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Begin your application process here, and learn of possible financial aid sources for Japanese language training.

Take steps now to learn Japanese

Thank you for your interest in Japanese language and cultural immersion, new friends, invigorating challenges, and fun in Tokyo. Get ready to ramp up your Japanese language proficiency!

Before you begin KCP’s online application process, please visit Idaho State’s International Programs office. Idaho State University prefers that all students register and get approved for study abroad before completing our online application.

To be eligible to apply you will need to:

  • Be a degree seeking student currently enrolled at Idaho State University
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.75
  • Have approval from Idaho State’s International Programs office.

For more KCP program requirements, please see Eligibility. For step-by-step instructions for our online application, visit here.

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Did you:

  • find out about the KCP program after our application deadline?
  • just now realize you want Japanese immersion in Tokyo?
  • very recently change your academic goals to include studying abroad?
  • experience a sudden improvement in your financial situation?

You are not alone. KCP understands these important life issues. If you have to submit a late application, for whatever reason, we will do our best to make space for you.

KCP LATE APPLICATION POLICY

    • KCP charges a late application penalty of $150.
    • We consider late applications on a case-by-case basis.
    • Be sure to inform the International Programs office and make sure your participation can still be approved at this late date.

Fill out the Late Application Request.

 

We will tell you, usually within 24 hours, whether we can register you or not. Then it’s up to you to submit your application within 48 hours to be guaranteed a spot in our program.

Once you have applied and been accepted, please also accept our congratulations! You have a great experience ahead of you.

Your next steps:

Complete the Application process. The entire application and registration process is online. We ask students to complete the registration within two to three weeks of submitting an accepted application. However, the absolute deadline is the payment deadline posted on our Schedules page.

Obtain the legal documents for entry into Japan. See Passport and Visa.

Plan your journey. Our FAQ and Blog sections may be of help to you. For help with the registration or application process, see Applying FAQs.

Spring Application Deadline

Join us for a challenging and rewarding opportunity to gain proficiency in the Japanese language while enjoying the culture and lifestyle that only living in Tokyo can provide. Spring applications due January 5.

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Student Life

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

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Testimonials

I loved meeting new people in my classes and being able to practice Japanese almost every day. I loved living in Japan as if I were Japanese and absorbing the culture. 

—Pei Lin