KU recently performed well in the 2020 Competency Assessment of Teacher Training conducted by the Ministry of Education and the Korea Educational Development Institute. The Competency Assessment of Teacher Training has been conducted periodically since 1998 to support systemic quality management and spontaneous development of teacher training institutions. This evaluation was conducted for a total of 154 four-year universities in areas of education conditions, curriculum, and performance. Among 45 colleges of education nationwide, KU received the highest grade, A, with outstanding performance in 11 categories. As a result, KU will receive a commendation from the deputy prime minister and education minister, along with benefits such as exemption from quotas for the number of students in the College of Education. In addition, KU received grade B in the field of fostering graduate school of education and re-education. KU has maintained its reputation nationwide as the top national prospective teacher training institution, producing 95 successful applicants on the 2015 teacher appointment examination, 94 in 2016, and 80 in 2017. Most recently, 90 successful applicants were produced through the teacher recruitment examination in 2021.