Student Life

Past and present students share their thoughts and experiences on studying in Japan.


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KCP offered the most in learning experience and was cheaper for me as a college student.

—Deaunna Byrd

Practice worksheets for the grammar was the most helpful. It allowed me to try and apply my knowledge that I learned in class to make sure I fully understood the way particles are supposed to be applied. Talking in groups in class was also very helpful for becoming less shy with the language, since it can be scary to try and speak a language which I didn’t know very well.

—Spencer Cramm


Get a better picture of KCP students on various learning adventures; from classroom activities to visits to historical sites. Also, get a glimpse of the dorm/homestay life, and the KCP campus and neighborhood.

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Finding your way around Japan and the KCP neighborhood is much easier with a map. For your convenience, here are some to help guide you as you travel. Be sure to check out our virtual tour of the KCP building — a great introduction to our learning space.

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KCP Neighborhood

Student Posts

Read the writings of KCP students who share their travels, learnings and everything else from their stay in Japan.

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4.7 stars based on 412 reviews   View All

The incredible knowledge of Japanese history and enthusiasm of the instructors

Benjamin from Winter 2017

The classes in general were very productive, particularly after the midterm where the pace really picked up and I could actively feel my level improving week on week. The culture classes were also very interesting, as the knowledge of the teachers adds another level to the experience that just individual sightseeing doesn’t.

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The Yamanashi Bus Trip and the Social Tours were great!

Evan from Summer Short 2017

I enjoyed the Yamanashi Bus Trip and the Social Tours the most because they took us to other parts of Japan and were not just limited to Shinjuku

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