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日本大学 | Nihon University


Nihon University was formerly the Nihon Law School, which was established in 1889. Since its inception, the university has remained a leader at the forefront of university research and education with a global and enterprising spirit. An attractive university, with a wide range of academic disciplines, Nihon University has developed itself in not just the fields of academia and research, but also numerous other areas contributing to the betterment and welfare of society, such as medical care and lifelong learning. With 16 colleges, 87 departments, a Graduate School, a Junior College and a Distance Learning Division, Nihon University is one of the largest comprehensive universities in Japan.


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Postal code 102-8275
Address 4-8-24, Kudan-Minami, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Department to contact Office of Admissions Division, Academic Affairs Department
Phone 03-5275-8311
Fax 03-5275-8324
International Students Examination There is special selection.
Admission capacity a few (for the 2017 school year)
Applicants 146 (for the 2016 school year)
Successful candidates 44 (for the 2016 school year)
Number of international students 106 (for the 2016 school year)
Number of privately financed international students 106 (for the 2016 school year)
Application fee 35,000 yen (for the 2017 school year)
Admission fee 260,000 yen (for the 2017 school year)
Tuition per year 1,020,000 yen (for the 2017 school year)
Application to delay payment or receive a refund Available.
Remarks 1. Other expenses differ to departments (450,000 to 550,000 yen)
2. Pay 10,000 yen per year as Associate Member subscription fees to the Nihon University Alumni Association. Also, pay 10,000 yen for first year Full Member fees in year of graduation.
3. Depending on which College you are in, pay between 10,000 and 40,000 yen per year for sponsorship fees and maintenance fees. Details will be provided by each College.
4. For details about late payments or refunds please refer to
Department(s) Photography, Cinema, Fine Arts, Music, Literary Arts, Theatre, Broadcasting, Design
Distribution of application forms Middle of June
Availability of previous exams Please inquire.
Entry (Spring) April, 2017 entry
Application category Examination at the university
Starting date for application submission July 1, 2016
Deadline of application October 7, 2016 (must arrive by this date)
Date of examination November 13, 2016
Notification of examination result November 22, 2016
Deadline of enrollment procedures December 13, 2016(First deadline) March 24, 2017(Second deadline)
Admission procedures - Application from outside Japan Available.
Admission procedures - Visiting Japan for entrance exam Necessary.
Sections of exam prepared by the college or university Interview, Differ to departments and courses
English examination Not necessary.
Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) Not necessary.
Remarks Please select one during the application process, who wish to apply for cinema or fine art or music or theatre.

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Last update: Jun. 24, 2016

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