List of Universities to Study in South Korea Without IELTS (2024)

With many technological advancements and a high-quality education system, South Korea is now the Top destination in Asia for international students. In this article, I am gonna tell you about How you can Study in South Korea Without IELTS and the List of Universities in South Korea that do not require English Language Tests such as IELTS, or TOEFL from international students. Secondly, there are many scholarships available in South Korea for international students. The Most popular scholarship is the Global Korea Scholarship.

Thousands of international students are enrolled in South Korean Universities on a Scholarship. The Korean government is actively trying to attract more international students through scholarships. If you don’t have IELTS – don’t worry. There are many alternative options that you can use to get admission into South Korean Universities Without IELTS. For scholarships please check the List of South Korean Fully Funded Scholarships.

List of South Korean Universities Without IELTS

These are some of the South Korean universities that don’t require IELTS for admission:

  • Seoul National University
  • Sejong University
  • Korea University
  • Yonsei University South Korea
  • Hanil University South Korea
  • Postech University
  • Gachon University

Also Check: SNU Graduate Scholarship for Excellent Foreign Students 2024

How to Study in South Korea Without IELTS?

To study in South Korea without IELTS, there are few ways:

Target the Universities that do not Require IELTS: There are a few universities in South Korea that do not ask for the IELTS from foreign students. These universities may accept any other alternative test.

Previous Study in English Institute: If you have completed your previous education from an English Medium Institute then take an English Language Proficiency Proof from your University on the official Letter Head. The letter should be Signed and Stamped.

Take Duolingo: Some Institutes, Universities, and departments in South Korea are also accepting the Duolingo English Language Test. This test is easier and cheaper than the IELTS. Check Duolingo Accepting Universities.

Take the Korean Language Class: Many Universities in South Korea offer Korean Language programs. Upon completion, you might be exempt from needing IELTS for specific programs.

Native English Speaker: You don’t need IELTS, If you have completed your previous education or you are a Citizen of an English-speaking country such as the UK, Canada, USA, Australia, or New Zealand.

Apply for the Global Korea Scholarship: The Global Korea Scholarship doesn’t require IELTS and provides full funding for international students. Read more about the

Also Check: SNU Global Scholarship (GS) For Fall 2024 Intake, South Korea

Conclusion: These were the Alternatives and options for those students who do not have IELTS but are eager to study in South Korea.

Muhammad Saim Rasheed
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