Hanyang University at No.2 in university survey… 490 founders at venture firms
2016 JoongAng Ilbo comprehensive university rankings
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According to the JoonAng Ilbo 2016 University Rankings, Hanyang University Seoul campus has moved up one spot to be ranked #2 in the nation, a historic milestone for the university. At the same time, Hanyang University ERICA campus firmly maintains the same position as last year at #8.
Among 10,712 founders of venture firms, 503 founders are from Seoul National University, followed by 409 founders from Hanyang University. (Undergraduate, as of June this year). Programs supporting entrepreneurs stood out at Hanyang University where more than half of enrolled students, 8,008 out of 15,269 (52.4%), were or had taken a class on entrepreneurship education .
Hanyang University is ahead of any other universities at founding firms, employment, and entrepreneurship education. In ‘Joongang Ilbo comprehensive university assessment ranking for 2016’, based on four-year colleges with four or more faculty departments among 6 departments, including humanities, social science, engineering, natural science, medicine, art, music and physical education, Hanyang University’s ranking (2nd) has gone up a notch in this year. It is the highest ranking Hanyang University ever had since the newspaper started conducting University assessment survey. This year JoongAng Ilbo has placed more importance on efforts of university for students’ employment and founding firms.
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