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The OUS seeks to make its exchange programs affordable and accessible. For detailed information regarding the program budget (both the program fee and an estimate of personal expenses), please click on the following:

The program fee includes academic and administrative fees, room and board, orientation expenses, on-site support, and health and accident insurance. The program fee does not include airfare, campus-based fees* and personal expenses such as local transportation, textbooks, laundry, recreation (including travel), personal supplies and incidental expenses.

*Note: In addition to program fees, students will be charged a Study Abroad Fee by their home OUS institution. This fee varies by institution though is generally about $300 per term and will be billed to students by their home university. Students should also determine with their home university whether resource fees for their major will be charged during their time abroad.

Program costs for the upcoming academic year will be set in May. The program fee for non-resident and graduate students is higher than that for resident undergraduates

Information regarding payment schedule and refund policy will be provided during the OUS orientation.


You can finance your program in Japan in many ways. Most forms of financial aid, such as grants or loans for which you are eligible at your home campus, may be applied to the program. Veterans’ benefits may also be applied. Although most forms of financial aid may be applied to program costs, students should be aware that they may need to supplement their standard financial aid package.

In addition to the resources available through your Financial Aid Office, you can find a list of available local and national scholarships, including several generous scholarships for study in Japan, by clicking here.

More Information on Billing and Financial Aid

Click here for detailed billing and financial aid instructions for your particular university.

Campus Contact

Eastern Oregon University

Janet Camp

Inlow Hall 109E
La Grande, OR 97850


(541) 962-3406

Oregon Institute of Technology

Deanne Pandozzi

Klamath Falls, OR 97601
(541) 885- 1847

Oregon State University*

Craig Geffre

1600 SW Western Blvd. Suite 290

(541) 737-6473

Portland State University

Alyse Collins

International Affairs, East Hall 101
Portland, OR 97207


(503) 725-8256

Southern Oregon University

Mary Gardiner

International Programs
Stevenson Union 321
Ashland, OR 97520


(541) 552-6336

University of Oregon

AGU program not available for UO students

Michelle Hyde-Wright

International Programs
333 Oregon Hall
Eugene, OR 97403
(541) 346-1451

Western Oregon University

Alaric Trousdale

Study Abroad &
International Exchanges
APS 501
Monmouth, OR 97361
(503) 838-8493

* Also serves as the program Coordinator/Assistant.


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