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History

History

History

2016

2016
  • 2016 Graduation ceremony (1,629 graduates)
  • SDU acquires the “Web Accessibility (WA) Certification Mark”

2015

2015
  • SDU receives the Most Trusted Brand Award for five years in a row.
  • The Media Center at Gangseo Campus opens.
  • SDU’s official soccer team is established.
  • SDU receives the Consumer Quality Satisfaction Award for six years in a row.
  • SDU signs MOU with Gangseo-gu Office.
  • SDU signs MOU with the Settlement Support Center for North Korean Refugees(Hanawon), which is within the Ministry of Unification.

2014

2014
  • SDU receives the Most Trusted Brand Award for four years in a row.
  • Oh-Young Chung becomes the 7th president.
  • SDU receives an award at Web Award Korea 2014.
  • SDU acquires the “Web Accessibility (WA) Certification Mark” from the National IT Industry Promotion Agency (NIPA).
  • Ok Nai Cho becomes the 6th chairman of the board.
  • SDU, Gangseo Campus opens.

2013

2013
  • SDU signs MOU with Dream Together.
  • SDU receives the Consumer Quality Satisfaction Award for four years in a row.
  • SDU acquires the “Web Accessibility (WA) Certification Mark” from the National IT Industry Promotion Agency (NIPA).
  • SDU receives awards for university and mobile web service at Web Award Korea 2013.

2012

2012
  • SDU receives the grand prize for online universities at Web Award Korea 2011.
  • The Department of Applied Music opens.
  • SDU receives the Minister’s Award for online university content from the Ministry of Education at e-Learning Korea.

2011

2011
  • SDU wins a contract to develop projects and content specialized for distance education.
  • SDU receives the Minister’s Award from the Ministry of Education at the Higher Education e-Learning Exhibition.

2010

2010
  • SDU signs MOU with Republic of Korea Air Force.
  • SDU signs MOU with SK Telecom-SK Broadband.
  • SDU acquires AFPK Certification.

2009

2009
  • SDU signs MOU with Republic of Korea Army Training and Education Command.
  • SDU receives accreditation as an online university according to the Higher Education Act.

2008

2008
  • The Department of Fashion Design and the Department of Painting open.
  • SDU, Mapo Campus opens.
  • SDU is selected as an “Excellent University” in an online university comprehensive assessment conducted by the Ministry of Education.

2007

2007
  • SDU signs MOU with Northwestern University.
  • SDU signs MOU with Seoul City Hall.

2006

2006
  • SDU signs MOU with Soft Bank Group Corp. and Cyber University, located in Japan.
  • SDU signs MOU with Brigham Young University.

2005

2005
  • The Department of Creative Writing opens.
  • Paek J. Cho becomes the third president.
  • SDU, Bucheon Campus opens.

2004

2004
  • The number of admitted students is increased to 3,000.
  • The Department of Counseling Psychology opens.
  • SDU ranked as number one for two years in a row in the Korea Web Power Index(KWPI) of Korea’s Most Admired Companies (KMAC) for online university websites.
  • SDU ranked as number one in the Service Quality Index of the Korean Standard Association for online universities.

2003

2003
  • Opened ‘Shanghai e-campus’ in China
  • The Department of Real Estate opens
  • SDU receives the Minister’s Award from the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism at the 4th Korea Digital Innovation Awards.

2002

2002
  • Jai Bong Ro becomes the second president.

2001

2001
  • SDU officially opens with 800 incoming students.

2000

2000
  • Kyoo-Hyang Cho becomes the first president.
  • The Ministry of Education approves the establishment of SDU as an online university.

ADMISSIONS PEROD

First session admission

Every December ~ February

Second sesseion admission

Every June ~ August