Semester in Japan -
Meiji Gakuin University

Most Affordable

Study in serenity on the outskirts of Tokyo with clear views of Mt. Fuji

Looking for a quiet campus setting but with easy access to bustling Tokyo? Our Semester at Meiji Gakuin University program offers all this and more! Enjoy a learning setting with spa-like vibes, including wooded paths, views of Mt. Fuji, and free access to the full health center. But no cultural #FOMO for you! With a quick 1-hour train ride, you’ll be in Tokyo city center, with close access to all the excitement you desire. It’s also the most affordable Japan semester option we offer.

What to Expect

English, Japanese
Average Courseload:
12-18 U.S. credits
GPA Requirement:
Visa Requirement:
YES - Pre-departure


Idyllic suburban setting with wooded paths on a green, sprawling campus
Take in crisp and clear views of Mt. Fuji while you cozy up & study in the campus library
Register for a “buddy” to get paired with a local student
Choose from both Japanese-style and Western-style cuisine in the campus cafeteria at a very reasonable price
Enjoy an accommodating library with silent floors for optimal studying practice

Learn More About This and Other Programs

  • Semester in Japan - Meiji Gakuin University
    During my time in Japan, CIS Abroad helped with anything and everything I needed. If they couldn't help, then they found people that could. There were plenty of things to discover, plus CIS Abroad prepared their own excursions for us.
    Ben Sowell Adrian College Summer in Tokyo - J.F. Oberlin University
  • Semester in Japan - Meiji Gakuin University
    CIS Abroad was super organized. They had a portal where I could see the paperwork I had to complete. I was immediately connected with an advisor I could contact super easily throughout the whole process. This was extremely helpful during visa applications!
    Krystal Sousley Central Washington University
  • Semester in Japan - Meiji Gakuin University
    My bestie Krystal and I had a great time in Kyoto and made so many friends! CIS Abroad provided fun activities for us to do in the Kansai region that I would've missed if I hadn't done this program.
    Jennie Rosario Central Washington University

Dates & Prices

Additional Information:

Price Range


Off-campus university dorm - single room with meal plan: $12,990
Off-campus private housing - double without meals: $13,990
Off-campus private housing - single without meals: $14,990

FALL 2024

Off-campus university dorm - single room with meal plan: $12,990 (limited spots)
Off-campus private housing - single (no meals): $13,790

Please note: As with all study abroad programs, you should count on a few additional expenses.

CIS Abroad reserves the right to alter fees at any time due to currency fluctuations and/or fee changes made by our partner universities.


Please WAIT to book flights until you have received confirmed dates in your acceptance paperwork. Dates posted here are subject to change.

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