|TITLE||SKKU is Named No.1 Korea Comprehensive Private University by THE Asia University Rankings 2017|
SKKU has placed 13th in Asia University Rankings 2017 by Times Higher Education, while ranking 1st among Korean comprehensive private universities.
SKKU received a total of 60.2 points with the composition of points as; Learning Environment: 56.0, Research: 55.5, Citations: 66.5, International Outlook: 39.6, Industry Income: 88.9. Meanwhile, Seoul National University received 66.1 points, while Korea University and Yonsei University got 52.8 points and 48.8 points respectively.
In particular, SKKU received great recognition among universities in Korea in the area of Citations (Research Influence) by having 66.5 points, followed by Ulsan University (60.8), Seoul National University (58.8), Korea University (49.2) and Kyunghee University (48.5).
One thing to note from this evaluation is that many Chinese universities received improved results. The editor of THE stated that “as a result of concentrated investment over the past 10 years, many Chinese universities including Fudan University and Shanghai Jiao Tong University have become distinguished. If Chinese universities can secure more outstanding faculties, their research performances, as well as internalization activities, will become more developed.”
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