Graduate Admission

Admission Process

  • Submit
    Application

  • Submit
    Required
    Documents
    test free Payment
  • Screening

  • Notification
    of
    Admission

  • Tuition
    Payment

  • Issuance of
    Certificate of
    Admission

Eligibility

Qualification

The applicant and both his/her parents must be non-Korean or the applicant must have completed his/her whole education period (from elementary to high school) abroad regardless of parents' nationality.
1. Master's degree programs/Integrated Master's & Ph.D. programs : One who have received(expected) a Bachelor's degree or been recognized as having the equivalent academic experience and is deemed appropriate by the KNU president.
2. Ph. D. degree programs : One who have received(expected) a Master's degree or been recognized as having the equivalent academic experience and is deemed appropriate by the KNU president.

Department & Major

Applicant can apply for a different major from the undergraduate major.

Screening Procedure

Document Screening : The successful applicant is decided only by the documents inspection by each department. (No interview)

Required Application Materials

※If you get admission from KNU, all documents should be submitted in original.

Required Application Materials
No. Documents MA MA-Ph.D Integrated Ph.D Remarks
1 Application form ‧ Fill it on online application system
2 Self Introduction & Study Plan
3 Agreement to collect and use personal information ‧ Upload it on online application system with your autograph
4 Verification of Deposit ‧ Upload the scanned copy of it on online application system

- Minimum deposit of more than $18,000 at bank account of applicant or parents at home and aborad (Certificate must be issued within 1 month of submission)
- The account holder should be applicant or relatives of her/him. In the latter case, account holder’s certificate of current employment or other valid certificate is needed.

5 Certificate of university (expected) graduation or certificate of (expected) bachelor's degree ‧ Upload the scanned copy of it on online application system

- Documents must be verified by the Korean Embassy in the applicant's country or Embassy of applicant's country in Korea or Apostille.
- Applicant who graduated from China should prepare confirmed academic background document from "CDGDC" or "CHSI."

6 Undergraduate transcript
7 Certificate of (expected) graduation or certificate of (expected) master's degree - -
8 Graduate transcript - -
9 A legal state-issued certificate of family registry, which verifies applicant's family relationship ‧ Upload the scanned copy of it on online application system

- Koseki (Japan), Hukoubu (China), Birth certificate (other countries). [Certificate must be issued within 6 months of submission]
- Chinese nationals should submit the Hukoubu of her/his parents in case applicant’s Hukoubu is separated from that of parents.

10 Health Check Sheet ‧ Upload the scanned copy of it on online application system
11 Passport & ID card ‧ Upload the scanned copy of it on online application system
12 1 passport photo (3.5×4.5cm) ‧ Upload the scanned copy of it on online application system (in JPG format)

- Colored photograph of face, front view, on white background, taken within the past six months

Note

- Transcript and diploma issued by non-Korean academic institutions must be verified and certified by the Korean Embassy in the applicant's country or in the embassy of applicant's country in Korea. If the institution is located in a member state that recognizes Apostille Verification, apostille documents may be attached. (Member countries of Apostille : Japan, Mongolia, India, U.S.A., Peru, etc.)
- Documents submitted by the graduates from the institutions in China must be accompanied by verification issued at the websites: http://www.cdgdc.edu.cn, http://www.chsi.com.cn
- All documents must be original.
- No.5~No.9 documents should be in Korean or English. (If not, submit the translation.)
- KNU may request additional documents for admission screening.