Hiroshima, Japan

It's a great location being in the middle of the Island; you can easily get to Tokyo, Kyoto, and Fukushima, and if you wanted Okinawa or Hokkaido. Hiroshima city itself is huge. Hiroshima University is in Saijo, about 30 minutes outside of Hiroshima so you get the best of both a small and big city.

Participant in Hiroshima, Japan


Fees & Deadlines

Hiroshima, Japan | 2016-17 Yearlong

USAC is a non-profit organization that provides quality, affordable study abroad programs. Our programs give students flexibility and control in selecting options that impact program cost; try our interactive budget sheet to estimate how you can budget and economize.

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    See the Money Matters section for more financial information, including help with financing and scholarship resources.

    Program fee includes:

    • tuition and fees
    • host university housing information assistance
    • personalized pre-departure advising
    • immigration visa guidance
    • parental support and advisement
    • scholarship advising and assistance
    • transcript assistance
    • student health insurance (additional insurance coverage mandated by Japanese government not included)
    • free medical consultation on campus
    • Hiroshima University mandatory orientation in Hiroshima
    Program Deadlines
    September 1, 2015 Early Admission Period Begins
    January 20, 2016 Position Hold Refund Deadline | Regular Admission Period Begins
    February 20 Application Deadline
    March 20 Balance Due Deadline
    September 1 Cancellation Deadline
    October 15 Spring Position Hold Payment Due/Refund Deadline
    December 15 Spring Balance Due Deadline
    March 7, 2017 Spring Cancellation Deadline

    See Ready to Apply for additional information about the application process and Money Matters for more details regarding payment and cancellation deadlines.

    USAC reserves the right to make adjustments to fees or deadlines at any time. If a program fills earlier than anticipated, USAC may move up the position hold payment deadline date to secure students’ placement in the program.

    Quick Details

    2017-18 App. Cycle

    Fall: Closed

    Yearlong: Closed

    Consider applying to Nagasaki instead!


    Minimum GPA: 3.0 GPA

    Minimum class standing: Sophomore

    Program Type



    Overseas credit

    Program Capacity



    English | Japanese