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Yonsei University

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Sponsor: Yonsei University

Location: Seoul, South Korea

Description: 

Through Yonsei's Office of International Affairs, students in this direct enrollment "visiting student" program have access to over 300 undergraduate courses taught in English per term as well as Korean language classes through the university's Korean Language Institute.  Students with advanced Korean skills are eligible to take regular Yonsei courses taught in Korean in other departments.

Terms: 

  • Full Year
  • Fall
  • Winter/Spring

Requirements: 

Admission Info:

To apply, Northwestern students must:

  1. Complete an NU Study Abroad Application by the appropriate deadline
  2. Complete a Yonsei application by the program's deadline

Languages: Korean, English

Language Requirements: 

None; however, students are required to a take a Korean language class or at least one course taught in Korean during the program.

Housing: 

Students may apply to live in one of the university's international dorms with other international students (http://oia.yonsei.ac.kr/).

Program Costs: 

Fall 2014: approx. $15,700

Billed by Northwestern:

Estimated additional costs: $8,310

  • Housing: $1,600
  • Meals: $1,950
  • Airfare: $1,450
  • Local transportation: $400
  • Books & supplies: $400
  • Personal expenses: $2,200
  • Visa: $165
  • HTH: $145

*Note: This is a direct enrollment program. Northwestern will send your tuition payment to Yonsei via wire transfer. The exact amount of tuition you are charged by NU will depend on the exchange rate when the wire transfer is processed. All other estimates above are in U.S. Dollars.