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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2025 10/01/2024 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: MnSU Exchange Program Intent of Program: Education Abroad
Program Length: Semester or Year
Program Description:
Please contact one of the following Center for Global Engagement (CGE) advisors or stop by our office in Morris Hall 002!

Anna Ochs: or 507-389-6669
Erica Johnson: or 507-389-6724
NOTE: The Seinan Gakuin University academic calendar may not align with the Minnesota State Mankato academic calendar. Please check the term dates carefully so that you ensure your participation abroad does not overlap with Minnesota State Mankato semester dates.
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  • The university's International division is one of the oldest exchange programs in Japan. The curriculum of the program includes classes in Japanese language, culture, and society.
  • Seinan Gakuin University is a humanities-focused university with a long history of international exchange and cooperation.
  • The location of the university, in Kyushu's largest city, known as the "gateway to Asia," offers students an exciting environment to learn and grow.
  • In addition to its 14 courses of study in seven undergraduate departments, SGU also offers nine courses in eight graduate divisions.
  • As of 2018, the university had 8,330 undergraduate students, 133 graduate students, and 215 full-time faculty.
  • Fukuoka is located on the northern shore of Japan's Kyushu Island. It is known for its ancient temples, beaches, and modern shopping malls.
  • Fukuoka has a humid subtropical climate, hot humid summers, and relatively mild winters.
  • The city is Kyushu's largest and one of Japan's ten most populated cities because of its closeness to the Asian mainland.
  • One of the key attractions of Fukuoka is the way it combines the convenience of the city with a rich natural environment. The public transport network is excellent, with rail, bus and subway services that make it easy to get around in the city. Lush natural surroundings - sea and mountains - are only about 30 minutes away from downtown, and the city is noted nationwide for its delicious foods.
Updated: 8/26/22 TC