Kyoto Gakuen University
Kyoto Gakuen University in Kameoka, Japan
Exchange Program Offered Fall/Winter Terms
Kyoto Gakuen (KGU) is a private institution of 3,900 students, located near Kyoto. The hillside campus provides opportunities for NCC students to join clubs, and use athletic facilities, computer centers, a cafeteria, student health services, a campus bookstore and library. Most students have individual or small-group Japanese language tutoring and, depending on their level of Japanese proficiency, may also take economics, business, law, and humanities courses taught in Japanese. Kameoka, a city of 95,000 just outside the historic former Japanese capital of Kyoto, is internationally known as a center of Japanese culture and Buddhism. KGU is ideally located for students to explore the many sites of Kyoto, while Kameoka provides a relaxed setting among spectacular mountains. Optional internships are available for studying fall and winter terms.
NCC Eligibility Requirements:
Junior or Senior standing. GPA 3.0 preferred; minimum two years of Japanese.
NCC Academic Credit:
Varies by course load and length of stay; usually 9-12 NCC credits per term.
Housing and Meals:
Home stays or pre-arranged apartments.
Students pay tuition and fees to NCC. Students receive a stipend/scholarship to assist with housing and meals.
Financial aid is applicable to this program, however, all study abroad students should meet with a financial aid representative during the spring term to determine any changes/adjustments in their financial aid package.