All applicants who wish to study at Akita International University for one or two semesters as exchange (non degree-seeking students) must meet all of the following requirements:
Applicants must be enrolled at their home institution both at the time of application and during their stay at Akita International University, and have at least two semesters of grades from that institution on their transcript at the time of application. (*Transfer students who do not meet the two semester requirement above must ask their home universities to consult with AIU prior to nomination to determine if they are eligible to apply.)
Applicants must have a cumulative GPA (Grade Point Average) of 2.50 or higher (4.0 scale).
Non-native speakers of English must submit proof of language ability that meets the minimum standards below:
|International English Language Testing Service (IELTS™)||6.0 or above|
|American Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL ® Test)||71 or above (iBT)
530 or above (PBT)
|Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC ® Test)||785 or above|
If you wish to submit a certificate other than those listed above, please have your home institution contact AIU's Center for International Affairs prior to application.