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Tuition Fees in Korea

Students should consider the tuition fees before selecting the desired university at which to study. Typically, national universities have lower tuition fees than private universities. Since tuition fees may differ depending on colleges or universities, you need to confirm in advance the tuition fees for the college or the university you would like to enter.
Tuition Fees in Korea
Degree courses Field of study Tuition Fee (USD, per semester)
Associate Degree Humanities and social sciences $1,500~$5,900
Sciences $1,600~$5,900
Arts and Sports $1,600~$6,900
Engineering $1,600~$5,900
Medicines -
Undergraduate Degree Humanities and social sciences $600~$6,800
Sciences $460~$7,800
Arts and Sports $1,800~$8,400
Engineering $1,900~$8,200
Medicines $4,100~$10,500
Graduate Degree Humanities and social sciences $1,100~$12,500
Sciences $1,100~$8,100
Arts and Sports $1,400~$6,000
Engineering $1,500~$8,000
Medicines $2,200~$10,000
Application Fee $50-$150
For a comfortable stay in Korea during the study period, we recommend considering the cost for transportation, study materials, dorm fees and miscellaneous expenses.
List of Costs
Type Estimated Fee(USD)
Screening fee $50 ~ $150
Korean language class 10weeks $1,000 ~ $1,400, 3weeks : $800
Dormitory Room shared by 4 $300 ~ $800 (per semester)
Room shared by 2 $600 ~ $1,000 (per semester)
※ Dorm fees vary depending on whether food is included or not
Food About $300 per month at the school cafeteria
※ A meal in the school cafeteria typically costs around $2.5 ~ $3
Rent (outside school) $300 per month (plus a security deposit of $3,000 ~ $5,000)
Boarding house $300 ~ $500 per month
Medical insurance $20 per month
Transportation $40 per month
※ Base fare for subway/bus : $1.00
lnternet $30 per month
※ Other fees depend heavily on whether the campus is located in a metropolis or suburb area. Thus, determining the exact location of the campus in advance is recommended.