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About Yonsei University

Yonsei University — private for-profit university. It is located in Seoul, South Korea. Yonsei University is working closely with Association of Christian Universities and Colleges in Asia (ACUCA).

The university is in top-80 of the best universities in the world, according to QS World University Rankings. The university is highly rated by the independent university ranking THE. It is in the top-80.

Yonsei University does research in different fields of study and invites students to bachelor and doctorate programs.

Location
Seoul, South Korea
Establishment year
1885
Students
17,744
International students
3,904
Female students
49%

Place in ratings

Rating QS
2024#76
Rating THE
2024#76
By subject
SubjectPlace in QS 2023
Social Sciences & Management53
Life Sciences & Medicine61
Accounting & Finance64
Engineering & Technology86
Arts & Humanities97
Anatomy & Physiology51-100
Natural Sciences134
Agriculture & Forestry251-300
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Yonsei University tuition fees

At Yonsei University, the academic calendar is divided into two semesters. However, tuition fees are calculated per year. For local citizens, tuition fees at Yonsei University start from 10,283 USD. International students pay a minimum of 10,229 USD per year. The university provides tuition assistance to some students through financial aid programs. They are available to both locals and foreigners. Check the university website for up-to-date information on prices and available scholarships.

When choosing an educational institution, it is necessary to take into account additional costs: accommodation, transportation, educational materials, meals and personal expenses.

Academic calendar
Semesters
Financial Aid
Yes
Bachelor
Local10,283USD/year
Foreign11,174USD/year
Master
Foreign10,229USD/year
Doctorate
10,945USD/year

Study programs at Yonsei University

Journalism & Media
Sustainable Development and Cooperation
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Journalism & Media
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 79
Applied Sciences & Professions
Information and Interaction Design
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Applied Sciences & Professions
Arts & Humanities
Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 79
Law
International Studies
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Law
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 79
Engineering & Technology
Energy and Environmental Science and Engineering
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 79
Nano Science and Engineering
Study degree
BSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 79
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Energy and Environmental Science and Engineering
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 79
Arts & Humanities
Culture and Design Management
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 79
Information and Interaction Design
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Applied Sciences & Professions
Arts & Humanities
Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 79
Economics & Business Management
Creative Technology Management
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 79
Culture and Design Management
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 79
Economics
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 79
International Studies
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Law
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 79
Quantitative Risk Management
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 79
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Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Bio-Convergence
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 79
Life Science and Biotechnology
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 79
Nano Science and Engineering
Study degree
BSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 79
Humanities
Asian Studies
Study degree
BSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 79
Comparative Literature and Culture
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 79
Information and Interaction Design
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Applied Sciences & Professions
Arts & Humanities
Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 79
Social Sciences & Management
Asian Studies
Study degree
BSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 79
Comparative Literature and Culture
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 79
Economics
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 79
Political Science and International Relations
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 79
Science, Technology and Policy
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 79
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Other programs
Social Sciences & Management
Korean Studies
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5
Humanities
Korean Studies
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5
Economics & Business Management
International Studies - International Trade and Finance
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5
Other programs
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Bachelor degree at Yonsei University

Before submitting documents to the university, applicants take an English language exam. The university accepts the results of IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum TOEFL score is 79. The IELTS score is not lower than 6.5.

IELTS
6.5
TOEFL iBT
79

Doctorate degree at Yonsei University

If you decide to pursue a career in science and enroll in a doctoral program, you must pass the language exam — IELTS. For enrollment, you need to pass IELTS with 6.5 points.

IELTS
6.5

Yonsei University campus

The campus of Yonsei University is urban. This means that students study closely to the sights and the entire recreational infrastructure of the city. This type of campus gives students more options for internships and part-time jobs. The university has a functioning library. In addition to educational materials in various scientific areas, it contains a collection of classical and contemporary literature. Yonsei University regularly accepts students for international exchange programs, providing both local and international students with the opportunity to come into contact with different cultures and gain unique experience.

Campus Type
Urban
Library
Yes
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What to do after graduation

In order to stay in South Korea for another 6 months after graduation, you can apply for a job seeker visa. Yonsei University graduates find jobs quickly, partly because the university has a good reputation among employers according to the QS World University Rankings. We talk about other options for immigration in our article.

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