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Spring & Fall 2024 Undergraduate Admissions

Guidelines & Forms 


For Freshman Students
For Transfer Students


Important Notices
1. All Int'l students who enter after 2020 Fall are obliged to have the Korean National Insurance & a private insurance. And the Students are responsible for paying both insurance fees.
2. All Cornerstone scholarship applicants MUST submit a language test result. e.g. TOEFL, IELTS, TEPS, TOPIK
3. For the 2024 Spring & Fall Application Fee (전형료) payment, please pay by Wire Transfer. Must use the info in the guideline(26904 HanaBank).
- (하나은행 26904 계좌를 꼭 이용하셔야 합니다)
4. All admission packets must be sent to the address below:
Attn. Office of Int'l Affairs (OIA),
DLE 104, 558, Handong-ro,
Buk-gu, Pohang-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do,
Republic of Korea
(ZIP: 37554)
Dates for Admissions
Process Spring 2024 Fall 2024
Application Distribution 1 May - 7 July 2023 (5pm) 1 Jan - 8 March 2024 (5pm)

Submission of Documents

All the required documents must be submitted 

by postal mail with a tracking system or in person.


On legal holidays including weekends,

the documents cannot be accepted in person.


Any changes in Application Distribution

/ Documents Submission,

it will be on the notice (“Announcements” )

1 May - 7 July 2023 (5pm) 1 Jan - 8 March 2024 (5pm)

Notification of Step 1 Result

Please be sure to type

in the accurate e-mail address

21 July 2023, 3pm (Fri) 22 March 2024, 3pm (Fri)


Video interview (e.g. ZOOM)

or in person, choose one of them

26 July 2023 (Wed) 27 March 2024 (Wed)

Notification of Final Decision

Please be sure to type

in the accurate e-mail address

4 August 2023, 3pm (Fri) 5 April, 2024, 3pm (Fri)

Registration (Enrollment & Tuition Payment)

• If the tuition payment is not received during this period,

the applicant will be considered unregistered

and the admission will be cancelled.  

18~21 December 2023, 5pm  29 April ~ 10 May, 2024
For Transfer Students
Sophomore-year Transfer Students Junior-year Transfer Students
Applicants must have completed at least one year of academic study at a Korean or foreign college that corresponds to a 4-year or 2-year Korean college. For students attending the British education system, academic study at a 3-year university is accepted. Applicants must either (1) have completed at least two academic years of study at a Korean or foreign college that corresponds to a 4-year Korean university (for students attending the British education system, a 3-year university is accepted) or (2) have graduated from a Korean or foreign college that corresponds to a 2-year college.


Transferring Credits


A maximum of 65 credits that the applicant received at another school may be transferred to HGU. Credit transfers are limited to coursework and must include the course title and letter grade on the transcript submitted to HGU at the time of application. The limits are shown in the following.
Track (Required Credits at HGU) Credit Limits
Double Major (33 credits + 33 credits) within 18 credits per major
Single Major (66 / 60 credits) within 33 / 30 credits
Minor within 12 credits per course of study


Tuition and Fee (per semester, as of Spring 2023)
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Talk to Admissions
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Looking to learn more about Handong Global University?
Let us get to know you and answer your questions.


  • - For International Students: +82-54-260-1806
  • - For Korean Students: +82-54-260-1085


More about Handong
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