UNIST Admissions today announced that they received a record number of applications for admission to the Class of 2020. When the admission for 2016 ended on Monday, December 28th, records showed that we reached well above our quota of 30, with a competition rate of 87.53 to 1 and 2,626 applicants.
The department that showed the highest competition rate was the school of engineering with 111.20 to 1. The school of business administration also showed a high competition rate of 63.87 to 1. This was higher than KAIST, which had the highest admission rate among Korea’s S&T specialized institutes with the competition rate of 42.47 to 1.
Moreover, the regions with the highest admission competition rates are the Seoul Metropolitan area (51.5%), Busan-Kyungnam region (14.2%), Deagu-Gyeongbuk region (12.4%), Ulsan region (5.5%), and etc.
“We are thrilled by the size of the increase in the number of applications,” says Prof. Hyug Moo Kwon, Dean of Admissions and Student Affairs at UNIST.
Those who successfully pass the admission procedure will be invited for an interview. The schedules and dates for interviews will be informed once they receive the notification from the results of their document screening. The final acceptance notification is scheduled on January 15, 2016.
For more information about the 2016 Admissions, please call (052) 217-1120 or visit our Admissions website (adm-u.unist.ac.kr).