International Student Entrance Examination

This is information for the 2024 entrance exam. Information regarding the 2025 entrance exam will be updated as soon as it is decided.

Regarding the implementation of the general entrance examination for foreign students (attention)

The general entrance examination for foreign students isMeeting at our university's Setagaya campusIt will be carried out.
If you are coming to Japan from overseas and are considering taking the entrance exam, please be sure to check whether you can enter and stay in Japan before applying.
Please check the websites of the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, or the Japanese embassy or consulate general (overseas diplomatic mission) that has jurisdiction over your area.
Among those living overseas,If you are unable to enter Japan due to travel restrictions, or if you are in the waiting period after entering Japan due to enhanced quarantine measures, you will not be able to take the test.
In addition, if you are unable to take the entrance exam for the above reasons, you will be treated as absent.The entrance examination fee cannot be refunded.There will also be no make-up exams.

Entrance examination summary

General entrance examination for foreign students

Admission schedule

Application Periods December 2023th (Mon) to December 11th (Mon), 20.
test day 2024 years 1 month 6 day (Saturday)
Announcement of Successful Applicants 2024 September 1 (Friday)
Matriculation Procedures for Successful Applicants February 2024th (Friday) -March 1th (Monday), 12

Entrance examination requirements

This is an entrance exam to recruit first-year students.
Examination hall Setagaya Campus
Screening method
Success or failure will be determined based on application documents, written test results, and interview. 
Required Documents Documents required for application (please download and use)

Entrance exam using Japan University Academic Proficiency Examination (JPUE)

This is an entrance exam that uses the Japan University Academic Aptitude Test (JPUE) to recruit first-year students.
JPUE is an examination system for directly studying at Japanese universities from overseas, and Showa Women's University also participates.To take this entrance exam, you will need a recommendation from the JPUE administration office.
For details, Japan University Academic Achievement Test HomepagePlease Confirm.
“Japan University Examination(JPUE)” is an examination system for studying abroad directly at Japanese universities.
For more information, please visit JPUE Website.

Enrollment Fee Exemption System for Privately Financed International Students

All international students enrolled in regular courses at our university are exempted from the admission fee.
Please see below for details and conditions.
Regardless of whether or not you use the admission fee exemption system, it is mandatory to submit the ``Admission Fee Exemption Application Form'' (specified format) when applying for the entrance exam.Please be careful not to forget to submit the documents.
(If you are not using the admission fee exemption system, please check the appropriate box on the application form and submit it.)

1. Content

Enrollment fees are exempted for privately-financed international students enrolled in regular undergraduate and graduate courses at our university.

2. Conditions

This system applies to privately financed international students who meet all of the following conditions.
(1) Those who are going through admission procedures for a regular course at the university
(2) Those whose status of residence is expected to be changed to "Student" or "Student"  

3. Exemption amount

Enrollment fee will be waived.If part of the admission fee is reduced for some reason, the entire admission fee after the reduction will be exempted.

4. Application procedure

When applying for the entrance exam, please submit the "Application for Entrance Fee Exemption" (specified format) along with the application documents.If you do not wish to apply, please check the appropriate box on the application form and submit it.
You can download the specified format of the “Enrollment fee exemption application form” from the link below.
Application Form for Exemption from Admission Fee for Privately Financed International Students

Individual application qualification examination

Please follow the steps below to apply for individual application eligibility screening for international student entrance exams.
For further information, please read About application eligibility screeningPlease also check the page.
Application deadline
Must arrive at our university by Friday, November 2023, 11
Application method
Registered mail (must clearly indicate "Application documents for qualification certification included")
Required documentsApplication form for certification of application eligibility(University prescribed form)
② A copy of a document proving your educational history in a course equivalent to a high school course (a transcript is also acceptable), or if you have work experience in the society or qualifications you have acquired, prove that work experience or qualifications you have acquired. documents to do
 *If you have multiple educational and work histories, please submit all of them.
 *Please submit a copy of your transcript along with documents showing the educational content (syllabus).
 *Japanese or English translation is required.
③Reply envelope (please write the applicant's address on the long size 3 envelope and affix 404 yen worth of return stamps by registered mail)
④Other documents other than those listed above that the university requests
Examination outcome
Issued by mail to the person in question

Past issues

We are distributing past questions of the general entrance examination for foreign students from departments in which there were examinees from the last two years.You can come to the admission center and pick it up (free of charge, advance reservation required), or you can request it by mail.If sending by mail, please check the handling of personal information before using.

Distribution status of past questions for the last two years

Please check from the link below.
 Availability of distribution of past questions for general entrance exams for foreign students

■If you wish to receive past questions at the school counter,Advance reservation requiredis.Please contact us by email or phone using the contact information below.
Distribution time: Monday to Friday (excluding holidays) 9:00 to 16:00
Location: Admission Center, 1nd floor, Building 2
■If sending by mail, please mail XNUMX and XNUMX below to the International Student Entrance Examination Section of the Admission Center.
reply envelope
  1. Fill out the return postal code, address, and name in an A4 size envelope, and affix a 140 yen stamp.
  2. Application form for sending past questions of the General Entrance Examination for Foreign Students
    Please download the form from the link below, fill in the necessary information, and enclose it.
 Application form for sending past questions of the General Entrance Examination for Foreign Students

If you have any questions, please contact us below.

Showa Women's University Admission Center
0120-5171-86(Fixed-line phone) TEL: 03-3411-5154
Reception hours Weekdays 9:00-16:00
154-8533-1 Taishido, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo 7-57

Privacy Policy

In accordance with our university's personal information protection policy, the information we receive when requesting materials will be used to send and send the requested materials, to provide information on university information and entrance exams, etc., and to be aggregated and aggregated in a manner that does not identify individuals. We will use it within the scope of analysis and statistical data.
If you no longer need to send materials, e-mails, etc., please contact the Admission Center.We will delete your personal information.
Handling of Personal Information