Fall 2023

Departure from the U.S. August 22
Arrival in Japan August 23
Move to orientation site after night in airport hotel August 24
Middlebury orientation, start of Middlebury courses August 24-29
Move into ICU dorms TBD
ICU Orientation August 30-September 1
ICU Matriculation September 1
Registration September 4-5
ICU Classes Begin September 6
ICU Reading Day November 15
ICU Autumn Term Exams November 16-22
Middlebury classes end (fall students vacate dorms) November 30

View the ICU academic calendar.

Spring 2023

Departure from the U.S. March 14
Arrival; stay in hotel near Narita airport March 15
Move into ICU dorm, Middlebury orientation begins March 16
ICU Orientation for New Students March 30-31
ICU Matriculation April 1
ICU Orientation for New Students April 3-6
Registration April 6-7
ICU Classes Begin April 8
No Class May 4-5
Reading Day June 17
Exams June 19-24
Program Ends (vacate dorms) June 25

View the ICU academic calendar.


2023-2024 Fees

Semester Tuition/Trimester 1 or 3 (includes room and health insurance): $29,000
Year Tuition (includes room and health insurance): $58,000

Middlebury College students pay an additional $1,900 study abroad fee per semester.

Estimated Out-of-Pocket Expenses

  Semester Year
Board $1,500 $4,000
Books/Supplies $200 $600
Personal $600 $2,200
Travel from New York $2,000 $2,000
Visa/Residency Permits $120 $170
Total $4,420 $8,970

Note: Personal expenses cover some basic necessities (local transportation, cell phone, bank fees, program-sponsored excursions, etc.) and do not include your discretionary spending (e.g. entertainment, fitness, and travel). All fees subject to change. Exchange rate used: $1 = JPY 138.