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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||24 (for the 2019 school year)|
|Successful candidates||6 (for the 2019 school year)|
|Number of international students||16 (for the 2019 school year)|
|Number of privately financed international students||24 (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.
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)||English Studies, German Studies, French Studies, Hispanic Studies, Russian Studies, Luso-Brazilian Studies|
|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|
|Notification of examination result||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, 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, 2018 onwards|
|English examination||See Remarks.|
|Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT)||Not necessary.|
|Remarks||Eligibility to apply is based on results of foreign language test scores.
Departmental exams are different for each department.
For the Department of English Studies, the departmental exam has the department's own English exam.
For details, refer to the following site.
Last update: Jun. 25, 2019