The AEP Full-time Intensive Program is no longer accepting applications for Fall 2022 onward because the program will be closed.
AEP continues to offer the AEP Day Program for the English learners who would like to improve their English proficiency and learn academic English skills as preparation for the TUJ Undergraduate and Bridge Programs or for study abroad at overseas universities. 
Please see the AEP Daytime Course.

Admission qualifications

Applicants with the following qualifications may apply for the Academic English Program

  1. Have graduated or will graduate from an accredited secondary or high school, or
  2. Have completed or will complete an IB diploma or GCE A Level program


  • GED applicants are required to submit transcripts from all schools attended since the start of high school, in addition to the official GED transcript.

Applicants who wish to enter the TUJ Undergraduate Program must also meet the following qualifications;

  • Minimum cumulative grade-point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 5.0 scale, or 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • GED applicants must possess a General Education Development certificate, Kosotsu Nintei Shiken (formerly Daiken), or its equivalent. (GED applicants are advised to apply with at least 15 college-level semester credits to strengthen their applications.)

Admission Procedures

Apply Online

After applying using the Online Application Form, send the other required documents by mail.

Apply by Mail

Please request the application materials using the Brochure Request Form. Alternatively, you may use the Admission Application Form (PDF: 626KB)  in PDF format.

Admission Process

Anyone meeting the qualifications may apply.

1. Submit application documents

Applications are accepted throughout the year. Students can apply for admission to TUJ up to three semesters in advance. For details regarding application documents, please see here.

2. Take the AEP entrance test

Please see here for the schedule and the conditions of the entrance test waivers.

3. Selection Process

4. Receive admissions decisions by mail

Applicants typically receive an admissions decision and an information material packet within one week. If admitted, please follow the procedures described in the packet you receive to pay the entrance fees and tuition fees, as well as all other fees. You will also receive information about the placement tests.

5. Take the placement test

Please see the schedule and procedures for taking the test.

6. Orientation

The orientation will give you guidance about the details of the program and attendance is required.

Contact Us

Temple University, Japan Campus Admissions Counseling

1-14-29 Taishido, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo, Japan 154-0004 (Access)
Tel:0120-86-1026 (Free Dial)
Hours:Weekdays 9:00-17:30 (Japan Time)