- Founded in 1947, Kangwon National University is a comprehensive University founded with 70 years of history
- It is one of 10 core National Universities located in South Korea.
- KNU is the closest National University located to Seoul.
- With almost 38,000 enrolled students - KNU has the largest number of enrolled students among Korean Universities.
- And with almost 1,600 administrative and academic staff (including professors)
- The biggest dormitory capacity in Korea (around 6,500 students)