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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.

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Course Information

Location Seoul, Korea
Language of Instruction English, Korean
Language Proficiency N/A
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 SBU students only
Application Deadline March 1 Fall/Academic Year Admission; October 1 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

$2,500-$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.

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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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