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Fact Sheet:
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Language of Instruction: English, Korean Housing Options: Residence Hall
Areas of Study: Architecture, Art, Biology, Business Administration, Cultural Studies, Design, Economics, Engineering, Exercise and Sport Science, Forestry (Natural Resources, Conservation, Wildlife Management), Law, Microbiology, Psychology, Sociology Program Type: *UWL-Exchange*
Admin Fees: Yes Financial Aid Eligible: Yes
Program Description:

OVERVIEW
FAST FACTS
Location: Seoul, South Korea 
Official Language: 
Korean
Population: 25.6 million people
Campus Size: 18,000 students
Courses taught in: English & Korean

Why Kookmin?
More info @ Kookmin University's website
HOW IT WORKS
  1. Meet with a Study Abroad Advisor
  2. Meet with your academic advisor to discuss courses
  3. Complete the study abroad application process*
  4. Pay UWL resident tuition
  5. Pay housing and meals at the host institution abroad
  6. Spend your semester or academic year in South Korea!
*Students MUST first start the UWL study abroad application
process. Students can ONLY start Kookmin application process after
our office has nominated them.
VISA INFORMATION
Students spending a semester or academic year at Kookmin MUST apply for a student
visa in advance. Students can only start the visa application process after they have
been accepted at Kookmin University.

UWL DOES NOT arrange student visas. Students are required to independently
arrange for their student visa and need to be aware that this is a TIME SENSITIVE
requirement that will include an additional out-of-pocket cost. Get more information
about traveling to the UK, including information about visas @
Travel.State.Gov-South Korea or Kookmin Visa webpage. 
HOUSING & CULTURAL ACTIVITIES

Kookmin University offers campus and off campus accommodation.
For more information about housing check their housing page!

Kookmin University offers a Global Peers Program as well as over 
65 clubs to help students adjust to their new campus. 



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ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

Check out each college to find out what academic programs are offered
at Kookmin University. Keep in mind that this is just as reference. A list of
courses in English for the term the student is applying for will be provided
through the application process. 


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ELIGIBILITY
  • 2.5 GPA.
  • Sophomore status at start of program.
  • Good academic standing.
  • Good disciplinary record on campus.
Students who are interested in studying abroad, but do not meet eligibility
requirements, are encouraged to make an appointment with a education
abroad advisor. We will assess each situation on a case-by-case basis.
TERMS 
See the academic calendar here!
FALL - SPRING 

Fall: Mid-September to Mid-December.                                       
Spring: Early-March to Mid-June
Credits: 12-18
 
ACADEMIC YEAR

Mid-September to Mid-June.                                         
Credits: 24-36
FINANCIAL INFORMATION

Students will pay ONLY UWL resident tuition while abroad, even if the student is currently paying out-of-state tuition. Students need to be enrolled full-time with a minimum of 12 credits hours. Please refer to the Budget Sheet at the top of this online brochure for more information.

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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2019-2020 02/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2019 03/01/2019 03/01/2019 TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.