ERIC Number: ED249891
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: N/A
Japan: A Guide to the Academic Placement of Students from Japan in Educational Institutions of the United States.
Phelps, M. Overton
The educational system of Japan is described, and placement recommendations concerning Japanese students who want to study in the United States are presented. The grades covered by the different educational levels and characteristics of the different educational levels are described. Information is provided on: upper-secondary schools, technical colleges, junior colleges, universities, privately-supported schools, college entrance examinations, the bachelor's degree, graduate education, medical and dental programs, other types of schools, and the Japanese University Accrediting Association. English language proficiency of Japanese applicants to U.S. institutions, grading systems, and the issue of institutional quality and credentials are also discussed. A summary of placement recommendations as affected by the educational background of Japanese students at secondary and tertiary levels is provided. A selected list of Japanese universities is appended giving information on: date founded, source of support, enrollment, number of faculty, departments, and the size of the library. (SW)
Descriptors: Accrediting Agencies, Articulation (Education), College Admission, Degrees (Academic), Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Grading, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, International Educational Exchange, Private Colleges, Professional Education, Student Placement, Study Abroad, Technical Education
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: Japan