Admissions

Undergraduate Admissions

■Numbers of Foreign Students Accepted

(1) School of Liberal Arts: Open
(2) School of Social Welfare: Open

■Eligibility Criteria

  For those who do not have Japanese citizenship, the following requirements must be met. Enrollees must have reached their 18th birthday prior to March 31 of the year of admission.

[Qualifications]
Applicants must fall into one of the following categories:
(1) Those in a foreign country must have completed 12 years of education, or the equivalent as designated by the Japanese Minister of MEXT, by March 31 of the year of enrollment.
(2) Those persons designated by the Minister of the MEXT as qualified(International Baccalaureate, etc.); those qualified to enter a foreign university.
(3) Those who meet the above qualifications and who are approved by the university with superior academic ability.

[Admissions Requirements]
Applicants should submit one of the following:
(1) Japan Association of International Education(JEES)Japanese Language Proficiency Test score of N2 or better(copy of score report); or
(2) Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) Examination for Japanese University Admission score of over 265(copy of score report)

■2018 Entrance Examination

(1) Items used for admissions determination: a documents review, an essay written in Japanese, and an interview
(2) Foreign Student Admissions Period A
 ①Application Period: October 13 - October 27, 2017
 ②Entrance Examination: November 2, 2017, 14:00 ~
 ③Announcement of Accepted Applicants:  November 11, 2017, 9:00 ~
(3) Foreign Student Admissions Period B
 ①Application Period: January 11 -  January 27, 2018
 ②Entrance Examination:  February 3, 2018, 9:45 ~
 ③Announcement of Accepted Applicants:  February 10, 2018, 9:00 ~

※For 2017 admissions, details are provided in the "2017 Student Application Guide" and the "2017 Guidelines for International Students;" please refer to these for guidance.
※Shipping and admissions materials are free of charge.

Graduate School Admissions

■Recruitment Details

(1) Graduate School of Liberal Arts Department of Japanese Literature (Master’s Course)
(2) Graduate School of Social Welfare Department of Human and Social Welfare (Master’s Course)

■Eligibility Criteria

For those who do not have Japanese citizenship, the following requirements must be met. Enrollees must have reached their 22nd birthday prior to March 31 of the year of admission.

[Qualifications]
Applicants should fall into one of the following categories:
(1)Those who are graduates of a Japanese university must have graduated or be prospective graduates by March 31 of the year of intended enrollment.
(2)Those in a foreign country must have completed, or be able to complete 16 years of education by March 31 of the year of enrollment.
(3)Those who have been deemed qualified by the Japanese Minister of MEXT based on equivalent academic experience or ability.
(4) Those judged by the university’s Graduate School to have obtained academic ability or experience equal to that of a bachelor’s degree.

[Admissions Requirements]
Applicants should submit one of the following:
(1)Japan Association of International Education(JEES)Japanese Language Proficiency Test score of N2 or better(copy of score report);or
(2)Japan Student Services Organization(JASSO)Examination for Japanese University Admission score of over 265(copy of score report).

■2018 Entrance Examination

(1) Items used for admissions determination: a review of the application materials, papers written in Japanese, an oral interview and the applicant’s health form.
(2) Foreign Student Graduate Admissions Period A
 ①Application Period: October 13 - October 27, 2017
 ②Entrance Examination: November 2, 2017, 14:00 ~
 ③Announcement of Accepted Applicants:  November 11, 2017, 9:00 ~
(3) Foreign Student Graduate Admissions Period B
 ①Application Period: January 11 -  January 28, 2018
 ②Entrance Examination:  February 3, 2018, 9:45 ~
 ③Announcement of Accepted Applicants:  February 10, 2018, 9:00 ~

※For 2017 admissions, details are provided in the "2017 Student Application Guide" and the "2017 Guidelines for International Students;" please refer to these for guidance.
※Shipping and admissions materials are free of charge.

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