Schedule

These are program start dates and application deadlines for KCP Japanese language study.

KCP Program Dates

Here are the program dates for KCP study in Japan. Whether you choose to learn the Japanese language during one of these terms or customize your KCP terms, if you plan to enroll in an extended or academic year program (staying longer than six months), we strongly recommend that you (1) apply for your first term at least six months in advance, and (2) apply for a visa as well.

Visa

 

2018 SCHEDULE

SEMESTER PROGRAMS
KCP Term Beginning Date Ending Date Application Deadline Payment Deadline
Winter Jan 9, 2018 Mar 28, 2018 Oct 11, 2017 Nov 10, 2017
Spring Apr 7, 2018 Jun 23, 2018 Jan 6, 2018 Feb 6, 2018
Fall Oct 9, 2018 Dec 22, 2018 Jul 11, 2018 Aug 10, 2018
EXTENDED PROGRAMS
KCP Term Beginning Date Ending Date Application Deadline Payment Deadline
Spring Extended Jan 9, 2018 Jun 23, 2018 Jul 9, 2017 Nov 10, 2017
Fall Extended Jul 6, 2018 Dec 22, 2018 Feb. 21, 2018 May 7, 2018
Academic Year Oct 9, 2018 Jun 22, 2019 May 5, 2018 Aug 10, 2018

 

SUMMER PROGRAMS
KCP Term Beginning Date Ending Date Application Deadline Payment Deadline
Summer Jul 6, 2018 Sep 20, 2018 Apr 20, 2018 May 10, 2018
Summer Short-Term Jun 23, 2018 Aug 15, 2018 Apr 20, 2018 May 10, 2018

Note: Dates subject to change without prior notice. If a deadline falls on a Sunday or holiday, application/payment is due at the KCP office or sponsor school the workday before the deadline.

2019 SCHEDULE

SEMESTER PROGRAMS
KCP Term Beginning Date Ending Date Application Deadline Payment Deadline
Winter Jan 8, 2019 Mar 28, 2019 Oct 10, 2018 Nov 9, 2018
Spring Apr 5, 2019 Jun 22, 2019 Jan 5, 2019 Feb 4, 2019
Fall Oct 5, 2019 Dec 21, 2019 Jul 7, 2019 Aug 6, 2019
EXTENDED PROGRAMS
KCP Term Beginning Date Ending Date Application Deadline Payment Deadline
Spring Extended Jan 8, 2019 Jun 22, 2019 Jul 12, 2018 Nov 9, 2018
Fall Extended Jul 5, 2019 Dec 21, 2019 Jan 6, 2019 May 6, 2019
Academic Year Oct 5, 2019 Jun 23, 2020 Apr 8, 2019 Aug 6, 2019
SUMMER PROGRAMS
KCP Term Beginning Date Ending Date Application Deadline Payment Deadline
Summer Jul 5, 2019 Sep 20, 2019 Apr 6, 2019 May 6, 2019
Summer Short-Term Jun 22, 2019 Aug 15, 2019 Mar 24, 2019 Apr 23, 2019

Note: Dates subject to change without prior notice. If a deadline falls on a Sunday or holiday, application/payment is due at the KCP office or sponsor school the workday before the deadline.

Late Application Request

2020 SCHEDULE

SEMESTER PROGRAMS
KCP Term Beginning Date Ending Date Application Deadline Payment Deadline
Winter Jan 9, 2020 Mar 28, 2020 Oct 11, 2019 Nov 10, 2019
Spring Apr 4, 2020 Jun 23, 2020 Jan 5, 2020 Feb 4, 2020
Fall Oct 5, 2020 Dec 23, 2020 Jul 7, 2020 Aug 6, 2020
EXTENDED PROGRAMS
KCP Term Beginning Date Ending Date Application Deadline Payment Deadline
Spring Extended Jan 9, 2020 Jun 23, 2020 Jul 13, 2019 Nov 10, 2019
Fall Extended Jul 6, 2020 Dec 23, 2020 Jan 8, 2020 May 7, 2020
Academic Year Oct 5, 2020 Jun 21, 2021 Apr 8, 2020 Aug 6, 2020
SUMMER PROGRAMS
KCP Term Beginning Date Ending Date Application Deadline Payment Deadline
Summer Jul 6, 2020 Sep 17, 2020 Apr 7, 2020 May 7, 2020
Summer Short-Term Jun 23, 2020 Aug 20, 2020 Mar 25, 2020 Apr 24, 2020

Note: Dates subject to change without prior notice. If a deadline falls on a Sunday or holiday, application/payment is due at the KCP office or sponsor school the workday before the deadline.

Late Application Request

Fall Semester

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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 selected this program because it allows me to use my student loans to attend, otherwise I wouldn’t be able to have this experience. I also wanted a challenge and to improve my fluency as fast as possible. The pace at KCP is challenging but helps me focus.

—Brittany Crouch