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Graduate School Tokyo  / Private

日本大学 | Nihon University

Literature and Social Sciences

  • Entrance exam information
Postal code 102-8275
Address 4-8-24 Kudanminami, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Department to contact Admissions Office
Phone 03-5275-8311
Fax 03-5275-8324
Type of research department Researcher development.
Program Master's program
Major Philosophy, History, Japanese Language and Literature, Chinese Literature, English Language and Literature, German Literature, Sociology, Education, Psychology
International students examination offered Special selection of international students
Application from outside Japan Available.
Prior qualification screening Necessary.
Availability of previous examination papers Please make an inquiry for details.
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 required. (An academic advisor will not be introduced by the school.)
Approval from an academic advisor is required. (A list of academic advisors are available.)
Applicants who have not fulfilled 16 years of school education should inquire beforehand.
Graduates of Japanese universities are required to take the same examination as Japanese students.
Others(For Major of Japanese Language and Literature, you must have taken N1 of JLPT. If you apply for a Graduate School of Law, please contact the graduate school ( to confirm the conditions before sending the documents.)
Number of international students in 2020 38
Number of privately financed students 38
Examination fee 35,000 yen
Admission fee 200,000 yen
Tuition per year 580,000 yen
Remarks Please make an inquiry beforehand, because 'Other Expenses' differs by major.
1. 10,000 yen is required for every year as the alumni association fee (associate member). At the last year, 10,000 yen is required as the 1st payment of a regular member of the association.
2. 10,000 to 40,000 yen is required as the supporter's association fee or the maintenance association fee. For details, please check the guidance page on the Internet application site.
3. After admission, we would like to ask for your cooperation in the fund-raising business to improve the foundation of educational, research, and medical activities.
Entry April, 2021
Application category Examination at the university
Deadline for prior qualification screening September 18, 2020
Starting date for application submission August 1, 2020
Deadline of application October 16, 2020 (must arrive by this date)
Date of examination November 14, 2020
Notification of examination result November 25, 2020
Examination/screening methods Subjects differ by major. Please make an inquiry.

Last update: Jul. 03, 2020

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