Hanyang University

country rank  6
world rank  542

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University Overview

Founded in 1939, Hanyang University is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Seoul (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Ansan. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Korea, Hanyang University (HYU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Hanyang University (HYU) 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 79 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 한양대학교
Acronym HYU
Founded 1939
Motto Love in Deed and Truth
Colours Blue

University Location

Address 222 Wangsimni-ro, Seongdong-gu
Seoul (population range: over 5,000,000)
133-791 Seoul
T +82 (2) 2220 0045
F +82 (2) 2281 1784
Other locations Ansan

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
Int'l student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

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 Not reported
Admission Office Office of International Cooperation, 222 Wangsimni-ro, Seongdong-gu
Seoul 133-791
+82 (2) 2220 0045

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,000-2,499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Hanyang 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 Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Education, Korea

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Korean Council for University Education (KCUE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering Education of Korea (ABEEK)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Korean Association of Foreign Student Administrators (KAFSA)
  • Korean Association of International Educators (KAIE)
  • Global E3
  • Conférence des recteurs et des principaux des universités du Québec (CREPUQ)
  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019