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Chonnam National University

The founding idea of Chonnam National University is to foster future leaders of noble character as well as profound knowledge in professional fields and who will be able to contribute to the development of the nation and the world. The motto of Chonnam National University is truth, creativity, and service.

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About

History

The Honam area has long cherished its tradition of valuing justice and showing respect to the elderly. On June 9, 1952, a national university, Chonnam National University (CNU), set sail at the center of the region on a long journey of fostering the next leaders of our society, and providing a cradle of creative studies to help lead the 21st century.

Education

Colleges & Schools

  • 16 Colleges with 83 Departments for Undergraduates Nursing, Business Administration, Engineering, Engineering Science, Agriculture and Life Sciences, Culture and Social Sciences, Law, Education, Social Sciences, Human Ecology, Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy, Arts, Medicine, Humanities, Natural Sciences
  • 1 Graduate School Master's Program: 122 Programs Doctoral Program: 112 Programs
  • 5 Professional Graduate Schools Business, Culture, Law, Medical, Dental
  • 5 Special Graduate Schools Education, Industry and Technology, Industry-University Cooperation, Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, Public Policy

Research

The total amount of research funds that CNU professors were rewarded exceeded 120 billion won, enlisting CNU as a top-10 research university in Korea. CNU was also selected as a world-class research university. CNU is on sound footing in terms of research capacity.

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2020
701 -50
2019
651 -50
2018
601
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2020
-
2019
801 -200
2018
601
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
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2019
605 -32
2018
573
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Housing services

  • Dormitory

Library services

  • Central Library

Medical services

Equipped with diagnosis room, oral health room, medicine room, clinical lab/inspection room, X-ray room, and other medical equipments e.g. automatic analysis system, diagnosis available everyday by full-time doctors.

Student Life

Student clubs

NU has more than 80 actively operating clubs in the areas of liberal arts, academics, athletics, volunteer service and religion. Each college also has specialized clubs. The CNU Club Association hosts an annual event that advertises clubs and helps freshmen get to know their own interests.

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