Faculty Liaison: Prof. Shizuko Suenaga, email@example.com,
Modern Languages & Literature, Xavier Hall
Sophia University is renowned for its international environment! As a
student at Sophia University you will be studying along side other
international students as well as Japanese nationals in courses
which are taught in English.
Seattle University students participate in an exchange program
with Sophia University in Tokyo, Japan with
full credit and financial aid privileges.
The university's focus is interdisciplinary, including anthropology, sociology, business,
geography, art, history, literature, psychology, mathematics, and
various language offerings. Course offerings are posted on
the Sophia University website.
Because the majority of the classes are taught in English, you can
select courses from many different
disciplines. Students are required to take a Japanese
language course in addition to this coursework. Language
classes typically meet each day while other courses will meet twice
a week for 90 minute sessions. The fall semester begins early
September and commences early February. Spring semester runs from
late March to late July.
Full-time enrollment in 15 semester credits during one semester at Sophia University will
earn 22.5 quarter credits towards an SU degree. A year abroad at
Sophia university will allow a student to earn 45 quarter
Options include home stays, on-campus dormitories for men, and off-campus
dormitories for women. Prices vary depending upon the living
100% of Financial Aid is portable.
Must have a 3.0 GPA
February 15, 2013
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