Notice

Application for Early Graduation

Regulations and rules for the Early Graduation
   Academic regulations and rules Article 41(Graduation Requirements) and Article 42(Degree Conferral) of Section 4 of The Constitution of Korea University, and Article 56(Basic Requirements for Graduation), Article 57(Credits Requirements for Graduation), Article 58(Early Graduation: General), and Article 59(Early Graduation: Special) of Section 5 of Academic Regulations

 
Overview of Early Graduation


1. Eligibility: To be eligible for early graduation students must satisfy requirements below
1) Complete a minimum of 17(18) credits each semester (a minimum of 15 credits for semester exchange at overseas universities)
2) Complete a minimum of 108 credits (112 credits for departments/division requiring 135 credits for graduation requirements/ 117 credits for departments/division requiring 140 credits for graduation requirements) and Obtain a cumulative of GPA 4.00 or higher without an “F” grade.
3) A cumulative of GPA is calculated based on all courses that had been registered.

 
2. Restrictions

1) Students from Department of Architecture, College of Medicine, Department of Cyber Defense, or College of Pharmacy
2) Transferred students
3) Students who have a record of academic warning


3. Requirements for early graduation
1) Candidates must meet the graduation requirements of department/division they are in.
2) A cumulative of GPA 4.00 or above without an “F”grade


4. Application
portal.korea.ac.kr -> Registration &Graduation -> Early Graduation
* If you have a repeated course, you are required to submit a hard copy application to the department/division office.

 
◎ Early Graduation: Exceptional
1. Eligibility: Shortlisted candidates from the combined bachelor and master degree program
 * The above students are advised to contact the department office for early graduation.

2. Requirements for early graduation
1) Candidates must meet the requirements of Article 56 and 57
2) A cumulative of GPA 4.00 or above
3) Candidates who completed at least 7 semesters.
 
3. Application
Students must submit a hard copy application to the department/division office.

Application Deadlines: March 4, 2019 (Mon) 10:00 – March 20, 2019 (Wed) 17:00
Required documents:
- A completed Early Graduation application form, A copy of the Recommendation letter for Master’s Degree (Department office)
- Download and fill out the Early Graduation application form below.

References

     - All of the requirements should be qualified at the submission
     - Qualification of the Early Graduation is independently effective at the semester of submission. It will not be automatically extended to the next semester.

 
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