Sophia University (also known as Jochi Daigaku) is a private university in Tokyo, Japan that is internationally recognized as one of Japan's top universities. With a strong international background, Sophia University attracts top scholars from all over the world and has partnerships with over 150 universities, including the University of Arizona.
Established in 1913, Sophia University attests to the four-hundred-year-old interest of the Jesuit Order in Japan. Its aim is to prepare men and women coming from different countries to recognize in the different cultural traditions of the world and the fundamental unity of the human race and to work for the concrete achievement of that unity.
Exchange students will take Japanese courses along with courses taught in English through the Faculty of Liberal Arts. Courses are available in various disciplines including Asian Studies, International Business, and Social Sciences.
The list of courses below have been approved for transfer, but is not an exhaustive list. You may search for courses in the Sophia University website but will need to submit information in your application to determine if the courses will transfer.
1 Sophia credit = 1 U of A credit