Seoul Women’s University

Seoul Women’s University

country rank: 76
world rank: 6202

University Overview

Seoul Women’s University, founded in 1961, is a non-profit private higher education school situated in the major city of Seoul (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Seoul Women’s University (SWU) is a medium-sized (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 8,000-8,999 students) women-only South Korean higher education school officially connected with the Christian-Protestant faith, as recognized by the Ministry of Education of Korea. In a variety of fields of study, Seoul Women’s University (SWU) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 59-year-old South Korean higher-education school has a selective admission criteria based on entrance exams and previous academic records and ratings. SWU also offers students with a library, accommodation, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Acronym SWU
Founded 1961

University Location

Address 126 Gongneung2-dong, Nowon-gu Seoul 139-774 Seoul South Korea
Tel +82 (2) 970 5114
Fax +82 (2) 978 5213

Yearly Tuition Range

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

University Admissions

Gender Women Only
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 Not available
Admission Office 126 Gongneung2-dong, Nowon-gu Seoul

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Open Education Consortium (OEC)

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