Tsuda College

Tsuda College
Study Japanese language and EALC at this all-female college in Tokyo.
Tokyo, Japan
Language of Instruction: 
Academic Year
Academic Disciplines: 
East Asian Languages & Culture
Program Type: 
Semester or Academic Year
Fulfills KU Core 4.2
Exchange Program
  • Study intensive Japanese language and culture classes in Tokyo
  • Tsuda College is a private all-female college founded in 1900
  • Live in university residence halls with other Japanese students
Program Summary: 

Tsuda College, a private all-female college, was founded in 1900 by Umeko Tsuda who dedicated her life to the empowerment of women. Tsuda College is located in the western Tokyo suburb of Kodaira-shi (population 185,000) which is 13 miles west of the Shinjuku ward of Tokyo. Tsuda students provide support to exchange students through a "big sisters" program. Exchange students can take part in variety of extra-curricular clubs such as culture, music and athletic clubs.

Academic Information: 

Students take intensive Japanese language courses and Japanese studies courses. A few courses in communication and English literature are offered in English.

Program dates for the Academic Year are mid-September to early August and early April to early August for the Spring Semester. It is not possible to study at Tsuda College during the Fall semester since Tsuda's Fall semester finishes after KU's Spring semester begins. See above for specific dates for each academic term.

Tsuda Course Equivalencies


On-campus university residence halls with Japanese students. Students will have single room and share a communal bathroom. The residence hall has a communal kitchen on the first floor and has a traditional tatami meeting room on each floor.


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