-gu and two additional campuses in Daehangno and Pyeongchang. The university comprises sixteen colleges, one graduate school and nine professional schools. The student body consists of nearly 17,000 undergraduate and 11,000 graduate students. According to data compiled by KEDI, the university spends more on its students per capita than any other universities in the country that enroll at least 10,000 students.

What Is Seoul National University Known For?

Seoul National University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Seoul National University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Seoul National University's Most Influential Alumni?

Seoul National University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Political Science, Education, and Business. Here are some of Seoul National University's most famous alumni:

Ha-Joon Chang
Ha-Joon Chang
A South Korean economist.
Benjamin W. Lee
Benjamin W. Lee
A Korean American physicist.
Ban Ki-moon
Ban Ki-moon
A 8th Secretary-General of the United Nations.
Philip Kim
Philip Kim
A South Korean physicist.
Ko Un
Ko Un
A Korean poet.
Rimhak Ree
A Canadian mathematician.
Hoesung Lee
Hoesung Lee
A South Korean chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
Lee Jae-yong
Lee Jae-yong
A South Korean businessman.
Hwang Woo-suk
A South Korean scientist.
Minhyong Kim
A South Korean mathematician.
Kim Chi-ha
Kim Chi-ha
A Korean writer.
Kim Swoo-geun
A South Korean architect .

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