Jeonju University

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Jeonju University
전주대 사진.jpg
Motto 진리 평화 자유
(Truth, Peace and Freedom)
Type Private
Established January 9, 1964
President Lee Ho In (이호인)
Academic staff
346 full-time (April 2008)[1]
Students 11,468 (April 2008)[1]
Undergraduates 10,534
Postgraduates 934
Location Wansan-gu, Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea South Korea
Campus Urban
Jeonju University
Hangul 전주대학교
Hanja 全州大學校
Revised Romanization Jeonju Daehakgyo
McCune–Reischauer Chŏnju Taehakkyo

Jeonju University (JJ) is a private Christian university in South Korea. The campus is located in 1200 Hyoja-dong, Wansan-gu, Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do.


Jeonju University was founded on January 9, 1964 as Jeonju Youngsaeng College (an evening college). In December 1977 the school foundation established a daytime college, and on October 7, 1978 the college was renamed Jeonju College. In February 1981 it moved to present-day Hyoja-dong Campus. It acquired a university status on September 8, 1983 and renamed Jeonju University. In December 1984 Shindonga Group succeeded the school foundation.

Undergraduate Schools[edit]

  • College of Humanities
  • College of Social Sciences
  • College of Economics and Business Administration
  • College of Alternative Medicine
    • Departments: Physical Therapy and Radiological Science
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Arts and Athletics
  • College of Culture and Tourism
  • College of Education
  • College of Culture and Creative Industry
  • School of Liberal Arts

Graduate Schools[edit]

  • General Graduate School
  • Special Graduate Schools
    • Graduate School of Public Administration
    • Graduate School of International Studies and Management
    • Graduate School of Education
    • Graduate School of Information and Industrial Engineering
    • Graduate School of Mission and Theology
    • Graduate School of Counseling
    • Graduate School of Alternative Medicine

Notable people[edit]


  1. ^ a b 학교현황 [The status of the school] (in Korean). Archived from the original on 2011-07-22. Retrieved 2008-09-18. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°48′47″N 127°05′23″E / 35.8131°N 127.0896°E / 35.8131; 127.0896