Located in Seoul, Sejong University is a private university of approximately 14,000 students founded in 1940 to create a place of learning dedicated to excellence in education and research. Sejong's undergraduate and graduate degree in Hotel and Toursim management are the highest-ranked in Hotel Management in Korea.
Sejong offers an undergraduate degree in English in the following majors: Public Administration
, Business and Accounting
, Hospitality and Tourism Management
Students may view the Courses offered in English for Fall 2016.xls
and Courses offered in English for Spring 2017.xlsx
as a reference. Please note that the exact same courses may not be guaranteed each year. "Year 3" signifies upper division standing.
Korean is not required for students who wish to take courses in English. Enrolling in Korean language classes during the semester is highly encouraged, to aid in the adjustment to daily life in Korea.
The general dates for each semester are:
Fall term (semester 2 in Korea): Late August- mid-December
Spring term (semester 1 in Korea): Early March - late June
Housing and Meals
*For 2018-19, Sejong has confirmed that living in student housing will have no cost to exchange participants.
Students are assigned on-campus housing at the International Student Dormitory (Gwang Gae To building). View housing photos, facilities, prices, etc. on the website
All SDSU students are required by the Chancellor's office to be enrolled in the CSU Foreign Traveler Insurance Program (CSU FTIP)
for their program abroad. The insurance charge will appear on the student's account services billing. Students will receive more detailed instructions regarding insurance before departure. For more information on costs, refer to the website.
Passport and Visa
You must have a valid passport to participate on an exchange program. Your passport must be valid for the duration of the program and for at least 6 months past the program end date to be eligible to receive a student visa. If you hold a passport from a country other than the U.S., be sure to understand what you will need for entry pertaining to your citizenship at the time of participation.
A visa must be obtained to study in Korea. More information about the process is on the Sejong University website
as well as the Korean Consulate of Los Angeles
For more information about entry and exit requirements for your host country, visit the U.S. Department of State