Chung Ang University

South Korea

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Chung - Ang University History

Chung - Ang University is one of Seoul, South Korea's leading research-based Korean private universities. There are two different campuses in the university. Starting in 1918 as a church-run kindergarten, CAU transformed in 1922 into a school for female kindergarten teachers and was awarded university status in 1953. It has 33,600 undergraduates, 5,200 graduates, 700 teachers, and an additional 500 part-time teachers. Established in 1918, CAU has endured its "Truth and Justice" ideal through the painful course of modern history in Korea. CAU has since assumed a leading role in nurturing the nation's intellectuals. Renowned as a leading institution providing quality education, CAU has accelerated the pace of local education innovation.

Chung - Ang University Korea Programs, Courses and Schools

CAU is the first to offer courses in pharmacy, business management, mass communication, advertising and public relations, urban planning and real estate, energy system engineering, sociology, psychology in South Korea. Starting in 2014, newly established majors were Urban Planning and Real Estate and Energy System Engineering. There are majors like Creative Writing, Photography, and Drama & Film Studies, and Pharmacy, Media, and the Arts are active. A major named City and Area Planning also exists.

Chung - Ang University Korea Campuses

There are two different campuses in the university. Seoul Campus- Chung - Ang University is home to the Library of Law and Central Library. Renovations to the Central Library were completed in August 2009, extending the site to accommodate 3,400 personal cubicles, study rooms, tutoring rooms, an E - Lounge and CAU - Garden, and providing access to electronic newspapers, notice boards and memo boards over a site of 14,258.2 m2. The library houses over one million books and articles, 2,500 publications, 80,000 electronic journals, 120 web data, all dissertations published by graduates of the university, 27,000 original data, and 40,000 copies of e-books suitable for use. The Law Library houses volumes, reference books, periodicals and all domestic and foreign data on the first and second floors of the Law Building. The university has a Main Administration Building, Emancipation Square, The Blue Dragon Monument and Blue Dragon Pond, Student Union Hall & Student Cultural Hall, Young-Shin Hall, College Buildings, The College of Law Building, Blue Mir Hall, Seorabol Hall, Bobst Hall, Engineering Building 2, Natural Science Building, Medical Building, Pfeiffer Hall and R&D Center, Art Center, Gymnasium.

Anseong campus- In Daedeok - myeon, Anseong - si, Gyeonggi - do, the Anseong Campus is located. The secondary campus was established in 1979, following 1948 when Chung - Ang was recognized as a university. It has College of Arts Precinct(consists of four buildings, including the Modelling Hall, Theatre, Crafts Hall, and Sculpture Hall), College of Music Precinct(has three buildings in the College of Music Precinct: Music Building 1, Music Building 2, and a third named Young-Shin Music Hall), Lakeside Theatre.

Chung - Ang University Notable Alumni

Notable alumni include Cao Lu( Chinese singer, actress and television personality mostly active in South Korea), Ahn In-sook(South Korean actress), Jeong Bo-seok (South Korean actor), Shin Sung-woo(South Korean rock singer and actor), Park Inyoung(South Korean actress and singer).

Chung Ang University Application Requirements


IELTS score requirements

A strong proficiency in the English language is essential for admission into universities in South Korea. To be able to get a successful admission in Chung Ang University in South Korea students need to complete IELTS with a minimum score of 5.5.

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Chung Ang University Cost of studies


Bachelors: KRW 5,354,000

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific fees.

Chung Ang University Deadlines

Spring: November 19
Fall: May 20

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.

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12 -15


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