The history of CAU began with the establishment of Chung-Ang Kindergarten as an annex to Chung-Ang Methodist Church at Insa-Dong, Seoul in April 1918.
Chung-Ang University has been a leading national institute of higher education for almost one hundred years in providing the highest quality of college education and in conducting a variety of highly advanced research activities.
The most advanced and among the best university dormitories in Korea, Blue Mir Hall was built using Mondrian abstract art that balances symmetry and order and is one of the newest landmarks of Chung-Ang University. This residential building is surrounded by a small natural forested environment. The building is equipped with the state of the art air conditioning and heating system, wireless high speed internet access, a large dining area, fitness center, cafe and a lounge.
The Central Library at Seoul (about 11,570 m²) houses 1,000,000 books and 4,000 different domestic and overseas periodicals. It features a variety of facilities, such as 2,000-seat study halls, online-information rooms, and audio-visual centers.
Every building has a study room, a computer room, a seminar room, and a lounge, and there is free Internet access in each room. Also, there is a fitness room and a lounge equipped with computers with Internet connection, a free photocopier, and a refrigerator at the Student Welfare Center.
The theater Cine-house, equipped with a 200-inch screen and sound facilities, is open for presentations and performances during the week and shows movies on weekends. Also, there is a driving range, a tennis court, a convenience store, an optical store, and a cosmetics store.
Fully accreditied by the Ministry of Education of Korea.