Yonsei University

World Rankings

  • QS World University Ranking (2017–18) 106
  • THE World University Ranking (2017–18) 301-350


  • Yonsei University was founded in 1885 by Christian missionaries and is the oldest privately-funded research university in South Korea.

Notable Alumni and Famous Faces

  • Kim Woo-jung, Daewoo CEO and founder.
  • Yonsei graduates are well-represented in the arts, sports and government in Korea.


50 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea