Terms of Study by Major

Terms of Study by Major
Bachelor’s degree majors Term of study
General majors (except for architecture and medicine) 4 years/8 semesters
Architecture major 5 years/10 semesters
Medicine major 6 years/12 semesters

Minimum Numbers of Semesters Required of Different Majors

Minimum Numbers of Semesters Required of Different Majors
Major type Semester
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
General majors Regular registration (8 semesters) Additional registration
Regular registration (7 semesters + early graduation)  
Regular registration (6 semesters + early graduation)  
Architecture major Regular registration (10 semesters) Additional registration
Regular registration (9 semesters + early graduation)  
Regular registration (8 semesters + early graduation)  
Medicine major Regular registration (12 semesters)/td> Additional registration
Regular registration (11 semesters + early graduation)  
Regular registration (10 semesters + early graduation)  

Registration:
Indicating plans to remain enrolled in the given semester.


Registration Process

Registration Process
Process Details
Issuance of tuition invoice
  1. Student Portal → (New) Academic Affairs Info → All Menus → scholarship/registration → Print out tuition fee invoice → Print
Payment of tuition fees
  1. 1) Virtual account: deposit the payment into the personalized virtual account via Internet or telephone banking
  2. 2) Payment at banks: print the invoice out, visit a local bank, and make the payment

※ For students receiving scholarships for the entire term of study:

  1. 1) Student Portal → (New) Academic Affairs Info → scholarship/registration → Application for Full Scholarship Registration
  2. 2) Deposit payment for non-tuition fees into the personalized virtual account.
  3. 3) Print the invoice out, visit a local bank, and make the payment (obtain receipt indicating that amount payable is zero).
    ※ Even full-term scholars can be suspended from school if they fail to register properly.
Printing of payment receipt
  1. Student Portal → (New) Academic Affairs Info → scholarship/registration → Print confirmation of Tuition Fee Payment

Additional registration:
Necessary when students must register for semesters in addition to their term of study due to having fewer credits than needed for graduation.


Tuition Fees for Additional Semesters

  • - The tuition fees for additional semesters are estimated on the basis of the number of credits students apply for after the window for revising the course schedule closes. Tuition fees will not be refunded if students (a) forgo the credits they obtain or (b) withdraw from courses after the course schedule revision period ends.
Tuition Fees for Additional Semesters
Description Applied credits Tuition
Starting with the ninth semester for general majors (and 11th for architecture majors and 13th for medicine majors) 0 to 3 1/6 of registration tuition
4 to 6 1/3 of registration tuition
7 to 9 1/2 of registration tuition
10+ Entire registration tuition

Application to remain on the school register:
Students may apply to remain on the school register by making partial tuition fee payments at predefined rates.


Reasons for Remaining on the School Register

Reasons for Remaining on the School Register
Type Description
Delay in graduation Students who may have completed all the credits they require to graduate but still postpone graduation due to failure to take/pass graduation examinations, write/submit graduation essays, or complete language requirements
Double-major exchange student Double-major students who have paid their tuition and are still enrolled in universities abroad via Ajou University’s student exchange program
Delay in grade transfer Students who did an exchange program in the immediately preceding semester and whose grades from the exchange semester have not been transferred to Ajou University in time

Tuition refund:
Students who decide to take a leave of absence or leave school permanently may apply for a refund of the entirety or part of the tuition they have already paid.


Tuition Refund Schedule

Tuition Refund Schedule
Timeline Refund rate
As of the date on which the given semester starts 100%
30 days or less after the given semester starts 5/6
60 days or less after the given semester starts 2/3
90 days or less after the given semester starts 1/2
More than 90 days after the given semester starts Refund unavailable

※ As of the date on which the student applies for the leave of absence/permanent leave

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