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Study in Sun Moon University

South Korea is known for its rich cultural heritage, technological advancements, and top-tier educational institutions. Among the numerous universities that dot the South Korean landscape, Sun Moon University stands out as a beacon of excellence. Located in Asan, a city with historical significance, Sun Moon University has carved a niche for itself in the field of higher education, offering a unique blend of tradition and innovation.


Sun Moon University, often referred to as SMU, traces its roots back to the visionary founder, Dr. Sun Myung Moon, and his dedication to fostering global harmony through education. Established in 1970, SMU was initially founded as the Sunhwa Arts High School. Over the years, it has transformed into a comprehensive university, encompassing various academic disciplines.

SMU's picturesque campus is spread across 243 acres of lush greenery, providing a serene and conducive environment for learning. The campus offers state-of-the-art facilities, including modern classrooms, well-equipped laboratories, libraries, and recreational spaces. Moreover, the university's commitment to sustainability is evident in its eco-friendly campus design and practices.

Sun Moon University is renowned for its academic excellence, offering a wide range of undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs. The university has eight colleges, including the College of Humanities, College of Natural Sciences, College of Social Sciences, and the College of Art and Physical Education, among others. These colleges house numerous departments, ensuring a diverse array of academic options for students.

One of the standout features of SMU's academic programs is its emphasis on internationalization. The university actively promotes cultural exchange and collaboration with institutions worldwide, fostering a global perspective among its students. English-taught programs are also available, making it an attractive destination for international students seeking a quality education in South Korea.


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College of Humanities and Social Science
  • Department of Korean Language and Literature
  • ​Department of Social Welfare
  • Department of Counselling Psychology
  • Department of History
  • Division of Media Communication
  • Department of Law and Police
  • ​Department of Global Korean Studies
  • Department of Administration and Public Enterprise
College of Global Business
  • English
  • Chinese Culture
  • Japanese
  • Russian language
  • Latin American major in Spanish
  • Department of Business Administration
  • Department of IT Management
  • Department of Global Economics
  • Division of Aeronautical Tourism
  • Department of International Relations
College of Health Sciences
  • Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
  • Division of Food Science
  • Department of Marine Life Sciences
  • Department of Nursing Science
  • Department of Physical Therapy
  • Department of Dental Hygiene
  • Department of Emergency Rescue
College of Engineering
  • Department of Architecture
  • Department of Civil and Disaster Prevention Engineering
  • Department of Construction System Safety Engineering
  • Department of Information and Communications Engineering
  • Department of Display Semiconductor Engineering
  • Department of Electronic Engineering
  • Department of Advanced Materials Engineering
  • Department of Environmental and Biochemical Engineering
  • Department of Industrial and Management Engineering
College of Software Convergence
  • Division of Smart Automotive Engineering
  • Division of Computer Engineering
  • Department of AI Software
College of Arts & Sports
  • Visual Design
  • Broadcasting Contents Design
  • Video Planning and Production
  • Video Acting
  • Sports Science
  • Fitness Rehabilitation
  • Martial Arts Security
  • Taekwondo


(a) Tuition Fees

Sun Moon University offers a variety of programs across its eight colleges, catering to a diverse range of academic interests. As with many universities, tuition fees at Sun Moon University can vary depending on several factors, including the level of the program (undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral), the specific major or department, and the student's nationality.

  • Admission fee: 48,000 won (RM170)

  • Tuition Fee (per year):

    • Theology/Humanities:​ 7,300,000 won (RM25,300)

    • Social Sciences/Global Business: 8,100,000 won (RM28,000)

    • Natural Sciences/Arts/Sports: 8,500,000 won (RM29,000)

    • Health/Engineering/Software: 9,000,000 won (RM31,100)

(b) Scholarships

Sun Moon University is committed to helping students achieve their educational goals, and it offers various scholarships and financial aid options to assist both Korean and international students in managing their tuition expenses. Scholarships may be based on academic merit, financial need, or other criteria, and they can significantly offset the cost of education.

  • TOPIK Level 3: 50% reduced from tuition fees

  • TOPIK Level 3: 55% reduced from tuition fees

  • TOPIK Level 5 or 6: 60% reduced from tuition fees

  • English Proficiency Test : 50% reduced from tuition fees

    • IELTS 5.5 or above​

    • TOEFL 550 or above

    • CBT 210 or above

    • IBT 80 or above

    • TEPS 550 or above

  • Applicants who pass Sun Moon University Korean Test: 40% reduced from tuition fees


Sun Moon University provides on-campus housing facilities to offer students a convenient and immersive living experience. The university's dormitories are well-maintained and equipped with essential amenities such as:

  • Gym

  • Lounge

  • Cafetaria

  • Laundry Room


The on-campus accommodation options include:

  • 1 Person room: 1,100,000 won (RM3,500)

  • 2 Person room: 920,300 won (RM3,200)

  • 3 Person room:

    • Normal room: 776,500 won - 806,000 won (RM2,700 - RM2,800)​

    • Spacious room: 920,300 won (RM3,200)

  • 4 Person room: 665,000 won (RM2,300)

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