The entrance information on this page is for admission in April 2022.

[[NOTE]]
Due to the impact of COVID-19, there is a possibility that the examination will be done in alternative way to that written in this page.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us

<Quota>

Sapporo University

Quota School of Society and Collaboration  20 *Select the major at the time of application

  • Major in Ecomonics
  • Major in Business Administration
  • Major in Law
  • Major in English
  • Major in Russian
  • Major in History and Culture
  • Major in Japanese Language and Culture
  • Major in Sports
  • Major in Liberal Arts

<Admission Schedule>

First Round Examination(Residents outside Japan)

Schedule Note
Screening Apllicant’s Qualification. September 30, 2021(Thu)
Application Period Friday, October 1, 2021(Fri) – October 25, 2021(Mon)
Date of Selection November 5, 2021(Fri) Test Center:Sapporo University※
Date of Announcement of Successful Appilicants November 24, 2021(Wed) The application numbers of successful appilications will be posted on the SU website. The successful applicants will receive the result of screening in writing.
Enrollment Procedure Period December 13, 2021(Mon)

※Due to the impact of COVID-19, place of test, test method are subject to change.

Second Round Examination (Residents of Japan)

Schedule Note
Screening Apllicant’s Qualification. December 24, 2021 (Fri)
Application Period January 4, 2022 (Tue) – January 25, 2022 (Tue)
Date of Selection February 5, 2022 (Sat) Test Center:Sapporo University and Tokyo
Date of Announcement of Successful Appilicants February 21, 2022 (Mon) The application numbers of successful appilications will be posted on the SU website. The successful applicants will receive the result of screening in writing.
Enrollment Procedure Period March 10, 2022 (Thu)

<Application Qualificatioin>

Applicants who has non-Japanese nationals. Applicants who meet (1) and (2) below. Applicants who possess the residence status of ‘Student’ or are able to get the residence status of ‘Student’ after enrollment. Applicants who have been in Japan for less than 4 years as of March 31, 2022.

(1) Must meet one of the following criteria

  1. ① Completed school education for 12 years or more outside Japan, or be expected to do so by March 31, 2022.
  2. ② Be recognized by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Techology as having a qualification equivalent to an eligibility for admission to universities as the same of ① in Japan. If you so, please contact us.
  3. ③ Be recongnized by the SU President as having a qualification equivalent to ① and ② .

(2)Possess sufficient Japanese language ability to take university classes in Japanese, and have taken one of the following tests.

  1. ① Have taken first or second tests in 2020 for JLPT_N2 or N1, or first test in 2021 for JLPT_N2 or N1.
  2. ② Have taken EJU test in 2020 or 2021 for ‘Japanese’ and ‘General Studies’.
  3. ※Those who have not taken tests of ① or ② must contact SU administration in order to check you to possess sufficient Japanese ability with another way during Screening Apllicant’s Qualification.

EJU by JASSO

JLPT by JEES

[ NOTE ]

People who do not have (and cannot receive) the resident status of ‘Student’ are not allowed to take the entrance exam. Some individuals may not be able to receive the status of “Student.” Please check with the immigration office if you have any questions. Only students with the status of “Student” are eligible for the reduced fees paid by international students.

<Screening Process>

1. Evaluation of Documents Review your application documents
2. Written Test Written Test of Japanese for 1(one) hour
3. Interview in Japanese Interview is held in Japanese.
※In the part of test, there is a read aloud the text.

■about Exam day

  • Doors open : 9:00
  • Written Test : 10:00 – 11:00
  • Interview : 11:30 –
    ※The end time of the interview is variable depending on the number of people taking the test and the test situation

List of Things the Applicants Must Bring

  1. Addmission Tiket
  2. Passport
  3. Residence Card *Only for the applicants live in Japan.
  4. Writing Implements

<Application Fee>

Application Fee 30,000 JPY
  1. Deposit an alpplication fee of 30,000 JPY in the following bank account with a bank transfer fee.
  2. Not admitt to bring money directly to SU.
  3. Once the application documents accepted, application fee will not refunded with any reasons.

[ Bank Account ]

Beneficiary Bank North Pacific Bank, LTD.
SWIFT code NORPJPJP
Branch Name Toyohira BRANCH
Bank Address 4-6-1-20, TOYOHIRA, TOYOHIRA-KU, SAPPORO 062-0904 JAPAN
Beneficiary Account Number 3210630
THREE TWO ONE ZERO SIX THREE ZERO
Beneficiary Name SAPPORO UNIVERSITY
Beneficiary Address 3-7-3-1, NISHIOKA, TOYOHIRA-KU, SAPPORO, HOKKAIDO 062-8520 JAPAN
Beneficiary Phone Number +81-11-852-9138

<Application documents>

We only accept application forms by mail, not by the Internet.

Documents Note Submission of Application Materials.
1.Address Label (Downlord) Please complete the area inside the bold lines, and make sure with the checklist all documents below that you need to submit are enclosed. Residents of Japan : “○” mandatory
Residents outside Japan : “○” mandatory
2.Application Form (Downlord) Applicants must write in Japanese by themselves, not others.
Address must be the same as one written in “Certificate of Residence”.
Please submit 3 (three) headshots.
Click here for sample.
Residents of Japan : “○” mandatory
Residents outside Japan : “○” mandatory
3.Motivation Letter (Downlord) Applicants must write in Japanese by themselves, not others.
Please write a motivation letter with about 800 words in Japanese.
Residents of Japan : “○” mandatory
Residents outside Japan : “○” mandatory
4.Enquiry Letter from Japanese Language School (Downlord) Please request Japanese Language School to write the enquiry letter.
The school must seal the school’s original envelope. Only unopened envelope is acceptable.
Residents of Japan : “○” mandatory
Residents outside Japan : “△” applicable person only
5.Certicate of Remittance (Application Fee) Please submit a certificate of remittance (application fee).
It must have the applicant’s name, the amount of money and the date of remittance.
Residents of Japan : “○” mandatory
>Residents outside Japan : “○” mandatory
6.Proof of high school graduation and academic transcripts ※2 If the applicant meets the requirements in (1)①, please submit the original copy of Certificate of Graduation and Transcript of your high school. Residents of Japan : “△” applicable person only
Residents outside Japan : “△” applicable person only
7.Certificate of Application Qualification(1)② ※2 Please contact us during the term of Screening Applicants Qualification if you are not applicable to (1)① and we will confirm if you have application qualification with other ways. Residents of Japan : “△” applicable person only
Residents outside Japan : “△” applicable person only
8.Certificate of Scores for EJU ※1 Please submit the certificate of scores for EJU by JASSO.
Basically, Applicants request JASSO to issue the certificate.
Residents of Japan : “△” applicable person only
Residents outside Japan : “△” applicable person only
9.Certificate of Scores for JLPT ※1 Please submit the certificate of scores for JLPT by JEES.
Applicants must request JEES to issue the certificate.
Residents of Japan : “△” applicable person only
Residents outside Japan : “△” applicable person only
10.Certificate of Residence We will confirm your qualification of residence, term of residence and present address.
Please request Ward Office to issue the certificate.
Please submit the certificate which is issued within 3(three) months of application.
Residents of Japan : “○” mandatory
Residents outside Japan : “-” Unnecessary
11.Copy of Passport Please submit a full-colour copy of your passport (headshot page). Residents of Japan : “○” mandatory
>Residents outside Japan : “○” mandatory
12.Copy of Residence Card Please submit a full-colour copy of your residence card (front & back side). Residents of Japan : “○” mandatory
Residents outside Japan : “-” Unnecessary
13.Financial Plan(Downlord) Applicants must write in Japanese by themselves, not others.
We will confirm your financial plan for the period of your study at SU.
We may ask you to submit additional documents relevant to the financial plan at the time of procedure of entry SU.
Residents of Japan : “○” mandatory
>Residents outside Japan : “○” mandatory
14.Certificate of employment of financial supporter ※2 Please submit the certificate regarding the employment of your financial supporter or assisted financial supporter. Residents of Japan : “-” Unnecessary
Residents outside Japan : “○” mandatory
15.The proof of annual income of your financial supporter ※2 Please submit the proof of annual income of your financial supporter or assisted financial supporter. Residents of Japan : “-” Unnecessary
Residents outside Japan : “○” mandatory
16.Bank statement ※2 The applicant and the expense supporter must submit own document certifying the account balance. Residents of Japan : “○” mandatory
>Residents outside Japan : “○” mandatory
17.Certificate of Family Relationship ※2 Please submit documents certifying that the person who pays the expenses is a relative of the applicant. Residents of Japan : “-” Unnecessary
Residents outside Japan : “○” mandatory

(※1)Please contact us during Screening Applicant’s Qualification if you are not able to submit application form No.8 or No 9.

NOTE about Application documents

  1. If you are applying from overseas, please be sure to send the PDF data to the university by e-mail before sending by post.
  2. Please put all of application forms into an A4 envelope and seal it then put an address label on the front.
  3. Please ask the counter of JP Office to send the forms as “Resistered Mail” and “Express”.
  4. Please use a black ballpoint pen to fill out. You must not use pencils or erasable pens.
  5. (※2)We only accept the original certificates issued within 3(three) months in Japanese or English.
    You need to submit a Japanese or English translation of the certificate if they are written in languages except Japanese and English.
    In that case, only translations are acceptable which are sealed by official institutions such as Japanese Language School and Embassy of Japan.
  6. We will not return any application forms once you submit.
  7. Please submit additional documents when we ask for.

<Test Center Map>

[ Sapporo ]

Sapporo University

1F of Building No.6, 3-7-3-1, NISHIOKA, TOYOHIRA-KU, SAPPORO, HOKKAIDO 062-8520 JAPAN
Telephone Number : +81-11-852-9138 *Direct line to SUICC

[ Tokyo ] *Only Second Round Examination

BUNKAHOSO Career Partners

16F of NEW PIER TAKESHIBA NORTH TOWER, 1-11-1, KAIGAN, MINATO-KU 105-0022 TOKYO
Telephone Number : +81-3-5776-3211

<Application Address and Inquiry>

Sapporo University International Communication Center : SUICC

1F of Building No.6, 3-7-3-1, NISHIOKA, TOYOHIRA-KU, SAPPORO, HOKKAIDO 062-8520 JAPAN
Telephone Number : +81-11-852-9138 *Direct line to SUICC
E-mail Address : suicc@ofc.sapporo-u.ac.jp