Jeju National University

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Jeju National University
Former names
Cheju Provincial Junior College (1952-1955)
Cheju Provincial College (1955-1962)
Cheju National College (1962-1982)
Jeju National University (1982-Present)
Motto Truth, Justice, Creativity
Type Public
Established 1952
President Hyangjin Huh
Vice-Chancellor Taehui Choi
Academic staff
4,303 (2016)
Administrative staff
1,345 (2016)
Students 53,565 (2016)
Undergraduates 30,898 (2016)
Postgraduates 12,364 (2016)
4,303 (2016)
Location Jeju Metropolitan, Jeju Special Self-Governing Province, South Korea
Campus Suburban
Colours Blue
Affiliations Republic of Korean Government
Mascot Roe Deer

Jeju National University is a public university founded in 1952 in Jeju City, the provincial capital of Jeju, South Korea. In 2008 Cheju National University and the Jeju National University of Education merged into Jeju National University.[1]


In 1952, Cheju Provincial Junior College was founded, and became a four-year college in 1955. It became Cheju National College in 1962, with faculties of law and science. The graduate school was established in 1979, and the college received university status in 1982.


The university's diverse undergraduate offerings are divided among 12 colleges: the College of Art & Design, the College of Humanities, College of Law & Political Science, College of Economics & Commerce, College of Education, College of Applied Life Sciences, College of Ocean Science, College of Natural Sciences, College of Engineering, College of Medicine, Teachers College, and College of Veterinary Medicine. There are 6 graduate schools: Graduate School, Graduate School of Education, Graduate School of Business Administration, Graduate School of Public Administration, Graduate School of Industry, and Graduate School of Social Education. There are 3 professional graduate schools: Graduate School of Interpretation, School of Medicine, and Law School.

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The university has academic exchange relationships with 83 universities in 16 countries. The largest number of these are Chinese and Japanese. In addition, relationships have been established with 12 American Universities, 4 Russian Universities, France's Pierre-and-Marie-Curie University and University of Rouen, Germany's Bonn University and University of Tübingen, Canada's George Brown College England's University of Manchester, Norway's University of Oslo, Australia's University of Tasmania and School of Horticulture University of Western Sydney, Chile's Austral University of Chile, India's University of Delhi, 5 Taiwanese Universities, Vietnam's Can Tho University, Thailand's Chulalongkorn University and Burapha University, and Mongolia's National University of Mongolia and Ulaanbaatar University.

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Coordinates: 33°27′21″N 126°33′43″E / 33.45583°N 126.56194°E / 33.45583; 126.56194