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Fact Sheet:
Housing Options: Homestay, Residence Hall or Dormitory Minimum GPA: 3
Areas of Study: Anthropology, Art History, Asian Studies, Biology, Chemistry, Economics, English, Environmental Studies, History, International Relations, Japanese, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Sociology, Studio Art, Women's and Gender Studies Program Type: Study Abroad
Language of Instruction: English, Japanese Class Year: 3. Junior
Language Study Offered: Japanese Program Features: Direct Enroll at a University
Program Description:

About Waseda University

Waseda University was founded in 1882 and has become a leading exchange university partner with the U.S. Current enrollment is 45,000 undergraduates, including 2,000 international students. Waseda University stands out for its innovative approach to higher education and many of its degree programs are English language-based. Students enroll in the School of International Liberal Studies. They are able to pursue their major fields of study, while incorporating intensive Japanese language and culture classes into their program of study. The main campus includes an international conference center and several museums, extracurricular activities and clubs, volunteer opportunities, and competitive athletics from track and field, to baseball and rugby.
 
Location:
The University is in the heart of Japan’s capital city, Tokyo (pop. 13 million). Tokyo mixes the old with the new, the traditional with the modern. It is recognized as a global center for economics, politics, and cutting edge technology, as well as fashion and the arts. Students will have opportunities to explore the rich history and culture of Japan. 

Program Dates: 
Early September to Mid-June (Fully year only) Group photo of six students in Tokyo
 
Courses & Credit:
Five courses, totaling 15-16 semester hours, earn 4.0 Wheaton credits per semester. Students take the Intensive Japanese Language course, in addition to choosing from a broad range of courses in English. 

Admissions Requirements: 
One semester of Japanese language required

Housing & Board: On-campus residences or a homestay are available. Meals are covered by students.

Fees: Wheaton Tuition Only
- Expenses covered include tuition, and one round-trip airfare from U.S. West Coast to Tokyo.

Wheaton Confirmation Fee:
All students accepted to a study abroad program will be assessed a $500 non-refundable confirmation fee at the time of final confirmation of study abroad participation. Students are not charged the technology, laundry, or student activities fees while on a study abroad program. Fees will be billed to students on their regular Wheaton College student account during regular billing cycles (July for Fall semester & December for Spring semester).

Other Expenses:
Students are responsible for passport and visa fees, CISI Health and Accident Insurance, travel to U.S. West Coast point of departure to meet the overseas flight, meals, cell phone, textbooks, local transportation and personal expenses.         
               
A group photo of students standing on a bridge in front of a pagoda (five story building)

     For Wheaton specific questions contact:    
                                                                                                                
     Center for Global Education
     5 Howard Street
     Wheaton College
     Norton, MA 02766-2322
     globaled@wheatoncollege.edu
     508-286-4950

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2018-2019 03/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.