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  • Locations: Tokyo, Japan
  • Program Terms: Academic Year
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English, Japanese Suggested GPA: 3.0
Language Requirement: Completed at least 102 ICIP Required: Yes
Housing Options: Residence Hall Community Based Learning: No
Ability to work abroad: No Board: Partial Board
Program Exception Flag: None Program Sponsorship: Holy Cross Office of Study Abroad
Visa required for U.S. passport holders: Yes Earned Academic Credit: Yes
Program Description:

Sophia University, TokyoAerial view of Sophia University, Tokyo

Name: Sophia University
Location: Tokyo, Japan
University size: 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students
University founded: 1913
Terms available:
Academic year only
Dates: late September to late July
Pre-university program: Students may have the option to complete a pre-university language program.
University website:
Study Abroad website:
Student life/campus activities:
Visa fees:
Housing deposits: n/a
Registration info:
Students take one Japanese language course and three university courses in the fall, and four courses in the spring. Pre-university language program does not count towards required course load.
ICIP required: Yes
Other requirements: Completed at least Japanese 102; 101 and 102 may be taken in Japan the summer before enrolling at Sophia.
Catalog*: and
Courses previously taken by Holy Cross students:
On left-side menu, click on Courses Taken Abroad for Holy Cross Credit then select program.
Grade equivalency sheet: Available on Holy Cross Registrar’s website:
*Note: Courses are taught in English (except for language courses).
All information listed above is subject to change.


For more information, please contact:
Christopher Van Booven - Assistant Director
Phone: 508-793-2755
Office: Smith 213

Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.