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  • Locations: Tokyo, Japan
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Spring
  • Restrictions: UWM applicants only
  • Cost Information: Academic Year, Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 10/01/2019 10/15/2019 03/30/2020 08/07/2020
NOTE: Program dates are estimates and are subject to change. Exact dates will be sent from the host university after acceptance.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Exchange Language of Instruction: English, Japanese
Minimum GPA: 3 Click here for a definition of this term Housing: Residence Hall
Click here for a definition of this term Class Standing: 2 - Soph, 3 - Junior, 4 - Senior Program Length: Academic Year, Semester (Spring only)
Language Requirement: Yes Credits: 12 or more
Minimum Language Requirement: 2 semesters of host language or equivalent Affiliated Department or Center: FLL Japanese
Click here for a definition of this term Study Abroad Coordinator: Ramona Washington Click here for a definition of this term Credit Type: UWM
Areas of Study: Business Administration, Communication, Economics, Global Studies, International Studies, Japanese, Language, Literature, and Translation, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology
Program Description:

Overview

QUICK FACTS
Location: Toyko, Japan
Official Language
: Japanese
Population:
Campus Size:

More about Hosei University here

HOW IT WORKS

  1. Meet with your academic advisor to discuss your study abroad courses

  2. Complete the study abroad application process*

  3. Receive application status notification by March 15 (summer, fall, ay) or October 15 (spring and winter)

  4. Pay UWM institution tuition (based on residency) OR comprehensive program fee

  5. Pay housing and meals at the host institution.

  6. Have the experience of a lifetime in Japan!

 

APPLICATION PROCESS
Application items may include the following:

  • $100 application fee

  • Meeting with your academic advisor (long-term programs)

  • Academic recommendation

  • Unofficial transcript

  • Copy of valid passport

  • Read and e-sign required documents

  • Student statement(Language evaluation)

ELIGIBILITY

  • 3.0 GPA

  • Sophomore standing at the start of the program

  • Good academic standing 

  • No academic disciplinary record on campus

  • 2 semesters of host language or equivalent

ACADEMICS

Students participating in this program will be in classes with other international students and with some Japanese students. Japanese courses will be taken with fellow international students, while any content courses in English with be taken with other Japanese students and international students. 

The Hosei University Exchange Students from Overseas Program (ESOP) in accordance with its aims is organized around English courses and Japanese language courses not only for those students from the 30 universities representing 14 countries (as of February 2010) with which Hosei has exchange agreements but also for students who come on their own to study for a short period of time


Course Information here

ROOM & BOARD

Students can live in same-sex residence halls.

A meal program is also offered within student housing. Hosei also subsidies a portion of the student rent, providing cost-effective housing for students in Tokyo!

A list of residence halls and meal options can be found here

VISA & PASSPORT INFORMATION

STUDENT TESTIMONIALS
 

Terms
Check out the university's term dates here

SEMESTERS
Spring: Early April - Late July
Credits

ACADEMIC YEAR
Mid-September - Late July
Credits:

Financial Information

Please see the top of the program page for cost information. Click on the term you are interested in and you will be directed to a budget sheet that contains program fees and other important financial information.

Students will pay UWM tuition based on residency to UWM and room and board in the host country. Students need to be enrolled full-time with a minimum of 12 credits hours. Please refer to the Cost Information section at the top of this brochure for more financial information. Exchange programs can be very competitive and placements are limited.

Are you a Pell Grant recipient? Check out the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. Also, consider applying for the Freeman-ASIA Scholarship.

We encourage students to search widely for other scholarships that can be applied to their study abroad program.?

Financial resources:
Study abroad financial planning 
Scholarships 



 

Japan Program Comparison:

Program

Chiba

Hosei

JCMU

Nanzan

Seijo

Type

Exchange

Exchange

Study Abroad

Exchange

Exchange

Terms

AY

AY, Spring

AY, Fall, Spring, Summer

AY

AY, Spring

Location

Chiba

Tokyo

Hikone

Nagoya

Tokyo

Housing

Res. Hall

Res. Hall

Homestay, Res. Hall

Dorm, Homestay

Res. Hall

Languages

English, Japanese

English, Japanese

English, Japanese

English, Japanese

Japanese

Language Requirement (Semesters)

4

2

0

4

5

Minimum GPA

3.0

3.0

2.5

3.0

3.0

Areas of Study

Communication, Film,  Japanese, Sociology...

Business, Economics, Japanese, Psychology...

Art, History, Japanese, Political Science...

Business, Economics, History, Culture...

Japanese, Culture...

 


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