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|Gunsan Industrial College (1977-1992), Jeonbuk Industrial College (1992-1998), Howon University (1998-present)|
|Revised Romanization||Howon Daehakgyo|
Established in 1977 as Gunsan Industrial College, it was elevated to a university in 1998.
For two consecutive years in 2009 and 2010, Howon University has received a government funding amounting to 5.4 million USD, as it was selected by the Ministry of Korea’s Educational Capability Improvement Project.
In 2013, the Ministry of Education of Korea certified Howon as the university with the highest employment rate in Korea. In 2014, Howon placed second.
There are six faculties and nine research institutes in Howon.
- Baek A-yeon, singer
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- Hwang Chan-sung, singer (2PM)
- Jang Wooyoung, singer (2PM)
- Im Hyun-sik, singer (BtoB)
- Lee Chang-sub, singer (BtoB)
- Lee Jun-ho, singer (2PM)
- Ravi, rapper (VIXX)
- Jinyoung, singer (GOT7)
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- Jung Sewoon, singer (Starship Entertainment, Produce 101 Season 2)
- Howon University Official Website (in English)
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