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Value Creator! Woosuk University!

General Information

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General Information

  • founding philosophy-Even a pot of gold is not a handful of learning
  • mission-Fosting cerative professionals with Competence, Conviction and Commitment
  • year of 
establishment-1979
  • academic structure-Undergraduate Course
  Eight Colleges with 57 Departments and two Faculties/Postgrauate Course
  Three Graduate Schools offering 61 masters and 10 doctorate programs
  • number of alumni-38,539 (as of October 2010)
(35,748 bachelors, 2,554 masters and 237 doctors)
  • number of students-8,394 (as of October 2010)
(7,784 undergraduates and 610 postgraduates)
  • number of 
foreign students-1,050
(852 undergraduates, 87 postgraduates and 111 students on the language and
 credit exchange programmes
  • number of the staff-402 (Academic: 287, Administrative: 115)
  • specialisation areas-Health and Welfare
/Food and Life/Sports and Welbeing

Recent Achievements

  • Selected as the Best University by the Ministry ofEducation and Human Resource Development on the National
Suvey of Education and Welfare Status of Handicapped Students (2006)
  • Selected as the Best University by Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development on the National Survey of Education and Welfare Status of Handicapped Students (2006)
  • Selected by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism as Educational Institution in Specialisation of Cultural Contents (2006)
  • Ranked fourth nationwide and top in Jeolla region on the Statistical Survey of Jod Placement for University Graduated conducted by the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development (2006)
  • Ranked fifth nationwide and top in Jeolla region on the Status Survey of Industry-University Partnership conducted by the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development (2006)
  • Ranked sixth nationwide and top in Jeolla region on the Statistical Survey of Jod Placement for University Graduated conducted by the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development (2007)
  • Designated by the Ministry of Justice as an Institution Commissioned to Support Marriage-Based Immigrants and Their Families (2008)
  • Selected as a Host Institution for domestic invitational training programmes by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (2008)
  • Authorised to establish a Confucius Institute (2008)
  • Selected as an Active Brain Tower University by the Ministry if Justice (2008)
  • Selected as a Regional Innovation Centre by the Ministry of Knowledge and Economy (2008)
  • Selected as a  Training Institution for Professionals in Energy Resources by the Ministry of Knowledge and Economy (2008)
  • Selected as the Best University in Education and Welfare of Handicapped Students on the National Survey conducted by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (2009)
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