Sogang University

Sogang University

country rank: 6
world rank: 790

University Overview

Sogang University, established in 1960, is a private higher-education school situated in the heart of Seoul, South Korea’s largest city (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Sogang University is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational South Korean higher education institution officially connected with the Christian-Catholic faith, as recognized by the Ministry of Education of Korea. Sogang University provides courses and programs in a variety of fields that lead 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 60-year-old South Korean university has a rigorous admissions process based on entrance exams. Students at Sogang University have access to a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

University Identity

Founded 1960
Motto Be proud of Sogang, as Sogang is proud of you
Colours Cardinal red

University Location

Address 1 Sinsu-dong, Mapo-gu Seoul 121-742 Seoul South Korea
Tel +82 (2) 705 8827
Fax +82 (2) 701 8112

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 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
Admission Rate Not reported

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Jesuit - www.jesuit.org

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU) Association of Christian Universities and Colleges in Asia (ACUCA)

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