Soong Sil University
Korea, Republic of
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
First degree/qualification: Bachelor's degree (4 years).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: Cumulative grade point average of 3.0/4.0.
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 4 year bachelor's degree.
Documents required: Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded; must have seal/stamp of school and signature of an authorized school official.
Description: Instituted in 1897 as a missionary school. Formerly known as Soongjeon University it split into two universities, Daejeon being the other. Acquired current name in 1987. Usual admission requirements are graduation from senior high school (grade 12) and Scholastic Achievement Examination for College Entrance (SAECE).
Grading can vary on four point scale; grade point average is calculated using school scale shown except that A+ and A = 4.0. Grades usually reported by semesters.
Language of instruction: Korean.
Master's: 2 years after bachelor's degree.
Ph.D.: 3-5 years after master's degree.
Last updated: May 09, 2005