Kent State University
|Restrictions:||KSU applicants only|
|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|NOTE: NOTE: Dates are based off previous academic calendars and are meant to be used as a reference only. Do NOT book travel or other logistical accommodations based off these dates.|
|Academic Year||2019-2020||04/01/2019 **||08/21/2019||06/14/2020|
|NOTE: NOTE: Dates are based on previous academic calendars and are meant to be used as a reference only. Do NOT book travel or other logistical accommodations based off these dates.|
** Refer to the brochure page below for official program dates.
DANKOOK UNIVERSITY | SEMESTER PROGRAM
Program Term: Semester
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This semester exchange program takes you to Dankook University, a private university in southern Seoul. Dankook has two campuses: main campus-Jukjeon, and the regional Cheonan campus.
Students enrolled in this program register for a full 12-15 credit hour semester courseload. Available classes include business, communication, art, humanities, political science, cultural studies, Korean language, and more! A finalized list of classes will be made available at a later date.
Classes are typically held Monday - Friday, and run from 9am - 4pm, similar to a US schedule.
*New Tutoring Program* Receive a FREE Korean Language course (non-credit bearing) and the opportunity to assisting in leading an English conversation class. The experience is for 40 hours/semester. Benefits include FREE on-campus accommodation and FREE Korean language course! For more information, see the Dankook Tutoring Program flyer and contact the program coordinator (information at the bottom of this document)
ACADEMIC CALENDAR*Fall Semester: September 1 - December 31
*Spring Semester: February 1 - May 5
Classes taught in English: http://www.dankook.ac.kr/web/international/courses-taught-in-english
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTSFreshman - Seniors
Minimum GPA of 2.5.
Students must have taken classes at Kent State University for at least one semester before applying.
There is no language requirement (no previous knowledge of Korean required).
Valid passport. US citizens: no visa is required for this program
International students must consult the Consulate/Embassy of South Korea to determine their immigration requirements.
On-campus housing is available (dormitory style-shared double room) and is ONLY $1,200 for the entire semester!
Free on-campus housing available for students participatin gin the Tutoring Program.
To get more information contact this program's coordinator (see the end of this page).
COSTS & TUITION
Students pay for the standard 12-18 credit hour tuition rate (4-6 courses). Tuition rates are based off of Kent State's current Ohio Resident and Non-Ohio Resident rates, and students are billed respectively. In addition, students are billed for medical insurance and the study abroad exchange program fee ($250).
Students will be responsible for covering their housing, airfare, meals, and any personal expenses.
Students that participate in the Tutoring Program will receive FREE HOUSING.
FINANCIAL AID & SCHOLARSHIPS
Financial aid and scholarships are applicable toward this program!
View a complete listing of available scholarships.
This program includes cultural activities, which may include:
+Korean cooking lessons
+Art & calligraphy
+Korean music and dance
+Field trips to a temple, the mountains, Palace and Museum tour, and Folk Village, among others!
Assistant Director, Education Abroad