Undergraduate International Students

Applications for April 2019 Enrollment

Admission Policy

Faculty of Commerce

Faculty of Economics

Faculty of Foreign Studies

Faculty of Social Welfare


All persons who are interested in applying to enroll in Kumamoto Gakuen University should begin by expressing their interest to us directly via e-mail, postal letter, fax, or telephone. Upon receipt of an inquiry we will send a copy of our Application Guide (Japanese). Please contact us in Japanese. Our contact details are as follows:

Admissions Office, Kumamoto Gakuen University
2-5-1 Oe, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto 862-8680 JAPAN
Tel +81-96-362-4095   FAX +81-96-366-8194


Student Capacity

Faculty Department No. of students accepted
Commerce Commerce several students
Hospitality Management several students
Economics Economics several students
Legal Economics several students
Foreign Studies English several students
East Asian Studies several students
Social Welfare Social Welfare several students
Social Environment and Welfare several students



Application Period January. 7 -16, 2019
 (Applications must be received by the final date.)
Examination (Interview) Date Satday, February 9, 2019
Examination Place Kumamoto Gakuen University
Announcement of Results 10 am on Wednesday Feb. 20, 2019
We will publish the examination ID numbers of successful applicants on this site.  Only successful applicants will be notified by mail.
Admission fee payment deadline Friday, March 1, 2019
First period tuition fee payment deadline and document submission deadline Friday, March 22, 2019



Applicants who do not hold Japanese nationality and have completed or are expected to complete a curriculum which is equivalent to 12 years of school education in Japan, 8 years of which were completed in school outside of Japan, are eligible.

Selection Method

  1. Screening of the application documents
  2. Written examination*
  3. Interview

* Applicants must take or have already taken both the "Japanese as a Foreign Language " and "Japan and the World " subject tests from a session of the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) that was held in either 2016 or 2017.

* All applicants except those applying for the English Department must take the Japanese version of the " Japan and the World " EJU subject test. Applicants applying for the English Department must take the English version of the " Japan and the World " EJU subject test.

* Applicants who have taken the EJU more than once must choose one of sessions for submission when applying.

Entrance Examination Fee