Programs : Brochure
- Locations: Akita, Japan
- Program Terms: Academic Year, Calendar Year, Fall, Spring
- Homepage: Click to visit
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Richmond students will take one Japanese language course worth 6 credits plus 2 or 3 English taught courses at AIU each semester. The minimum credit requirement at Akita is 12 credits per semester. Subject courses at Akita are worth 3 semester credits and students may take a maximum of 18 semester credits per term.
Semester hours from Akita will be converted using the formula: Semester hours/3.5, round up to nearest tenth of a unit. A 3-semester credit course at Akita will be transferred back to Richmond as .9 units. For more information about conversion to units, see the Registrar's web page.
Akita uses an A-F grading scale. Credit for grades less than "C" will not be transferred back to the University of Richmond.back to top
Dates & Costs *Click here for Dates and Costs for Akita International University
Richmond students are guaranteed on-campus accommodations in double rooms or suites of three single rooms. Dormitory floors are separated by sex, to the maximum extent possible, and all rooms/ suites are single-sex. All buildings at AIU are handicapped-accessible. The dormitory has a shared kitchen and all on-campus apartments have in-room kitchenettes for students who wish to cook their own meals.
Detailed information about meal option and housing information can be located on the following web pages: