Each KOSEN provides a dormitory room for international students ensuring that you have the necessary facilities and support for your student life in Japan.
--- KOSEN dormitories provide you with high security. Teachers or staff stay at night in the dormitory and take care of students. All dormitory buildings are single gender, and buildings for female students have special security facilities such as an electronic door gate, a security camera and alarm. As for health care, a teacher or staff will take you to a local hospital when you need medical treatment.
--- All dormitories have catering facilities that provide every meal for both domestic and international students. They, however, are not designed for Islamic students nor vegetarians, so each dormitory provides communal kitchen-dining facilities only for those international students. It contains a cooker, refrigerator, freezer, and microwave oven. During school vacation, international students are able to stay in the dormitory and use these facilities.
--- All international students are guaranteed to stay in the dormitory until his or her graduation. Students, however, should follow each dormitory‘s regulations, which vary among dormitories. The common rules for all dormitory are as follows; no smoking, no drinking, sleep before midnight, no entry during daytime on school days.
--- Rooms allocated to international students are different from dormitory to dormitory; mainly they are one or two bed room together with a desk, and they are centrally heated, or air conditioned. All dormitories have a launderette that is shared with other Japanese students. Some dormitories provide access to the Internet via the college LAN.
--- Fees are different among KOSEN: generally it costs 35,000 - 45,000 per month for room, food and facilities. For further information, please contact the dormitoty of each KOSEN. You also need to budget for the following items: clothes, mobile phone, social activities, and so on. You can purchase your essential items in town.
There are a variety of sport clubs and student societies in each KOSEN; football, swimming, basketball, badminton, brass bands, painting, photography, and so on. Students enjoy such activities and practice hard to participate in regional and national competitions or matches.