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

$6,700

Room with Americans, Japanese, and other nationals.

Homestay

$7,300

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

Saitou-sensei is an amazing teacher. Not only is he extremely open with the students, but he brings a wonderful energy to the classroom. He makes us comfortable and compliments us when we improve. Every class I had with Saitou-sensei was, frankly, awesome.

—Valerie Taylor

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