Andong National University

Andong National University is a government-operated university in Andong City, North Gyeongsang province, South Korea. It enrolls roughly 6500 students[citation needed]. It contains undergraduate colleges of Humanities, Social Sciences, Education, Natural Sciences, Engineering, Human Ecology, and Arts and Physical Education, as well as graduate schools of Education, Management, and General Studies. The undergraduate students of March 2006 numbered 10,274, representing a steady upward trend in recent years, according to the school website.

The university was established as Andong Normal School in 1947. Briefly reorganized as Andong Provincial Agricultural Junior College in 1962, it was reorganized again as Andong College of Education in 1965. Management was transferred to the national university system in the school’s redesignation as Andong National Junior College in 1978. Its status was raised to Andong National College the following year. The graduate school was established in 1988. The school gained its present title, Andong National University, in 1991.