Available spots

Sapporo University

Available spots 20
Major / research faculty
  • School of Society and Collaboration
    *a major is selected after enrollment
  • Major in Liberal Arts
  • Major in Economics
  • Major in Regional Development
  • Major in Business Administration
  • Major in Law
  • Major in Politics
  • Major in English
  • Major in Russian
  • Major in History and Culture
  • Major in Japanese Language and Culture
  • Major in Chinese Language and Culture
  • Major in Intercultural Communications
  • Major in Sports

Sapporo Women’s College

Available spots A certain number of people
Department Career Design Department

Date of exam

Item Schedule *Notes
Submission period January 7, 2019 (Mon.) – January 18, 2019 (Fri.). Must arrive by 12:00 on January 18 (Fri.)
Day on which entrance exam admission card is sent January 22, 2019 (Tue.)
Exam date January 27, 2019 (Sun.)
Day on which exam results are released February 8, 2019 (Fri.) Exam results will be sent addressed to the applicant
Enrolment procedure deadline February 19, 2019 (Tue.) Must arrive by 16:30 on February 19 (Tue.)

Exam location

Research Faculty / Major / College Department Exam location Things to bring
Shared Sapporo University (1) Entrance exam admission card
(2) Passport
(3) Alien Registration Card
(4) Writing materials

Selection method

Research Faculty / Major / College Department System Exam contents
Shared General exam (1) Evaluation of application materials
(2) Written exam in Japanese (1 hour)
(3) Interview in Japanese

Application fee

Application fee ¥30,000
  1. Please pay using the university specified bank transfer form. Payments can be made at your nearest post office or Japan Post Bank.
  2. Please attach the “Proof of Payment (for Applicant)” to your application form.
  3. The Proof of Receipt of Payment form can be used as a receipt.
  4. Please pay via bank transfer. Payment cannot be made in cash.
  5. Absolutely no refunds can be made after your application has been processed.

[When sending money from overseas]

*Please pay to the account specified by the University
(The applicant is responsible for all associated fees).

Application requirements

Must have non-Japanese citizenship and be 18 or older as of April 1, 2019. Applicants must meet the requirements of (1) and (2) below, and either have the resident status of a student, or be able to acquire the resident status of a student after enrolling. Applicants must have been in Japan for 4 years or less as of March 31, 2019


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.

(1) Must meet one of the following criteria

  1. Finished 12 years of education in a foreign country, or be expected to do so by February 31, 2019
  2. Have met, in a foreign country, the entrance application requirements determined by this university
  3. Have finished high-school-level education in a foreign country (includes people who have been determined to have met the entrance application requirements) and have finished (or be expected to finish) all preparatory education required to enter university in their home country
  4. Possess an International Baccalaureate qualification
  5. Possess an Abitur qualification
  6. Possess a French Baccalaureate qualification
  7. Be recognized by the University President as having a qualification equivalent to 1-6.

(2) Possess the following Japanese language qualifications (or be planning to acquire them in the next test)

  1. Have sufficient Japanese ability to take university classes in Japanese.
  2. Have taken, in 2018, JASSO’s EJU test for Japanese or General Studies

**Things to be aware of when submitting application documents**

Map of exam location

Contact Us

Sapporo University Intercommunication Center (SUICC)
〒062-8520 Sapporo City, Toyohira-ku, Nishioka 3-7-3-1 Bld. 6 1F
Tel: (011)852-9138
E-mail: suicc@ofc.sapporo-u.ac.jp