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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.

Graduate school of Science and Engineering

  • Entrance exam information
Postal code 184-8584
Address 3-7-2 Kajino-cho, Koganei-shi, Tokyo
Department to contact Office of Graduate Schools, Academic Afffairs Section of Koganei Campus
Phone 042-387-6036
Fax 042-387-6048
Type of research department Researcher development., Development of experts in their fields of specialization.
Program Master's program
Major Mechanical Engineering, Applied Chemistry, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Applied Informatics, Systems Engineering, Frontier Bioscience
International students examination offered Special selection of international students
Application from outside Japan Available.
Prior qualification screening Necessary.
Availability of previous examination papers Not available.
Qualification to apply Completion of undergraduate degree or equivalent
Applicants who have completed 15 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 required. (A list of academic advisors are available.)
Number of international students in 2016 4
Number of privately financed students 4
Number of exchange international students 0
Examination fee 35,000 yen
Admission fee 200,000 yen
Tuition per year 750,000 yen
Other expenses 180,000 yen
Total expenses (First year) 1,130,000 yen
Remarks Please make an inquiry beforehand, because 'Other Expenses' differs by major.
Please make a detailed inquiry as expenses differ for individual conditions.
Entry April, 2017
Application category Special Entrance Examination for International Students
Deadline for prior qualification screening November 25, 2016
Starting date for application submission January 16, 2017
Deadline of application January 27, 2017 (must arrive by this date)
Date of examination February 20, 2017
Notification of examination result February 23, 2017
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Japanese language, Major subjects(Answer in Japanese), Oral examination, Subjects differ by major. Please make an inquiry.
Program Doctoral program
Major Mechanical Engineering, Applied Chemistry, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Applied Informatics, System Engineering, Frontier Bioscience
International students examination offered Special selection of international students
Application from outside Japan Available.
Prior qualification screening Necessary.
Availability of previous examination papers Not available.
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.
Notes Approval from an academic advisor is required. (A list of academic advisors are available.)
Number of international students in 2016 1
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 600,000 yen
Other expenses 180,000 yen
Total expenses (First year) 980,000 yen
Remarks Please make an inquiry beforehand, because 'Other Expenses' differs by major.
Please make a detailed inquiry as expenses differ for individual conditions.
Entry April, 2017
Application category Special Entrance Examination for International Students
Deadline for prior qualification screening November 25, 2016
Starting date for application submission January 16, 2017
Deadline of application January 27, 2016 (must arrive by this date)
Date of examination February 20, 2017
Notification of examination result February 23, 2017
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Oral examination
Program Research program (Graduate program)
International students examination offered No special selection of international students
Application from outside Japan Available.
Prior qualification screening Not necessary.
Availability of previous examination papers Not available.
Qualification to apply Completion of Masters degree or equivalent.
Please make an inquiry for details.
Notes Approval from an academic advisor is required. (A list of academic advisors are available.)
Others(After admission, you shall be called "Kenkyusei" at Hosei University.)
Number of international students in 2016 0
Number of privately financed students 0
Number of exchange international students 0
Tuition per year 205,000 yen
Total expenses (First year) 205,000 yen
Remarks Please make a detailed inquiry as expenses differ for individual conditions.
Entry September, 2016
Application category Entrance Examination for Research Program Students (Kenkyusei)
Starting date for application submission August 22, 2016
Deadline of application August 29, 2016 (must arrive by this date)
Notification of examination result October, 2016
Examination/screening methods Documents screening
Entry April, 2017
Remarks The examination schedule is not yet determined.
Examination/screening methods Documents screening
Program Research program (Undergraduate program)
International students examination offered No special selection of international students
Application from outside Japan Available.
Prior qualification screening Necessary.
Availability of previous examination papers Not available.
Qualification to apply Completion of undergraduate degree or equivalent
Notes Approval from an academic advisor is required. (A list of academic advisors are available.)(Students in this category are called as "Kensyusei".)
Number of international students in 2016 1
Examination fee 35,000 yen
Admission fee 30,000 yen
Tuition per year 410,400 yen
Total expenses (First year) 440,400 yen
Remarks Please make a detailed inquiry as expenses differ for individual conditions.
Entry April, 2017
Remarks The examination schedule is not yet determined.
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Major subjects(Answer in Japanese), Oral examination
Program Auditing, credit course (Graduate program)
International students examination offered No special selection of international students
Application from outside Japan Not available.
Prior qualification screening Not necessary.
Availability of previous examination papers Not available.
Please make an inquiry for details.
Qualification to apply Completion of undergraduate degree or equivalent
Please make an inquiry for details.
Notes Others(Please contact us directly.)
Number of international students in 2016 0
Number of privately financed students 0
Number of exchange international students 0
Admission fee 10,000 yen
Remarks Please make a detailed inquiry as expenses differ for individual conditions.
Course fee: 94,000 yen (1 subject for 4 units. Half price for 1 subject for 2 units)
Attention: According to the law you must take 7 subjects(10 hours per 1 week) or you cannot get permission of visa status of study. Therefore if you are to become our non-degree student, you cannot obtain the visa status of study.
Entry September, 2016
Starting date for application submission August 22, 2016
Deadline of application August 26, 2016 (must arrive by this date)
Remarks Please make an inquiry for details of the examination schedule.
Examination/screening methods Documents screening
Entry April, 2017
Remarks The examination schedule is not yet determined.
Examination/screening methods Documents screening

Last update: Jun. 15, 2016


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