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Key Facts & Figures
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Key Facts & Figures (as of October, 2019)
At a Glance 
Reputation
  • - ‘A’ Ranking, University ranking evaluated by the Ministry of Education (highest category) (2015~)
  • - International Education Quality Assurance System since 2015 (Institution accreditation valid by the Ministry of Education)
  • - Student Satisfaction = Retention Rates:
    #1 ranking amongst private universities in South Korea
    #2 ranking amongst whole universities in South Korea (2017)
  • - Best Awards in Donation through Education by the Ministry of Education (2015, 2018)
  • - Best Awards in Character Education by the Ministry of Education (2015)
  • - 'Excellent Natural Science and Engineering University’ By Korea Economy Natural Science and Engineering University Evaluation (2018)
  • - #1 ranking amongst private universities for Beneficiary rate of 'National Excellence Scholarship for Science and Engineering' provided to talented students in Science and Engineering field by the government (2016)
Selected Government projects
2019
  • - 'University Innovation Support Program' by the Ministry of Education
  • - '2019 Leading University for Reunification Education Project' by the Ministry of Unification
  • - 'Laser and light fusion expert manpower training project' by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy
2018
  • - Operating Institute for ‘Regional Center for Gyeongsang Province Education Donation’ (5 consecutive years,2014~2018)
  • - ‘Contributing University in Normalization of High School Education Support Project’ by the Ministry of Education (5 consecutive years, 2014~2018)
2017
  • - ‘Software Oriented University Support Project’ by the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning
  • - ‘Korea-Massive Open Online Course (K-MOOC) Support Project’ by the Ministry of Education & National Institute for Lifelong Education
  • - ‘Leaders in Industry-University Cooperation (LINC) Development Project’ by the Ministry of Education
2016
  • - ‘Program for Industrial Needs Matched Education (PRIME) Project’ by the Ministry of Education
  • - ‘Women in Engineering Undergraduate Leading Program (WE-UP) Project’ by the Ministry of Education & National Research Foundation of Korea
  • - ‘'Creation Employment Center Operating University’ by the Ministry of Employment and Labor
2015
  • - 'Program for Industrial Needs-Matched Education (PRIME)' by the Ministry of Education
  • - ‘Leaders in Industry-University Cooperation (LINC) Development Project’ by the Ministry of Education
  • - ‘Advancement of College Education (ACE+) Development Project’ by the Ministry of Education
2014
  • - 2 Projects in ‘University Specialization Projects’
  • by the Ministry of Education & National Research Foundation of Korea
2013
  • - ‘Admission Officer Competency Enhancement Support Project’ by the Ministry of Education
  • - ‘Outstanding Individual Development University Education Competency Enhancement Project’ by the Ministry of Education (6 consecutive years, 2008~2013)
2012
  • - ‘Engineering Education Innovation Center Support Project (Phase 2)’ by the Ministry of Education and Science Technology
  • - A Leading School in ‘Admission Officer Support Project’ by the Ministry of Education and Science Technology (4 consecutive years : 2009~2012)
2010
  • - ‘2010 Advancement of College Education Project (ACE Project)’ by the Ministry of Education and Science Technology
2007
  • - The ‘Korea-UNDP National Project’ by the UNDP (United Nations Development Programme) &Ministry of Science and Technology
  • - The ‘Engineering Education Innovation Center Support Project’ by the Ministry of Commerce Industry and Energy
2006
  • - The ‘Innovation Competency Enhancement Project of Universities in Provinces ’ by the Ministry of Education
  • - The ‘Science and Engineering Convergence Education Research Center Support Project’ by the Ministry of Science and Technology
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