Undergraduate Admissions

This page does not contain the full details of the admissions. Go to the Admissions page of the university website for more information.



Start Semester 2012 Fall 2013 Spring
Application Jan 9 – Feb 28, 2012 Jun 11 – Aug 2, 2012
Submission of Documents Jan 9 – Feb 29, 2012 Jun 11 – Aug 3, 2012
Decision Announcement Apr 20, 2012 Nov 9, 2012
Tuition Payment August 2012 (TBA) February 2012 (TBA)
  • If it is not possible to apply online during the designated period, applicants may submit their application materials via post or in person. The application is only accepted if the documents arrive well before the deadline. In sthis case, please make sure to include the application fee with your application packet.

Eligible Applicants

International applicants should be graduates of a high school and not be Korean citizens.

Applicants of Korean origin should have received entire education outside of Korea.

Admission decisions are based on academic achievements and potential as well as personal accomplishments, plus a number of records of past studies.


  • Documents (forms at the bottom of this page)
  • Supplementary Materials
  • Certificate proving the English or Korean proficiency
  • Agreement for Verification of Academic Record


  • Online procedure (The application fee should be paid online as well.)
    • Find a NOTICE concerning "International Admission" on http://en.snu.ac.kr/.
    • Open the on-line application program
    • Create your own account
    • According to the instruction, type in all the required information for each step of on-line application.
  • Offline procedure
    • Maill all required documents to the Office of Admissions Seoul National University, 1, Gwanak-ro, Gwanak-gu,Seoul 151-742, Korea


Tuition Grants for Overseas Students

Undergraduate students with a GPA of 2.7 or above for the preceding semester are eligible for this scholarship program

Superior Academic Performance Scholarship

Students who have completed at least four semesters of study and who have earned an overall GPA of 3.6 or above may apply for this scholarship

Work-Study Scholarship