Korea University College of Medicine

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Korea University College of Medicine
고려대학교 의과대학/의학전문대학원
Type Private
Established 1928
Students 600 (M.D.)
Location Seoul, South Korea
Website medicine.korea.ac.kr

Korea University College of Medicine is the medical school of Korea University. It is located in Seoul, South Korea. As one of the oldest medical schools in South Korea, it has been historically regarded as one of the country's top medical schools. In the 2013 QS World University Rankings, it was ranked as the 3rd best medical school in South Korea.[1]


The school was founded as Chosun Women's Medical Training Institute in 1928 by Rosetta Sherwood Hall. The institute was subsequently renamed several times and ultimately merged with Korea University to become Korea University College of Medicine. So far, the school has produced over 7,000 graduates, most of whom are working as prominent physicians and public health advocates worldwide.[2]


  1. ^ "Korea University Rankings". Top Universities. Retrieved 2013-08-01. 
  2. ^ Kim Yong-Hai. "College of Medicine | KOREA UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER". Kumc.or.kr. Retrieved 2013-08-01.