The Catholic University of Daejeon has a history of 160 years that is it was established in the year 1855 by "St. Josephs Seminary", Koreas first Occidental institution of higher learning. The university laid is milestone in May 1954 by establishing medical. In March 2011, the university expanded its wings by laying foundation of College along with launching of integrates studies major in August 2012. The university follow 5 key points for the better development of its students mentioned as Value, Mission, Vision, Goal, and Strategy. The university consist of various departments such as Theology, Humanities, Religious Studies, Music, Social Sciences, Special Education, Business Administration, Law, Economics & Public Administration, Natural Sciences, Biotechnology and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science and Information Engineering, Information, Communications and Electronic Engineering, Digital Media, Human Ecology, Medicine and Nursing also several minors which enables students to choose from a wide pool of subject. The university is ranked in top three since 2003 in the fields of education and finance also ranked one student-faculty ratio and 5th in educational expense per student. The University also have 225 international collaborations thus facilitating excellent research environment under the eminent guidance of professors with excellent facility and equipment.