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Yonsei University

About the Program

This undergraduate exchange program offers students the opportunity to study anthropology, art history, business, economics, history, law, and philosophy taught in English. Additional fields of study include communications, culture, education, fine arts, humanities, Korean language study, literature, political science, psychology, religion, social sciences, and sociology. Korean language study is optional. Participants live in the international dorm on campus or make their own arrangements. Fluent Korean required for direct enrollment in host university courses. Housing in on-campus dormitory or students may make own arrangements. Yonsei University offers many academic programs and gives students the choice to either attend the campus in Sinchon or Wonju. The University makes several provisions for international students including the Global Lounge, a complex that houses the 3500 students from 69 countries.
*Stony Brook University Students Only

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Course Information


Seoul, Korea

Language of Instruction

English, Korean

Language Proficiency


Program Type

Exchange: Students select courses offered by partner institution

Program Dates

Fall, Spring, Academic Year

Living Arrangements

Independent Arrangement




Other Requirements

Stony Brook University Students Only

Students must be matriculated in an undergraduate degree program.
Application Deadline Fall/Academic Year Admission: February 15 (*Application deadline has been extended to March 15)
Spring Admission: August 15
Candidates may be interviewed to determine their qualifications for participating and representing Stony Brook University abroad.

Program Cost

Application Fee


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. Note: The host university may also require a domestic health plan, and will send details regarding costs to students directly.

Other Fees

$2,500-$3,500 (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.

More Information

Grades earned in an exchange program WILL NOT calculate towards the cumulative GPA for SBU students.

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. 11794-3397
Tel: (631) 632-7030
Fax: (631) 632-1396
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