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Pohang University of Science and Technology
English Name: Pohang University of Science and Technology
Region: Eastern Asia
Country/Region: South Korea
Found Year: 1986
Address: 77 CHEONGAM-RO, Namgu

Ever since its establishment in 1986, POSTECH has stayed true to its role in Korean higher education as a pioneer in science and technology research. Located in the city of Pohang, the 400-acre, park-like campus is home to the Pohang Accelerator Laboratory and minutes away from POSCO, the fourth-largest steelmaking company in the world. POSTECH has come a long way in its short history to become globally recognized as one of Asia's premier universities and among the most selective, highly ranked research universities in Korea.

The founding principle behind POSTECH's establishment lies in providing a student-centered education in a highly collaborative and intimate academic community. The university is made up of 11 departments and 22 graduate programs. POSTECH's student-to-faculty ratio is 6:1, allowing students to work closely with our outstanding and award-winning faculty. POSTECH provides the highest educational investment and the most per-student scholarship support in Korea, allowing talented students from all economic backgrounds the opportunity to obtain a POSTECH education.

Maximization of the university's research capabilities has always been the utmost priority of POSTECH. Home to 64 research centers, POSTECH offers many state-of-the-art research facilities, including Korea's only synchrotron radiation facility. Support on all levels ranging from infrastructure to management and finances have resulted in many distinguished research achievements. In 2012, POSTECH was ranked first in the Times Higher Education's "100 under 50" which lists the top 100 universities in the world under 50 years old. POSTECH is guided by the university's motto of Integrity, Creativity, and Aspiration as it strives to become a top 20 world university by the year 2020.

Total Enrollment:3217
           International Students:50(2%)
Undergraduate Enrollment:1672
           International Students:0(0%)
Graduate Enrollment:1545
           International Students:50(3%)

Undergraduate Programs
           Chemical Engineering
           Computer Science and Engineering
           Electronic Electrical Engineering
           Humanities and Social Science
           Industrial and Management Engineering
           Life Science
           Materials Science and Engineering
           Mechanical Engineering
Graduate Programs
           Advances Materials Science
           Chemical Engineering
           Creative It Excellence Engineering (Cite)
           Electronic and Computer Engineering
           Environmental Science and Engineering
           Ferrous Technology Gift)
           Information Research Laboratories
           Integrative Biosciences
           Interdisciplinary Biosciences
           It Convergence Engineering
           Materials Sciences & Engineering
           Molecular and Life Sciences
           Technology Innovation and Management
           Wind Energy

Performance in Academic Ranking of World Universities
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Performance in Academic Ranking of World Universities by Broad Subject Fields
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