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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

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Course Information

Location

Pohang, Korea

Language of Instruction

English, Korean

Language Proficiency

No Language Proficiency Required

Program Type

Exchange: Students select courses offered by partner institution

Program Dates

Fall, Spring, Academic Year

Living Arrangements

Independent Arrangement

Eligibility

GPA

3.0

Other Requirements

N/A

Application Deadline

March 1 for Fall/Academic Year Admission; October 1 for Spring Admission

Candidates may be interviewed to determine their qualifications for participating and representing Stony Brook University abroad.

Program Cost

Application Fee

$60

Tuition Rate

$3,085 per semester for NY residents

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$9,795 per semester for non-residents

Program Fee

$750 per semester

Administrative Fee

$200 (non-refundable)

International Health Insurance

$55 per month approximately

Other Fees

$1,600 (approximately; Students pay room, board, books, transportation and other university fees directly to overseas university)

Travel Costs

$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.

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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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Contact Information

Jeanine Guilbeault-Leite
Exchange Advisor
International Academic Programs
Stony Brook University
E1340 Melville Library
Stony Brook, N.Y. 11794-3397
Tel: (631) 632-7030
Fax: (631) 632-1396
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