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Catholic University of Korea History
Korea's Catholic University is a private Roman Catholic higher education institution in South Korea. It was established in 1855 and is South Korea's oldest university. Korea's Catholic University operates campuses in Seoul and nearby Bucheon City. Medical school at the university, considered one of South Korea's most prestigious, has eight affiliated hospitals in the country's major cities. It was founded in 1855 before the legalization of Christianity. After the legalization of Christianity, the school moved in 1887 to Yongsan - gu, Seoul, and was renamed the Sacred Heart of Jesus Seminary. A seminary - the associated hospital was opened in 1936. In 1947 the seminary became Songsin College and in 1954 the medical school was established. Later, the name was changed to Catholic College.