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Application guideline of English-Based Undergraduate programs
Please be informed that we have released the application guidelines in English program for September 2018 entry.
School of Political Science and Economics : English-based Degree Program
School of Social Science : Transnational and interdisciplinary Studies in Social Innovation
Faculty of Science and Engineering : International Program
School of Culture, Media and Society : Global Studies in Japanese Cultures Program
Schools of International Liberal Studies (TBA)
|Address||1-6-1 Nishi-Waseda, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo|
|Department to contact||International Admissions Office, Admissions Center|
|Notable aspects of the school||There are undergraduate courses and departments where you can earn a degree through classes taught entirely in English.|
|International Students Examination||There is special selection.|
|Admission capacity||a few (for the 2018 school year)|
|Applicants||327 (for the 2017 school year)|
|Successful candidates||36 (for the 2017 school year)|
|Number of privately financed international students||118 (for the 2016 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||1,009,000 yen (for the 2018 school year)|
|Other expenses||3,000 yen (for the 2018 school year)|
|Application to delay payment or receive a refund||Not available.|
|Remarks||Students paying the screening fee via foreign remittance must pay any required transaction fees in addition to the screening fee. Please refer to the Admission Guide for more details.|
|Department(s)||Transcultural Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies of Culture, Studies in Media, Image, and Body, Creative Writing and Criticism, Contemporary Human Studies, Social Constitution, History, and Culture|
|Distribution of application forms||Middle of May|
|Availability of previous exams||Available on the internet.|
|Entry (Spring)||April, 2018 entry|
|Application category||Entrance exam for foreign students|
|Starting date for application submission||June 24, 2017|
|Deadline of application||June 30, 2017|
|Date of examination||September 2, 2017 , September 26, 2017|
|Notification of examination result||September 12, 2017 , September 28, 2017|
|Deadline of enrollment procedures||October 27, 2017(First deadline) February 2, 2018(Second deadline)|
|Admission procedures - Application from outside Japan||Available.|
|Admission procedures - Visiting Japan for entrance exam||Necessary.|
|Sections of exam prepared by the college or university||Japanese language, Interview|
|Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Designated subjects||Japanese as a Foreign Language, Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) taken on or before December, 2015.|
|Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Language in the exam||Japanese language|
|Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Referred exam||Exams from November, 2016 onwards|
|English examination||Using TOEFL|
|Remarks||Students who pass the written test will then have an interview.
Your Statement of Intent (志望理由書) must be submitted in Japanese on the set form.
To apply please create a Waseda Online Admissions Application account. This needs to be completed between 10:00 June 20, 2016 and 12:00 midday Japan time on June 29, 2016.
Students apply for the School of Culture, Media and Society as a whole (students enter their specialization from their second year)
Last update: Jul. 21, 2017