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Hyogo / Private
|Address||8-1-1 Gakuennishimachi, Nishi-ku, Kobe-shi, Hyogo|
|Department to contact||Admissions and PR Section|
|International Students Examination||There is special selection.|
|Admission capacity||a few (for the 2020 school year)|
|Applicants||34 (for the 2019 school year)|
|Successful candidates||28 (for the 2019 school year)|
|Number of international students||64 (for the 2019 school year)|
|Number of privately financed international students||64 (for the 2019 school year)|
|Application fee||35,000 yen (for the 2019 school year)|
|Admission fee||150,000 yen (for the 2019 school year)|
|Tuition per year||950,000 yen (for the 2019 school year)|
|Other expenses||550,000 yen (for the 2019 school year)|
|Remarks||Prolonging of payments is not acceptable.
If applicants take a procedure of cancelling your admission by March 31, 2020, fees other than admission fee will be refunded.
|Department(s)||Environmental Design, Product and Interior Design, Visual Design, Image Arts, Manga Media, Fashion and Textile Design, Arts and Crafts|
|Distribution of application forms||Beginning of July|
|Availability of previous exams||No previous exams available.|
|Entry (Spring)||April, 2020 entry|
|Application category||Entrance Examination for International Students|
|Starting date for application submission||October 18, 2019|
|Deadline of application||November 1, 2019 (must be postmarked by this date)|
|Date of examination||December 7, 2019|
|Notification of examination result||December 13, 2019|
|Deadline of enrollment procedures||December 20, 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, Examination for ability of expression (Bringing works)|
|English examination||Not necessary.|
|Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT)||Not necessary.|
|Remarks||For details, please check application guidelines.
Documents from outside of Japan must arrive by the deadline. Dates of post marks will not be referred.
Please submit original documents. Only with the designation of the university, photocopies will be accepted.
Only documents written in Japanese or English will be accepted.
To prove graduation from a high school, please submit Certificate of Graduation or Certificate of Expected Graduation. Diploma will be not acceptable.
Please submit Academic transcripts made by the principal of high school.
For Japanese proficiency, please submit one of the followings.
EJU: Admission ticket, Letter of grade or Certificate of grade (Photocopy is acceptable.)
JLPT: Certificate of grade and points
Certificate of expected completion, Certificate of enrollment and Transcripts if you are studying in Japanese language school
Certificate of completion and Transcripts if you finished Japanese language school
Certificate of eduation with the date of (expected) completion and academic results issued by Japanese language institute in outside of Japan will also be accepted.
Documents of identification
All applicants must submit photocopies of all pages of passport (including pages on which nothing is written).
Applicants residing in Japan must submit photocopies of both sides of Residence card.
Last update: Jun. 13, 2019