TUJ's rolling-admissions procedures allow students to apply year-round. Students can apply for admission to TUJ up to three semesters in advance. Students are encouraged to apply as early as possible to secure their enrollment for a future semester. Applicants typically receive an admissions decision within four weeks.
Applicants who need a student visa must submit all student visa application documents by the final deadline. If applying close to the deadline, applicants will need to submit all visa application documents before they receive their admissions decision.
Completed applications, including all supporting documents, must be received by 17:00, Japan Standard Time, on the application deadline.
All application items must arrive at TUJ on or before the following dates.
|Semester of admission||Those seeking a student visa through TUJ
(Admissions & student visa application deadline)
|Those not seeking a student visa through TUJ
(Admissions application deadline)
|Fall||May 1||July 1|
|Spring||October 1||November 1|
*If you have a student visa sponsored by another institution (including Japanese Language Schools), please refer to the instructions here.
- Applicants who do not have permission to reside in Japan (via citizenship or prior long-term visa) must apply for a student visa through TUJ.
- If a deadline falls on a weekend or Japanese national holiday, the deadline becomes the next business day.
Scholarship Eligibility Deadlines
To be considered for a scholarship, applicants must complete their application for admission on or before the following eligibility deadlines. The student visa application is not required by the scholarship eligibility deadline. See the Scholarships and Loans section for detailed information on award amounts and application procedures.
October 15 of the year prior to entry. Only awarded to students starting in summer or fall semester.
All Other Scholarships
|Semester of admission||Those seeking a student visa through TUJ||Those not seeking a student visa through TUJ|
|Fall||March 1||June 1|
|Spring||September 1||September 1|
|Summer||December 1||February 15|
Notes: If a deadline falls on a weekend or Japanese national holiday, the deadline becomes the next business day.
After Being Admitted
Once accepted to TUJ, new students must take placement assessments, attend an orientation session, receive academic advising, and register for courses before the semester begins.
Last update: June, 2022