National Universities (국립대학교) in South Korea were established by the South Korean government to provide higher education for aiding the development of the country. Among all the universities in Korea, the most prestigious are KAIST and Seoul National University.

Flagship Korean National Universities

National Universities

Special National Universities

Special National Universities of Science and Technology

National Universities of Education

The following national universities were established to train primary School teachers:

National colleges

Distance education

Other Public Universities and Colleges in South Korea


The University of Seoul is the only municipal university in South Korea.


See also


  1. ^ "Republic Of Korea | Ranking Web of Universities". Retrieved 2016-08-31.