Your application must include the items listed and be sent to the address below. All required materials should be received by TUJ on or before the designated application deadline. The admission committee will not review incomplete applications.
Temple University, Japan Campus
4-1-27 Mita, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0073
1. Complete Application Form (including a Personal Statement)
Applicants are required to apply online.
Please do not leave any response blank. If a question does not apply to you, please answer N/A (Not Applicable).
If you would like to submit the personal statement other than online, you may do so. Put your name on each sheet. Answers must be typed (hand-written essays are not acceptable) and must be written without the assistance of any other person.
Attach a current resume or curriculum vitae covering:
- Dates of employment (month/year)
- Employer name
- Job title
- Job responsibilities
- Post-secondary educational history
3. GMAT Score Report (Not required for TUJ_START@Temple Program)
A GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) score is required of all applicants unless they hold a Ph.D., JD, MD, or any other doctoral degree. The GMAT may also be waived based on prior technical and professional work experience and prior academic performance. Please contact the MBA program office for details about GMAT waiver. The test score is valid if it was received within the last five years. The latest possible test date is approximately one week prior to each application deadline. The test date of your GMAT must be indicated on the application form.
Temple University, Japan Campus code is 72S1B58
Note: GRE does not substitute for the GMAT.
TUJ's Continuing Education Program offers a GMAT workshop/course. See below for more information.
4. TOEFL Score Report
An official TOEFL score is required of all non-native speakers of English unless they have completed a college or graduate program whose medium of instruction is English in one of the following countries: Australia, Canada, India, Ireland, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, the UK, or the USA.
A minimum score of 89 is required on iBT TOEFL (89=230 on a computer-based test and 575 on a paper-based test). The test score is valid if it was received within the last two years. The last possible test date is approximately one month prior to each application deadline. The test date of your TOEFL must be indicated in the application form. We also accept the test score (minimum of 575) of Institutional TOEFL (ITP) conducted at TUJ. Please see here for more information of ITP.
Temple University, Japan Campus code is 9698.
The IELTS (academic test only) is also accepted. TOEIC or any other English-language ability test is not acceptable.
TUJ's Academic English Program offers TOEFL courses. See below for more information.
5. Two Certified Transcripts
Please request official English transcripts or grade sheets from all colleges and universities you have attended. The transcripts should include all course names and grades. Only transcripts that bear the seal, mark, or signature of an authorized official of the university where you earned your degree or have taken courses are acceptable. Once sealed, the envelopes must not be opened.
Please note that all non-US and Japanese university graduates are required to use the following credential education service:
6. Two or More Letters of Recommendations (Not required for TUJ_START@Temple Program)
You should obtain recommendations from those who are best able to assess your potential for graduate study and employment in business and management. At least one recommendation should come from an employer or supervisor. If obtaining a recommendation from your supervisor is not possible, please consider obtaining a recommendation from another individual who is familiar with your performance in the workplace or please contact the program office.
Please fill in the top portion of the recommendation form and forward it to the person writing the recommendation. Ask him/her to complete the form, seal it in an envelope, and sign the envelope across the seal. The letters may be submitted directly to TUJ.
An interview is required of all applicants. Once your application is complete, the program office will contact you to set up the interview. Telephone interviews are available for those living far from Tokyo.
8. Non-refundable Application Fee of 10,000 yen
Please pay the application fee by credit card or wire transfer and send a copy of the receipt. To pay by wire transfer, use the bank transfer information below and make the payment in the applicant's name. Credit card payment instruction will be provided when you submit the online application.
Bank transfer charges to be paid separately by transferee and please do not deduct from the amount due. If you are transferring money from overseas, you need to add 3,000 yen to cover Japanese bank handling charges.
- Mizuho Bank, Azabu Branch (531)
- Account Name:
- Account No:
- Futsu-yokin, 8014119
- Swift Code:
- MHBKJPJT (Please use MHCBJPJT for payments after July 1, 2013)