Location: Seoul, South Korea
A private university located in Seoul, South Korea. The history of Sejong University dates to 1940 when a trust established the Kyung Sung Humanities Institute. In 1978, the academy was named Sejong University in honor of Sejong the Great, the fourth king of the Chosun Dynasty and overseer of the Korean alphabet Hangeul.
Sejong University has nine colleges: College of Liberal Arts, College of Social Sciences, College of Business Administration, College of Hospitality and Tourism Management, College of Natural Sciences, College of Life Sciences, College of Electronics and Information Engineering, College of Engineering, and College of Arts and Physical Education, and has a Faculty of General Education and seven graduate schools.
Sejong University is known for its standing in hotel management, animation and rhythmic gymnastics. The College of Arts and Physical Education and the College of Hospitality and Tourism Management are top ranked in the country.
Sejong University’s wooded 118,262 m2 campus is located at 98 Gunja-dong, Gwangjin-gu, in eastern Seoul north of the Han River, the capital of South Korea. Located directly across from the Seoul Children’s Grand Park, the campus consists of 23 buildings, including the Sejong Private Elementary School building and the Student Center. The campus is a showcase of buildings built in Korean traditional styles.
The campus can be accessed by public transport by Metro subway and buses.
Introduction of Sejong University
Sejong University - 2015-1 Sejong Global Buddy
Sejong International Students Association
Sejong Global Buddies
Sejong University - Edelweiss
Sejong University - 2015-2 Sejong Global Buddy Campus Tour
Generally, exchange students are assigned to live in the International Student Dormitory because of the length of their stay. It is very difficult to find short term, furnished housing options in South Korea. Exchange students will be placed in the International Student Dormitory, depending on availability.
Housing and Accommodations
In the International Student Dormitory (the Gwang Gae To Building) on the 13th and 14th floor, students share a kitchen and a laundry room located on the same floor as their accommodation. Every student gets a bed, a desk, a dresser and some closet space. Items you will need to bring are linens, a pillow, bedspread, towels, clothes hangers, and seasonal clothing.
The dormitory fee (estimated to be approximately $850 for the semester) is waived for Augsburg students!.
It is recommended that students have $1,700 - $2,400 available per semester for personal expenses (including food). In general, prices in Seoul are comparable to those in North America,
For general questions about the program and application process, contact Margaret Anderson at email@example.com or stop by the CGEE office in the basement of Anderson Residential Hall, Suite 23.
For more detailed information about Sejong courses, housing, etc. you may contact:
Joshuan (JeongHun) Han, Program Manager, Center for International Students and Scholars firstname.lastname@example.org
Otabek Juraev (Admissions), Associate coordinator, Center for International Students and Scholars email@example.com
How to Apply
Undergraduate Admission Guide for International Students
Guideline to On-Line Appication
A $50 application fee is required
Fall Semester: May 12
Spring Semester: November 10
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Fall Semester||2018||03/15/2018 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
|Spring Semester||2019||10/15/2018 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.