Dig into learning and life in Tokyo.
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)
Summer Mini-Terms (4 weeks)—Japanese/Anime/Manga
|Lodging||Dormitory with Americans, Japanese, and other nationals
Homestay with Japanese family (includes breakfast, dinner)
Prices are for direct-enrollment option. For academic credit info and costs of our credit-bearing sponsor or affiliate universities, see Academic Credit.
|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|
Academic credit is available through our sponsor or affiliate universities. See Academic Credit. Students may also be able to arrange academic credit directly with their home university.
The English support at school was great. I talked to the support staff almost every day; they’re very friendly.