Ewha Womans University

South Korea

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Ewha Woman's University History

Ewha Womans University  is a private ladies just college situated in Seoul, South Korea. The college was set up in 1886 by Mary F. Scranton under Emperor Gojong as Ewha Haktang Mission School. As of now, the college is the world's biggest ladies just college and profoundly esteemed in South Korea.

Ewha Woman's University Programs, Courses, and Schools

Ewha Woman's University is organized into different colleges offering undergraduate courses and programs. These colleges include College of Liberal Arts, College of Social Sciences, College of Natural Sciences, ELTEC College of Engineering, College of Music, College of Art & Design, College of Education, College of Business Administration, College of Science & Industry Convergence, College of Medicine, College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, and College of Scranton.

Ewha Woman's University’s Graduate School offers postgraduate programs in subjects like Human Movement Studies, Medicine, Area Studies, Bioethics Policy Studies, East Asian Studies. Interdisciplinary Program of Social Economy, Industrial Pharmaceutical Science, Mathematics, Health Education & Management, Nursing Science, Nutritional Science & Food Management, Division of Eco Science, Medical Sciences, Bio-inspired Science, Philosophy, History, Art History, Political Science & International Relations, Public Administration, Economics, Library & Information Science, Sociology, and Social Welfare.

Ewha Woman's University Campuses

Ewha Woman's University is home to Ewha Campus Complex also known as ECC and houses Students Service Center, Career Development Center, Institute for Leadership Development, Office of Registration, Office of International Affairs, Global Service Center, Lecture rooms, 3 Reading Rooms with 100 seats in total. 41 Seminar Rooms, U-classroom, lecture theater, Art film theater with 2 screens and 272 seats, Performing arts theater with 716 seats, Fitness Center, bookstore, bank, cafeteria, optician, souvenir store, and IT Service Center.

Ewha Woman's University also has an on-campus health centre, dormitories accommodating approximately 4,300 students, restaurants and cafeteria, libraries and various sporting, leisure, and recreational facilities.

Ewha Woman's University Achievements

Ewha Woman's University is the only Korean university participating as a partner in the Harvard College in Asia Program (HCAP). Moreover, over 27% of the total women lawmakers appointed to the 19th National Assembly of South Korea are alumni of Ewha Woman’s University.

Ewha Woman's University ranks 321st worldwide in the Leiden Ranking, top 300 in QS World University Rankings, and 9th in South Korea in Chosun-QS Evaluation of Asian Universities in 2016. The university graduates are respected in the job market and occupy positions of prominence in government, arts, sciences, and business.

Ewha Woman's University USP

Ewha Woman's University has partnerships for study abroad and student exchange programs with the most prestigious institutions in the world such as King’s College London, University of South Carolina, Uppsala University, Australian National University, Cornell University, Ghent University, Harvard University, University of British Columbia, University of Edinburgh, University of Hong Kong, and Freie University of Berlin.

Ewha Woman's University’s distinguished fellows include prominent politicians and educators such as Hillary Clinton - Former United States Secretary of State, Drew Gilpin Faust - President of Harvard University, and Tarja Halonen - The 11th President of Finland. Owing to its prestige and reputation, the acceptance rate of the university is just 9.5%, making it one of the highly selective educational institutions in the world.

Ewha Woman's University Notable Alumni

Han Myeong-sook (former Prime Minister of South Korea), Hong Eun-ah (youngest Korean FIFA referee), Kim Seo-Yeon (Miss Korea 2014), and Esther Park (first Korean female doctor).

Ewha Womans 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 Ewha Womans University in South Korea students need to complete IELTS with a minimum score of 5.5.

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Ewha Womans University Cost of studies


Bachelors: KRW 56,49,350

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

Ewha Womans University Deadlines

Spring: October 31

Fall: April 30

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

Ewha Womans University Rankings


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12 -15


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