Kyungpook National University

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Kyungpook National University
경북대학교
Knuemblem00.jpg
Motto진리, 긍지, 봉사
"Truth, Pride, Service"
TypeNational
Established1946 (founded 1907)
President18th President Kim Sang-Dong
Academic staff
Full-time1,880 including foreign faculty of 80 in 2015
Part-time 1,660 (2010)
Students38,616 (as of Oct, 2015)
Undergraduates31,516
Postgraduates7,100
Location,
CampusUrban Main campus complex at Sangyeok-dong, Buk-gu, Medical college & General hospital at Dongin, Dental Campus at Samduk and Sangju Campus
ColorsKNU Red  
NicknameKyungdae (경대;慶大)
Websitewww.knu.ac.kr, english en.knu.ac.kr
Kyungpook National University
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationGyeongbuk Daehakgyo
McCune–ReischauerKyŏngbuk Taehakkyo

Kyungpook National University (경북대학교, abbreviated as KNU or Kyungdae, 경대) is a national university representing Daegu Metropolitan City and Gyeongbuk Province in South Korea . It is located in the Daegu Metropolitan City, which is the capital city of the Gyeongbuk Province, South Korea. (Kyungpook in the university's name represents an old romanization of the province's name, now most commonly spelled Gyeongbuk.)

Establishment[edit]

Kyungpook National University was founded on September, 1946 by upgrading the Colleges of Education, Medicine and Agriculture in Daegu to the National College. In October, 1951, Colleges of Education, Medicine, Agriculture, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Law and Political Sciences combined into Kyungpook National University. Other departments including Engineering and Dentistry were established sequentially to create what is now known as Kyungpook National University.

Academics[edit]

Undergraduate colleges[edit]

Graduate colleges[edit]

Rankings[edit]

University rankings
QS National[1]General 19
USNWR National[2]General 10
QS Asia
(Asian Ranking version)[3]
General 103
THE Asia[4]General 172
USNWR Asia[5]General 99
THE World[6]General 801-1000
QS World[7]General 601-650
USNWR World[8]General 558
ARWU World[9]Research 401-500

Campus[edit]

Kyungpook National University has four campuses in the Gyeongbuk province. The main campus, which houses the major engineering and science schools is located in the heart of Daegu city in the Buk-gu area. The Kyungpook National University also has separate campuses for its teaching hospital known as the Dongin campus as well as a campus at Samduk for its dental school and hospital. In addition, Kyungpook National University also functions from its Sangju campus.

Colleges and schools[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "QS South Korea University Rankings 2019". Top Universities. 2019. Retrieved July 20, 2019.
  2. ^ U.S.News & World Report (2019). "Search Best Global Universities - US News Education". U.S. News & World Report LP. Retrieved July 20, 2019.
  3. ^ "QS Asian University Rankings". QS Quacquarelli Symonds Limited. 2019. Retrieved August 16, 2019.
  4. ^ "Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings". Times Higher Education. 2019. Retrieved August 16, 2019.
  5. ^ U.S.News & World Report (2019). "Best Global Universities in Asia - US News Education". U.S. News & World Report LP. Retrieved July 20, 2019.
  6. ^ "THE World University Rankings". Times Higher Education. 2020. Retrieved October 19, 2019.
  7. ^ "QS World University Rankings". QS Quacquarelli Symonds Limited. 2020. Retrieved August 16, 2019.
  8. ^ U.S.News & World Report (2019). "Best Global Universities - US News". U.S. News & World Report LP. Retrieved July 20, 2019.
  9. ^ "Academic Ranking of World Universities". Institute of Higher Education, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. 2019. Retrieved August 16, 2019.

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Coordinates: 35°53′29″N 128°36′38″E / 35.89139°N 128.61056°E / 35.89139; 128.61056