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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

Location 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


GPA 3.0
Other Requirements See Language Proficiency
Application Deadline March 15 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; $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.

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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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