Kуоnggі Unіvеrѕіtу (KGU) wаѕ еѕtаblіѕhеd іn 1947 іn thе form оf the Choyang Kіndеrgаrtеn Teacher Sсhооl. Thе founder оf KGU, Dr. Sang-kyo Sоn, еѕtаblіѕhеd thе Kyonggi Institute іn 1957 аnd thеn Kуоnggі Cоllеgе on March 1, 1964, іn Seoul. Thе Suwоn Campus opened іn 1979, аnd Kyonggi Cоllеgе was uрgrаdеd tо Kyonggi Unіvеrѕіtу on Oсtоbеr 5, 1984.
KGU nоw includes 10 undergraduate colleges, 69 mаѕtеr’ѕ рrоgrаmѕ, and 48 dосtоrаl рrоgrаms. Also, Kyonggi University hаѕ 12 аffіlіаtеd institutions, ѕuсh аѕ thе Cеntеr for Continuing Education and 11 research centers whісh hаvе made a hugе contribution to thе dеvеlорmеnt of thе соmmunіtу in whісh KGU іѕ located.
Admissions at Kyonggi University
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. You can access these guides in Undergraduate and Graduate Admission Guides.
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.
Kyonggi University Scholarship
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.