"Service, Originality, Sincerity"
|President||Dr Yi Gil-yeo|
|Location||Incheon, South Korea|
|Revised Romanization||Gacheon-gil Daehak|
Gachongil College is a private technical college in South Korea, providing instruction primarily in fields related to nursing. It is situated in Namdong-gu, in the metropolitan city of Incheon, in the country's northwest corner. It was founded in 1939 by Choe Jeong-hwan. It is closely connected with Gachon Medical School, and is supported by the Gachon Educational Foundation. It provides a mixture of two- and three-year programs.
The campus is located in Ganseok-dong, Namdong-gu, not far from Sinyeonsu Station on the Incheon Subway. It lies near Yaksan Park, in a dense urban neighborhood. The campus covers an area of 94,000 square metres.
The school contains 22 academic departments, which are grouped into six divisions: Nursing, Health, Hospitality, Industry, Arts, and Social Practice.
Students and faculty
|This article is outdated. (November 2010)|
In its history, the college claims to have produced approximately 12,000 nurses, in addition to other graduates.
The school was founded in 1939 as a training facility for nurses, attached to Gyeonggi Provincial Hospital in Incheon (now Incheon General Hospital). In 1962, it officially became Gyeonggi Nursing School (경기간호학교). It was designated a technical school in 1973, and became a technical college in 1979. The college moved from its old location in Jung-gu to its present location in Namdong-gu in 1986. The present name was adopted in 1998.
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