Baekseok University

Baekseok University is a private Christian institution of higher education, located in Cheonan City, in northern South Chungcheong province, South Korea. It carries a maximum enrollment of 15,000.


Undergraduate offerings are divided among twelve divisions: Christian Studies, Language and Literature, Social Welfare, Law and Public Administration, Business and Commerce, Tourism, Education, Information and Communication, Health Science, Christian Fine Arts, Music, and Design and Imaging. Graduate offerings are provided by schools of Christian Studies, Christian Fine Arts, Divinity, Pastoral Theology, Education, Social Welfare, Counseling, and Information Technology.


The university was established by the Baekseok Educational Foundation, which also founded Baekseok Culture University. It opened its doors in 1994, at which time it provided instruction primarily in Christian theology. It became a college the following year, and a university one year thereafter, at which time the graduate school was also established.