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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English, Japanese Minimum GPA: 2.5
Areas of Study: Business, Economics, Pre-Law Class Status: 2-Sophomore, 3-Junior, 4-Senior, 5-Grad Student
Program Type: Semester Abroad Program: Exchange
Program Description:

Kanagawa University
Yokohama, Japan

Since its founding in the international trading city of Yokohama in 1928, Kanagawa University has contributed to the development of society by producing many skilled graduates--around 220,000 in all.
Today, it offers seven undergraduate faculties (including 20 departments and two programs) and nine graduate schools (including 14 courses). Yokohama and Shonan, where the university's campuses are located, are popular destinations within Japan. Situated in a prefecture right next to the capital of Tokyo, the campuses combine the appeal of an international city with abundant natural scenery, making them an ideal setting.

Located in Japan's 2nd most highly populated city, Kanagawa University is located in Yokohama Japan, a port city that sits on the Bay of Tokyo.  Yokohama is a beautiful city that blends modern with traditional, and it has attractions and sights that will appeal to everyone.  From Ramen Museums, to traditional landscape gardens, to even an aquarium that has also become an amusement park.  anyone who comes here will be able to see the charm and lovable qualities that are hidden within this bustling city.

Contact Information
You can find the link to their international webpage here
Please contact Hiroaki Takahashi,, for more information

RequirementsJapanese Language Ability Assessment Form, passport photo, banking, medical records, etc must be submitted by the application deadline.  Deadline dates can be found here
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 Kanagawa University.
– Cost
Because tuition is paid through ETSU, the cost of attending Kanagawa 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

Exchange Student Scholarship for 50,000 Japanese Yen/ (In 2019, this was approximately $460 USD per month)
  • Note: ETSU students are eligible, unless the student already has a scholarship that will provide him/her 50,000 yen or more per month
  •   Students must apply upon arrival orientation at Kanagawa
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.