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A fast view of KCP’s intensive Japanese language immersion program.

Courses Intensive Japanese Language (levels 1–6)
Japanese Culture and Civilization
Terms of Study Semester (2½ months)—most common
Extended Semester (2 semesters—5 months)
Academic Year (3 semesters—7½ months)
Summer Short Term (7–8 weeks)
Lodging Dormitory with Americans, Japanese, and other nationals
Homestay with Japanese family (includes breakfast, dinner)
Independent lodging
Cost Dorm portion of cost (semester)—$3800
Homestay portion of cost (semester)—$4400
See Costs.
Instruction method Language— full immersion (Japanese only in all class levels, though conversation groups allow English, for clarification)
Culture— taught in English; involves trips to spots near and far; optional informal extracurricular activities.
Academic credit For a semester term—Language: 200 hrs / 12 semester credits / 18 quarter credits
Culture: 60 hours / 2 semester credits / 4 quarter credits
Average class size Language course: 20 students


The teachers are extremely organized, knowledgeable, and dedicated people who are always available for questions. I appreciated knowing that my learning was truly important to the teachers.

—Brandi Potts

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