Student Life

Past and present students share their thoughts and experiences on studying in Japan.


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I selected this program because I saw a favorable review for it in my Japanese club’s newsletter, and I had been looking for a study abroad in Tokyo. I also liked how inexpensive the program was and how the offered dormitories, which few other programs did.

—Katie Penvose

I found the conversation class to be rather enjoyable as I learned a myriad of terms for specific situations. 

—Daniel Ruiz


Get a better picture of KCP students on various learning adventures; from classroom activities to visits to historical sites. Also, get a glimpse of the dorm/homestay life, and the KCP campus and neighborhood.

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Finding your way around Japan and the KCP neighborhood is much easier with a map. For your convenience, here are some to help guide you as you travel. Be sure to check out our virtual tour of the KCP building — a great introduction to our learning space.

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KCP Neighborhood

Student Posts

Read the writings of KCP students who share their travels, learnings and everything else from their stay in Japan.

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4.7 stars based on 412 reviews   View All

Having classes with international students motivated me to speak and more.

Vinh from Fall 2012

English support helped, but also the way the instructors went through the chapter. They were not going too fast or too slow in terms o f the pacing

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The Yamanashi trip was a wonderful experience.

Nathaniel from Summer Short 2016

I enjoyed the opportunity to explore outside of Tokyo as a class, while getting information about the sites we were visiting from the teachers and KCP staff.

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