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Kyung Hee University, South Korea

Kyung Hee University (KHU) is a private research university, established in 1949, educating approximately 20,000 undergrad and graduate students on three campuses. International and exchange students take courses on the Seoul Campus, the main campus (in Seoul), or the Global Campus (in Yongin). Over 30% of courses are conducted in English, allowing international students to take a wide range of courses. KHU has a variety of support programs for international students, including a Global Buddy Program and a Cultural Experience program. Kyung Hee University is recognized for many achievements, including receipt of the UNESCO Prize for Peace Education in 1993.

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Group of students at Kyung Hee University.

Academic Eligibility

  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • One semester completed at Sacramento State at the time of application
  • Junior or Senior standing preferred

Course Offerings

Available Courses

  • Asian Studies
  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Economics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • English
  • Government/Political Science
  • Interior Design
  • International Business
  • Kinesiology
  • Korean
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Physics
  • Recreation Administration
  • Studio Art

KHU also offers a number of support resources for exchange students, including a Korean buddies program.

Estimated Costs

*Indicates fees paid directly to CSUS – tuition and insurance rates subject to change.

Estimated costs for Kyung Hee University
Expense One Semester Two Semesters
Tuition and Fees* $3,684 $7,368
Insurance* $300 $500
Airfare $1,300 $1,300
Housing $3,500 $7,000
Personal Expenses $1,500 $3,000
Total $10,284 $19,168

Housing Options

Seoul Campus

Sameuiwon Dormitory

Located on the Seoul campus, Sameuiwon is a newly renovated dormitory complex that can accommodate 392 students. Both Korean and international students may opt to live in this dormitory. The rooms are equipped with beds, desks, cabinets, air conditioners, LAN, and land phones for the comfort of students. Generally four students share each room

Sewhawon Dormitory

Partially funded by the Korean government, this new residential hall opened in March 2005 with the most up-to-date facilities. It can accommodate a total of 432 students. Two students share a room with a toilet and bathtub.

Global Campus


Woojungwon opened in August 1998 on the Global Campus as Korea’s first studio-style dormitory and accommodates 1,943 residents. It has seven floors above ground and one floor underground and is equipped with department store exclusively for students and a spacious cafeteria.

The 2nd Dormitory

Constructed in 2008, the 2nd Dormitory on the Global Campus consists of two buildings that are equipped with the best quality facilities and residential space. The A wing for female students has ten floors above ground and one underground floor while the B wing for male students has 13 floors above ground and 1 underground. Together, they accommodate 2,190 people.

Information on Housing