General entrance exam

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We are looking for students who want to study at Showa Women's University Graduate School, regardless of gender.
Graduate School Entrance Examination Guidelines
Internet application

Documents required for application

Please download and use the form from this page.
There are two formats, "PDF" and "Word", so please use whichever is easier for you.

◎:Submit by all ◇:Submit if you are a foreign national △:Submit only for eligible people  
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Application form for admission
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Resume (general use)PDFWord
Resume (for international students)
PDF
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・Graduation/Completion (Expected) Certificate
·transcript
4Certificate of expected acquisition of educational staff license or certificate of award of the same license
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Graduation/Master’s thesis summaryPDFWord
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Research plan *Other than English education specialization course (1 year course)PDFWord
Study Plan *English Education Specialized Course (1 year) only
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Under Construction
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Application form for major/course, etc.PDFWord
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Copy of graduation/master's thesis *Not required for psychology majors
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Resident card
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Name confirmation form
PDFWord
11Statement of the intent to support the applicant financially
PDFWord
12Application Form for Exemption from Admission Fee for Privately Financed International StudentsPDF
"University Code List" that must be registered at the time of application
Enter 90000A for the code of overseas universities and graduate schools.
*For details and application qualifications, please refer to the entrance examination guidelines.
*If you do not meet the application qualifications, please take the individual entrance qualification examination.please use this form.
Note) The 1-year master's course of the Department of Human Life Studies, Graduate School of Human Life Sciences will be recruited through the entrance examination for working adults.

Preliminary Individual Consultation

The Department of Literature and Language Education (currently planned), the Department of Life Culture Studies, the Department of Welfare and Social Studies, and the Department of Human Life Organization require individual consultation in advance in order to deepen mutual understanding between prospective students and the department regarding research and study plans after admission. is. We also recommend individual consultations in advance for other graduate schools and majors. Please note that the content of this preliminary individual consultation will not affect the decision on the entrance exam.
Prior individual consultationplease use this form..

2025 Entrance Examination Schedule

After applying online, application documents will be accepted by mail (postmark valid).

Master's and Master's programs

Entrance examination period Graduate School Application period (postmark valid) test day Announcement of Successful Applicants※ 2
Feburary Term※ 1 Graduate School of Life Sciences June 2024 (Tue) - June 6 (Tue), 4 7/6 (Sat)
7/13 (Sat)
Feburary TermGraduate School of LettersSeptember 2024th (Sunday) - September 9th (Monday), 15
10/2010th February (Friday)
Feburary Term Graduate School of Letters
Graduate School of Life Sciences
Monday, January 2025, 1 - Wednesday, January 6, 1 Saturday, February 2th 2/22 (Sat)

Doctoral Program

Entrance examination period Graduate School Application period (postmark valid) test day Announcement of Successful Applicants※ 2
Feburary Term※ 1 Graduate School of Letters June 2024 (Tue) - June 6 (Tue), 4 7/6 (Sat) 7/13 (Sat)
Graduate School of Life Sciences 7th February (Friday)
Feburary Term Graduate School of Letters Monday, January 2025, 1 - Wednesday, January 6, 1 2/15 (Sat) 2/22 (Sat)
Graduate School of Life Sciences 2th February (Friday)

※ 1 If you wish to enroll in the second semester (October enrollment) for the July term entrance examination, please contact the Admissions Center before applying.
※ 2 Please click on the pass/fail inquiry button on the “My Page” of the Internet application site and check your pass/fail.

Examination venue/selection method

Examination hall Setagaya Campus
Screening method Selection will be made by comprehensively reviewing the written test, oral test, and application documents.
The examination timetable differs depending on the graduate school/major.

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.
When applying for the entrance examination, please download the "Admission fee exemption application form" (designated form) and submit it together with the application documents.If you do not wish to apply, please check the appropriate box on the application form and submit.
 

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 examination, please submit the "Admission fee exemption application form" (designated form) together with the application documents.If you do not wish to apply, please check the appropriate box on the application form and submit.
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