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Northwest Missouri State University

Asia Program

General Information

Our Asia Program includes five universities in three different countries, Japan, Taiwan and South Korea. Those universities are

Areas of Study

  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Sociology
  • Physics
  • Art
  • Music
  • Finance
  • Economics
  • History
  • Literature
  • Political Science
  • Information Systems
  • Communications


The courses offered at these universities are all taught in English. It is recommended that in addition to regular courses the student follows a language for an easier transition.


Tuition is paid to Northwest. Housing and meals are paid to the institution abroad. Ulsan University provides free housing and a monthly $270 meal stipend.

Sophia University

Requirement(s): Student must have a GPA of at least 3.0
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Web Site: Homepage | English Version

About Sophia University

More than fifty nationalities attend Sophia. The campus population is about 11,900 students with scholars from over 20 countries. Curriculum is set up for specialization or general education. International awareness, Christian principles, and high academic standards exist at Sophia.


All courses offered to exchange students are offered in English. There are also intensive Japanese language courses offered for survival outside of the university.


Sophia university offers three types of housing.

  1. Japanese Family Homestay
  2. Dormitory -- men's or women's (6 to choose from)
  3. Apartment-style Facility -- Azalea house (most of the people who stay here are exchange students) or Kashiyama Scholarship Hall