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Language of Instruction: English, Korean Minimum GPA: 2.5
Housing Options: Residence Hall Areas of Study: Advertising/Public Relations, Business, Chemistry, China Studies, Chinese, Computer Science, Construction Engineering Technology, Dance, Early Childhood Development, Economics, Education, Engineering Technology, English, English Nonteaching, English Teaching, Environmental Studies, French, German, Health Sciences, History, Industrial Technology, International Studies, Journalism, Mathematical Education, Mathematical Science, Mathematics, Music, Music Education, Music Performance, Nutrition and Foods, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Pre-Pharmacy Medical Professions Advisement Program, Pre-Pharmacy Plus Medical Professions Advisement Program, Psychology, Radio-TV-Film, Religious Studies
Program Type: Study Abroad Program: Exchange
Program Description:
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Ewha Womans University
Seoul, South Korea
on ewha campusDescription
Ewha Womans University is the world’s largest female education institute and is the among the most prestigious universities in South Korea. Ewha offers an international Exchange Program for both male and female students. The name Ewha was bestowed by Emperor Gojong in 1887 to commemorate the beginning of women’s education in Korea. It serves not merely as a name of this time-honored institution but as a symbol of the tradition and spirit of women’s education in Korea. Many of the courses are taught in English, and there are ample opportunities to enjoy traditional and modern Korean culture in the city of Seoul. Ewha Womans College offers over 500 courses taught in English which constitutes around 30% of all courses offered. All classes offered in International Business and Economics along with International Law and Diplomacy are taught in English. Additionally, Ewha offers academic Korean Language classes for academic credit. Ewha bosts producing many women's firsts in Korean history and the university continues to be a leader in achedemia and research. Upon arrival, Ewha’s exchange students are supported by PEACE (Professional Ewhaians At Cultural Exchange) Buddies, who offer personalized support in helping them get acclimated to living in Korea.  

ewha campusLocation
Ewha Womans University is situated in the center of Seoul in the exciting Shinchon area, about 10 minutes by subway or bus from downtown Seoul, the capital and heart of the Republic of Korea. The population of international students at Ewha is over 800 (around 450 international exchange/visiting students and 400 international degree seeking students). Students will be immersed into an international environment where they can form bonds with peers from all over the world as well as Korean local students on campus. Ewha Campus Complex (ECC) is Korea’s largest underground campus. The ECC contains a library, bookstore, gym, movie theater, cafés and lecture rooms. The ECC is considered one of the most beautiful campus facilities in the world. The city of Seoul is surrounded by many beautiful mountains that are easily accessed for daily excursions. 


 Students must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA and have COMPLETED at least two years of undergraduate OR one semester of graduate studies. Here is a list of the courses offered at Ewha

ETSU Students must prove proficiency if they wish to take courses that are taught in Korean.
Students must meet the all minimum admissions requirements for the university: language proficiency, GPA, etc.

Restricted Courses for ETSU Students: College of Arts, College of Music, College of Education, Graduate School of Business, School of Medicine, Department of Nursing, EWHA Law School

How It Works
– Application
You will first need to schedule an appointment with ETSU's study abroad coordinator. Once you have completed the ETSU requirements, you will work directly with Ewha. The application deadline for Ewha's fall semester is May 15, and the decision is usually made in June. 
– Cost
Thanks to the exchange program at ETSU, students can attend Ewha Womans University for the same tuition cost of attending ETSU’s main campus. Below is a table showing the fees paid to ETSU and Ewha 
 Fee Table Per Semester
*Fees are subject to change
ETSU Costs
Bilateral Institution Costs 
Other Costs
Pay the Following:
  • ETSU tuition and fees: ~$4,750
    • Link to cost is located here
    • Click "Undergraduate"
    • The exchange agreement requires you to pay 15 credit hours (though you are only required to 12 or more credit hours)
  • ETSU Admin Fee: $100
  • Bucs Abroad Application Fee: $32
  • CISI Health Insurance Fee: $60 (For programs over 14 days long) *May 2020 price; Subject to change
Pay the Following:
  • Housing Cost 
    • Single Room: 1,750,000- 2,870,000 KRW (cost in 2019)
      Double Room: 1,300,000- 1,920,000 KRW (cost in 2019)
    • Meals​
      • Both housing and meals can be found here and here
  • ​Health Fee: 23,200 KRW (cost in 2019)
  • Application Fee
  • Institution-Specific Expenses
    • Some institutions abroad require residence hall insurance, deposits and/or application fees
    • Contact the institution to see if there are any other fees
Bank Statement:
  • The government requires international students to show proof of sufficient funds in the form of a bank statement (this is not unique to the country, the US government also requires this from incoming international students). This is to show that you are able to cover the fees in the “Other” column, as well as cover any unforeseen emergencies. If you are a dependent, you can provide a bank statement from a parent or guardian.
Definite Costs:
  • Airfare
  • In-country transportation (e.g. train, taxi)
Potential Costs (Vary by Country):
  • Student Visa Fees 
  • If applicable: travel costs, for countries that require students to obtain a student visa at a consulate (usually in DC or Atlanta)
Miscellaneous Costs:
  • Bed sheets
  • Towels
  • Cookware
  • Souvenirs
  • Other
 Costs to Deduct from the Price
*Deductions are unique to the individual. Please consult Amy Collins at for more information.
Financial Aid & Scholarships
Private Scholarships
Pell Grant (if eligible)

Roan Scholars Scholarship (if eligible)

Tennessee Lottery Scholarship (if eligible)

Other Financial Aid & Scholarships: $0 - Full Ride
  • Most financial aid & scholarships can be applied during a semester abroad. Please consult the ETSU International Financial Aid Advisor, Amy Collins (, for more information
ETSU International Education Scholarship: $0 - ~$4,000
  • Please note: students are not guaranteed a scholarship and must follow all instructions in order to be eligible.
Private Scholarships

If Applicable: Institution-specific Scholarships
How to Pay:
  • Tuition & Fees:
    • Applied automatically when enrolling in the course "EXCH 3583"
  • Room & Board:
    • Paid to the institution abroad.  Please contact the institution for payment questions
– Program Dates
Spring Semester: March 2 - June 17 
Fall Semester: Sep 1 - Dec 16


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2021 01/15/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2021 08/15/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.