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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 2019 school year)|
|Applicants||160 (for the 2018 school year)|
|Successful candidates||10 (for the 2018 school year)|
|Number of international students||38 (for the 2018 school year)|
|Number of privately financed international students||38 (for the 2018 school year)|
|Application fee||30,000 yen (for the 2018 school year)|
|Admission fee||200,000 yen (for the 2018 school year)|
|Tuition per year||768,000 yen (for the 2018 school year)|
|Other expenses||292,450 yen (for the 2018 school year)|
|Application to delay payment or receive a refund||Available.|
|Remarks||Other expenses include enrollment fees and educational enhancement fees.
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)||Philosophy, History, Japanese Literature, English Literature, German Literature, French Literature, Journalism|
|Distribution of application forms||Beginning of July|
|Availability of previous exams||Please inquire.|
|Entry (Spring)||April, 2019 entry|
|Application category||Entrance Examination for Foreigners|
|Starting date for application submission||October 1, 2018|
|Deadline of application||October 25, 2018|
|Date of examination||November 25, 2018 , December 1, 2018|
|Notification of examination result||November 29, 2018 , January 15, 2019|
|Deadline of enrollment procedures||January 28, 2019|
|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, Departmental examination|
|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|
|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, 2017 onwards|
|English examination||See Remarks|
|Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT)||Not necessary.|
|Remarks||The department has two selection methods: a one-step method (exam on November 25, 2018) and a two-step method (first exam on November 25, 2018, second exam on December 1, 2018)
In the two-step method, only applicants who pass the first exam (results announced on November 29, 2018) will take the second exam.
The Department of Philosophy and the Department of Journalism use the two-step method.
Departmental exams are different for each department.
For the Department of English Literature, eligibility to apply is based on results of English language test scores.
For details, refer to the following site.
Last update: Sep. 14, 2018