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Admissions

Admissions Information

The screening of successful applicants will be based only through documents submitted. Candidates must submit the necessary Application Forms, Personal Statement and Study Plan, Letters of Recommendation, and documents verifying language proficiency (listed below).

Schedule for Application

Conditions for Application

Programs Preferred Language Proficiency Level upon Application
English Language Teaching Practices TOEFL iBT®TEST 88, TOEFL®PBT TEST 570, or an equivalent level of English demonstrated by another English test such as TOEIC®TEST 820, IELTS 6.5, Cambridge English Test CPE, and STEP 1st level.
Japanese Language Teaching Practices Native Speaker of Japanese (Must meet 1) or 2) of the requirements below)
1) TOEFL iBT®TEST 71, TOEFL®PBT TEST 530, or an equivalent level of English demonstrated by another English test, such as TOEIC®TEST 750, IELTS 6.0, and STEP Pre-1st level.
2)Must meet both of the following requirements
-TOEFL iBT®TEST 61, TOEFL®PBT TEST 500, or an equivalent level of English demonstrated by another English test, such as TOEIC®TEST 700, IELTS 6.0, and STEP Pre-1st level.
-Those who demonstrated proficiency by language test other than English. TOPIK (Test of Proficiency in Korean) 5th level, HSK (Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi) 5th level, or CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference of Languages) C1 level.
Non-Native Speaker of Japanese (Must meet both of the requirements below)
1) TOEFL 61 (iBT), 500 (PBT), or an equivalent level of English demonstrated by another English test, such as TOEIC 700, IELTS 6.0, and STEP Pre-1st level.
2) JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test) 1st-level, or N1 level.
Global Communication Practices TOEFL iBT®TEST 79, TOEFL®PBT TEST 550 or an equivalent level of English demonstrated by another English test, such as TOEIC®TEST 800, IELTS 6.5, Cambridge English Test CAE, and STEP 1st level.

The scores above are general standards. It is still possible to apply if you have not met these standards. For those who do not have any English Language certificates or score reports as stated above are able to take the TOEFL ITP®TEST at AIU before applying. Applicants are required to submit a score report from one of the required language proficiency tests.

Documents to be Submitted

  • Application Forms
  • Personal Statement and Study Plan
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Resume (CV)
  • Certificate of undergraduate graduation or a certificate of your bachelor’s degree
  • Transcript
  • Document which verifies your language proficiency

April 2019 Admission

Application Form

September 2019 Admission

Application Form

Matriculation Fee & Tuition

Details about our matriculation fee & tuition are available at the following webpage.

Tuition & Housing

Schedule for Application, Selection, and Matriculation

Application Periods are scheduled as follows: (Approximately 10 successful applicants each period)

Date of
Screening
Application Periods Announcement of
Successful Applicants
Matriculation Procedures for
Successful Applicants
Time of
Matriculation
October
2018
October 1 -
12, 2018
October 26 October 29 -
November 9
April or
September, 2019
January
2019
December 10, 2018 -
January 11, 2019
January 25 January 28 -
February 8
April or
September, 2019
June
2019
May 13 - 24, 2019 June 7 June 10 -
June 21
September, 2019

*JLT accepts new students only in September.

Interview before application:
Interview before application: In order to be sure that AIU is indeed the right university for students, we strongly recommend prospective students to have an interview with an AIU faculty member before formally applying. Please contact the admission office to book an interview.

Admissions Office

Tel. +81-18-886-5931 / Fax. +81-18-886-5910 / Email. info@aiu.ac.jp