Ajou University

country rank  18
world rank  1765

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University Overview

Founded in 1973, Ajou University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Suweon (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Gyeonggi. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Korea, Ajou University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Ajou University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 46 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name 아주대학교
Founded 1973
Motto World-Class University Spearheading Academic Convergence
Colours Blue

University Location

Address San 5 Woncheon-dong, Yeongtong-gu
Suweon (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
443-749 Gyeonggi
T +82 (31) 219 2925
F +82 (31) 219 2924

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office OIA, San 5, Woncheon-dong, Yeongtong-gu
+82 (31) 219 2925

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,500-2,999
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Ajou University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Education, Korea

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Korean Council for University Education (KCUE)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering Education of Korea (ABEEK)

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019