Yonsei University was established in 1957, but it is rooted in the Severance Hospital established in 1885 by royal support. It is one of the prestigious universities in Korea as a part of three SKY universities. Among 3 Campuses, its main campus is located at Sinchon of Seoul with 12 Colleges and 15 Grad Schools. Yonsei has a strong network of sister universities worldwide.
Yonsei University ranked 21th in Asia and 85th in World of QS University Rankings in 2021.