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KANSAI GAIDAI UNIVERSITY
Kansai Gaidai is located outside Osaka, Japan.  The campus hosts approximately 13,000 students, of which 700 are international students.  The school offers homestays for its international students. Students may take a variety of courses offered in English ranging from art to business and a variety of general education courses. A minimum of 12 credits is required.  All courses are three credit offerings.  A Japanese language class is required of all international students.  Internships are available in June and July for spring semester students only.  
Kansai Gaidai is an exchange partner, which means students pay Winona State University tuition and the host university’s room and board. Acceptance under the exchange may depend on the balance of incoming and outgoing students.

LOCATION
Kansai Gaidai is located one hour 20 minutes outside Osaka, Japan.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/PREREQUISITES
GPA of 3.0

SEMESTER/SUMMER DATES
Spring semester:  January 25 to May 27, 2021 (including finals week)

COURSE OFFERINGS
Due to COVID-19, this is a special ONLINE ONLY offering through KGU.  Japanese language classes and a small number of other cultural courses will be offered tuition-free, up to two courses in the spring 2021 semester.  See brochure details here: 
 ASP Home-Based 2021SP_Outline.pdf

ACCOMMODATION
This is an ONLINE only offering

COST
Up to two courses may be taken tuition-free
Application fees of $65 paid to WSU and $95 paid to KGU at time of application submission.
Administrative fee of $230 paid to WSU for the enrollment and processing of transcripts through WSU
Total cost:  $390 for up to 7 credits


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Please see
ASP Home-Based 2021SP_Outline.pdf for complete details and course offerings

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2022 03/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2023 10/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2023 03/01/2023 ** 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.