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Tokyo / Private
|Address||2-17-1, Fujimi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo|
|Department to contact||International Admissions Office, Admission Center|
|International Students Examination||There is special selection.|
|Admission capacity||5 (for the 2018 school year)|
|Applicants||23 (for the 2017 school year)|
|Successful candidates||11 (for the 2017 school year)|
|Number of international students||20 (for the 2017 school year)|
|Number of privately financed international students||30 (for the 2017 school year)|
|Application fee||35,000 yen (for the 2018 school year)|
|Admission fee||240,000 yen (for the 2018 school year)|
|Tuition per year||1,038,000 yen (for the 2018 school year)|
|Other expenses||264,000 yen (for the 2018 school year)|
|Remarks||◆Entrance Examination Fees
Entrance Examination for International Students – 35,000 yen
Students will be required to pay 38,000 yen for practical course and approximately 20,000 yen to cover various related expenses.
International student enrollees are required to take part in the SJ (Study Japan) Program in the summer of their 2nd year, which has additional participation costs separate from tuition.
Hosei University has several internal scholarships for international students with outstanding grades, such as the Hosei International Fund (HIF), through which selected students can receive up to one million yen.
◆Tuition Reduction System
Eligible students entering one of the undergraduate faculties from 2017 can receive a 30% tuition reduction in their first year and, depending on their academic grades, a reduction of between 20% and 40% from their second year.
|Distribution of application forms||End of June|
|Availability of previous exams||No previous exams available.|
|Entry (Spring)||April, 2018 entry|
|Application category||Entrance Examination for International Students|
|Starting date for application submission||September 19, 2017|
|Deadline of application||September 29, 2017|
|Date of examination||December 10, 2017|
|Notification of examination result||December 19, 2017|
|Deadline of enrollment procedures||February 2, 2018(First deadline) March 23, 2018(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||Application screening process, Interview|
|Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Designated subjects||Japanese as a Foreign Language|
|Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Referred exam||Exams from June, 2016 onwards|
|English examination||Using TOEFL or others|
|Remarks||[Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students]
・Only scores from the June or November 2016, or June 2017 exam sittings will be considered.
・Sections considered for screening are Reading Comprehension, Listening Comprehension, Listening & Reading Comprehension and Writing in ‘Japanese as a Foreign Language’
[English language proficiency test]
・Only scores from TOEFL, TOEIC®L＆R and IELTS examinations will be considered. Candidates should only submit results from one of these tests. Only scores of tests taken during or after September 2015 will be considered.
・There are no base pass or fail scores for English language proficiency tests.
[Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) Requirements]
・JLPT scores are only accepted in lieu of EJU scores when the EJU is not administered in the country or region (such as China), and the candidate is residing in this country up until the time he/she submits their admission documents.
・Submission Requirement: Passed N1
・Only scores from the July and December 2016 and July 2017 exam sittings will be considered.
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Last update: Jun. 21, 2017