• *From FY2023, those who are enrolled in the spring semester (April) take a 1 year course while those enrolled in the fall semester (September) take a 1 year 6 months course.
Overseas applications Domestic applications
Admissions period Admission in April 2024 Admission in September 2024 Admission in April 2024
Application period September 13, 2023 (Wed) to
October 4, 2023 (Wed)
April 8, 2024 (Mon) to
April 20, 2024 (Sat)

February 13, 2024 (Tues) to
February 17, 2024 (Sat)

Exam fee payment period September 13, 2023 (Wed) to
October 11, 2023 (Wed)
April 8, 2024 (Mon) to
April 27, 2024 (Sat)

February 13, 2024 (Tues) to
February 19, 2024 (Mon)

Screening period Screening period
Mid to late October 2023
Advisor interviews
November 11, 2023 (Sat)
Screening period
Mid to late May 2024
Advisor interviews
May 18, 2024 (Sat)
Screening period
Late February 2024
Advisor and applicant interviews
February 24, 2024 (Sat)
Announce results November 17, 2023 (Fri) May 24, 2024 (Fri) March 1, 2024 (Fri)
Tuition payment Admission fees
November 27, 2023 (Mon) to
December 1, 2023 (Fri)
Tuition and training fees
After the Certificate of Eligibility for Resident Status has been granted
Admission fees
May 28, 2024 (Tues) to
June 4, 2024 (Tues)
Tuition fees
After the Certificate of Eligibility for Resident Status has been granted
Admission,tuition and training fees
March 6, 2024 (Wed) to
March 12, 2024 (Tues)
Screening method Document review, advisor interview (only those who have passed the document review)
* Depending on the situation, we may conduct phone interviews.
Document review, interview with advisor and applicant

About Applications

Applicants must meet the following four requirements

  1. Possess a nationality other than Japanese.
  2. Those who have completed the 12th year of a legitimate school education. Alternatively, persons who meet any of the following criteria.
    • Spring semester enrollment (April): A person who is expected to complete it by March,2024
    • Fall semester enrollment (September): A person who is expected to complete it by July, 2024
  3. Those who can demonstrate their level of Japanese language proficiency at the time of application by any of the following means: (*1)
    Name Score and requirement Name Score and requirement
    JLPT N5 or higher TOPJ: TOP Japanese Language Test Beginner level A or higher
    BJT: Business Japanese Proficiency Test 300 points or higher J-cert: Certificate of Japanese as a Foreign Language Beginner level or higher
    J. TEST: Test of Practical Japanese Level F or higher JLCT: Japanese Language Capability Test JCT5 or higher
    The Japanese Language NAT-TEST Level 5 or higher PJC Bridge C- or higher
    STBJ: Standard Test for Business Japanese 350 points or higher JPT: Japanese Proficiency Test 315 points or higher

    (*1) If none of the tests above are held in the applicants' country, they are required to possess equivalent Japanese skills.

  4. Those who have an advisor in Japan.


A person who will assist the applicant from application procedure to his/her life in Japan. The applicant's sponsor, family, relative, or acquaintance may become his/her advisor as long as all the following requirements are fulfilled.
  1. A resident of Japan who is able to speak Japanese, regardless of nationality. (In general, students not accepted.)
  2. Will complete all the application and admission procedure, and if any, other required procedure on behalf of the applicant.
  3. Knows the applicant well personally and officially
  4. Will advise or counsel the applicant regarding problems in his/her life after his/her admission is approved.

Fee for Academic Year 2024

Item Enrolled in April, spring semester Enrolled in September, fall semester
Enrollment fee 100,000 yen 100,000 yen
Tuition Fee 470,000 yen 705,000 yen
Training Fee 20,000 yen* 20,000 yen*
Total 590,000 yen
(1 Year Course)
825,000 yen
(1 Year 6 Months Course)
  • *The training fee is subject to change.

<Installment payment of the tuition>

Spring semester Admission
Pay half of the tuition and training fee at the time of admission procedures, and the rest of the tuition by the end of September.
Fall semester Admission
Pay one-third of tuition fee during each of the following periods.
When completing the enrollment procedure, by the end of April in the following year and by the end of September in the following year
Be sure to pay the training fee alongside the tuition fee by the end of April in the following year.

Submit application

Please click below to download the application form, or request the form via the Contact page, or by telephone.
We will send you the required documents including the application form and pamphlet about the Foreign Student Department.


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Q&Aabout admissions

I don't have an advisor in Japan. Can I still apply?
Unfortunately, you cannot apply to the course if you do not have an advisor in Japan. Conditions apply to those who would like to act as advisors. Please see notes in section 2 on page 4 of the application form.
Do I need to submit proof of funds for the past year?
Yes, you do.. Please prepare all the documents listed on page 6 of the application form. If the certificates cannot be issued because of the situation in your country, please contact us through your advisor for further guidance.