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Kochi University aims to produce scholars with general knowledge of a wide range of fields along with extensive and practical ability in individually chosen major fields of study and able to contribute to the healthy development of local and international communities. As a national university within a local community, Kochi University contributes to the promotion of the local culture and industry. We also provide high quality educational activities and advanced research of a global standard. We constantly aim to strengthen the foundation of our research by improving facilities. We also aim to nurture personal, social and international awareness qualities that are indispensable for all in their careers. We promote studies in the humanities, social sciences, life and natural sciences as well as economics with a clear focus on practical effectiveness.
Kochi Prefecture, facing the Pacific Ocean to the south and surrounded by the Shikoku Mountains to the north, nurtures freedom of thought and independence of the mind with its beautiful yet wild natural environment. The university is located an hour and a half by air from Tokyo and 40 minutes by air from Osaka (or five hours by train), providing a tranquil location to study.
Courses available in
- Japanese Language
ACCOMMODATIONSLocal Off-Campus Apartments (most common):
- Private room in shared apartment
- Offers full kitchen and shared bathroom facilities (Self-Catered)
- Private room in student dormitories
- Shared bathroom facilities
- No kitchen privileges
Estimated Cost of Attendance Per Semester: $15,956
Note: Please view the budget sheet for itemized cost details.
- 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
- Academic Recommendation Letter
|Semester||Duration||URI Application Deadline||Kochi Application Deadline|
|Fall||October - February||April 1||May 1|
|Spring||April - September||October 1||November 1|
|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Spring||2020||10/01/2019 **||Rolling Admission||04/01/2020||08/15/2020|
|NOTE: In addition to the URI application, interested students must complete the Kochi University application by November 1. The Kochi University application will be available after students have been nominated by URI.|
** 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.
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