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Seoul National University (서울대학교) in Seoul, South Korea, is also known as SNU, or Seoul-dae (서울대). It comprises sixteen colleges and six professional schools. It was founded in 1946 and relocated to Gwanak between 1975 and 1979.

Over  28,000 students call the school home, and study in fields including medicine, pharmacy, engineering, veterinary medicine, nursing, agriculture and life sciences, social sciences, human ecology, business administration, education, fine arts, music and liberal studies. Students are admitted by major, and acceptance is highly competitive. Of the number of graduate holding CEO positions in Fortune 500 companies, SNU ranks fifth in the world.

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This university is ranked as #36 Top University in the world by QS World University Rankings.

University Profile

University Name Seoul National University
Name in Local Language 서울대학교
Acronym SNU
Year Established
Motto Veritas Lux Mea
Motto in English The Truth is My Light
Colors Blue


Address 599 Gwanak-ro, Gwanak-gu
Seoul, South Korea
Phone +82 (2) 880 4447
Fax +82 (2) 880 4449
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