Yuin University was founded on March 1, 1977 by Henry Yu, Ph.D. in the city of Baldwin Park, California. The grand opening was held on December 5, 1977 with the mayor of the city of Baldwin Park. Over 200 Baldwin Park residents were in attendance including Miss Baldwin Park. In September of 1977, Yuin University received its full authorization from the California State Department of Public Instruction for its graduate and undergraduate degree programs.

Yuin University is a private institution approved to operate by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education.  Approval to operate means the institution is compliant with the minimum standards contained in the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 (as amended) and Division 7.5 of Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations.

Yuin University is a private and international institute of higher education consisting of the School of Business Administration, and the School of Theology. Yuin University provides undergraduate and graduate educational opportunities.

Yuin University was established to fulfill the holistic needs of its students, so that they may promote the mental, spiritual, physical, and financial well-being of the communities in which they live.

The name Yuin is a Korean word meaning, “Invitation.” The name reflects the mission of the institution, as the mission of Yuin University is to welcome students of all faiths and backgrounds to participate in receiving a quality, faith and values-based Christian education.




Yuin University is a faith-based Christian institution that welcomes students of all faiths and backgrounds into a quality, values-based education. We foster a student-centered approach to allow each individual to develop spiritually, morally, and intellectually in order to pursue lives of leadership and service.

Institutional Objectives

All Degrees

To develop a closer relationship with our Lord Jesus Christ

  • To implement moral decision making in all aspects of our students’ lives
  • To be proficient in the student’s course of study
  • To promote a desire for life-long learning and service


Students with a Master’s degree from Yuin will have a high level of competence and possess the ability to lead in their chosen field of study.


Students will be experts in their chosen field of study and be able to expand upon the current body of knowledge