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Tokyo / Private
|Address||7-1 Kioi-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo|
|Department to contact||Admission Center|
|International Students Examination||There is special selection.|
|Admission capacity||a few (for the 2020 school year)|
|Applicants||224 (for the 2019 school year)|
|Successful candidates||14 (for the 2019 school year)|
|Number of international students||65 (for the 2019 school year)|
|Number of privately financed international students||73 (for the 2019 school year)|
|Application fee||30,000 yen (for the 2019 school year)|
|Admission fee||200,000 yen (for the 2019 school year)|
|Tuition per year||773,000 yen (for the 2019 school year)|
|Other expenses||292,450 yen (for the 2019 school year)|
|Application to delay payment or receive a refund||Available.|
|Remarks||Other expenses include enrollment fees and educational enhancement fees.
Tuition for the Department of Psychology is 849,000 yen, and for the Department of Nursing it is 1,152,000 yen. Other expenses for the Department of Nursing is 454,450 yen.
If notification of enrollment withdrawal is submitted by the prescribed date, paid enrollment fees will be returned less the entrance fee and a return charge of 20,000 yen.
|Department(s)||Education, Psychology, Sociology, Social Services, Nursing|
|Distribution of application forms||Beginning of July|
|Availability of previous exams||Please inquire.|
|Entry (Spring)||April, 2020 entry|
|Application category||Entrance Examination for Foreigners|
|Starting date for application submission||September 30, 2019|
|Deadline of application||October 24, 2019|
|Date of examination||December 1, 2019 , December 7, 2019|
|Notification of examination result||December 5, 2019 , January 21, 2020|
|Deadline of enrollment procedures||February 3, 2020|
|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, Essay, Interview, Oral examination for each department|
|Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Designated subjects||Japanese as a Foreign Language, Japan and the World, Mathematics 1 or Mathematics 2, Those who wish to apply to the Department of Nursing must take Chemistry and Biology instead of Japan and the World.|
|Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Language in the exam||Either English or Japanese is available.|
|Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Referred exam||Exams from June, 2018 onwards|
|English examination||See Remarks|
|Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT)||Not necessary.|
|Remarks||There are one-step method (exam date is December 1, 2019.) and two-step method (1st exam date is December 1, 2019. 2nd exam date is December 7, 2019.).
At the two-step method, only applicants who pass the first exam (results announced on December 5, 2019) will take the second exam.
For Department of Social Services, the two-step method will be conducted.
Oral examination is different for each Department.
For Department of Psychology and Department of Sociology, applicants must meet the criteria of English exam before application.
For details, refer to the following site.
Last update: Jun. 18, 2019