All of the following items must be received by 5:00 pm, Japan Standard Time, on the application deadline. Items postmarked by the deadline but arriving late will not be considered on time. All documents not in English must be professionally translated. Submit the original document and the translation together with a letter of verification from the translator or a notarization attesting to the accuracy of the translation. Documents will not be returned. Prospective students are encouraged to complete their application for admission well in advance of the deadline.

Non-degree-seeking students will have their transcripts reviewed for admissions purposes, but not for transfer credit and will not receive a credit transfer evaluation.


1. Admission Application Form


2. Official Standardized Test Results

For Native English Speakers
For Non-native English Speakers

We are a test-optional school. If you believe an SAT or ACT score would complement your application, you should submit your scores from one of the following examinations:

  • SAT: Order official SAT scores using TUJ's school code (3702). For more information on the SAT, visit 
  • ACT: Order official ACT scores using TUJ's school code (5298). For more information on the ACT, visit 

One of the following examinations taken no earlier than two years before the date of application to TUJ:

  • TOEFL: Order an official score report using TUJ's school code (9698). For more information on the TOEFL examination, visit 
  • IELTS: E-mail a copy of your score report to
  • PTE: Order an official score report to be sent to the Japan Campus listed under Temple University. For more information on PTE, visit 
  • DUOLINGO: Order an official score report to be sent to Temple University, Japan Campus. For more information on DUOLINGO, visit 
  • ITEP Academic Plus: Order an official score report to be sent to TUJ. For more information on ITEP visit 
  • Cambridge C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency: Order an official score report to be sent to TUJ. For more information on Cambridge visit 



3. Official University or College Transcripts in English

Submit transcripts from all accredited universities and colleges where the applicant was ever enrolled and, if necessary, an English translation. Transcripts must be in a sealed envelope issued by the institution.

Applicants with less than 30 college-level semester credits must submit both high school (or GED) transcript and college transcripts.


4. List of Courses Applicant Wishes to Take at TUJ

List should contain three to four courses. Placement in the requested courses is not guaranteed and will depend on placement assessment results, space availability, and fulfillment of any prerequisites based on previously completed university coursework.

Undergraduate Course Schedule


5. Non-refundable Application Fee of ¥10,500

Note: TUJ does not sponsor student visas for students intending to enroll as non-degree-seeking in summer semester only. Many nationalities are eligible for a three-month tourist visa. Applicants should check the visa policy for their own country. If you are from a TUJ-affiliated school, the application fee is waived.

Payments Methods


Send all documents to the following office:

Temple University, Japan Campus Admissions Counseling Office

  • Location: 1-14-29 Taishido, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo, Japan 154-0004 (Access)
  • Hours: Weekdays 9:00-17:30 (Japan Time)
  • E-mail:
  • Tel: +81-3-5441-9800
  • Fax: +81-3-5443-4823

For admissions questions...

Office Hours:
Weekdays 9:00-17:30 (Japan Time)