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  • Locations: Gwangju, South Korea
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: Tarleton applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Tarleton Reciprocal Exchange Click here for a definition of this term Academic Area: Administration, Agriculture, Animal Science, Business, Engineering, Humanities
Click here for a definition of this term Language Requirement: No Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English, Korean
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Classification: 2. Sophomore, 3. Junior, 4. Senior
Click here for a definition of this term Reciprocal Exchange Programs: University Wide Exchange
Program Description:

Chonnam National University

Chonnam Campus


Founded in 1952 as the first national university of Korea, CNU has remained committed to fostering global leaders and professionals. It is one of Korea’s most innovative universities with a reputation for its research, teaching and taking an important role in local communities. Located in the Chonnam province, southwest of Korea, CNU encompasses 16 colleges and 11 graduate schools. With 2,200 academic staff members, it provides comprehensive services to 35,000 students including 1,200 international students from 75 different counties in its strive to build a “World Class” University, meeting the “Global Standard” with an open campus and an administrative system. 

  • Fall Semester: August - December

  • Spring Semester: March - June

  • Courses available in English

  • Korean Language courses available


Housing Application

On-campus housing available

Building 3, 4, 5, 6: 
  • Room Type: Studio style (two persons per room)

  • Central Heating and air conditioning

  • Facilities: lounge, shower rooms, laundry room, study room, kitchen.

  • Estimated Cost: $630 - $685

Building 9-Apt type
  • Room Type: Studio style (two persons per room)

  • Apartment style {houses with 3 rooms, 2 persons per room) Details

  • Individual floor heating and automatic controlled ceiling-type air conditioning in each unit

  • Shower and washroom, combination locks, furniture.

  • Cafeteria, convenience stores, restaurants, etc.

  • Estimated Cost: $1224-$1270

Meal Plan:
  • 7 Days a week,( 3meals/day) 

  • Estimated Cost: $665-$700

  • 7 Days a week,( 2meals/day)

  • Estimated Cost: $532-$550

  • 5 Days a week,( 3meals/day)

  • Estimated Cost: $532-$550

  • 5 Days a week,( 2meals/day)

  • Estimated Cost: $312-$350

Estimated Costs
  • Airfare: 1200 - 1800 UDS

  • Health Insurance: 150 USD + 1.29 per day for insurance through Tarleton (mandatory)

  • Housing: 685 USD

  • Food: Meal Plan: 200 - 650 USD

  • Restaurant meals: 2 - 10 USD

  • Books: 200 - 300 USD

  • Local Transportation: Bus Fare: 1 USD, Taxi: 3-15 USD

  • Adten card: 30 USD

  • Personal expenses: 150 - 300 USD

  • Visa: 50 USD

  • Airport Pickup: 50 USD

Support Services
  1. Buddy Program: CNU is offering buddy matching program that connects inbound exchange students and CNU students on a one-to-one basis. CNU students (buddy mentors) provide the helping hand and friendship to the new comers at CNU.

  2. Extra programs
  • Welcoming party

  • Social activities, get-togethers and trips

  • Farewell party


If you are considering applying to a study abroad program and you do not have a valid passport, or your passport will expire within six months past your program end date, please take steps to obtain or renew your passport immediately. Passports can take longer than expected to process, and you may need your passport to apply for visas "If Applicable" well before your program begins. For more information about obtaining and renewing passports visit the U.S. Passports & International Travel.

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Gwanju, South Korea

This program is currently not accepting applications.