Develop talented individuals who practice human love!
“Soon”means an individual should be able to follow through with his or her role without going astray while developing a disciplined mind.
“Chun”means that through the truth's origin from the higher heavens new seeds are made. ‘Soonchun’ means to adapt to the heaven's intentions in life.
“hyang” means everyone should be comfortable and cozy just like in their hometown.
Soonchunhyang University's mission statement is " To gather young individuals and help them grow their dreams by pursuing their studies in a learning environment." Just like the meaning SoonChunHyang, our school practices developing successors by teaching students to practice serving others and to become caring individuals through the idea of Human Love.
In January 1978, SoonChunhyang Medical school was first established.
In March 1978, the medical school admitted 80 students and this was the start of the University.
In March 1980, SoonChunhyang Medical School changed its name to SoonChunhyang university.
In March 1990, SoonChunhyang University was acknowledged as a regular university.
Now, SoonChunhyang University offers a Bachelor's degree in seven colleges which are College of Humanities, College of Social Sciences, Global Business School, College of Natural Sciences, College of Engineering, College of Medical Sciences, and College of Medicine. The school also provides seven graduate school programs. The seven programs include General Graduate School, Graduate School of Industrial Information, Graduate School of Education, Graduate School of Health Science, Graduate School of Administration, Gradute School of Global Management and Graduate School of Forensic Science.
The Soonchunhyang University becomes as a prestige private university in the central part of Korea with ranking 24th at the National University Evaluation and with the grand opening of the Soonchunhyang subway station in 2008.