Snapshot

Dig into learning and life in Tokyo.

2 Courses

Language

INTENSIVE JAPANESE LANGUAGE
(LEVELS 1-6)

Full immersion (Japanese only in all class levels, though conversation groups allow English, for clarification)

Culture

JAPANESE CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION

Taught in English; involves trips to spots near and far; optional informal extracurricular activities.

Academic Credit

Language

12 semester credits/18 quarter credits

200 hours

Culture

2 semester credits/4 quarter credits

60 hours

Avg language course Class Size

= 20 Students

Lodging & Cost

Dormitory

$3,800

Room with Americans, Japanese, and other nationals.

Homestay

$4,400

Homestay with a Japanese family (includes breakfast & dinner)

Independent

Variable

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)

Testimonials

I single out Kamisaka-sensei because, honestly, she is the best teacher I’ve ever had. She works really well with struggling students and devotes her time to help us. She is very patient, caring, and approachable, not to mention fun to be around. She is a sweetheart.

—Lester Martin

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