|Study location||Japan, Kofu|
|Nominal duration||4 years|
|Tuition fee||¥1,496,000 per year|
|Application fee||¥7,000 one-time|
|Registration fee||¥200,000 one-time|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Japanese.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Applicants must demonstrate English language proficiency with a TOEFL iBT score of 76, an IELTS score of 5.5, or by providing one of the alternative forms of proof shown in Appendix B
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Statement of Purpose Essay (English)
An interview will also be conducted as part of the screening process.
Applicants who have a diploma for international curriculum such as IB, GCE-A, international school must be at least 18 years of age by the course start date.
University transcript of current studies
Our unique liberal arts curriculum spans across a variety of subjects like political science, economics, language arts, fine arts, to name a few. The wide-ranging spectrum of subjects under Liberal arts prepares students with the essential skills to become well-rounded individuals who can adapt in the workplace and the world.
Reasons why you should study Liberal Arts with us:
1. Our curriculum that offers a broad foundation while allowing students to go in depth in their declared major.
2. Interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approach to education that helps students build multiple viewpoints.
3. Small classroom size and the nurture of close student-faculty interaction that is important in your undergraduate career.
4. Active learning environment where you are exposed to other viewpoints and encouraged to assess your own.
5. Focus on academic skills that will help you prepare for graduate studies and the workplace, like class participation, writing papers, and thinking critically.
6. Writing, communication and teamwork skills that we help you develop over the course of your education.
There are many ingredients that give the iCLA curriculum its unique character. In liberal arts education you study a variety of disciplines while acquiring depth in your chosen major. The qualities of liberal arts education such as critical thinking, communication, creative problem-solving skills bring wholeness to student education. The student learning experience is enhanced by small class sizes and a close interaction between students and faculty.
iCLA offers four majors within our innovative liberal arts curriculum. During the first year, students take foundation and omnibus courses from our core curriculum across all four majors:Global Business & Economics, Political Science, Interdisciplinary Arts, Japan Studies.
Providing students with the skills and knowledge to build their future career and prepare them for long-term success is one of our highest priorities. Our faculty and staff provide close support to students looking to explore their career prospects and expand their professional network.
We offer Career Design courses as part of our curriculum. In our Career Design courses, students receive support from our faculty members who have extensive experience in career guidance, and students learn in an effective and practical way that prepares them for employment after graduation..
iCLA also supports students in finding internship opportunities. By participating in an internship, you can gain practical experience relevant to your interests.