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Eligibility

Requirements
Freshmen Admission
  • The applicant and his/her parents must have foreign citizenships
  • Applicants must hold a high school diploma or are expected to complete secondary (high school) education.(If not, you are not eligible for the program)
  • Applicants hold Level 3 or above in TOPIK (TOPIK-http://www.topik.go.kr)
    In the case of undergraduate programs in natural science or engineering, applicants with a TOPIK Level 2 or above can apply. (Applicants must attend 250 hours of Korean language courses during the first year of the undergraduate program)
    ※ Foreign applicants must obtain a Level 4 TOPIK test by graduation to receive an undergraduate degree
Transfer Admission
  • The applicant and his/her parents must have foreign citizenships
  • Applicants who have completed 1~3 years of college/university education or are expected to complete the equivalent college/university education. (If not, you are not eligible for the program)
  • Applicants hold Level 3 in TOPIK or above (TOPIK-http://www.topik.go.kr)
    In case of applying for undergraduate programs in natural science or engineering, applicants with a TOPIK Level 2 can apply. (Applicants must attend 250 hours of Korean language courses during the first year of their undergraduate program)
    A. Transfer to 2nd year (Sophomore)
    - Applicants who have completed 1-year (2 semesters) of an undergraduate program or more with required academic credits from a 4-year university.
    - Applicants who have completed a 1-year (2 semesters) of college program or more with required academic credits from a 2~3 year college.
    - Applicants who hold a college diploma or are expected to receive a college diploma from a 2~3 year college.
    B. Transfer to 3rd year (Junior)
    - Applicants who have completed 2-years (4 semesters) of an undergraduate program or more with required academic credits from a 4-year university.
    - Applicants who have completed a 2-year (4 semesters) college program or more with required academic credits from a 2~3 year college.
    - Applicants who hold a college diploma or are expected to receive a college diploma from a 2~3 year college.

Required Documentation

No Required Documents Freshman Transfer Visa Required Copy
1 Application form 1
2 Consent document for investigation of academic records 1
3 4 Passport size photos (4cm×5cm) 1
4 High school diploma (or certificate of diploma expectation)-Notarization required 2
5 Transcripts of primary and secondary education-Notarization required 2
6 Certificate of completion from a previously attended 4 year university or 2~3 year college Degree/diploma from a previously attended 4 year university or 2~3 year college (or a certificate of degree/diploma expectation)-Notarization required 2
7 Transcripts of a previously attended 4 year university or 2~3 year college-Notarization required 2
8 Original copy of your birth certificate or a family relations certificate (or family register)
- This certificate must be issued from your country's government.
- This certificate must show the relationship between you and your father or your mother.
2
9 Copies of parents'passports (or identification cards) 1
10 A certificate of your TOPIK test – Level 3 or above 2
11 Passport copy 1
12 Bank statement of applicants'or their parents' bank account with a balance over US$12,000
- Estimated 1 year expense: Tuition fee US$7,000 + living expenses US$5,000
1

※ ● is required and ○ is optional
※ Documents not in English or Korean must be accompanied by a complete English or Korean translation and authenticated by the issuing institution or notarized.

Academic Calendar

Mar. April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jap. Feb
[Spring Semester] [Summer Break] [Fall Semester] [Winter Break]

Undergraduate Divisions/Departments College

College Category Division/Department Major
Howard
College
Division of Global
Languages & Cultures
Humanities and
Social Science
Department of Korean Language and Literature
Department of English Language and Literature
Division of Global
Languages Business
Humanities and
Social Science
Department of TESOL·Business English
Department of Spanish and Latin American Studies
Division of Chinese Studies
Department of Japanese Studies
Department of Russian Studies
Department of Global Aerial Services
Division of Welfare
& Healing
Humanities and
Social Science
Department of Psychology and Philosophy·Counseling
Department of Welfare and Theology
Department of Gerontal Health and Welfare
Seo Jae-Pil
College
Division of Business
Administration
Humanities and
Social Science
Department of Business Administration
Department of International Trade
Department of Electronic Commerce
Department of Small-and-Medium Enterprise Consulting
Division of Social
Science
Humanities and
Social Science
Department of Politics, Journalism and Security
Department of Public Administration
Department of Public Policy
Department Of Law
Appenzeller
College
Division of Bio Natural Science Department of Biology and Medicinal Science
Department of Biomedicinal Science and Biotechnology
Department of Life Science and Biotechnology
Division of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture Horticulture major,
Landscape Architecture
major
Division of IT
Convergence
Engineering Department of Computer Engineering
Department of Information and Communication Engineering
Department of Game Engineering
Department of Cyber Security
Department of Electronic Engineering
Department of Electrical Engineering
Natural Science Department of Applied Mathematics
Engineering Department of Civil, Environmental and Railroad Engineering
Division of
Nano-Engineering
Engineering Department of Advanced Materials Engineering
Department of Nanopolymer Materials Engineering
Natural Science Department of Pharmaceutical Engineering
Kim So-Wol
Collge
Division of Tourism Humanities and
Social Science
Tourism·Hotel·Event·Convention Management
Department of Leisure Service Management
Natural Science Department of Food Service Management
Arts Department of Leisure-Sports
Interdisciplinary
Division of Culture
Creation
Humanities and Social Science Department of Media Contents
Arts Department of Photography and Image Design
Natural Science Department of Clothing Textiles
Engineering Division of Architecture 5-year program in
Architecture major,
4-year in Interior
Design major
Arts Division of Fine Arts and Design Visual Design major,
Fine Arts major
Department of Theatre and Film Arts
Department of Applied Music
Department of Piano

※ Available departments/divisions are subject to change.

Tuition Fee (per year)

(Currency Unit: Korean Won=KRW)(Exchange Rate: US$1=1,100KRW)

Regular
Students
Freshman admission after completion
of a 1-year Korean language
program at ECFKL in Pai Chai
(60% tuition waiver for 1 year)
Transfer admission after completion
of 1-year Korean language
program at ECFKL in Pai Chai
(50% tuition waiver for 1 year)
Students from overseas
partner institutions
(30% tuition waiver)
Regular Students KRW USD KRW USD KRW USD
Entrance fee 704,000 0 0 0 0 0 0
Humanities and Social Science 6,440,000 2,576,000 2,505 3,220,000 2,927 4,508,000 4,098
Natural Science 7,276,000 2,910,400 2,645 3,638,000 3,307 5,093,200 4,630
Engineering/ Arts 8,048,000 3,219,200 2,926 4,024,000 3,658 5,633,600 5,121

※ Tuition fee waiver is applied to those who have completed Korean language courses at Pai Chai University and obtain a Level 4 in TOPIK score within 1-year after being admitted to an undergraduate program.

* Based upon their GPA score, foreign students will receive up to a 40% tuition fee waiver.
* International students are offered the same type of scholarship opportunities as Korean students.

Exchange Student Program (Undergraduate Course)

Eligibility

  • Students who are enrolling in an undergraduate program at partner universities of PCU.
  • Students who can take classes in Korean or English.

Provided Classes

  • International exchange students may apply for 1 semester or 2 semesters at PCU.
  • International exchange students may register for classes up to 18 credits per semester.
    • - 1 semester at PCU = 15 weeks
    • - Each class at PCU provides 2 credits or 3 credits.
  • Exchange students who are able to take classes in Korean language. - Students who have over 3rd level proficiency in Korean or a Level 3 in TOPIK (Test of Proficiency in Korean). (TOPIK - http://www.topik.go.kr/) - Students may register for classes provided from all undergraduate departments and divisions.
  • Exchange students who are not able to take classes in Korean language.
    • - Department of Korean Language and Literature provides Korean language classes from level 1 (beginning level) to level 4 (intermediate level).
    • - 5 classes of Korean: Korean Speaking, Korean Listening, Korean Reading, Korean Writing and Korean Grammar
    • - Korean Language classes are 4 hours a day from Monday to Friday, 20 hours per week.
    • - This class provides a total of 15 credits.
    • - PCU also provides some classes taught in English.

Academic Calendar

Mar. April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jap. Feb
[Spring Semester] [Summer Break] [Fall Semester] [Winter Break]

Contents 2017 Spring Semester (15 weeks) 2017 Fall Semester (15 weeks)
Application Deadline End of November 2016 End of June 2017
Semester Date March 2 ~ June 16, 2017 September 1 ~ December 15, 2017
This period includes both mid-term and final exams.
Suggested Arrival Date TBA TBA
Summer Break (2017) June 17~ August 31, 2016
Winter Break (2017) December 16 ~ February 28, 2018
Orientation Contingent upon arrival schedules

Application Materials

  • Application for International Students (Exchange Student Program)
    • - Please type the application clearly. Handwritten form is not acceptable.
  • Passport Copy
  • Transcript of academic records and certificate of enrollment from home university (college, institution)
  • 1 (one) letter of recommendation from home university (college, institution) [Free form]
  • [Optional] medical test result from home country [Free form]
    • - The test from the hospital must include the tests that PCU Dormitory Office requires.
    • - Please refer to 'PCU List of Medical Test (Requirement from PCU Dormitory Office)
    • - Otherwise, students must take a medical test at the PCU on-campus dormitory upon arrival.
  • [Optional] A proof (copy) of health/medical insurance
    - Otherwise, students must purchase health insurance when they arrive at PCU.

※ All documents must be in English or Korean.

How to apply

Please send this application form (photo attached and signed) and other required application materials to the following address. Application will be only accepted by post mail.

  • Mailing Address: The Office of International Affairs Pai Chai University 155-40 Baejae-ro, Seo-Gu, Daejeon, the Republic of Korea (Postal code: 35345)
  • Name: (Mr.) Ryan Jongseok Park, Manager
  • Office phone number: +82 42 520 5243
  • E-mail: ryanpark@pcu.ac.kr

Please send your scanned application materials by e-mail first to ryanpark@pcu.ac.kr.

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