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Spring admissions

Spring Admission Special Examination (for admission in April of 2018)

For applicants who have graduated, or expect to graduate by the time of enrollment,
from a high school in Japan or an overseas educational institute.

Application Documents
  1. Application form (downloadable from the official website of Hosei University).
  2. One photo (4 cm by 3 cm) attached to the application form.
  3. Certification of high school graduation and school reports (sealed)
  4. Certified results of a university entrance qualification test, if the student has completed his/her secondary education based on the following non-Japanese curriculum: IB (Worldwide), SAT or ACT (USA), GCE A-level (UK), HSC or the state equivalent (Australia), UE (NZ), and so on. Graduates from high schools in countries other than the UK, Canada, Australia, NZ, Germany and France are required to submit IB or SAT/ACT results in principle. Score reports of English proficiency tests (taken within 2 years prior to the application deadline).
  5. A statement of purpose in Japanese, within 2,000 characters in length, handwritten.
  6. A statement of purpose in English, approximately 1,000 words in length, typed.
  7. Letters of recommendation from two full-time teachers of a high school the applicant attended (issued within 6 months prior to the application deadline).
English Language Requirements

The applicant must meet one of the following minimum English proficiency requirements and/or academic achievements.
S Standard:

  • TOEFL iBT: 88 (with 21 in Writing)
  • IELTS (Academic Module): band 6.5 (with 5.5 in Writing)
  • IB Diploma with English A: LIT or English A: LAL

A Standard:

  • TOEFL iBT: 76 (TOEFL ITP scores will not be accepted.)
  • IELTS (Academic Module): band 6.0
  • TOEIC: 820 (Score certificate must be issued by an institute in Japan. TOEIC IP scores will not be accepted.)
  • STEP (Eiken): Pre-1st grade For applicants achieving a pre-1st grade in 2015, a CSE score above 2450 is required. (For applicants applying with test results in or before 2014, a pre-1st grade is sufficient.)

B Standard:

  • GPA: 4.0 and English proficiency that GIS considers equivalent to A Standard
  • Applicants must submit the results of the tests listed above, regardless of the actual scores.
Selection Process

First stage: Document screening
Second stage (only for successful first stage applicants): Interview and essay exam, both in English

Application Period

October 24, 2017 – November 2, 2017

Application guidelines in detail

 

Spring Admission General Examination (for admission in April of 2018)

Examination using the National Center Test for University Admissions (NCTUA)
For applicants who have graduated, or expect to graduate by the time of enrollment, from a high school in Japan.

Number of places to be offered: 5
Application period: January 5 – January 12, 2018
Test date: January 13 and 14, 2018
Examination subjects:
English (including Listening)
Japanese (including Classics)
One of the following subjects: “World History B,” “Japanese History B,” “Geography B,” “Contemporary Social Studies,” “Ethics,” “Politics and Economy,” “Ethics, Politics and Economy,” “Mathematics I and Mathematics A,” and “Mathematics II and Mathematics B.” (If more than one elective subject is taken, only the result of the subject with the highest score will be counted.)

Results posted on the university website: February 13, 2018

General Examination (T-examination)

For applicants who have graduated, or expect to graduate by the time of enrollment,
from a high school in Japan or an overseas educational institute.

Number of places to be offered: 7
Application period: January 5 – January 19, 2018
Test date: February 5, 2018
Examination subjects:
English and Japanese (without Classics)

Results posted on the university website: February 16, 2018

General Examination utilizing standardized English tests

For applicants who have graduated, or expect to graduate by the time of enrollment,
from a high school in Japan or an overseas educational institute

Number of places to be offered: 10
Application period: January 5 – January 19, 2018
Test date: February 5, 2018
Examination subjects: English and Japanese (including Classics)
Minimum English proficiency requirement:
TOEFL iBT: 76 (TOEFL ITP scores will not be accepted.)
IELTS (Academic Module): band 6.0
TOEIC: 820 (Score certificate must be issued by an institute in Japan. TOEIC IP scores will not be accepted.)
STEP (Eiken): 1st grade or pre-1st grade
Proficiency tests must have been taken within 2 years prior to the application deadline.

Results posted on the university website: February 16, 2018

General Examination (Type A)

For applicants who have graduated, or expect to graduate by the time of enrollment,
from a high school in Japan or an overseas educational institute.

Number of places to be offered: 23
Application period: January 5 – January 26, 2018
Test date: February 7, 2018
Examination subjects:Japanese (without Classics)
There is no interview or listening comprehension component to this examination.

Results posted on the university website: February 17, 2018

Dates and information are subject to change.

Please check with the Admissions Center.