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Gyeongsang National University

South Korea

1049th US-News World Ranking

Gyeongsang National University History                                         

Gyeongsang National University abbreviated as GNU is a South Korean higher education establishment located in Jinju. The university was established as Jinju Agricultural College in 1948 and was conferred university status in 1980. The university currently enrols over 15000 students.

Gyeongsang National University Programs, Courses, and Schools

Gyeongsang National University offers graduate programs in Humanities and Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, Engineering, Medicine, and Arts and Athletics in addition to a range of doctoral degrees in Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, Engineering, Medical Sciences.

Gyeongsang National University also offers programs in Agriculture, Life Sciences, Animal Sciences, Law, Education, History, Mathematics, Veterinary Sciences, Food Engineering, Forest Sciences, Computer sciences, Sociology, Biology, Japanese and Korean Languages, Plant Sciences, and Environmental Studies at the undergraduate level.

Gyeongsang National University Campuses

Gyeongsang National University is based across two campuses in Jinju, South Korea with two smaller facilities in Changwon and Tongyeong. The university campus comprises of a number of purpose built buildings with stunning natural beauty in the vicinity. The Jinju campuses serve as the administrative headquarters of the university.

Gyeongsang National University offers a range of facilities for students which include classrooms, lecture halls, sports courts and a stadium, and libraries with a vast collection of books and journals. The university also offers restaurants, cafes, bank, and shops on its campus in addition to laboratories, student housing options, dining halls, and student union.

Gyeongsang National University Achievements

Gyeongsang National University is ranked 67th globally in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure. The university is also placed in 1001+ bracket in Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Gyeongsang National University is accredited by the Ministry of Education of Korea and KCUE or Korean Council for University Education. The university is also ranked amongst top 300 universities globally to study Agriculture and Forestry by QS Top Universities.

Gyeongsang National University USP

Gyeongsang National University partners with a number of institutions such as Purdue University, Osaka University, Leipzig University, Nagoya University, University of Washington, and University of Wisconsin Madison to facilitate international exchange programs.

Gyeongsang National University also offers affordable tuition fee in addition to generous scholarships to its students. The university is also home to 25 plus research institutes such as the Research Institute of Gyeongnam Culture which attract a number of academics and researchers.

Gyeongsang National University Notable Alumni

M Su-Jung Kim (Comic artist), Hong-Soo Park (Former Minister of Agriculture and Forestry of South Korea), Hyo-Hum Baek (Businessman), Doo Chil Suh (Businessman).

Gyeongsang National University Application Requirements


Gyeongsang National University Deadlines

Bachelors: May and November 
Masters: May and November

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific requirements

Gyeongsang National University Rankings


US News
801 -900
Times Higher Education
GTU Rank


South Korea
US News
12 -15


US News
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Jinju-si, Jinju-daero, 501,South Korea