Handong Global University

country rank  16
world rank  1846

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University Overview

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.

University Identity

Name
Name 한동대학교
Acronym HGU
Founded 1994
Motto Why Not Change the World?

University Location

Address 558 Handong-Ro, Heunghae-eup, Buk-gu
Pohang (population range: Not reported)
791-708 North Gyeongsang
Korea
T +82 (54) 260 1111
F +82 (54) 260 1149

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office 558 Handong-Ro, Heunghae-eup, Buk-gu
Pohang 791-708
+82 (54) 260 1084

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Presbyterian Christian-Presbyterian Onnuri Community Church - www.onnuri.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Handong Global University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education, Korea


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Korean Council for University Education (KCUE)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Monday, 5 August 2019