Yonsei University

WORLD RANK

2012-13
183

Seoul, Republic of Korea

Region: Asia

  • Overall score
    48.2
  • Teaching
    48.3
  • International outlook
    33.4
  • Industry income
    56.1
  • Research
    50.6
  • Citations
    48.6

Founded by American missionaries, Yonsei, which describes itself as a learning centre based on Christian principles, adopted as its motto: "The truth will set you free" (John 8:32). This mission school's 2007 charter mandates the make-up of its board as two Presbyterians, a Methodist and an Anglican. The university instructs around 29,000 students supervised by some 4,200 faculty members.