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The Graduate School at Hosei University was opened in 1951, offering Master’s degree programs in the Graduate School of Humanities and the Graduate School of Sociology. The Graduate Schools of Hosei University have since opened their doors to the world’s scholars, growing and diversifying to meet the needs of modern society while retaining time-honored traditions of fundamental research and learning and striving to produce the human resources who will excel in the leading fields of the modern era.
In order to meet the needs of society, the Graduate Schools and programs offered by Hosei have undergone continuous and active growth and reform. In September 2015, the Graduate School of Innovation and Management began a new Global MBA program, a degree program taught entirely in English.
Currently, Hosei University has 15 Graduate Schools with 31 majors, as well as 3 institutes. These schools and programs offer research and learning opportunities that promote students’ growth so that they may realize their goals of becoming advanced researchers and highly-skilled professionals.

Grauate school of Sociology

  • Entrance exam information
Postal code 162-0843
Address 2-15-2 Ichigayatamachi, Shinjyuku-ku, Tokyo
Department to contact Graduate School Office
Phone 03-5228-0551
Fax 03-5228-0555
Type of research department Researcher development., Development of experts in their fields of specialization.
Program Master's program
Major Sociology
International students examination offered Special selection of international students
Application from outside Japan Available.
Prior qualification screening Necessary.
Japanese language ability examination You must pass Japanese Language Proficiency Test (1st level) or takeExamination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) required
Availability of previous examination papers Available by mail
Qualification to apply Completion of undergraduate degree or equivalent
Applicants who have completed 16 years and above of school education in their home countries or expect to complete it by the designated date.
Applicants who are 22 years old or older and are recognized to have abilities equivalent to graduates by special admission qualification screening.
Please make an inquiry for details.
Notes Approval from an academic advisor is not required.
Graduates of Japanese universities are required to take the same examination as Japanese students.
Number of international students in 2016 10
Number of privately financed students 10
Number of exchange international students 0
Examination fee 35,000 yen
Admission fee 200,000 yen
Tuition per year 530,000 yen
Other expenses 60,000 yen
Total expenses (First year) 790,000 yen
Remarks Please make a detailed inquiry as expenses differ for individual conditions.
Entry April, 2017
Application category Entrance Examination for International students (Autumn)
Deadline for prior qualification screening June 30, 2016
Starting date for application submission August 31, 2016
Deadline of application September 7, 2016
Date of examination September 25, 2016
Notification of examination result September 28, 2016
Examination/screening methods Major subjects(Answer in Japanese), Interview
Entry April, 2017
Application category Entrance Examination for International students (Spring)
Deadline for prior qualification screening November 30, 2016
Starting date for application submission January 4, 2017
Deadline of application January 11, 2017
Date of examination January 28, 2017
Notification of examination result February 1, 2017
Examination/screening methods Major subjects(Answer in Japanese), Interview
Program Doctoral program
Major Sociology
International students examination offered No special selection of international students
Application from outside Japan Available.
Prior qualification screening Necessary.
Availability of previous examination papers Available by mail
Qualification to apply Completion of Masters degree or equivalent.
Recognized as having completed the equivalent of a masters degree by a special admission qualification screening and be at least 24 years old.
Please make an inquiry for details.
Number of international students in 2016 2
Number of privately financed students 1
Number of exchange international students 0
Examination fee 35,000 yen
Admission fee 200,000 yen
Tuition per year 400,000 yen
Other expenses 60,000 yen
Total expenses (First year) 660,000 yen
Remarks Please make a detailed inquiry as expenses differ for individual conditions.
Entry April, 2017
Application category General Entrance Examination
Deadline for prior qualification screening November 30, 2016
Starting date for application submission January 4, 2017
Deadline of application January 11, 2017
Date of examination January 28, 2017
Notification of examination result February 1, 2017
Examination/screening methods English language, Interview
Program Research program (Graduate program)
International students examination offered No special selection of international students
Application from outside Japan Available.
Prior qualification screening Necessary.
Japanese language ability examination You must pass Japanese Language Proficiency Test (1st level) or takeExamination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) required
Availability of previous examination papers Available by mail
Qualification to apply Completion of undergraduate degree or equivalent
Please make an inquiry for details.
Notes Others(After admission, you shall be called "Kenshusei" at Hosei University.)
Number of international students in 2016 0
Number of privately financed students 0
Number of exchange international students 0
Examination fee 35,000 yen
Admission fee 30,000 yen
Tuition per year 264,000 yen
Total expenses (First year) 294,000 yen
Remarks Please make a detailed inquiry as expenses differ for individual conditions.
Entry April, 2017
Application category Research Program (Kenshusei)
Deadline for prior qualification screening November 30, 2016
Starting date for application submission January 4, 2017
Deadline of application January 11, 2017
Date of examination January 28, 2017
Notification of examination result February 1, 2017
Examination/screening methods Major subjects(Answer in Japanese), Interview
Program Auditing, credit course (Graduate program)
International students examination offered No special selection of international students
Number of international students in 2016 1
Number of privately financed students 1
Number of exchange international students 0
Remarks Please make a detailed inquiry as expenses differ for individual conditions.

Last update: Jun. 24, 2016


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