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Japanese, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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If you are looking for a smaller school, or one closer to home, with a major in Japanese then make E-town your new home away from home! With faculty who are devoted to our students, short-term and year-long study abroad options, and special interest and cultural clubs on campus, your interest in Japanese language and culture can thrive here.

Our Japanese major and minor at Elizabethtown College is a product of student enthusiasm and our College’s commitment to non-Western Cultural Heritage education. All E-town College students are required to take at least one non-Western Cultural Heritage class during their four years here. Japanese majors are ahead of the game with an entire major dedicated to exploring the culture and language of Japan.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Yes, you can! We aim to develop competence in Japanese through a series of eight language courses and a year-long study abroad in Japan. If you have had any Japanese before, we would suggest taking our placement test to place yourself at a higher level in the program. 
  • We focus on the development of all four skills of communications: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. E-town measures student competencies on an internationally trusted and employed assessment tool: the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT).

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • The International Student Financial Aid Application and Certification of Finances Form.
  • Official or attested copies of your secondary school record (university records, if applicable).
  • Official results of the TOEFL, IELTS, or EIKEN.
  • Two letters of recommendation from your guidance counselor, advisor, principal and teachers.
  • A 250-word autobiographical statement, written in English, explaining why you are applying to Elizabethtown College.
  • A copy of the picture page of your passport and any U.S. visas you may hold.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32960 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    32960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32960 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Elizabethtown

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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