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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2021-2022 03/15/2021 03/31/2021 03/15/2021 08/01/2021
IMPORTANT DATE INFORMATION: Students must arrive between March 15-17th to prepare for quarantine prior to orientation and course start date. 4/12/21 is when courses will begin.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Exchange Study Abroad Program Coordinator: Renee Frias
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English, Japanese Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA Eligibility: 3.0 GPA
Open to Non-KU students: No Open to graduate students: Yes
Click here for a definition of this term Fulfills KU Core Advanced Education Goal 4.2 - Culture and Diversity: Yes
Program Description:

Funding your Study Abroad Program

KU Study Abroad can do personalized financial aid and scholarship advising for students.  Please visit 108 Lippincott Hall or call 785-864-3742 to set up an appointment.  KU students who qualify for financial aid in the form of Stafford and/or other loans, Federal Grants, and KU or outside scholarships may apply the aid to the cost of a study abroad program.  
KU Study Abroad supplemental scholarships are available to KU degree seeking students. Applications are available online. The scholarship application deadline is March 1 for Summer, March 15th for Fall and Academic Year programs and October 1 for Spring, Winter Break and Spring Break programs.
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Application Procedures

All applicants will be required to complete several documents for each study abroad application.  Below is a list of documents that will need to be completed for an application.

        a. Statement of Purpose
        b. Academic Plan and Approval Form
        c. Verification of Minimum GPA Requirement
        d. Autobiography
        e. Official Transcript

        f. 1 General Recommendation and 1 Language Recommendation
        g. Authorization to Release Student Information
        h. Student Conduct Verification
        i. Financial Aid Questionnaire

For more detailed information about the application process, please visit our Application Process page.

Program Ratings:
Overall Experience:
1 2 3 4 5
Academic Experiences:
1 2 3
Cultural Experience:
1 2 3 4 5
Program Reviews:
Kendra Danice Marr, Spring 2013 Participant
It's so hard to pick my favorite part of this program! I loved living in the international dorm and meeting so many new friends from all over the world, and participating in international clubs at my university to meet even more students at my university, and just living in Tokyo overall. Tokyo is an amazing place that words cannot even describe, and I was so lucky to be thrown in with so many cool people to share in the experience.

Cassidy Alan Schmidt, Academic Year 2013 Participant
Getting involved in student clubs gave me an amazing amount of insight into Japanese college student lifestyle and aided my language acquisition greatly. Not to mention the friends I will never forget.

Spring 2017 Participant
Being able to apply what I learned in my Japanese courses by speaking with natives in Japanese felt rewarding. It somewhat validated my progression with my language skill.