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Keimyung University

Keimyung University was founded in 1954 to provide higher education for the southern part of Korea. Its immediate task was to nurture young minds for the reconstruction of a war-torn country. Keimyung University has a student body of 27,000. Located in Daegu, KU is a three-hour train ride from the capital city of Seoul. While at KU, you can hike on Mt. Palgong, visit the Stone Buddha on Kwanbong, and enjoy biking, swimming, and boating in nearby parks.

Eligibility Requirements

  • 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale

Tuition and Expenses*
  • Tuition and fees (URI in-state tuition and fees)
  • Room and board paid to Keimyung
  • Off-campus fee $483
  • Administrative fee $350
  • Insurance $1,181**

*NOTE: fees are subject to change
**May be waived with proof of own insurance and completion of waiver form

Room and Board
  • Students are housed in one of three single-sex halls.

Courses Available
  • Art
  • Art History
  • Art Studio
  • Business Admin.
  • Cinema
  • Computer Studies and Technology
  • Design
  • Economics
  • Fine Arts
  • Government
  • Health Studies/Phys. Ed
  • History
  • International Business
  • International Relations
  • Korean Culture and Lit.
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Music
  • Music History
  • Physical Science

Program Duration: Fall Semester, Aug..-Dec. Spring Semester, Feb.-June
Application Deadline: Fall Semester, March 31. Spring Semester, Nov. 1

Keimyung University was founded in 1954 to provide higher education for the southern part of Korea. Its immediate task was to nurture young minds for the reconstruction of a war-torn country.

If you are interested in applying or want to know more about how to apply, please visit study abroad policies and procedures by clicking here.