Admission

Admission

1. Department

DGAU is accredited for the Bachelor degree by the Korean government in the following special fields.

Department New entrance Transfer
contents of Painting O O
Photography & Related Media O O
Visual Communication Design O O
Digital Animation O O
Fashion Design O O
Architecture Interior Design O O
Beauty Arts O O
Music & Performing Arts O O
Jazz & Commercial Music O O
Piano pedagogy O O
Contemporary Christian Music O O
Social Sports O O
Security Service & Management O O
Practical Dance O O
Arts Therapy O O
Free Major O

2. Number of students to be admitted

A few (recruitment beyond the fixed quota, no limitation)

3. Admission process

Date Place Remarks
Document reception 01th~23th of Decemer Department of Admission
Application reception 24th~30th of December Department of Admission
Announcement of admitted applicants 12th of January Hompage and individual notice
Issue of admission certificate 12th of January ~ 28th of Feb. Department of Admission
Registration 29st of January ~2st of February Administration Office and Official Bank

Student selection is made 100% based on documents without any other screening process.

4. Qualification

High school graduates (including expectant graduates) or those who are approved to have equivalent academic qualification, and those who fall under one of A,B and C below.

A. Common general qualification of overseas Koreans

Subject Qualification Common academic qualification required Remarks
Those who have completed all of the education courses Those who have completed all of the education courses in a foreign country and come back to Korea Koreans who have completed the elementary, middle and high school in a foreign country (over 12 years) Recruitment beyond the fixed quota, no limitation

Those who have completed the whole 12-year education courses in a foreign country
If one has completed the elementary, middle and high school courses for over 12 years in two or more countries and his/her period
of school attending is inevitably 1 semester (6 months) short of 12 years due to difference in school between those countries, the student is admitted as an exceptional case.

B.Common general qualification of foreigners

Subject Qualification Common academic qualification required Remarks
Foreigners who have completed education courses Foreign students whose parents are both foreigners Those who graduated from (completed) the high school course in Korea or in a foreign country Recruitment beyond the fixed quota, no limitation
Foreigners who have completed all education courses Foreign students who have completed all of the education courses in a foreign country Those who have completed the whole education courses (elementary, middle and high school) of over 12 years in a foreign country

Range of foreigners

- One whose nationality is not Korea

- For "foreign students who have completed education courses" and "foreigners who have completed all education courses", their parents' nationality is not questioned.

- Those with double-nationality and those without nationality are excluded (Those who will give up Korean nationality before the set time for special admission may be admitted conditionally and the period of school attending is calculated from the date of acquisition of the foreign nationality.)

- If one has completed the elementary, middle and high school courses for over 12 years in two or more countries and his/her period of school attending is inevitably 1 semester (6 months) short of 12 years due to difference in school system between those countries, the student is admitted as an exceptional case.

C. Common general qualification residents defected from North Korea

Subject Qualification Common academic qualification required Remarks
Defectors from North Korea Those whose high school academic qualification has been acknowledged by the Minister of Unification Those who have completed education courses of over 12 years including Korean and foreign high schools Recruitment beyond the fixed quota, no limitation

5. Application process and method

A. Application process

B. Application method

(1) Multiple applications to the school are not allowed.

(2) All documents in foreign language must be translated into Korean, and some documents need to be notarized.

(3) Original copies are returned after screening.

(4) If a document is under a different name, a document proving that it is the same person should be attached.

(5) Foreign students do not have the right to be a civil servant.

(6) Expectant graduates must submit a certificate of graduate-to-be and, after admitted, the certificate of graduation should be submitted additionally.

(7) In order to examine qualifications, additional documents may be demanded by the school.

6. Screening method : 100% document-based

7. Documents required

No Subject
Document
Those who
completed
whole
education
courses
(overseas Koreans)
North Korean defectors Foreigners Remarks
01 Application(prescribed form)
02 Photograph(3cm x 4cm) 2 Put on the application form
03 Resume(prescribed form)
04 Pledge for expense payment (prescribed form)
05 References (one Korean and one of the same country)(prescribed form)
06 Certificate of high school graduation (or graduate-to-be) and school records for the whole school years 1 each
07 School records for all courses at overseas schools
09 School records at third countries If applicable
10 Certificate of high school qualification 1 Issued by officials in charge of protection at city, country or district
11 Transcripts of resident registration and ID card for the applicant and the guardian(parent) 1 each (a transcript of family register may be demanded if necessay)
12 Certificate of oversea Korean registration for the application and guardian(certificate of overseas residence) Guardian and student
13 Copy of permanent residence for the applicant and the guardian (father and mother) 1 each
14 Certificate of exit and entry for the applicant and the guardian 1 each
15 Certificate of employment for the guardian (including work experiences in foreign countries) 1 Main office (proving residence in countries)
16 Certificate of overseas branch opening 1 Children of company workers at foreign branch
17 Government invitation or recommendation 1 Invited scientists or professors
18 Certificate of foreigner registration (Issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade) 1 Applicable only to foreigners in Korea
19 Results of Korean Language Tests If applicable
20 Documents proving financial status See note 4)
21 Certificate of North Korean defector Issued by officials in charge of protection at city, country or district

Note 1) For all documents, the original and its certified copy should be submitted together. The original is returned after screening.

Note 2) All documents in foreign language must be submitted with Korean translations.

Note 3) Those who have not completed (or not expect to complete) the Korean language course of the university must submit documents in No.6 with notarization.

Note 4) Documents proving financial status

- Financial guarantor's certificate of bank account balance of over US$10,000 (deposited continuously for over 1 month) or a certificate of transfer or exchange of over US$10,000

- Financial gurantor's

certificate of employment or certificate of business registration

certificate of property tax payment

pledge for expense payment

If a document is necessary to confirm any fact afterward, the university may demand it additionally.

8. Selection Method

A. Those who are not qualified and whose documents submitted do not meet the requirements are excluded, and among the remaining applicants, students are selected in order of school record. However, foreign students whose parents are both foreigners, Koreans who have completed the whole education courses of elementary, middle and high school (over 12 years)in foreign countries, and North Korean defecters are selected without limitation in number.

B. Even if the number of applicants is more or less than the number of students to be admitted, if applicants' school record is too poor to be admitted, they will not be admitted.

9. Notes for applicants

A. Fill the application form and attached documents completely without omission.

B. If any fabrication or alteration of documents is found after admission, the admission or entrance is canceled.

C. If admission has registered two or more universites, the admission or entrance is canceled.

D. If admission is canceled because the applicant could not be reached due to wrong information (address and telephone number) on the application or for any other reason, the responsibility is solely in the applicant.

E. Even if one is admitted and registered, if the relevant authority refuses to issue visa or the the applicant is not allowed to enter Korea, the admission or entrance is canceled.

F. If ine's Korean language skill is considered no sufficient, the applicant shall be admitted in the next semester or the next year after completing the Korean language course.

G. Any matter not specified in this document shall be solely decided by the university.

H. For any inquiry, contact the Department of Admission ( 054) 970-3197, 3158, 3191).

10. Guidance to Baekwoon Hall (Dormitory)

A. Qualification for application : Foreign students are given proirity

B. Facilities

- Basic facilities : Bed, closet, desk, chair, bookshelf, boot cupboard, drying stand, telephone, wireless Internet

- Welfare facilities : Computer room, video vision, weight training room, laundry room, shower room, vending machines, lounge, etc.

11. Refund

A. Period : From registration to the day before the start of the semester

B. Place : The Administration Office of the university

C. Reasons for refund : Personal situation after registration, visa rejected, entrance to Korea impossible

D. Required to carry

(1) Receipt of school fee - original 1

(2) Memorandum of registration abandonment 1

(3) The student and the guardian's seals (returned after use)

(4) The student and the guardian's IDs (returned after identification) and their copies 1 each