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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English, Japanese Minimum GPA: 2.5
Areas of Study: Economics, Education, Engineering Technology Class Status: 2-Sophomore, 3-Junior, 4-Senior
Program Type: Semester Abroad Program: Exchange
Program Description:

Yokohama National University
Yokohama, Japan

Yokohama National University is a leading national university located in Yokohama, Japan. There are international programs taught in English on the undergraduate and graduate levels in the areas of  global leader’s & facilitator’s education, economics, engineering, and infrastructural management. Yokohama National University is a great place to challenge yourself and to learn about another culture.  And, with notable alumni such as the creator of the Final Fantasy Series , famous politicians, to even the lead singer of a rock band, all kinds of people can come to this university and study.  

Located in Japan's 2nd most highly populated city, Yokohama is a wonderful city sitting just on the edge of Tokyo Bay.  Yokohama has a variety of wonderful sights and areas to visit, and the city itself is divided up into 18 different "wards" or smaller cities.  You will have plenty to do in Yokohama, as it boasts the largest of the 3 Chinatowns located in Japan, A famous aquarium and amusement park all in one (Hakkeijima), and even has an entire museum dedicated to Ramen and Cup Noodles. 
If you want to enjoy some of the more natural elements to the area, rest assured that they have plenty.  From gorgeous traditional Japanese landscape gardens, to Yokohama Park that is located along the waterfront of the city, and a variety of historical shrines and temples there is something for everyone to enjoy in Yokohama.

Contact Information
You can find a link to the international webage here
Please contact for more information

Students must meet the all minimum admissions requirements for the university: language proficiency, GPA, etc.

How it Works
You will first need to schedule an appointment with ETSU's study abroad coordinator. Once you have completed the ETSU requirements, you will work directly with Yokohama National University.
Because tuition is paid through ETSU, the cost of attending Yokohama National University is comparable to taking 15 credits at ETSU. However, other budgetary considerations should be made prior to departure. These additional costs can be discussed with your study abroad coordinator. 

Fee Table Per Semester
*Fees are subject to change
ETSU Costs
Bilateral Institution Costs 
Other Costs
Pay the Following:
  • ETSU tuition and fees: ~$4,750
    • Link to cost is located here
    • Click "Undergraduate"
    • The exchange agreement requires you to pay 15 credit hours (though you are only required to 12 or more credit hours)
  • ETSU Admin Fee: $100
  • Bucs Abroad Application Fee: $32
  • CISI Health Insurance Fee: $60 (For programs over 14 days long) *May 2020 price; Subject to change
Pay the Following:
  • Housing and Meals, found here
  • Application Fee
  • Institution-Specific Expenses
    • Some institutions abroad require residence hall insurance, deposits and/or application fees
    • Contact the institution to see if there are any other fees
Bank Statement:
  • The government requires international students to show proof of sufficient funds in the form of a bank statement (this is not unique to the country, the US government also requires this from incoming international students). This is to show that you are able to cover the fees in the “Other” column, as well as cover any unforeseen emergencies. If you are a dependent, you can provide a bank statement from a parent or guardian.
Definite Costs:
  • Airfare
  • In-country transportation (e.g. train, taxi)
Potential Costs (Vary by Country):
  • Student Visa Fees 
  • If applicable: travel costs, for countries that require students to obtain a student visa at a consulate (usually in DC or Atlanta)
Miscellaneous Costs:
  • Bed sheets
  • Towels
  • Cookware
  • Souvenirs
  • Other
 Costs to Deduct from the Price
*Deductions are unique to the individual. Please consult Amy Collins at for more information.
Financial Aid & Scholarships
Private Scholarships
Pell Grant (if eligible)

Roan Scholars Scholarship (if eligible)

Tennessee Lottery Scholarship (if eligible)

Other Financial Aid & Scholarships: $0 - Full Ride
  • Most financial aid & scholarships can be applied during a semester abroad. Please consult the ETSU International Financial Aid Advisor, Amy Collins (, for more information
ETSU International Education Scholarship: $0 - ~$4,000
  • Please note: students are not guaranteed a scholarship and must follow all instructions in order to be eligible.
Private Scholarships

If Applicable: Institution-specific Scholarships
  • Link to their International page can be found here
How to Pay:
  • Tuition & Fees:
    • Applied automatically when enrolling in the course "EXCH 3583"
  • Room & Board:
    • Paid to the institution abroad.  Please contact the institution for payment questions

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2021 01/15/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2021 08/15/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.