Undergraduate (International Students)

Applications for April 2017 Enrollment

Undergraduate (International Students)

Application Guide (Japanese)
※Applications for April 2017 enrollment are no longer being accepted.

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
Management 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



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 2015 or 2016.

*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.

Selection Schedule

  First Examination Second Examination
Application Period Oct. 11, 2016 - Oct. 18, 2016 Dec. 1, 2016 - Dec. 8, 2016
 (Applications must be received by the final date.)
Examination Date November 20, 2016 February 7, 2017
Announcement of Results 10 am on Nov. 28, 2016 10 am on Feb. 20, 2017

Examination Place

Kumamoto Gakuen University

Admission Procedure Deadlines

  First Examination Second Examination
Payment of the admission fee Dec. 13, 2016 March 2, 2017
Payment of the 1st period of the tuition
fees and submission of the required documents
March 13, 2017 March 24, 2017