Admissions

Admissions for International Students (for 2018 academic year)

In accordance with the founding principles of IBU, we give international students the opportunity to enter this university and do all we can to make them feel welcome.

October Selection

Faculty

University (all faculties), Junior College (all departments)

Application Period

Mail, bring in person
Thursday, September 14 – Friday, September 22, 2017 (postmarked by September 22)

Exam Date

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Exam Location

IBU

Exam Subject

  • Japanese (max. score 100; exam duration 60 min.)
  • English (Department of Global Studies only; max. score 100; exam duration 60 min.)
  • Interview, review of documents

Results

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Submission for Entrance

Admission fee: Monday, October 30 – Friday, November 10, 2017
Tuition fee, other: Monday, October 30, 2017 – Wednesday, January 31, 2018

February Selection

Faculty

University (all faculties), Junior College (all departments)

Application Period

Mail, bring in person
Friday, January 5 – Friday, January 12, 2018 (postmarked by January 12)

Exam Date

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Exam Location

IBU

Exam Subject

  • Japanese (max. score 100; exam duration 60 min.)
  • English (Department of Global Studies only; max. score 100; exam duration 60 min.)
  • Interview, review of documents

Results

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Submission for Entrance

Admission fee, tuition fee, other: Monday, February 19 – Wednesday, February 28, 2018

  • Entrance examination fee: 35,000 yen

Note: For details of the entrance examination, see the Entrance Examination Overview (application form).

Number of New Students in 2017 Academic Year

University

Faculty Department (Major, Course) Men Women Total
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Department of Japanese Studies 78 65 143
Department of Global Studies 51 62 113
Department of Sociology 132 76 208
Major in Health and Social Welfare, Department of Human Welfare 33 45 78
Faculty of Education Elementary School and Early Childhood Education Course, Department of Education 65 111 176
Junior High School English and Elementary School Education Course, Department of Education 17 26 43
Health Education Course, Department of Education 3 39 42
Faculty of Business Administration Major in Public Management, Department of Business Administration 51 11 62
Major in Corporate Management, Department of Business Administration 118 26 144
University total 548 461 1,009

Junior College

Department (Major) Men Women Total
Department of Child Education 1 133 134
Major in Life Design, Department of Life Navigation 1 135 136
Major in Life Care and Welfare, Department of Life Navigation 2 11 13
Junior College total 4 279 283
University and Junior College total Men Women Total
552 740 1,292

Note: The numbers in the above table do not include students transferring from other universities.

Transfer Students

University

Faculty Department (Major, Course) Men Women Total
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Department of Japanese Studies 0 0 0
Department of Global Studies 0 0 0
Department of Sociology 1 0 1
Major in Health and Social Welfare, Department of Human Welfare 1 0 1
Faculty of Education Elementary School and Early Childhood Education Course, Department of Education 0 3 3
Junior High School English and Elementary School Education Course, Department of Education 0 0 0
Health Education Course, Department of Education 0 0 0
Faculty of Business Administration Department of Business Administration 0 1 1
University total 2 4 6

Graduate School

Course Men Women Total
Master’s Course 4 0 4
Doctoral Course 0 1 1
Graduate School total 4 1 5

Note: The number of confirmed entrants in the table above is current as of April 1, 2017.

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