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Application (Self-financed Students)

Admission for 2014-2015 Academic Year for Self-financed Students


Seinan Gakuin University accepts independent students into its International Division for the 2014-2015 academic year according to the following procedure.

1. QUALIFICATION
  1. A foreign national who will complete, or has completed, a secondary education and is qualified as an applicant for undergraduate study at the time of enrollment.

  2. Non-English speaker is required to have proficiency in English to understand the classes taught in English.(TOEFL-PBT 550, TOEFL-iBT 79-80, IELTS 6.0)

 However, proficiency in Japanese is not required for admission.


2. NUMBER OF STUDENTS TO BE ADMITTED
Several

3. APPLICATION PERIOD
Fall: December 16, 2013 --- March 31, 2014
Spring: July 1, 2014 --- September 30, 2014

4. ON-LINE APPLICATION
ON-LINE APPLICATION FORM(Click here)

Please contact us (intleduc@seinan-gu.ac.jp) to obtain the password for your application.

*ACCOMMODATION Preference
Accommodation will be assigned to incoming students based upon the time and date the on-line application form is submitted. If the demand for each accommodation exceeds its capacity reserved for incoming students, you will be considered for the second or third choice.

5. REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

1 CHECKLIST FOR APPLICATION DOCUMENTS [PDF:97KB]

Please fill out this form and enclose when submitting the application.
2 OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT OF GRADES from all the post-secondary schools attended
3 FINANCIAL STATEMENT

Bank statement with official signature/seal must be submitted. It is important to show the Japanese immigration department that applicant has enough financial resources to stay for 10 months (for one semester only: 5 months). The fund must be evaluated in the actual currency that shows the equivalent amount of more than ¥1,600,000 (for one semester only: ¥800,000) in Japanese yen. In case the expense while in Japan will be partly or fully covered by any organizational fund, an official letter from the applicant's financial source should be attached.
*This information given to the CIE will be strictly confidential and be only used for the applicant's admission and visa purposes, not to be used for any other purpose.

4 RECORD OF PREVIOUS JAPANESE STUDIES [PDF:56KB]

In case the applicant has no history of studying Japanese, choose the answer "no".

5 PHYSICAL EXAMINATION RECORD [PDF:45KB]

Medical report must be filled completely. If some items are left blank, the reexamination of those items will be required before enrollment in Seinan Gakuin University

6 PASSPORT INFORMATION(attach copy of passport) [PDF:51KB]

7 COPY OF PASSPORT

8 LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION from an official at an institution where the applicant is most recently, or currently, enrolled

9 ENGLISH PROFICIENCY STATEMENT (non-native speakers of English only)

If the applicant's native language is another than English, a letter in English (one page in A4 or letter size) must be submitted stating the reason why he/she intends to apply for our International Division.

10 4 PHOTOS (taken within two months)

Enclose 4 copies of 3 x 4.5-cm ID photo for visa purpose and for student ID card.

6. ADMISSION DECISION
Admission decision will be made on the basis of application documents. Each applicant will be notified of the decision in October, 2014.

7. TERM OF ENROLLMENT
Fall Semester: August- December, 2014
Spring Semester: January - May 2015
The admission is for both fall and spring semesters.

8. APPLICATION FEE
Application fee JPY ¥12,000
Please send the International Postal Money Order in JAPANESE YEN together with all application documents. We do not accept a bank check. You must pay in Japanese Yen. We do not accept any other currency. It can never be refunded without regard to the acceptance or non-acceptance of your application. A bank check is not acceptable.
The money order should be payable to: Gakkou-Hojin Seinan Gakuin Rijicho Yoshida Shigeo.

9. TUITION FEE
740,000 JPY/one year

370,000 JPY/one semester

10. SCHOLARSHIP
Not available for self-financial students.

11. Housing
Seinan Gakuin University offers on-campus housing (I-House), off-campus housing and homestay. More information about each housing can be found at: Housing

Students Enrolled in International Division (as of April 2014)

 REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

Exchange students 33
Self Financed Students 3
United States 14
Canada 2
Great Britain 3
France 9
Norway 1
The Netherlands 3
Italy 1
China 3

  For further information, please contact us at:

Center for International Education
Seinan Gakuin University
6-2-92 Nishijin, Sawara-ku, Fukuoka
814-8511 Japan
E-mail : intleduc@seinan-gu.ac.jp
Phone : +81-92-823-3346
Fax : +81-92-823-3334
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