Non-Degree Programs

Why study at Sahmyook?

  • You can study in small classes where your instructor gets to know who you are and how to help you
  • Our program teaches all aspects of Korean, from reading, writing, and grammar, to listening and specking skills, to get you ready for college in Korea.
  • There are many opportunities to travel around Korea; you are in Seoul!
  • Our instructors are highly educated and experienced in teaching Korean as a second language.

Korean Language School

We welcome students from all cultures and backgrounds, whether you are a beginner or almost fluent in Korean. Sahmyook University offers Korean Language program for students who do not speck Korean as a first Language. The program helps students improve their Korean through coursework, cultural trips, and many different activities. The program also teaches students about fitting into Korean culture and helps them adjust quickly and smoothly. When students successfully complete the program, they will be ready to transition into regular university classes.

Yearly Academic Schedule

Term Begins Ends Duration
1 January February 132 hours
(6weeks and 3 days)
2 March April
3 May June
4 July August
5 September October
6 November December

For detailed school dates and registration dates, please contact us.

Class Hours

Periods Class Hours Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
1 09:00~09:50 Grammer
2 10:00~10:50
3 11:00~11:50 Functional Studies: Listening, Specking, Writing, and Reading comprehension
4 12:00~12:50

Class Levels

Level Language Skills
1 Beginner Able to generate sentences using 800-word basic vocabulary and beginner grammar.
2 Able to use 1,500~2,000 vocabulary to understand and express paragraphs involving private and friendly topics.
3 Intermediate Have no difficulty in language functions needed in living an everyday life.
4 Able to fluently understand and express social and abstract themes
5 Advanced Able to express language functions needed in research and work in fields of expertise to a certain extent.
6 Able to fluently and perfectly express language functions needed in research and work in fields of expertise.


Term Duration Tuition Registration Fee
1 term 2 months 1,000,000KRW 100,000KRW
2 terms 4 months 2,000,000KRW
3 terms 6 months 3,000,000KRW
4 terms 8 months 4,000,000KRW
5 terms 10 months 5,000,000KRW
6 terms 12 months 6,000,000KRW

Minimum of 3 terms of registration is required for D-4-1 visa.

Bank Information

Name of Bank WOORI BANK, Sampung branch
Account Number 071-070696-13-138


  1. 1. Performance Scholarship
Price Amount Required
1 125,000KRW
  • Attendance rate: 90% and above
  • Academic score : 85% and above
  • Recommendation from teachers
2 100,000KRW
3 80,000KRW
  1. 2. Perfect Attendance Reward
Amount Required
50,000KRW Attendance rate of 100%

Dormitory Fees

Period 3 Months 6 Months 1 Year
Triple room 721,000KRW 1,332,000KRW 2,554,000KRW
Double room 721,000KRW 1,566,000KRW 3,022,000KRW


Numbers of Meals 60 120 180 240
Price per meal 4,000KRW 3,800KRW 3,600KRW 3,600KRW
Total price 240,000KRW 456,000KRW 648,000KRW 864,000KRW

Choose meal plan from 60 meals~ 240 meals.

On summer and winter seasons only breakfast and supper are provided.

How to apply

  • Required Documents
    • Application Form
    • Passport Size Photo X1
    • Photo copy of student’s passport
    • Self-Introduction and Study Plan
    • School Diploma
    • Academic Record
    • Bank Deposit Certificate : for 6month- $10,000 for 1year- $20,000
  • Apostille Certified, or B) for China 中国⾼等教育学历认证报告, or C) Korean Embassy Certified

Registration Process


  • Prepare documents
  • Mail them to Sahmyook University

Korean Language School

  • Evaluate documents
  • Issue Certificate of admission
  • Request students for tuition payment
  • Issue enrollment certificate and tuition receipt
  • Send document back to student for visa application


  • Take the document to Korean Embassy for visa application
  • Get ready to fly (Please inform us of your flight information for airport pick-up)
Applications open in May 3
Contact Us
korean language School Office
  • +82-2-3399-3606
Department Office
  • +82-2-3399-1593