The State University of New York SUNY Korea
The State University of New York SUNY Korea
Opened in March 2012 at Incheon Global Campus, The State University of New York Korea is the first American university in Korea to offer both an undergraduate and master's program. Students experience the same top-level campus programs, curricula, and faculty as those at 64 New York State University campuses in the U.S., and they graduate with the same degree as that of The State University of New York. Students will develop into well-rounded leaders by benefitting from both the American curriculum, with its debate-led courses and structured curriculum that produced numerous Nobel Prize winners in various fields, as well as SUNY Korea’s excellent educational environment, such as scholarships, reasonable accommodation costs, a humanistic focus on education, and a global network.
The State University of New York Korea's undergraduate and graduate programs all follow Stony Brook’s curriculum. SUNY Korea’s application and graduation procedures are all managed in the United States, and students will attend a year during their four years of college at U.S. Stony Brooks. In addition, the school plans to open additional opportunities for students to experience Binghamton and other 64 New York State University campuses. At the moment, students can attend FIT, a prestigious fashion school. Through the American application procedure, the school accepts not only students with excellent grades, but also students with specific specialties or those who express their potential. Students from over 30 nations—United States, Canada, China, Ecuador, Kyrgyzstan, Burkina Faso, Kenya, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, India and so forth—are currently enrolled in SUNY.
SUNY emphasizes interdisciplinary abilities and convergence education, and through its RC program, the school aims to enable students to become leaders with tolerance, caring, and integrity as well as individuals who can push themselves to aim to make a mark in the global stage. In addition, the school has formed partnerships with excellent companies to provide opportunities for students to build hands-on experience at global corporations and institutions, aiming at a third generation global educational research innovation hub combined with universities, research institutes and corporations around the world.
- 1. Online application / Access apply.sunykorea.ac.kr Payment of application fee (USD50 / non-refundable) ◦ Submit all application form, self-introduction letter, recommendation letter to complete application.
- 2. Personal statement: 650 words or less / Online submission
- 3. Official English high school transcript
- 4. At least 1 letter of recommendation (the letter can be written in either Korean and English)◦ When applying online, register recommender’s email address. When sending post mail the recommendation letter must be sealed. Recommender qualifications: High school teacher or principal of the applicant’s high school. In case of difficulty, the recommendation letter can be written by a person is familiar with the applicant. ◦ In principle, it should be written by an employee of the educational institution. Family members, private institution tutors, friends, and students of New York State University of New York State and Stony Brook University are not eligible to write.
- 5. Official English test score ◦ iBT TOEFL score of 80 or higher / IELTS Academic score of 6.5 or higher / SAT CR430 (SAT ERW480) or above / ACT English score of 19 or higher ◦ If applicant do not satisfy the minimum language requirement, he or she can apply for conditional admission.
- 6. SAT or ACT certified transcripts (only for US high school graduates or transcript holders) ◦ American high school graduates must submit their official SAT (College Board) or ACT (American College Testing Program) scores online to the institution.
- 7. SUNY Korea institution code (SAT: 7442 / ACT: 7029 / TOEFL: 7499 / AP: 7442)
- 8. Student visa documents (except Korean students)
- 9. The score of Korea's scholastic ability test may be required as additional documents during the admission processes.
- 10. If students have a college student record, students must submit a transcript of their previous university (in English).
Keeping pace with the rapidly changing educational trend, Steven academy offers a variety of classes preparing not just for the high schools and universities in the United States and other parts of the world, but also for the domestic international schools and universities admissions. The classes are offered in various levels so that the students not only can prepare for the admission tests which include recognition evaluation, English in-depth interview, and essay, but also can keep up with the intensive classes for SAT, AP, IBT, and other school subjects.