Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)
About the Program
Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) is a recent private university known for its research and education in science and technology that opened on December 3, 1986. In 1998, it was ranked by Asiaweek as the best science and technology university in Asia. According to The Times Higher Education, this university is ranked the 53rd best university, 6th best in Asia, and 3rd in South Korea
|Language of Instruction||
No Language Proficiency Required
Exchange: Students select courses offered by partner institution
Fall, Spring, Academic Year
Fall/academic year admission: February 15
|Tuition Rate||$3,235 per semester for NY residents ; $11,855 per semester for non-residents|
|Program Fee||$750 per semester|
|Administrative Fee||$200 (non-refundable)|
|International Health Insurance||$55 per month approximately|
$1,600 (approximately; Students pay room, board, books, transportation and other university fees directly to overseas university)
$1,700 (approximately; Students are responsible for their travel arrangements including airfare, visa costs)
Costs are estimates for planning purposes of the student and are subject to change at any point.
Housing arrangements are coordinated directly with the partner university. Cost will vary depending on accommodation types and personal preference.
Cost Comparison: The average cost for a full time Stony Brook Student including tuition, insurance, housing, and meal plan is approximately $10,445 in-state and $15,735 out-of-state.
Grades earned in an exchange program WILL NOT calculate towards the cumulative GPA for SBU students.
Non-SBU students must contact their home university regarding their grade and credit transfer policy.
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