Get an authentic American education in the heart of downtown Tokyo. It’s the best of both worlds—experience life in Japan while receiving top-tier instruction alongside students from all over the world.

No matter your intended major or career, we are committed to preparing you for life after graduation through a variety of degree paths. A fully accredited four-year degree can be completed at the Tokyo campus or in the United States at Lakeland University in Wisconsin or Virginia Wesleyan University in Coastal Virginia.

We serve as a platform for future leaders and their ambitions of graduate school, corporate careers, entrepreneurship, and everything in between. Check out our Avenues of Admissions.

Shane ShimamotoIt’s a great thing LUJ exists because it gave me a lot of opportunities ... if you like to challenge yourself and make awesome friends along the way, then LUJ is definitely not a chance to miss.” Read More

Shane Shimamoto


James StewartThe professors did more than just teach me the courses that I needed for an AA degree, they gave me direction in life and showed me the true path to achieving my dream.” Read More

James "Stew" Stewart

Andressa SachtWhat I like most about LUJ is that everyone that works here is always willing to help; there is a family-like feeling that I have never felt anywhere else before. LUJ is... friends. LUJ is... family. LUJ is... fun. LUJ is... for everyone!!!” Read More

Andressa Sacht


Martin AndersonLakeland has been an amazing learning experience and, I believe, an exceptional place for ambitious people who seek to make their futures even brighter.” Read More

Martin Anderson
Denmark & China


Elisa VelezI had the possibility of exploring all kinds of interesting and enriching subjects; from the ones in which I was really interested, to some amazing ones that I wouldn't have considered before.” Read More

Elisa Velez


Samantha Rios-ArizalaLakeland has helped me start a new life and experience an entirely new culture. It’s easier for me to make friends when my classes aren’t so big, and I love how close the school is to my favorite places. Tokyo’s artistic culture is slowly getting me back into making art, so I'm lucky to be close to galleries and artistic hotspots.” Read More

Samantha Rios-Arizala


Dhabya AlmazrooeiI longed to immerse myself in the land and culture I looked for an education that could give me the best of both worlds. This is where Lakeland came into the picture.” Read More

Dhabya Almazrooei
United Arab Emirates


Charis ChiaComing to this school is one of the best choices I have yet ever made. Thanks to LUJ, I'm ready to take flight to a brighter future. Life isn't simply about finding yourself, it's also about creating yourself.” Read More

Charis Chia

Ngoc TranLUJ has become my second home. I now have such great friends with whom I can talk and share things with. Everyone has given me the strength of looking forward to the light, and now a more challenging future is waiting ahead for me.” Read More

Ngoc Tran


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