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Japanese Studies

Binghamton University

48 months
24660 USD/year
24660 USD/year
7270 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Japanese Studies program at Binghamton University fosters detailed, nuanced knowledge and understanding of various aspects of pre-modern, modern and contemporary Japanese culture and society, including history, language, literature, visual culture, politics and economics.


It provides a solid foundation of Japanese language skills, including reading, writing, speaking and listening comprehension. Students who choose this major typically also choose to double major within a different discipline to build a holistic degree plan.

Internships, research opportunities and more

The faculty of the Japanese Studies program at Binghamton University are not only outstanding educators but are recognized and published scholars within their respective fields of research which include:

  • classical and medieval Japanese culture, literature and theater
  • Japanese artistic representation of Asia Pacific war experience
  • Japanese culture
  • Japanese linguistics 
  • Japanese translation
  • modern Japanese literature and film
  • second language acquisition

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Intermediate Japanese
  • Advanced Reading and Comprehension
  • Elementary Japanese
  • Introduction to Japanese Culture
  • Structure of Japanese
  • Japanese Cinema
  • Cultures of Premodern Japan
  • Economic Development in East Asia

For more information, please visit the program website.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


126 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit Your Transcript
  • Complete the Test-Optional Form
  • Submit One Teacher/Counselor Recommendation
  • Demonstrate English Proficiency
  • Submit Financial Support Documents

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24660 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24660 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    24660 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24660 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7270 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7270 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Binghamton

910 - 1984 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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