Japan Women's University: Tokyo & Kawasaki City - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

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  • Location(s): Tokyo, Japan
  • Program Type(s): Study Abroad

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J.W.U. consists of Faculty of Home Economics with five departments,Faculty of Humanities with three, Faculty of Integrated Arts and Social Sciences with five, and Faculty of Science with two. It also offers graduate programs in Home Economics (Mas... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.0
Based on 8 Reviews
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I got the opportunity to have a fun and what I am describing as a pseudo-independent experience. I say that because while I did live with a host family and had professors and staff who were invested in my well-being, comfort, and happiness, I also had the opportunity to explore an entirely new country mostly alone. I was able to... - Wellesley College View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Direct Enrollment: Tokyo - Japan Women's University
I learned a lot more about myself. Definitely worth while. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
No one will "baby" you on this program, so you have to be prepared to take initiative in meeting people. That being said, I really enjoyed that aspect of the program and it allowed me to do a lot that I couldn't have done on many other programs. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
Yes. My language skill improved greatly and I had a really good time immersing in the Japanese culture. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Japan Women's University: Tokyo & Kawasaki City - Direct Enrollment & Exchange
Improved my language skills, 110%. Confidence in myself. Life long memories. It was in every way worthwhile. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Direct Enrollment: Tokyo - Japan Women's University
It was worthwhile. I've learned that being independent doesn't necessarily mean that you can exist without social interaction. And as much as an 'easy A' in academics might seem nice, it gets quite boring after a while. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
My Japanese ability improved, and I took the opportunity to travel and take up photography. However, I definitely missed the challenging and interesting classes back at Wellesley. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
Yes, it was very worthwhile. I not only passed the first level of Japanese Language Proficiency Test, but also met amazing friends and my lovely host family. I have learned a lot about Japan, and if my future allows, I want to definitely go back to Japan to travel/volunteer/work. - Wellesley College View Entire Review

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J.W.U. consists of Faculty of Home Economics with five departments,Faculty of Humanities with three, Faculty of Integrated Arts and Social Sciences with five, and Faculty of Science with two. It also offers graduate programs in Home Economics (Master course only), Integrated Arts and Social Sciences, and Science (Master course only). J.W.U. is the largest and oldest private women's university in Japan.

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