Patti McGill Peterson Center for International and Intercultural Studies
Qualified sophomores and juniors who have taken or are currently taking Japanese 101-102 (offered at St. Lawrence) or its equivalent
Priority goes to students who want to study for the year and/or who have taken or are taking Japanese 103-104 (second-year Japanese).
3.0 GPA required
Final selection also is dependent on the exchange balance. St. Lawrence
cannot send more students than it receives from the Japanese
Admission to the program is based on the quality of application. Candidates must present a coherent academic rationale for studying in Japan and a record of academic performance that demonstrates ability to meet the challenges of off-campus study. The selection committee considers closely the candidate's rationale for participation and academic record as a whole. Candidates for Japan programs must also present evidence of maturity, responsibility and cultural sensitivity.