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  • Locations: Tokyo, Japan
  • Program Terms: Academic Year
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: HC applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English, Japanese Suggested GPA: 3.0
Language Requirement: Completed at least 102 ICIP Required: Yes
Housing Options: Homestay Community Based Learning: No
Ability to work abroad: No Board: Partial Board
Program Exception Flag: None Program Sponsorship: Holy Cross Office of Study Abroad
Click here for a definition of this term 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  Start and end dates are tentative and subject to change.
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: $30-60
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.   Please be aware this list is meant to give you an idea of the types of courses available to you at Sophia based on what past students have taken. This is NOT a list of classes that are guaranteed to be available to you and you are not limited to the classes on this list. Class offerings change each semester and you can certainly register for classes that you do not see on this list.
Grade equivalency sheet: Available on the 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:
Piper O'Sullivan, Assistant Director
Phone: 508-793-3053
Office: Smith 218

Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.