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Geochang Polytechnic College
Motto 창의, 실천, 성취
"Creativity, Practice, Accomplishment"
Type Public
Established 1997
President Hwang Gyu-seop
Academic staff
23 (2005)
Undergraduates 350 (approx.)
Location Geochang County, South Gyeongsang, South Korea
Campus Rural
Website www.kcpc.ac.kr
Korea Lift College
Hangul 거창기능대학
Hanja 居昌 技能大學
Revised Romanization Geochang Gineung Daehak
McCune–Reischauer Kŏch'ang Kinŭng Taehak

Geochang Polytechnic College, also Keochang Polytechnic College, is a technical college located in Geochang County, South Gyeongsang Province, South Korea. It is affiliated with the nationwide Korean Foundation for Polytechnic Colleges. It first opened its doors in 1997.


The campus is located in Geochang-eup, a short distance outside the town. There are seven principal buildings on the campus, including a library and dormitory.


The college received permission to open on the last day of 1996, and welcomed its first students only three months later. At the time it had six departments, as it does now. The first entering class consisted of 132 students.


The college has six academic departments: Mechatronics, Industrial Design, Automotive, Electrical Instrumentation and Control, Electronics, and Computer Assisted Design. Courses of study are two years in length.

Students and faculty[edit]

About 200 students enter the college each year. The graduation rate averages about 80%.

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