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Housing

You have the option to live in a homestay with a local Japanese host, in a dorm, or in a private apartment. If you want a homestay or apartment, you’ll need to arrange it yourself through the university. If you choose to stay in a dorm, the university will arrange it for you, based on your preferences.

Apartment

You will research the private rental market to find an apartment in Tokyo.

Accommodations

  • Private or shared bedroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Off campus
  • No meal plan

Live with

  • International students
  • Local students
  • UC students
  • US students
  • Local residents

Commute        

A typical commute takes 30-60 minutes by bike, train, or bus depending on the distance between campus and your choice of housing.

Dorm

Kitchens and lounge areas are shared. Dorms or dorm floors can be segregated by gender or coed.

Accommodations

  • Private or shared bedroom
  • Private or shared bathroom
  • On or off campus
  • No meal plan

Live with

  • International students
  • Local Japanese students
  • Local residents

Commute

Commute to campus is 10-30 minutes by train depending on the location of the dorm. Many students commute on bikes.

Homestay

Living with a Japanese host allows you to experience Japanese daily life while you develop your language skills.

Accommodations

  • Private or shared bedroom
  • Private or shared bathroom
  • Off campus
  • No meal plan

Live with

  • Local residents

Commute        

A typical commute takes 30-60 minutes by train depending on the distance between campus and your choice of housing.