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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 New Mexico State University’s Office of Education Abroad. NMSU 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 NMSU
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.75
  • Have approval from NMSU’s Office of Education Abroad.

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 Office of Education Abroad 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.

Fall Semester Abroad

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. Fall Applications due July 28.

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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 love that the school is in the heart of Tokyo and that all the classes are in Japanese. Since the classes are taught only in Japanese it pushes me to study more.

—Alice Hoglund