Founded in 1923, Chinju National University of Education is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the small city of Jinju (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), South Gyeongsang. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education, Korea, Chinju National University of Education is a coeducational higher education institution. Chinju National University of Education offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. Chinju National University of Education also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, financial aids and/or scholarships, as well as administrative services.
At the undergraduate level, the course of study is divided between general academics and study specific to teaching. The academic departments cover most of the recognized specializations of public-school teaching, namely: Computer Education, English Education, Elementary Education, Practical Arts Education, Fine Arts Education, Music Education, Physical Education, Science Education, Mathematics Education, Social Studies Education, Korean Education, and Ethics Education.