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About Korea University of Media Arts

A Message from President Yoo, Jae-Won

Korea University of Media Arts (KUMA) is jumping up to be a leading university fostering globalized intelligent students who prepare fickle future in 21st century.

KUMA is truly one of the country's premier universities in Korea that has excellent faculties, high-tech educational facilities, and a beautiful campus that take the lead in education for its students.

KUMA is newly part of Sejong Metropolitan Autonomous City, a new administrative capital in Korea. This is new shift in atmosphere strives to make an unyielding effort in order to educate students who will be competent leaders in industries of broadcasting and culture contents in the future.

KUMA is, without question, a place of vision of the world and the future. Lately, KUMA sets up sisterhood relationships with not only many outstanding universities abroad, but also various business companies relating to students' studies. With its great efforts, it was just announced that KUMA is one of the top 10 universities in Korea in 2015.

No matter what you are looking for, you'll find it here at KUMA.

Yoo, Jae-Won

Introduction of Korea University of Media Arts

KUMA's Location

Korea University of Media Arts is located in Sejong Metropolitan Autonomous City. It takes an hour and half for driving from Seoul, the capital city of Korea. Sejong city is a new administrative capital in administration, education, culture, and welfare.

KUMA was established in 1993, since then, it has continued to invest in specialized departments in order to strengthen their competitiveness. Eventually, it was designated as 'Specialized College of Korea' by the Ministry of Education in 2014.

Currently, KUMA has various specialized departments such as Department of Directing & Producing, Department of Film Production, Department of Broadcasting Media, Department of Stewardess, Department of Skin Care & Cosmetology, and Department of Hair Design.

Faculties in KUMA have a volume of experience in their majors who provide their students with on-site practice-based education.

KUMA's achievements

KUMA built the advanced educational infrastructure. Faculties in KUMA have a wealth of knowledge and creativity. KUMA currently has 23 associate degree programs and 9 bachelor's degree programs. Moreover, KUMA lately established sisterhood relationships with many fine universities abroad to provide its students with global opportunities. The followings are KUMA's achievements that it made recently

  • designated as Accreditation for higher education by the Ministry of Education in 2013
  • designated as 'SCK', 'Specialized College of Korea', by the Ministry of Education in 2014
  • designated as members of 'International Education Quality Assurance System Universities' in2015
  • selected as the college for 'Global Korea Scholarship' in 2015
  • obtained 'A' grade for 'University Restructuring Evaluation' by the Ministry of Education. (Top 10 universities in Korea) in 2015

KUMA's graduates

KUMA has close relationships with famous four-year-course universities in the country. Therefore, many graduates are able to transfer to other universities. Recently, 100% of applicants succeed in transferring their schools. It was possible because these graduates deeply accumulate professional skills and practical knowledge. Furthermore, KUMA has strong connections with domestic business companies in order to help its students to succeed in finding jobs. KUMA is, without doubt, an ideal institution for International students who have a grand ambition in Korea.

Scholarships and Student Welfare

KUMA offers both International students and Korean students equal opportunities to scholarships considering their grades, school activities, and family background. In addition, KUMA creates cultural experiences to help International students understand Korean culture. International students have preferential opportunities for dormitories that have Free Internet, TV, and other home appliances and convenient facilities.