Ewha Womans University ehwauniversity01

Ewha University was originally founded in 1886 as the first educational institute for women in Korea. With roughly 20,750 students, primarily female, it is one of the city’s largest institutions of higher learning and one of the top universities in South Korea.


Ewha offers approximately 200 undergraduate and graduate courses in English including Art & Design, Art History, Asian Studies, Business, Economics, Geography, Ideology and Culture, International Studies, Korean Studies, Literature, Media Studies, Music, Politics, Psychology, Religion, Social Welfare, Sociology, Women’s Studies, and many more. The fall semester at Ewha runs from the first week of September to mid-December. The spring semester runs from the first week of March to mid-June.


Ewha provides on-campus dormitory housing at the Ewha-Samsung International House. Offering both single and double rooms, rooms are furnished with basic furniture including beds, desks, closets, and extension telephones. Internet access is also available in each room. As subsidiary facilities, there is a convenience store, a fitness room, reading rooms, seminar rooms, lounges, computer rooms, laundry rooms, ironing rooms and kitchenettes. Students also have the option of living off-campus.

Average Monthly Living Costs


350,000 to 550,000 KRW


80,000 to 400,000 KRW


200 to 6,000 KRW


3,600 to 90,000 KRW

The won is the currency of South Korea. ₩1,095 KRW ≈ $1.00 CAD.


A valid student visa (D-2) is required for all international students. Upon acceptance to university, students will be issued with an acceptance letter and certificate of admission. These documents are needed when applying for the D-2 visa. To find your nearest Korean Embassy or Korea Consul General, please visit the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Additional Information

Ewha Womans University
Seoul Tourism Official Site
Korea Tourism Official Site
Lonely Planet – SeoulCost of Living in Seoul