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Incheon National University Direct Enrollment

Dates: 1 September–14 December 2024
Application Deadline: 1 March 2024

Spend a semester at Incheon National University (INU), a world-class flagship university in the city of Incheon (part of Seoul). Incheon is known for its scenic vistas created by the West Sea and its surrounding islands. Live on-campus with Korean students and take Korean language classes that transfer back to BYU.

Open to Korean major and minor students or Asian Studies students with a Korea focus and Korean language ability.

Click here to apply today!


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Julie Damron
3085 JFSB
(801) 422-7286


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Frequently Asked Questions
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Students have the option to enroll in various levels of Korean language classes and must enroll in a minimum of 12 credits.

Students typically enroll in the following three-credit courses while on this program:

KOREA 301—Third-Year Korean 1
KOREA 302—Third-Year Korean 2
KOREA 311R—Third-Year Conversation
KOREA 315—Sino-Korean Character Workshop
KOREA 321—Select Readings of Modern Korean
KOREA 340—Korean Literature to 1900
KOREA 345—Korean Culture
KOREA 346—North Korean Culture
KOREA 401—Fourth-Year Korean 1
KOREA 441—Classical Korean (Hanmun)

Students may not take any other courses on this program, including BYU Online courses, without approval by the program director and ISP.
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BYU tuition

Does not include airfare, housing, meals, personal expenses, or visa costs.

Approximate out-of-pocket expenses:
Airfare: $1,700
Dormitory: $2,000
Food and spending: $4,000
Total: $10,948
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Funding Sources

Regular BYU tuition scholarships, Pell Grants, and Federal Insured Student Loans may be applied to study abroad programs.

Students who submit the financial aid section of the ISP application and who have a current FAFSA form on file at the Financial Aid Office (A-41 ASB) will be considered for a Study Abroad scholarship.

Academic departments and colleges may assist with scholarships and grants.

BYU grants and scholarships apply.

Private grants and scholarships outside of BYU may also assist (see
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Students are required to take the following prerequisite courses prior to departure:

KOREA 202—Second-Year Korean 2 or equivalent

Accepted students are required to participate in an international, cross-cultural preparation course (IAS 201R, 1 credit hour).

Incheon University requires a minimum GPA of 2.5.

Students must meet all country- and program-specific COVID and health requirements for travel.
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Students will be housed only in on-campus dormitories.
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Students are responsible for purchasing their own airfare to and from the program sites. Airline reservations must be made through BYU Travel. Students should contact a BYU Travel agent.

BYU Travel
280 HRCB
(801) 422-6293
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Application Process

Students must be 18 years of age or older to participate.

Complete the online application here. A nonrefundable $35 application fee is required; applicants will be interviewed once the application is complete.

Students will be notified via e-mail of their acceptance into the program. The first payment is due upon acceptance; please refer to the Payment Information page.

Complete the Incheon National University application here.

BYU ISP Application Deadline: 1 March 2024
INU Application Deadline: 1 April 2024
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Program Adjustments

International Study Programs (ISP) reserves the right to cancel this program, revise its offerings, or make any adjustments to the preliminary cost.

If it becomes necessary for ISP to cancel a program, all program payments made to BYU ISP will be refunded to the student’s BYU Financial account.

ISP is the only office authorized to cancel any of its programs.
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Julie Damron

3085 JFSB
(801) 422-7286
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Contact Us

International Study Programs
101 HRCB
(801) 422-3686
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ISP Student Handbook

To see the student handbook, click here.
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Payment Schedule

To see the payment schedule, click here.