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Seoul National University

About the Program

Seoul National University is the highest ranked university in Korea. This program is open to students with little or no Korean language ability. Instruction in specific courses in English with intensive Korean language study is possible. Fields of study include anthropology, economics, history, international business, Japanese language, Korean language, and political science. Direct enrollment in regular university courses is an option for students who are fluent in Korean. Located within the city of Seoul, South Korea, this University is an excellent choice for any student interested in a metropolitan locale. In addition to the University's location, it also has strong programs for a variety of majors.

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Course Information


Seoul, Korea

Language of Instruction

English, Korean

Language Proficiency

Proficiency required for courses instructed in Korean

Program Type

Exchange; students select courses offered by the partner university

Program Dates

Fall, Spring, Academic Year

Living Arrangements

Independent Arrangement




Other Requirements

One semester completed with grades posted at SBU is required for transfer students

Students must be matriculated in an undergraduate degree program.

Sophomore and above

Application Deadline

Fall/academic year admission: February 15 (Deadline has been extended to March 1st)
Spring admission:  August 15 (Application Deadline has been extended to October 1st)

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

Program Cost

Application Fee


Tuition Rate

$3,085 per semester for NY residents


$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

$2,000-$3,000 (approximately; Students pay room, board, books, transportation and other university fees directly to overseas university)

Travel Costs

$1,450-$1,850 (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.

Links and Resources

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Contact Information

Jeanine Guilbeault-Leite
Exchange Advisor
International Academic Programs
Stony Brook University
E1340 Melville Library
Stony Brook, N.Y. 11790-3397
Tel: (631) 632-7030
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