University-Based Program




Semester Program


  • May 10, 2024 for Fall 2024
  • Nov 8, 2024 for Spring 2025


  • Sep 2 – Dec 20, 2024 for Fall 2024
  • Mar 3 – Jun 20, 2025 for Spring 2025


2.5 GPA to apply


Spend one unforgettable semester in the heart of Seoul with Hanyang University Seoul Campus. You may hear about the world leading electronic industry of South Korea, or get interested in the overwhelming KPOP culture, have a desire to try authentic Asian food. Then why don’t you come and experience on your own at an affordable cost? Hanyang University and the Seoul city have much more to share than you expect. Studying in one of the top Korean universities and most dynamic Asian cities, you are going to embrace a life remembering semester!


Settle your life in South Korea quickly by taking APA’s comprehensive 4-day Orientation Program, including logistics set-up, campus and dorm tour, city tour, program orientation sessions, cooking class, and meeting with the local student community.

Choose from 1000+ English courses offered from 15 Hanyang colleges and 61 departments, including various courses from engineering department that Ranked 1st in South Korea by Korea Economic Daily Engineering School Assessment.

Get a “Nanodegree” specially offered by Hanyang to build essential skills to start a career in your field after getting every 6 credits of your course.

Participate in APA’s off-campus components, including cultural activities, optional internships, APA community events, volunteering opportunities, and alumni networking.

Access to APA on-site coordinator and other staff for continued support throughout the program.

University Introduction

  • Hanyang University is a private research university founded in 1939. It established Korea’s first engineering institute (DongA Engineering Institute) which became the founding facility of the University. It also established the first school of architecture and civil engineering of the nation. Hanyang University is very proud of its contribution to the country’s modern age and industrialism.
  • Hanyang University has prestigious reputation in teaching and research. According to the latest overall QS World University Ranking, it ranked 4th in South Korea and 157th worldwide.
  • Hanyang University has two campuses, Seoul and ERICA. You will spend your semester at Hanyang’s Seoul Campus, which at located at the heart of Seoul city. It gives you easy access to the frontier of Korean pop culture, fashion and all the fresh trends young people love.
  • Hanyang University has established partnership with over 700 overseas institutions and welcomes over 7,400 foreign students each year.


  • Students can take up to 20 credits per semester at Hanyang.
  • Similar with US academic system, one Hanyang credit consists of 15 contact hours. Most courses are awarded 3 credits.
  • Visiting students should take at least one regular course to maintain their visa.
  • 1000+ Courses from 15 colleges and 61 departments taught in English are open for visiting students to choose. No matter which department you are registered at, all courses from different departments are available for you to choose.

15 Colleges at Hanyang Seoul

Recommended field of study


Engineering (Ranked 1st by Korea Economic Daily Engineering School Assessment

College of Medicine

Business Administration (AACSB Accredited)

College of Humanities

International Studies (100% English Track)

College of Social Sciences

Sports and Arts

College of Natural Sciences


College of Policy Science

Economics and Finance

College of Economics and Finance

Human Ecology

School of Business


College of Education

Social Science

College of Music

Natural Science

College of Human Ecology

Policy Science

College of Performing Arts and Sport


Division of International Studies


Division of Interdisciplinary Industrial Studies


School of Intelligence Computing



  • Due to the central location, on-campus dormitory is a very limited resource of Hanyang. University affiliated dormitory is not available for visiting students until further notice.
  • APA will provide assistance and guidance you to find different accommodation solutions based on your customized need and budget.


APA recommends submitting your application one month before the deadline to secure a place.


Fall 2024

Spring 2025

Application Deadline

May 10, 2024

Nov 8, 2024

Hanyang Seoul Entrance Ceremony

Aug 26 – Sep 1, 2024

Feb 24 – Mar 2, 2025

APA Orientation & Logistics Set-up

Aug 29, 2024

Mar 27, 2025

Semester Dates

Sep 2 – Dec 20, 2024

Mar 3 – Jun 20, 2025

  • – Currently enrolled in a U.S. university
  • – Must be over 19 years old
  • – Must completed at least one semester at your home institution by the time of application
  • – No Korean language requirement
  • APA Application Fee: $100

    Program Fee: $6,500 (including tuition, admission, National health insurance, and others)

    Housing fee: starting from USD1,000/month based on different needs

  • •  1-7 Courses
    •  Course registration advice
    •  Official transcripts from host university
    •  Credit transfer assistance
    •  Visa process assistance
    •  International flight booking support
    •  Airport pick-up and welcome dinner
    •  Local SIM card for access to services on local networks
    •  Destination City tour
    •  Housing (bedding) and internet
    •  Student Safe Insurance
    •  University orientation


  • •  International airfare
    •  Student visa
    •  Books
    •  Meals
    •  International Travel insurance

*APA can book flights, process visas, and provide international travel insurance for students if needed.



APA offers scholarships to students studying abroad in the Asia-Pacific region. The APA TO YOU Scholarship is a need-based scholarship granted by APA each year to students on study abroad programs. Students are welcome to apply for the scholarship. APA prioritizes students who participate APA programs.



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