HUFS ranked 8th among private Korean universities in the 2013 World University Rankings released on Sept. 9 by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), a British company providing global academic rankings of universities.
HUFS received good evaluations, ranking between No. 100 and 200 worldwide in the categories of faculty to student ratio, proportion of foreign faculty, and graduate quality.
The QS World University Rankings were first released in 2004, making this year’s release the ten-year anniversary. The QS rankings evaluate more than 3,000 universities around the world based on six indexes, such as academic reputation and number of articles published per faculty. Seoul National University, the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and Postech ranked 35th, 60th and 107th, respectively.