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Kyonggi University was established in 1947 in the form of the Choyang Kindergarten TEacher School. The founder of KGU, Dr. Sang-kyo Son, established the Kyonggi Institute in 1957 and then Kyonggi College on March 1, 1964, in Seoul. The Suwon Campus opened in 1979, and Kyonggi College was renamed to Kyonggi University on October 5, 1984. KGU now includes 10 undergraduate colleges, 69 master’s programs, and 48 doctoral programs. Also, Kyonggi University has 12 affiliated instutitions, such as the center for continuing education and 11 research centers which have made a huge contribution to the development of the community in which KGU is located.
There are many international students that wish to study in Kyonggi University. For those who want to apply, the university has provided clear instructions in their admissions handbooks. It is essential to read this handbook and take note of the important information like admission deadlines, required forms, and tuition information.
Kyonggi University Tuition
This university’s tuition fees are not the cheapest in Korea since it is a private university. The university charges undergraduate students the tuition fee of $8,000 per year and graduate students the tuition fee of $10,000 per year. If you are academically qualified, you will be eligible for tuition waivers offered by the university. Also, to see the specific tuition fee for specific departments, visit admission guides that are linked above.
As stated above, there are many scholarships that are available for international students in Kyonggi University. Undergraduate scholarships are offered based on IELTS or TOPIK, and full tuition scholarships are available for TOPIK 6 or IELTS 8.5. From the second semester, the scholarship is awarded according to GPA. Graduate students are eligible for scholarships and work-study such as TA and RA, but there is no specific information in the admission guides. So, if you want more information, you should contact the international admissions office. For more information about undergraduate scholarships, please read the admission guide above.
More Korean Universities
Other than Kyonggi University, there are many universities that would like more international students to attend in their campuses. For more information, visit Korean Universities Scholarships.