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Recruit candidates for 2017 Fall Semester Full-time MBA Program!

Research-oriented Graduate School of Business.
Prepare to take a giant leap forward through Sogang MBA

Class Profile

Since its foundation, Sogang Business School (SBS) has nurtured over 3,200 business talents (majority part-time MBAs, with the first full time MBA graduate from 2008). At the forefront of the latest business trends, SBS provides excellent, practical curriculum for students to lead the global flow of Korean business.

2014 Intake 2015 Intake
Class Size 36 40
Average Age 27 28
Female Student Ratio 33% 25%
Undergraduate Major

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Career Path after Graduation

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Job Placement by Sector

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Who Are We Looking For?

Candidates interested in a career in Asian markets.
Candidates with clear short-term and long-term goals.
Candidates with demonstrated intellectual stamina and curiosity.

Application Process

To apply to Sogang University, we ask you to assemble and prepare a variety of materials that will help us assess your qualification. Remember, all materials must be submitted properly to SIMBA office by the application deadlines. The following serves as a preview of what you need to prepare.

International Applicants

SIMBA welcomes students from around the globe. The admissions criteria applied in evaluating international applicants are the same as those for Korean citizens. All application materials, including transcripts and recommendations, must be original, in English and submitted to the office by Air mail (FEDEX, DHL and so on) or in person.

Foreign applicants are those who have citizenship of foreign countries including parents. Or, those whose parents don’t have foreign citizenships must graduate elementary, middle, high school and university (or be expected to graduate from an accredited four-year college before March) in the foreign country.

* Overseas applicants who do not meet these qualification must apply for admission for Koreans.

Academic Requirements

An international applicant is required to hold a college or university degree equivalent to a four-year American bachelor degree. Equivalent degrees include international three-year bachelor degree programs.  All post-secondary educational institutions you have attended and received a degree from, including technical and professional schools, should be listed on the application form. The complete, formal names of the institutions and the title of any diploma or degree earned must be used.

Transcripts

When submitting transcripts for the application, all course names must be translated into English before submission. An unofficial translation is acceptable in your initial written application. However, if admitted to Sogang University, you will be required to provide an official original language paper transcript sent directly from each college or university attended. The school reserves the right to withdraw any offer of admission if there is a discrepancy between the unofficial translation and the official original language transcript and/or the official translation.

Required Documents

  • Completed application form download with 3 photos attached and 3 extra photos(3.5 X 4.5cm)
  • Letter of recommendation download from at least 1 professor or office senior etc. (The person who can evaluate objectively)* Recommendation should be written in SGSB’s own form.
  • Diploma or a certificate of pending degree officially confirmed by the university
  • Official transcripts of all colleges and graduate schools attended should be original.
  • A statement of purpose in English: an essay (2 pages double-spaced, font size 10,using MS word processor) that enunciates the reasons why the applicant is interested in SGSB program, the applicant’s life experiences and future career plans.
  • 1 copy of passport for non-Korean citizen (the copy will be checked with the original copy.)
  • One copy of a Verification of Deposit (over $10,000) of the person responsible for student’s expenses Balance ($10,000). If you don’t have Korean visa at the time of application, you must submit the verification of deposit. The deposit amount of $10,000 must be maintained within the selected account for a minimum of one month.* If the owner of bank account is not you, we also need the official certificate of relationship.* If you are under a F-4 visa, you don’t need to submit the Verification of Deposit.
  • Application fee: 100,000 won or $100 (US dollars)* You can remit fee to our bank account : HVBKKRSE 1006-901-269947 / Bank Account holder name : SOGANG UNIVERSITY* When you make a remittance, the remittance commission is in your charge.* After you remit the fee to our bank account, please email to gsbu@sogang.ac.kr* If you ask for getting a refund of application fee, remittance commission will be deducted.
  • Signed Consent Form download

* For Chinese students, besides the requirements above, we need the certificate of graduation, Household(of all family members including you), and the copy of your Identification Card.

Policies

As you prepare your application to Sogang University, please be aware of the following policies :

  • Each applicant is responsible for ensuring his/her application is complete.
  • The Admissions Board will not consider any additional materials or changes once an application has been submitted.
  • The completed application becomes the confidential property of Sogang University and is not returnable.
  • Applicants are responsible for ensuring that all the information and accompanying material provided in connection with their application is authentic and accurate.
  • Sogang University may at any time require applicants to provide satisfactory verification of the information and documents submitted as part of the application. If an applicant is unable to do so, the School reserves the right to cease consideration of the application, to withdraw any offer of admission already made, and/or to terminate one’s status as a student.
  • Applicants assume all costs for authenticating and verifying documents and information associated with their application.
  • Once an application is submitted, the Board reserves the right to request additional information from the applicant, including, but not limited to, an interview.
  • All applicants who have been invited for an interview must fulfill the request in order to complete the application process.

Application Dates

The application deadlines for the MBA Class of 2017 are :

APPLICATION PERIODS the mail application must arrive at the office no later than 17:00 on the closing day NOTIFICATION OF THE MBA ADMISSIONS BOARD’S DECISION
ROUND 1  May 8, 2017 – May 19, 2017  May 24, 2017
 ROUND 2  June 5, 2017 – June 23, 2017  June 28, 2017

Please note that each “round” represents a distinct period in which you may apply, not a succession of steps for your application.

Given past experience, we anticipate that many candidates will submit their online application materials very close to 17:00 on submission deadline dates. To avoid heavy server traffic and potential delays, we encourage candidates to submit application materials as early as possible.

Interview overseas residents will have a phone interview
ROUND 1  May 27, 2017
 ROUND 2  July 1, 2017
Registration
  • Date : August, 2017
  • Venue : TBA

 

FINANCIAL AID

Cost Summary

MBA Class of 2017 Student Budget

Tuition KRW 40,212,000
Dormitory KRW 1,870,000 per semester
Housing KRW400,000~500,000 per month
Application Fee KRW 100,000

 

SIMBA Scholarship

First Semester

In the admission screening, the best scoring student has 1,000,000 KRW.
The second and third scoring students have 500,000 KRW.
(The number of the students who can get the scholarship is designated within 20% of the enrolled students.)

Second and Third Semester

According to the GPA of the first and the second semester, the best student has 1,000,000 KRW. The second and third student has 500,000 KRW.
(The number of the students who can get the scholarship is designated within 20% of the enrolled students.)

* Special admission scholarship for international students.

Student who fulfill the condition both English and Korean proficiency get 20% of tuition fee for their first semester. The certificate of the language proficiency test should be submitted during the application period to get this scholarship. The student who get this 20% special scholarship can not have the scholarship from admission screening score.

A. English proficiency

1) Candidates with nationality from an applicable English-speaking country:
USA, England, Canada (except Quebec), Australia, Ireland, Scotland,es,NewZealand,SouthAfrica,Singapore,CaymanIslands,NorthernIreland,
AntiguaandBarbuda,FederatedStatesofMicronesia,Seychelles,Grenada, ShetlandIslands,Bahamas,Guyana,St.Kitts-Nevis,Barbados,St.Lucia,Bermuda,Jamaica,St.VincentandtheGrenadines,BritishVirginIslands,Monserrat, TrinidadandTobago,TurksandCaicosIslands,Dominica,PuertoRico,Anguilla ; or

2) Candidates who demonstrate their facility in English through a recognized English proficiency test (above IBT TOEFL 100, PBT TOEFL 600, CBT TOEFL 250, TEPS 800, or IELTS 7.5);

B. Korean proficiency

1) Candidates who demonstrate their facility in Korean using the applicable Korean proficiency test (above level 4 in S-TOPIK); or

2) Candidates who have completed a Korean language course through a Korean language institute at a 4-year university in Korea. The course’s level of difficulty should be within the top 30% of the institute, and the certificate should be submitted and verified through the Sogang office.

 

Application Distribution and Management Office

  • Sogang Business School Administrative Office, Matthew Hall 302, 35 Baekbeom-ro (Sinsu-dong), Mapo-gu, Seoul 04107, Korea
  • TEL : +82-2-705-8172
  • FAX : +82-2-715-8505
  • E-mail : gsbu@sogang.ac.kr