College Consortium for International Studies (Consortium Program)

Hosted by KCP International Japanese Language School, and sponsored by Lincoln University, College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS) offers an intensive Japanese language and Culture program five times a year at all academic levels. Students earn over one year of university level Japanese each semester and participate in a culture class that features numerous educational and exciting excursions and cultural activities to develop a deeper understanding of Japanese culture, history, and society. Students who complete the coursework receive credit on a transcript from Lincoln University. Over 50 colleges and universities in the US belong to CCIS. (member list: http://www.ccisabroad.org/member_institutions.htm) This helps facilitate the transfer of credit and makes financial aid more easily available.

KCP International is a Gakko Hojin school. Gakko Hojin is a rigorous educational evaluation and accreditation process overseen by the Tokyo government ministry. Student evaluations consistently praise the effectiveness, high quality of instruction, and dedication of KCP professors. Advanced KCP students regularly pass JPLT Level One (the most difficult).

Terms of study are quarter, semester, academic year, and longer, plus an eight-week summer term and two new summer mini-programs. Housing is in private dormitories, in a family homestay setting, or independently arranged by the student.

Website: http://www.lincoln-japan.com or http://www.ccisabroad.org/.