Degree Programs

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®L&R 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®L&R 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®L&R 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 iBT®TEST 61, TOEFL®PBT TEST 500, or an equivalent level of English demonstrated by another English test, such as TOEIC®L&R 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®L&R 800, IELTS 6.5, Cambridge English Test CAE, and STEP 1st level.

The scores above are general standards, and you can still apply even if you have not met these standards. A score from TOEFL ITP®TEST or TOEIC® L&R IP TEST implemented exclusively for AIU is considered equivalent to that of TOEFL®PBT TEST or TOEIC® L&R TEST, respectively. Applicants are required to submit a score report from one of the required language proficiency test. The scores/certificates for language proficiency test(s) must be dated within two years from the last day of each application period.

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 2020 Admission

Application Form

September 2020 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)

Screening Application Periods Announcement
of Successful Applicants
Matriculation Procedures for
Successful Applicants
Time of
Matriculation
Fall
2019
September 30 -
October 11, 2019
October 25 October 28 -
November 8
April or
September, 2020
Winter
2019
December 9 - 20, 2019 January 16 January 20 - 31 April or
September, 2020
Spring
2020
April 20 - May, 1 2020 May 22 May 25 -
June 5
September, 2020

*JLT accepts new students only in September.

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