Programs : Brochure
- Locations: Tokyo, Japan
- Program Terms: Academic Year, Spring Semester
- Homepage: Click to visit
- Program Sponsor: ISEP
- Restrictions: AppState applicants only
Toyo University was founded in 1887 as a school of philosophy. At its inception, the university was popular with the public as a small, specialized school in oriental philosophy and liberal arts. Today it consists of 11 graduate schools, a law school and 11 undergraduate schools located on four campuses in the greater Tokyo area. University enrollment is approximately 30,000 undergraduate and 950 graduate students.
Tokyo, the capital of Japan, has a population of approximately 13.3 million. The city is the epitome of today's fast-paced urban lifestyle but still retains the quieter aspects of old traditions. It is easily recognized for its large-scale buildings as well as its subtle details — intensity and calm — a fusion that truly makes it a fascinating destination. Toyo University's Hakusan campus exemplifies this fusion through its central location in the center of the city but also in one of the fascinating traditional districts.
Students are able to apply for the ISEP Exchange or ISEP Direct program. The major different between these two programs is how fees are structure. On the ISEP Exchange program students pay Appalachian tuition and fees plus the ISEP Full Exchange Fee. On the ISEP Direct program students will be billed the ISEP Direct program fee. Non-resident students should check to see if the ISEP Direct cost will be less than Appalachian out of state tuition rates.
Students on the Toyo program will stay at university arranged housing.
|Toyo Tuition & Fees||See ISEP Page|
|Housing and Meals||See ISEP Page|
|1OIED Program Development Fee||$200|
|ISEP Application Fee||$100|
|ISEP Placement Fee||$325|
|Airfare||$1400 - $2200|
|Additional Meals||$100 - $400|
|1Essential Living Expenses||$800 - $1500|
|Books and Materials||$150 - $250|
|Japanese Health Insurance||$200|
|Local Transportation||$400 - $800|
|Visa (for US Citizens)||$0|
|Appalachian Student Health Insurance||$1110|
|Estimated Total Additional Expenses|
|2Personal Travel and Spending||$1000 - $2000|
Students are encouraged to start planning for their study abroad program costs well in advance. Please use the Student Financial Planning Worksheet to help estimate your anticipated expenses and your anticipated financial resources. When planning for estimated additional costs students are encouraged to research currency conversion rates.
The majority of financial aid and scholarships can apply to semester and year-long study abroad programs. For more information please visit the Office of Student Financial Aid web page.
Each semester OIED offers a variety of different scholarship opportunities for students. Scholarship awards range from $250 to $2000.
Benjamin A Gilman Scholarship
The Gilman Scholarship Program application is open to U.S. citizen undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide.
Fund for Education Abroad
Applicants from groups underrepresented in study abroad and those destined for non-traditional locations are given preference, in an effort to make the demographics of U.S. undergraduates studying abroad reflect the rich diversity of the U.S. population.
For information about additional scholarships please visit our External Scholarships web page.
Toyo University offers 10 credits of intense Japanese language and culture courses per semester. The goal of the courses is to help the exchange students increase their proficiency to a level that allows them to pursue their academic interests and enjoy campus life to the fullest. In addition students are able to select an additional two elective courses. For more information please visit the ISEP Toyo webpage.
All students are expected to maintain at least the equivalent of a full time course load according to Appalachian State and the host university while abroad (whichever is greater). Students participating on the ISEP program will be required to enroll in 12-18 credits per semester. For more information about study abroad enrollment policies, credit approval, and credit and grade conversions please visit the Academics section of our website.
|Term||Year||App Deadline||OIED Approval Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Spring Semester||2019||08/20/2018 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.