Undergraduate (Returnee Students)

Applications for April 2017 Enrollment

Undergraduate (Returnee Students)

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
Child and Family Welfare several students
Social Welfare - Evening Division Social Welfare several students



Applicants who hold Japanese nationality, had to study overseas due to unavoidable circumstances such as parents' residing abroad, and who meet one of the following conditions are eligible:

  1. Applicants who have completed or are expected to complete a 12-year regular education curriculum abroad (including schooling in the regular curriculum in Japan) in the period between April 1, 2015 and March 31, 2017.  Those applicants must have completed or be expected to complete at least 2 years consecutively in a foreign country including the last school year.
  2. Applicants who have studied overseas for 6 years or more in total or 4 years or more consecutively, and transferred into the 2nd or 3rd year of Japanese high school after returning to Japan, and are expected to graduate from high school by March 31, 2017.
  3. Applicants who have received an International Baccalaureate degree outside of Japan in 2015 or 2016, and who will turn 18 by March 31, 2017.
  4. Applicants who will complete the curriculum of an educational institution abroad that has been designated or accredited as being equivalent to a high school curriculum by the Japanese Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology by March 31, 2017.

Selection Method

  1. Screening of the application documents
  2. Short essay
  3. Foreign Language*
  4. Interview

* Please select one foreign language out of English, German, French, Chinese, Russian, Spanish, and Korean, and write it on the application form.   

Application Period

November 1, 2016 - November 9, 2016
(Applications must be received by the final date.)

Examination Date & Place

Sunday, November 20, 2016
Kumamoto Gakuen University

Announcement of Results

10 a.m. on Monday, November 28, 2016
(Bulletin Board Posting)

Admission Procedure Deadlines

Payment of the admission fee: Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Payment of the 1st period of tuition fees and submission of required documents:
Monday, March 13, 2017