Admissions

Dongseo University welcomes international applicants to its undergraduate, graduate, and Korean language programs. Students wishing to apply to Dongseo University should follow the steps outlined in the admissions procedure below and visit our website to download the required application and scholarship forms.

Eligibility

To be eligible for admission as an international student at Dongseo University, students must meet the following criteria.

Freshmen

  • The applicant and both of his/her parents must be citizens of a country other than Korea.
  • The applicant must also have graduated from a high school inside or outside Korea by the time of admission.
  • The applicant must also have graduated from a high school inside or outside Korea

Transfer Students

  • The applicant and both of his/her parents must be citizens of a country other than Korea.
  • The applicant must also have graduated from a high school inside or outside Korea by the time of admission.
  • The applicant must also have either
    • completed 2 or more years of courses in a university inside or outside Korea or,
    • graduated(or be expected to graduate) from a college inside or outside Korea.

Application DeadLines

All required documents must be received by Dongseo University by the deadlines listed below. Following receipt and review of the required documents, admission results are typically announced approximately one month in advance of the semester applied for.

  • November 30 for the spring semester
  • May 31 for the fall semester

Required Documents

No. Required Documents & Order Comment
1 Application Form 【form 1】
Applicants Personal and Academic Information
2 Application Form 【form 2】
Personal Statement
3 Application Form 【form 3】
Teacher Evaluation / Professor Evaluation
only for Undergraduate and Graduate program applicants
4 Application Form 【form 4】
Financial Affidavit
5 Application Form 【form 5】
Study Plan
only for Undergraduate and Graduate program applicants
6 Application Form 【form 6】
Physical Examination Record
7 Original Certificate of Highest Level of Education
- Transfer Students : High School Graduation Certificate and Enrollment Certificate from Current University
8 Original Transcript of Highest Level of Education
- Transfer Students : Original Transcriptof the Current University
9 Government Document Proving the Relationship between the Student and Sponsor
- ex. Birth Certificate, FamilyRegistration Certificate, etc
10 Bank Balance Certificate
- Sponsor's Bank Balance Certificate showing that the sponsor has/will have more than US$18,000 in the bank account(US$9,000 for Korean Language Program). This certificate must be issued within 30 days of its submission; or, if the Bank Balance Certificate lists a period of validity, it is acceptable only within that period (up to a maximum of 6 months).
11 Sponsor's Certificate of Employment and Certificate of Income
- Self-sponsoring student must submit his/her own certificate of employment and certificate of income.
12 Copy of Passport
13 2 Passport-size photos
14 Transcript for the Korean Proficiency Test (level 3 or above on the standard TOPIK)
- In cases where applicants are entering departments requiring English proficiency, such as Global Studies Institute, a relevant certificates of English testing is needed:
TOEFL 530, CBT 197, iBT 71, IELTS 5.5 and TEPS 600.
15 Application Fee :
60,000 Won (60 USD) for Undergraduate and Master's Program
90,000 Won (90USD) for Doctorate Program
  • Documents 7, 8 and 9 must be translated and notarized of the original documents is not in Korean.
  • Transcripts and diplomas issued by non-Korean academic institutions must be verified and Certified by the Korean Embassy, where the institution is located. If the institution is located in a member state of Apostille, the Apostille Verification may be attached.
  • Application documents, including transcripts, certificates and test results, will not be returned.
  • Download the self-checklist and submit it with your application package. Self-check list

Application Package

Complete all forms in the Application Package.

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Admission and Tuition Fees

COLLEGE & DIVISIONS TUITION FEE PER SEMESTER ADMISSION FEE TOTAL
Humanities & Social Sciences 2,774,000 KRW 567,000 KRW 3,341,000 KRW
  • Engineering Sciences
  • Design, Health Science
  • Im Kwon Taek College of Film and Media Arts
3,792,000 (KRW) 567,000 (KRW) 4,359,000 (KRW)
Leisure & Sport Science 3,327,000 (KRW) 567,000 (KRW) 3,894,000 (KRW)

Scholarships

Dongseo University provides various types of scholarships for international students depending on their qualifications and achievements. Eligibility assessments will be made following receipt of required application documents. More information can be found in the website :/eng2/?pCode=1393293909

Additional Details

  • Submitted documents will not be returned to the applicant and cannot be amended.
  • If further verification is required, the applicant must submit any additional documents requested by Dongseo University.
  • If an admitted applicant fails to pay the tuition during the designated period, the admission will be revoked.
  • A freshmen cannot delay admission by taking their first semester off.
  • If different names appear on application documents, please submit a certificate issued by a corresponding government office proving that both names belong or belonged to the applicant.
  • Admitted applicants must get health insurance either in his/her home country or in Korea.
  • Please contact the Global Studies Institute(GSI) for further information: