Seoul South Korea street scene - daylight

Sogang University summer 2023 video.
South Korea Information Session recorded April 4, 2024 (45 minutes)


  • Application Deadline: Wednesday, May 1, 2024
  • Balance of Program Fees Due: Saturday, June 1, 2024
  • Tuition: Check you campus’s calendar
  • Program Dates: Monday, June 24 to Friday, July 19, 2024 DATE CHANGE: Monday, July 1 to Friday, July 26, 2024

Contact your WCCCSA Campus Coordinator for more information about studying in South Korea!



You will join an international group of students from around the world to live and study at Sogong University for four weeks. Sogong University is a private university in the heart of Seoul with modern classroom facilities and a beautiful campus in walking distance to many cafes and restaurants. You may take 1 or 2 classes, including Korean Language and/or one of the courses on the approved class list below.

Note: Korean Language credits are offered in partnership with Pierce College, so students who choose to take Korean will pay tuition for this course to Pierce. Other Elective course tuition will be paid to your home college. Students receiving financial aid may qualify for a consortium agreement for tuition; contact your WCCCSA Campus Coordinator and/or your home college’s financial aid office for more information.

AVAILABLE COURSES (subject to change)

Students will enroll in at least one five-credit course taught by a local instructor. Consult your WCCCSA Campus Coordinator for course availability, equivalencies, and transferability. Course options might include:

  • Korean Language (Beginner and Intermediate levels available)
  • Understanding Data and AI
  • International Business
  • Introduction to Korean History
  • Gender, Race, and Class in Contemporary Societies
  • Migrations and the Making of Modern Korea
  • Introduction to International Relations
  • Korean Society
  • Psychology of the Self
  • Introduction to Korean Religions


You will live with a roommate in an international on-campus dormitory. The dormitory building is new, and has its own cafeteria, fitness center, laundry, chapel, and lounge for public use. Each room has beds, desks, chairs, wardrobes, shoes cabinets, internet cables, restrooms and shower rooms. There are 12 floors with an elevator.


You will have many opportunities to visit local cultural and historical sits of significance in Seoul, including weekly Friday field trips, bi-weekly “Buddy Activities” with local Korean students, and the option to participate in bi-weekly start-up club and E-Sports club activities. Special excursions include the Demilitarized Zone and K-Pop events.

You will have free time in the evenings and weekends to explore the city and region independently.

COST: $1950 if taking 1 class OR $2485 if taking 2 classes


  • Housing
  • Activities
  • Pre-Departure Orientation


  • Round-trip airfare
  • College tuition and fees*
  • $105 WCCCSA non-refundable deposit
  • Meals (there are many cheap food options within a 5 minute walk of your dorms)
  • Required medical travel insurance
  • Passport and visa fees
  • Spending money

*Tuition and fees are paid to your home campus or, if taking Korean Language, paid to Pierce College.


  • Date: Saturday, May 18, 2024 DATE CHANGE: Saturday, May 11, 2024
  • Time: 10am – 3pm
  • Location: Green River College

What to bring:

  • Signed copy of the Student Guidelines
  • Copy of your passport
  • Flight itineraries
  • Notepad to take notes
  • And questions

You should also invite parents, guardians, or whomever you feel should attend with you. Coffee will be provided in the morning and lunch will be included.