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Leading the Reform in Education, to Strengthen the Nations Competitiveness

  • Foster and produce competent leaders for industry through the advancement of education.
  • Support faculty research activity, to achieve academic supremacy that matches world-class standards.
  • Reorganize the academic curriculum to suit internationalization.
  • 1986 Operation of the non Graded / no department policy, first in the nation
  • 1992 Operation of admission without examinations, first in the nation
  • 2000 Acknowledgement of credit for on-job training at venture companies, first in the nation
  • Interconnected undergraduate, graduate, and Ph.D. degree curriculum and expedited degree conferment through mutual recognition of credits
  • On-site industry training and undergraduate thesis substitution policy
  • Dorm life for everyone
  • Operation of Admission without Examination
  • Early entrance policy, and expedited degree conferment through mutual recognition of credit
  • Mandatory requirement for Ph.D. thesis to be published in renowned academic journals, first in the nation
  • KAIST has produced, since its inception, 14,180 undergraduates, 26,603 graduate students, and 10,210 Ph.D.’s. A total of 50,993 leaders in science and technology (last updated in February 2015)

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings(2013~)
QS World University Rankings(2013~)
Ranking Division 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
World Ranking (Overall) 60 51 43 46 41
Engineering and Technology 24 36 17 13 14
Natural Sciences 48 47 54 28 32
Top 50 Under 50 Ranking 4 3 3 3 3
Chosun Ilbo·QS Asian University Ranking(2013~)
Chosun Ilbo·QS Asian Ranking(2013~)
Ranking Division 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Chosun Ilbo·QS Asian Ranking 6 2 3 6 4
REUTERS Asia's Most Innovative Universities(2016)
REUTERS Asia's Most Innovative Universities(2016)
Ranking Division 2016 2017
Asia's Most Innovative Universities 1 1
REUTERS The World's Most Innovative Universities(2015~)
REUTERS The World's Most Innovative Universities(2015~)
Ranking Division 2015 2016 2017
The World's Most Innovative Universities 10 6 6
THE World University Rankings(2013~)
THE World University Rankings(2013~)
Ranking Division 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
World Ranking (Overall) 56 52 148 89 95
Asia Ranking 10 8 8 10 8
Top 50 Under 50 Ranking 3 3 3 6 5
Joonang Ilbo University Ranking(2010~2014)
Joonang Ilbo University Ranking (2010~)
Ranking Division 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
National University Ranking 1 1 1 2 2
Financial Times Business Management Graduate School Ranking(2010~)
Financial Times Business Management Graduate School Ranking (2010~)
Ranking Division 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Executive MBA Program World Ranking 29 28 28 24 20
Executive MBA Asia Ranking 2 1 1 1 1