• *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 2023 Admission in September 2023 Admission in April 2023
Application period September 14, 2022 (Wed) to
October 5, 2022 (Wed)
April 10, 2023 (Mon) to
April 22, 2023 (Sat)

February 13, 2023 (Mon) to
February 18, 2023 (Sat)

Screening period Screening period
Mid to late October 2022
Advisor interviews
November 12, 2022 (Sat)
Screening period
Mid to late May 2023
Advisor interviews
May 20, 2023 (Sat)
Screening period
Late February 2023
Advisor and applicant interviews
February 25, 2023 (Sat)
Announce results November 18, 2022 (Fri) May 26, 2023 (Fri) March 3, 2023 (Fri)
Tuition payment Admission fees
November 28, 2022 (Mon) to
December 2, 2022 (Fri)
Tuition and training fees
After the Certificate of Eligibility for Resident Status has been granted
Admission fees
May 30, 2023 (Tues) to
June 6, 2023 (Tues)
Tuition fees
After the Certificate of Eligibility for Resident Status has been granted
Admission,tuition and training fees
March 8, 2023 (Wed) to
March 14, 2023 (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. A person who has completed at least 12-years school education in his/her home country Or meets any of the following items.
    • Spring semester enrollment(April):A person who is expected to complete it by March,2023
    • Fall semester enrollment(September):A person who is expected to complete it by July, 2023
  3. Possess at least a score of 100 points on the Japanese as a Foreign Language of the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU), or N5 (former Level 4)of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test, or F level of the J.TEST of Practical Japanese, or Japanese NAT-TEST Level 5.If none of the tests above are held in the applicants' country, they are required to possess equivalent Japanese skills.
  4. Have an advisor in Japan. (If not, please contact the university.)


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. People of any nationality are welcome. But you must be currently resident in Japan and be able to speak Japanese. (We cannot accept students.)
  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 2023

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.