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Admission

Eligibility

A. Master's Programs

International applicants must meet all of the following requirements:
1) He or she holds (or is about to hold) a Bachelor’s degree;
2) He or she is not a citizen of Korea;
3) His or her parents are not citizens of Korea Applicants of Korean origin must meet all of the following requirements:

1) He or she received their entire elementary, junior high, high school, and undergraduate education outside of Korea at a comparable and equivalent level to that which is provided in Korea;
2) He or she holds (or is about to hold) a Bachelor’s degree

B. Doctoral Programs

International applicants must meet all of the following requirements:
1) He or she holds (or is about to hold) a Master’s degree;
2) He or she is not a citizen of Korea;
3) His or her parents are not citizens of Korea

Applicants of Korean origin must meet all of the following requirements:

1) He or she received their entire elementary, middle school, high school, and undergraduate education outside of Korea at a comparable and equivalent level to that provided in Korea;
2) He or she holds (or is about to hold) a Master’s degree.

C. Eligibility for language proficiency

Applicants must provide one of the following as proof of language proficiency:
1) Non-scholarship applicants
- Applicants must provide one of the following:
① Korean proficiency: A “TOPIK” certificate for level 4 or higher
② English proficiency: A score report from a recognized English proficiency test
(TOEFL - PBT 550, CBT 210, iBT 80, IELTS 5.5, TEPS 550, TOEIC 700 or higher)

2) Scholarship applicants
- Applicants must provide one of the following:
English Korean
TOEFL(IBT) TOEIC TEPS IELTS TOPIK
85 830 600 6.0 level 5
NOTE: To promote a wider international distribution of scholarships, all applicants from Bangladesh, Vietnam, India, China, Pakistan are asked to submit these scores.

Scholarships & Financial Aids

KNU Honors Scholarships
1) Qualifications: Applicants with recommendations from their academic advisors and Dean of their department.
Applicants should meet one of the conditions listed below:

① Students with the following English or Korean Proficiency test scores or above
English Korean
TOEFL(IBT) TOEIC TEPS IELTS TOPIK
85 830 600 6.0 level 5
② To promote a wider international distribution of scholarships, all applicants from Bangladesh, Vietnam, India, China, Pakistan are asked to submit these scores.

2) Benefits: 100% or 50% of tuition fees, health insurance
3) Support Period: Master’s & Doctoral programs: Maximum Two (2) years Combined Master’s & Doctoral program: Maximum Four (4) years

NOTE: Scholarships will be reviewed after every semester and continuation of a scholarship into another semester is not guaranteed.
To continue receiving a scholarship, the recipient should be recommended by their academic advisor, complete at least 6 credits of Korean Language Classes over two semesters and maintain a minimum average grade of B°.