[2019, 2020] Undergraduate Admission Guidelines for International Students

Admission Timeline for 2019, 2020 Undergraduate Admissions

Admission Timeline
Categories Schedule Remarks
On-line application 2019.1.8 (Tue) 10:00 ~ 2.14 (Thu) http://studyinkorea.go.kr
Based on Korean standard time
Submission of documents 2019.1.8 (Tue) 10:00 ~ 2.14 (Thu) by mail or visit
Evaluation & Interview 2019.3.18 (Mon) ~ 3.29 (Fri) Telephone interview may be needed.
Announcement By 2019.4.23 (Tue) http://adm-u.intl.unist.ac.kr
Expected Admission Date Admission in Fall in 2019 or, Spring in 2020 Can select when applying
  • The schedules above are subject to change without prior notice
  • Applicants may be interviewed on the phone
  • Exemption from application fee
  • Applicants can select an admission date, Fall in 2019 or Spring in 2020

Admissions Eligibility

Applicants who have completed elementary, middle, and high school or have attained equivalent level of education should fulfill one of the following by the beginning of each semester for the Spring and Fall admissions
  • Foreign citizens whose parents are not Korean citizens
  • Foreign or Korean citizens who have completed elementary, middle, and high school outside of Korea and never enrolled in any school(s) in Korea

Admission Quota

  • The quota for international admissions is not predetermined and it may vary according to evaluation results.

Academic Programs

Academic Programs
School Track
Engineering Mechanical Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Nuclear Science and Engineering
System Design and Control Engineering
Urban and Environmental Engineering Environmental Science and Engineering
Urban Infrastructure Engineering
Disaster Management Engineering
Design and Human Engineering Industrial Design
Human Factors Engineering
Materials Science and Engineering Advanced Materials Science
Nano Materials Engineering
Energy and Chemical Engineering Energy Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering Electrical Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering
Life Sciences Biomedical Engineering
Biological Sciences
Natural Science Physics
Mathematical Sciences
Management Engineering Management Engineering
Business Business Administration Management
Finance and Accounting
  • Applicants should choose an affiliation (Engineering, Business Administration) when they apply. All the admitted students belong to Division of General Studies during their freshman year.
  • Students should declare their tracks at the end of their freshman year.
  • All the students are required to major in two or more tracks. Two tracks can be chosen from the same school.
  • Names of the schools and tracks are subject to change.

Submission of Documents

Submission of Documents
Mandatory Documents
Categories Remarks
1 Checklist Download from
http://studyinkorea.go.kr or http://adm-u.intl.unist.ac.kr
2 Application form
3 Academic information
4 Personal statement and study plan
5 Letter(s) of recommendation signed and sealed
6 Financial certification
7 Letter for verification of academic record
8 Certificate of the Entry and Exit of the applicant Only for Korean citizen
9 Recent 3 years high (middle) school transcripts(If possible,
containing rank or percent for each subject)
Certified copy
10 High school diploma or Cretification of the expectant graduation
(official letter with Principal’s official seal)
Certified copy
11 English test report: TOEFL(Code: 8807), IELTS, TEPS, TOEIC, etc. Original or certified copy
12 Copy of the applicant’s passport Certified copy
13 Copy of both parents’ passports or official documents indicating their nationalities Certified copy
14 Official document specifying parent-child relationship Original or certified copy
Supplementary Documents
15 Up to 5 records of tests and various awards Certified copy
16 High school graduation or university admission test: British GCE A-Level,
Japanese Admission Center Exam, Chinese Unified Exam, German Abitur,
French Baccalaureate, Turkish YGS or LYS, The West African Examinations Council, etc.
Original or certified copy
17 Standardized tests and other academic certifications and/or reports: IB Diploma, IB Certificate, SAT(Code: 7440), AP, ACT, AICE, AEA, etc. Original or certified copy
18 High school introduction/profile(s)

All the documents should be submitted in English. Any document in another language should be ccompanied by a notarized English translation.
※ Applicants who are native English speakers do not need to submit English test report.(U.S., Canada, U.K., Australia, New Zealand, etc)

Admissions Procedure

Admissions Procedure
Online application
Preparatory Documents
  • All the documents should be submitted in English. A document in another language should be translated into English with notarization.
  • Please read “Application checklist” carefully and include it when submitting your documents.
  • All the documents should be arrived by deadline by mail or in person
    Deadline: 2019.2.14 (Thu)
  • All the documents should be submitted to the following office.
  • UNIST Admissions Team
    Room #105 Main Administration Building (201)
    50 UNIST-gil, Ulsan 44919, Republic of Korea
  • Check the document arrival at http://adm-u.intl.unist.ac.kr
Evaluation and Interview
  • Dossier evaluation & Interview:
    Schedule: 2019.3.18 (Mon) ~ 3.29 (Fri)
  • After evaluation of documents, all the applicants are decided to be “Accepted”, “Interviewed” or “Rejected”. Interview will be conducted on the telephone.

Admissions criteria

Common criteria
  • Based on all the submitted documents such as personal statements, transcripts, and letter(s) of recommendation, UNIST considers various factors comprehensively including academic ability, personal accomplishment, study plan, vision and potential when determining admission.
  • Evaluation of the documents and telephone interview will be conducted by two or more evaluators.
Dossier evaluation
  • After the evaluation of documents, all the applicants are decided as “Accepted”, “Interviewed”, or “Rejected”.
  • Telephone interview will be only given to the applicants selected as interviewees
  • After the interview, all interviewees are decided as “Accepted” or “Rejected”.
Reserve candidates
  • Reserve candidates may be named after the evaluation and contacted if and when selected candidates withdraw.

Important notice for all the applicants

  • If any of the submitted materials contains falsified information, admissions may be rescinded.
  • Students whose graduation is pending at other institutions during the time of application should submit their graduation certificates / diplomas within 20 days of enrollment at UNIST. Failure to submit these documents may result in their enrollment cancellation.
  • All the submitted documents shall not be returned to the applicants.
  • Selected admission date cannot be changed.
  • Even if the admitted give up enrolment in UNIST, the deposit shall not be returned.
  • Applicants should take full responsibilities for any mistakes or omissions on the application.
  • All the documents should be accompanied by a notarized English translation.