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昭和女子大学 | Showa Women's University

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Humanities and Social Sciences

【Showa Women's University】
Infomation for international prospective students.
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Our "Open Campus" will be held on the following dates!

Mar. 26: Canceled
Jun. 21: 10:00-15:00
Jul. 19: 10:00-15:00
Aug. 22 & 23: 10:00-15:00
Dec. 12: 13:30-17:00

Specifically, please check the site of "General Entrance Examination for International Students".

Due to the spread of COVID-19 infection, the entrance examination requirements and contents of the "Open Campus" may be partially changed.
If we change it, we will notify you on the entrance examination information site of the university, so please be sure to check it.

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Postal code 154-8533
Address 1-7-57 Taishido, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo
Department to contact Admission Center
Phone 03-3411-5154
Fax 03-3411-4640
International Students Examination There is special selection.
Admission capacity a few (for the 2020 school year)
Applicants 29 (for the 2019 school year)
Successful candidates 10 (for the 2019 school year)
Number of international students 7 (for the 2020 school year)
Number of privately financed international students 8 (for the 2020 school year)
Application fee 20,000 yen (for the 2020 school year)
Admission fee 200,000 yen (for the 2020 school year)
Tuition per year 815,600 yen (for the 2020 school year)
Other expenses 372,400 yen (for the 2020 school year)
Application to delay payment or receive a refund Available.
Remarks Tuition fee and "Other Expenses" differ depending on the departments.
Tuition fee: 815,600 to 855,600 yen
Other expenses: 372,400 to 402,400 yen

The following systems can be used together.
[Admission fee exemption system]
Admission fee is fully exempted by the international student entrance fee exemption system (application is required).
[Tuition fee exemption system]
For international students who meet the requirements, the tuition fee is reduced by up to 30% per year (application is required).
[International students support scholarship]
A monthly fee of 20,000 yen or 30,000 yen will be paid to international students with a certain level of academic results in the previous semester.
Department(s) Psychology, Social Welfare, Contemporary Liberal Arts, Elementary Education
Distribution of application forms End of August
Availability of previous exams Please inquire.
Entry (Spring) April, 2021 entry
Application category Examination for international students
Starting date for application submission December 1, 2020
Deadline of application December 7, 2020 (must be postmarked by this date)
Date of examination January 9, 2021
Notification of examination result January 15, 2021
Deadline of enrollment procedures January 25, 2021
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, Aptitude test (English language for Department of Psychology and Department of Contemporary Liberal Arts, Basic knowledge about social welfare for Department of Social Welfare)
Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Designated subjects Japanese as a Foreign Language, Please refer to the below.
Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Language in the exam Japanese language
English examination Test conducted by the school.
Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) Not necessary.
Remarks Those who have a total score of 250 points or higher for "Japanese (Reading, Listening, Listening Comprehension)" in EJU (2018 or 2019).

*The total score of "Japanese (Reading comprehension, listening comprehension and listening & reading comprehension)" in 2018 or 2019 is 250 points or higher (JLPT, N1 level holder is not required). In addition, psychology department further "General Subject" and "Math (Course 1 or 2)" exam required (no application restrictions due to score)

Last update: Jun. 22, 2020


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