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Undergraduate Students

Qualifications

1) Applicants must not be Japanese citizens.
2) The completion of 12 years of education (or its academic equivalent) in a country other than Japan, or special permission from the Minister of Education (MEXT). 
3) Applicants are required to take the examination for Japanese University Admission for international students.

Admissions procedures

(Please note that the dates may differ slightly depending on the year.)
 

June or November

Take the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU)

Late November

Get the registration materials and application form from the Admission Section, Kumamoto University

Late January to early February

Submit the application forms to the Admission Section, Kumamoto University

Middle of February

An admission ticket for the exam will be sent to those who have been judged qualified to enter.
The exam must be taken on the appointed day at the time and place specified on the admission ticket.

Late February

Take the entrance examination
The applicants will be selected on the basis of results of the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students and Kumamoto University's entrance examination, as well as an evaluation of each applicant's application documents.

Early March

Receive the results of the entrance examination
Successful applicants will be notified by mail, and their examinee numbers will be posted on campus

Late March

Entrance procedures (Pay entrance and tuition fees, etc.)

April

Enroll in Kumamoto University
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