Founded in 1994, Handong Global University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in Pohang, North Gyeongsang. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Korea, Handong Global University (HGU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Presbyterian religion. Handong Global University (HGU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 24 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this South Korean higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.
All Handong students enter the university with undeclared majors and no affiliation to any department. All students begin as part of the Global Leadership School (GLS). During the 1st year (freshman year), students are educated at the Global Leadership School in foreign languages, IT subjects, and basic humanities and the basic sciences in order to meet the demands of this era of globalization and information.
General Graduate School
The General Graduate School has the vision to energize and raise the student’s standard of professional knowledge in order to serve the nations and change the world.
Awarded to highly-qualified international students from designated developing countries. Each year, up to 15 students, including freshmen and transferring students are selected.
Two types : 100% scholarship and 50% scholarship.
- Coverage during semesters: Admission fee, tuition fee, dormitory fee, meals, and allowance about 200,000 KRW per month
- Coverage during vacations: Dormitory fee, and meals (two meals a day)
* Seasonal semester's tuition fee is not included
Outstanding Entrance Grade Scholarship
Awarded to highly-qualified international students from both developing and develped countries.
- Top 10% students: Admission fee exemption and 50% deduction on tuition fee
- Top 30% students: Admission fee exemption and 30% deduction on tuition fee
* The percentage will be calculated according to the total score of Step 1 (document screening) & Step 2 (interview) combined
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