Pohang University of Science and Technology
Top 82%26 points
Top 82%
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1933 - 2009
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Pohang University of Science and Technology: 16 facts and highlights

1. year established

The university's long history can indicate excellent traditions and more resources. Source: university's official website, 2017.
1986
University of Oxford: 1096
39
0

2. number of partner universities

Number of partner universities and research institutions shows how big are students' opportunities for exchanges and conducting research abroad. Source: university's official website, 2017.
87
Sapienza-Università di Roma: 914
38
0

3. US News rank

The U.S. News World's Best Universities rankings, based on the QS World University Rankings, evaluated schools in countries such as the United Kingdom, Australia, China, and more, and identified these to be the world's top universities. Source: U.S. News, 2017.
97
MIT: 1
36
0

4. academic staff

Number of academic staff. Data is obtained from national agencies such as National Ministry of Education, National Bureau of Statistics, National Association of Universities and Colleges, National Rector's Conference.
268
University of British Columbia: 10186
36
0

5. library collection

With a bigger library collection, the university can offer more books, magazines, online resources, etc. to its students. Source: university's official website, 2017.
381900
Australian National University: 65500000
35
0

6. position on Times Higher Education ranking

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings is an annual ranking published by the British magazine “Times Higher Education”. Information is supplied by Thomson Reuters and provides performance based data. Main ranking indicators are based on the universities' core missions- teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.
50
Caltech: 1
35
0

7. ARWU rank

The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) uses six objective indicators to rank world universities, including the number of alumni and staff winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals, number of highly cited researchers selected by Thomson Scientific, number of articles published in journals of Nature and Science, number of articles indexed in Science Citation Index - Expanded and Social Sciences Citation Index, and per capita performance with respect to the size of an institution. Source: ARWU, 2017.
340
Harvard University: 1
34
0

8. medical facilities

Source: university's official website, 2017.
3
University of California, San Francisco: 34
33
0

9. graduate students

A high number of Masters and PhD students can indicate that the university has a research focus. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
1870
Universitat de Barcelona: 36036
32
0

10. undergraduate students

Undergraduate education is an education level taken in order to gain one's first tertiary degree. When you're studying at bigger university you have better possibilities of networking and usually an access to better resources. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
1414
Sapienza-Università di Roma: 108648
31
0

11. endowment

A financial endowment is a transfer of money and/or property donated to an institution. In the United States, the endowment is often integral to the financial health of educational institutions. Alumni or friends of institution sometimes contribute capital to the endowment. Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
2$ billion
Harvard University: 32$ billion
30
0

12. campus size

Campus size in square kilometers. Source: university's official website, 2017.
1.53km²
Санкт-Петербургский государственный университет: 200km²
30
0

13. student unions

A students' union, student government, free student union, student senate, students' association, guild of students or government of student body is a student organization present in many colleges and universities and many high schools. In higher education, the students' union is often accorded its own building on the campus, dedicated to social, organisational activities, representation and academic support of the membership. Source: university's official website, 2017.
48
Arizona State University: 1100
29
0

14. Has university dormitories

The university has its own halls of residence available for students. These can provide an exciting social life, and sometimes work out cheaper than private accommodation.
Pohang University of Science and Technology
73% have it
28
0

15. percentage of budget spent on research

Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
48%
Boston University: 48.80%
27
0

16. companies established by graduates

With a high number of companies established by graduates, you can assume that the faculty encourages entrepreneurship. Source: Forbes Global 2000, 2017.
0
Harvard University: 17
24
0

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