St. Bonaventure University

Study in Japan Acceptance, cost & payments

Acceptance & payment schedule

Students in good academic standing are welcome to attend the Summer Study in Japan program. An application with essential information and verification of the $800 initial deposit to Edu Trips will secure your spot. Deposits are nonrefundable.

There are 10 spaces available, but additional or late spaces may also be available at increased rates depending on ticket and booking costs at the time. When you receive notification that you have been accepted into the program, you will be asked to confirm in writing that you are fully committed to participate in the program.

Program cost

The total cost for the 2024 Summer Study in Japan program is $5,456.

Note: Tuition, Toronto-Tokyo round-trip airfare, 8 nights accommodations and dinners, ground transport, feature admissions and tickets are included in this price. See itinerary for details. Cost includes a $4,856  Edu Trips fee plus a $600 SBU administrative and course fee.  

Payment schedule

  • First payment: $800
    This payment must be made on or before Dec. 5, 2023. This first deposit will secure your spot.
  • Second payment: $800
    This payment must be made on or before Feb. 5, 2024.
  • Third payment: $800
    This payment must be made on or before March 5, 2024
  • Final Payment: Remaining balance
NOTE: Payment in full must be made on or before May 5, 2024, or you will be withdrawn from the program.

Methods of payment

Payments may be made easily online: Go to and log in.
  • Click on the “ONE STOP” tab at the top of the page to get to "Student Records and Financial Services."
  • Find and click on the "MAKE PAYMENTS" icon, then click on the "Summer Study in Japan Payments" link.
  • Fill in the information and the payment will be made from your account electronically.
Alternatively, you may pay by paper check at the university business office in the Administration Building. Make your check payable to St. Bonaventure University and note “Japan Trip" in the memo line.

PLEASE NOTE: Deposits and payments from students accepted into the program are not refundable.

St. Bonaventure contracts to pay EDU Tours for airfare, accommodations, transportation, and meals for students accepted into the program. Payment to EDU Tours must be made by the university even if a student drops out of the program.

Deposits are held in the student’s name but will not appear on your student account until formal billing is completed, in May 2024.

The total cost of this trip is $5,456. For questions about the program email Chris Dalton, program coordinator. For questions about financial aid please contact the Financial Aid office.