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Admission Examination for International Students

Every applicant is required to take the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU), and essay writing in Japanese. Each applicant will be interviewed by faculty members.

Qualifications

All lectures in the undergraduate program are conducted in Japanese.  IUHW students are required to have high level of Japanese language proficiency.
Applicants who meet the detailed criteria below may apply for the examination:

Number of students accepted

Each examination / each department: few students


Admission Examination Schedule - 2017 School Year

School of Health Science / School of Health and Welfare / School of Pharmacy

Application Period 1st 24 Aug 2016 - 09 Sep 2016
2nd 18 Nov 2016 - 02 Dec 2016
3rd 26 Dec 2016 - 13 Jan 2017
*through post only
*should be postmarked on or before the end date of each period
*Applicants who want to apply from overseas directly need to declare to Ohtawara Entrance Exam Office, and should send the application during 1st and 2nd periods.
Admission Examination date 1st 01 Oct 2016
2nd 17 Dec 2016
3rd 09 Feb 2017
Admission Examination Site Ohtawara campus, Tochigi prefecture
Announcement of the Examination Results 1st 13:00 pm, 06 Oct 2016
2nd 13:00 pm, 27 Dec 2016
3rd 13:00 pm, 16 Feb 2017
Admission Procedure Period 1st 06 Oct 2016 - 18 Oct 2016
2nd 27 Dec 2016 - 10 Jan 2017
3rd 16 Feb 2017 - 27 Feb 2017
*as indicated by the postmark on the envelope
Admission Examination Fee JPY 30,000
JPY 35,000 (School of Pharmacy)



School of Nursing at Narita / School of Health Sciences at Narita
(Established in April 2016)

Application Period 1st 24 Oct 2016 - 07 Nov 2016
2nd 26 Dec 2016 - 13 Jan 2017
*through post only
*as indicated by the postmark on the envelope
*Applicants who want to apply from overseas directly need to declare to Narita Entrance
Exam Office, and should send the application during 1st period.
Admission Examination date 1st 19 Nov 2016
2nd 09 Feb 2017
Admission Examination Site Narita Campus, Chiba Prefecture
Announcement of the Examination Results 1st 13:00 pm, 26 Nov 2016
2nd 13:00 pm, 16 Feb 2017
Admission Procedure Period 1st 26 Nov 2016 - 06 Dec 2016
2nd 16 Feb 2017 - 27 Feb 2017
*as indicated by the postmark on the envelope
Admission Examination Fee JPY 30,000



School of Health Sciences at Odawara

Application Period 1st 24 Oct 2016 - 07 Nov 2016
2nd 04 Jan 2017 - 19 Jan 2017
*through post only
*as indicated by the postmark on the envelope
*Applicants who want to apply from overseas directly need to declare to Odawara Entrance Exam Office, and should send the application during 1st period.
Admission Examination date 1st 19 Nov 2016
2nd 01 Feb 2017
Admission Examination Site Odawara campus, Kanagawa prefecture
Announcement of the Examination Results 1st 13:00 pm, 26 Nov 2016
2nd 13:00 pm, 08 Feb 2017
Admission Procedure Period 1st 26 Nov 2016 - 06 Dec 2016
2nd 08 Feb 2017 - 17 Feb 2017
*as indicated by the postmark on the envelope
Admission Examination Fee JPY 30,000



School of Nursing at Fukuoka / School of Health Sciences at Fukuoka

Application Period 1st 22 Aug 2016 - 05 Sep 2016
2nd 24 Oct 2016 - 07 Nov 2016
3rd 04 Jan 2017 - 23 Jan 2017
*through post only
*as indicated by the postmark on the envelope
*Applicants who want to apply from overseas directly need to declare to Fukuoka or Okawa Entrance Exam Offices, and should send the application during 1st and 2nd periods.
Admission Examination date 1st 17 Sep 2016
2nd 19 Nov 2016
3rd 03 Feb 2017
Admission Examination Site School of Nursing at Fukuoka /
Fukuoka campus, Fukuoka prefecture
School of Health Sciences at Fukuoka /
Okawa campus, Fukuoka prefecture
Announcement of the Examination Results 1st 13:00 pm, 26 Sep 2016
2nd 13:00 pm, 26 Nov 2016
3rd 13:00 pm, 09 Feb 2017
Admission Procedure Period 1st 26 Sep 2016 - 07 Oct 2016
2nd 26 Nov 2016 - 06 Dec 2016
3rd 09 Feb 2017 - 20 Feb 2017
*as indicated by the postmark on the envelope
Admission Examination Fee JPY 30,000

Selection Methods

Essay exam (within 600 words) 60 min scale evaluation
Interview 15 - 30 min scale evaluation

Tuition Exemption for Self-Supporting International Student

Financial assistance is available to support overseas students wanting to study at IUHW. 
For more information;

Number of International Students in the 2016 School Year

Country Undergraduate School Japanese Language Program Graduate School Total
Nursing Physical Therapy Occu-pational Therapy Speech and Hearing Sciences Radio-logical Sciences Medical Technology and Sciences Services and Healthcare Manage-ment Pharma-ceutical Sciences Subtotal
China 16 5 1   4 1 4 1 32 1 16 49
South Korea 2 1     1     3 7   5 12
Philippines                 0 12 0 12
Myanmar                 0   9 9
Vietnam 1     1         2   2 4
Taiwan 2               2   0 2
Mongolia 1               1   1 2
Nepal                 0   2 2
Thailand                 0 1 1 2
Total 22 6 1 1 5 1 4 4 44 14 36 94