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Admissions

Admissions

Woosong College seeks motivated individuals from diverse social, economic, ethnic, and geographic backgrounds. Students are encouraged to bring their own diversity and experience into the classroom.

Admission to Woosong College is evaluated on a case-by-case basis taking into account the applicant’s academic records, Korean or English proficiency, financial status, personal essay, and extra-curricular activities.

The earliest semester to apply for is the 2021 Spring semester, and applications will be received from December 14 2020 until January 8 2021. Applications received after the deadline will be considered based on available time and space. Admission is selective and students are urged to apply as early as possible before the deadline to ensure sufficient time for application review, visa application, and moving preparations.

Admission is selective and students are urged to apply as early as possible to ensure sufficient time for application review, visa application, and moving preparations. Admissions are conducted on a rolling basis – students may apply any time prior to the deadline. The earliest semester to apply for is the Spring 2020 semester and the deadline is January 5th, 2020. Applications received after the deadline will be considered based on available time and space.

Contact the Global Cooperation Center by emailing clarekim@wsi.ac.kr with any questions related to your application.


Eligibility

  1. The applicant must have graduated or will graduate from a secondary education institution.
  2. Korean Proficiency: TOPIK Level 2 or higher
    (English Proficiency will be evaluated upon submission of Certified English Proficiency Test Score or during online interview.)
  3. Online Interview: Students may be asked to interview with a faculty member
  4. Financial Resources: Students must demonstrate available funds to include first year expenses
    (The average balance of your or your financial guarantor’s bank account for 6 months must be over $18,000 USD.)

Applicants who provide Korean or English proficiency scores that meet admissions criteria and pass the online interview will be considered for regular admission. Students applying with scores lower than general admissions requirements may qualify for a conditional acceptance based on the strength of their online interview. In such cases, students may be required to take additional Korean or English classes as mandatory course additions during their first semester of studies, or join our Residential Intensive Korean or English Program for an entire semester.


Admissions Process

  1. Fill out the application form : Attached
  2. Make sure you fill out and prepare all the required documents
  3. Sign and submit your application
  4. Woosong College uses rolling admissions which means that candidates are invited to submit their applications any time before the deadline.
  5. An interview is NOT required for all admitted candidates. Candidates will be contacted only if an interview is necessary.
  6. You do not need to apply separately for scholarship considerations, your application will serve as an application for scholarship as well.
  7. Contact Global Cooperation Center by emailing clarekim@wsi.ac.kr with any questions related to the status of your application.

Tuition & Fees

* Woosong College reviews its tuition and fees on an annual basis and these are subject to change without notice.

1) Tuition by Department

Department Tuition & Fees (KRW)
Enrollment Fees Tuition
First Year Second Year Third Year
Sol International Culinary Artsⓔ 304,900 3,877,000 3,877,000
Sol International Culinary Arts School of Pastryⓔ 304,900 3,877,000 3,877,000
Sol International Hotel & Foodservice Departmentⓔ 304,900 2,370,000 2,370,000
Sol International Arts Department 304,900 2,853,000 2,853,000
Japanese Culinary Arts 304,900 3,877,000 3,877,000
Culinary Arts 304,900 2,853,000 2,853,000
Baking & Pastry 304,900 3,877,000 3,877,000
Food Nutrition & Cookery 304,900 2,853,000 2,853,000
Culinary NCO 304,900 3,485,000 3,485,000
Hotel & Tourism 304,900 2,370,000 2,370,000
Companion Animal Science 304,900 2,853,000 2,853,000
Beauty Design 304,900 2,853,000 2,853,000
Digital Media·Visual Design 304,900 2,853,000 2,853,000
Automation· Clean Room Engineering 304,900 2,853,000 2,853,000
Automobile·Machinery 304,900 2,853,000 2,853,000
Computer Information 304,900 2,853,000 2,853,000
E-Rail & Electronics 304,900 2,853,000 2,853,000
Railroad Transportation 304,900 2,611,000 2,611,000
Railroad & Civil Engineering 304,900 2,853,000 2,853,000
Remodeling Architecture 304,900 2,853,000 2,853,000
Fire Safety Management 304,900 2,853,000 2,853,000
Nursing 304,900 2,853,000 2,853,000 2,853,000
Speech-Language Therapy 304,900 2,853,000 2,853,000 2,853,000
Hospital Administration 304,900 2,853,000 2,853,000
Child Education & Welfare 304,900 2,370,000 2,370,000
Early Childhood Education 304,900 2,370,000 2,370,000
Social Welfare 304,900 2,370,000 2,370,000
Fashion Distribution Manager 304,900 2,370,000 2,370,000

2) Dormitory & Meals

Type Cost
Dormitory Fee / Semester 515,000
Meal Plan / Semester 546,000
Others - It is mandatory for international students to live at a dormitory during their first year of study.
- The dormitory meal plan includes two meals per day.

Please note:

  • Enrollment fee is one-time fee paid by all first semester students.
  • Fees do not include bus fare from the airport.
  • Residence does not provide bedding, sheets, or pillows.
  • All first year students must get an Alien Registration Card upon arrival in Korea. Korean Immigration charges $31 for the Alien Registration Card. It is similar to the Korean ID card and must be carried with you at all times.
  • All first semester students (including Koreans) must have a medical checkup prior to the start of classes. Korean Medical Services charge $30 for the checkup.
  • All full-time students must purchase Korean medical insurance. The current cost is $147 annually.

Scholarships

For freshmen, the admission scholarship of a tuition fee waiver up to 20% will be evaluated and awarded on the basis of academic records, Korean or English proficiency, and the Admissions Application Form itself. Applicants awarded a scholarship must still demonstrate sufficient proof of personal finances exclusive of the scholarship to enter Woosong College.

Those who demonstrate Korean language proficiency will also be given special consideration for scholarships based on the level of their TOPIK score.