At Busan Foreign School (BFS), our commitment to providing high-quality education in a nurturing environment is reflected in our growing enrollment. We take pride in fostering individual growth for each student while maintaining the intimate atmosphere of a small school. Our admissions process contributes to students’ success in gaining admission to prestigious universities globally. We prioritize selecting families and students who seamlessly integrate into our community, ensuring an environment where everyone can thrive.

Glenn Saunders

Director of Admissions

_MS Jiyoung Le

Dr. Jiyoung Lee

Admissions Associate

We welcome students from all backgrounds and strive to make the admissions process transparent and accessible. For any inquiries, please feel free to contact us directly.

BFS Admissions Criteria and Priority

Prospective families seeking enrollment at BFS must meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

  • Dual nationality – at least one parent must possess a foreign passport and citizenship from another country that is not South Korea.
  • For Korean families, the student must have resided abroad for a minimum of three years (1095 days).
  1. Children of US Federal Government employees including the US Armed Forces
  2. Expatriate children where both parents are foreign (non-Korean) passport holders
  3. Expatriate children where one parent is a foreign (non-Korean) passport holder
  4. Transfer students from our sister school Gyeongnam International Foreign School (GIFS) who qualify per the categories of eligibility
  5. Siblings of students who are Korean passport holders already enrolled at BFS who qualify per the categories of eligibility

Visit Our Campus!

Curious about our school community? What better way to check it out than to go see it for yourself? At BFS, our Admissions Office offers personalized tours of our school and facilities to prospective families and visitors. Inquire above and someone from our Admissions Team will contact you to schedule your first BFS tour!

campus top view
School View (1)
Library 4
Band Studio1