Admissions

Japanese Language Course

Japanese Language Course for International Students

This course is open to international students of nationalities other than Japanese who desire to study at Tokai University. In this preparatory program, students undertake a one-year course to develop comprehensive Japanese skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing required at the university level of education. Lessons in fundamental subjects such as mathematics, physics, chemistry, and biology are given for students expecting to major in science, while sociology, political science and economics, history, and Japanese culture lessons are given for those in the liberal arts. The Japanese Language Course starts in April and October and is completed in two semesters. After one semester, high achieving students with a good attendance record will be offered a Recommendation or Recommendation Transfer Admission.

Entrance examination for the Japanese Language Course for International Students (spring semester)

Enrollment period

April 2018

Application qualifications

In order to apply for the Japanese Language Course, an applicant of foreign nationality must satisfy one of the following conditions.

  1. Completion or expected completion of 12 years of formal education outside Japan or the equivalent education as recognized by Tokai University
  2. Completion of a course at an academic institution(s) in Japan equivalent to 1 above
  3. Completion or expected completion of 12 years of education at an international school in Japan accredited by WASC, ACSI or ECIS.
    WASC : Western Association of Schools and Colleges
    ACSI : Association of Christian Schools International
    ECIS : European Council of International Schools
  4. Age and academic ability equivalent to the above, as recognized by Tokai University.

(Eligibility will be decided by a screening process conducted at a date to be determined.)

Selection methods

Document screening

  1. Certificate of (expected) graduation
  2. Academic transcript
  3. Other application documents

Application period

The application must reach the university between Wednesday, Sept. 20 and Friday, Oct. 6, 2017.

Examination date

Screening is done through application documents, so there is no test.

Announcement of acceptance

Monday, Nov. 13, 2017

Enrollment procedure period

From Monday, Nov. 13 to Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017.

Application fee

10,000 yen

Application guide

Contact Information

Office of Admissions Services for International Students (OASIS), International Education Center, Tokai University

  • Tel: 0463-58-1211 (main number)

Entrance examination for the Japanese Language Course for International Students (fall semester)

Enrollment period

October 2018

Application qualifications

In order to apply for the Japanese Language Course, an applicant of foreign nationality must satisfy one of the following conditions.

  1. Completion or expected completion of 12 years of formal education outside Japan or the equivalent education as recognized by Tokai University
  2. Completion of a course at an academic institution(s) in Japan equivalent to 1 above
  3. Completion or expected completion of 12 years of education at an international school in Japan accredited by WASC, ACSI or ECIS.
    WASC : Western Association of Schools and Colleges
    ACSI : Association of Christian Schools International
    ECIS : European Council of International Schools
  4. Age and academic ability equivalent to the above, as recognized by Tokai University.

(Eligibility will be decided by a screening process conducted at a date to be determined.)

Selection methods

Document screening

  1. Certificate of (expected) graduation
  2. Academic transcript
  3. Other application documents

Application period

The application must reach the university between Tuesday, March 20, and Tuesday, April 10, 2018.

Examination date

Screening is done through application documents, so there is no test.

Announcement of acceptance

Monday, May 21, 2018

Enrollment procedure period

The application must reach the university between Monday, May 21, and Friday, June 8, 2018.

Entrance examination fee

10,000 yen

Application guide

Contact Information

Office of Admissions Services for International Students (OASIS), International Education Center, Tokai University

  • Tel: 0463-58-1211 (main number)