入試概要(ENGLISH)

A focus on pragmatic education and practical qualifications to nurture graduates with the skills and knowledge required for the 21st century workplace.

Shumei University was founded in 1988 and still is one of the “new” universities. There are just over 2,000 students and thus the university can give personalized support and assistance to every student. Many of the graduates build on the knowledge and skills obtained at the university and have now joined various Japanese firms or found work in their native country. There are five faculties at the university: Faculty of Teacher Education, Faculty of Nursing, Faculty of Management and Governance, Faculty of Global Management ( Name change in progress from Faculty of English and IT Management to Faculty of Global Management ), and Faculty of Tourism and Business Management. Currently overseas students can enroll in all faculties except for the Faculty of Teacher Education and the Faculty of Nursing.

The university campus is in Yachiyo City, which is located almost at the center of Chiba Prefecture. Narita International Airport and Bay Area towns such as Urayasu and Makuhari are accessible within one hour.

Our quiet, park-like atmosphere will offer you an ideal campus life.

Japanese Language Classes streamed according to language skills

Small Japanese Language Classes (max. 15)

Lessons for Qualifications and Job Search

Study Supervisor System

Student Support by International Center and Career Support Center

In addition, practice exams for BJT (Business Japanese Proficiency Test) and JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test) are provided.
Those who succeed in obtaining qualifications (as set out by the university) are eligible for a one-off incentive award.

Faculty Introduction

Faculty of Management and Governance

The faculty offers three courses: Entrepreneurship Course, Corporate Accounting Course, and Business Course, each focusing on a specific area of management to support a variety of career options.

Faculty of Global Management ( Name change in progress from Faculty of English and IT Management to Faculty of Global Management ).English Career Course

The course offers various English-related subjects to support and develop English skills for a variety of professions. Overseas students are also eligible to participate in a five-month Study Abroad Program in the UK to further improve English communication skills.

Faculty of Global Management ( Name change in progress from Faculty of English and IT Management to Faculty of Global Management ).IT Career Course

This course offers subjects ranging from the ICT skills necessary in daily activities at the modern workplace to advanced specializations including Network Construction and High-Level Programming.

Faculty of Tourism and Business Management

The faculty helps foster the confidence and professionalism necessary to work in tourism industry such as hotels, travel agencies, aviation companies, etc. Easy access to Narita International Airport, Makuhari or Urayasu is advantageous as our students may visit them as a part of extracurricular activities.

Application Requirements

Please contact the Admissions Office at +81 (0)47-488-2332 for further inquiries about the application process.

※2025年4月入学者用のデジタルパンフレット・募集要項は、6月頃より順次公開予定です。

Dates of Entrance Examinations for Overseas Students

※順次公開予定

Application Qualification Terms of Eligibility

※順次公開予定

Tuition Fees and Scholarship

Breakdown of Fees and Charges (Yen)

Recommendation Examination Mode

Fees/Charges Regular Charge (¥) Overseas Students (¥) Deducted Amount (¥)
Entrance Fees 300,000 0 300,000
Tuition Fees 737,000 567,000 170,000
Facilities Charges 271,000 271,000 n/a
Activities Charges 80,000 80,000 n/a
Organization Support Fees 20,000 20,000 n/a
Total 1,408,000 938,000 470,000

General Admission Mode

Fees/Charges Regular Charge (¥) Overseas Students (¥) Deducted Amount (¥)
Entrance Fees 300,000 300,000 n/a
Tuition Fees 737,000 567,000 170,000
Facilities Charges 271,000 271,000 n/a
Activities Charges 80,000 80,000 n/a
Organization Support Fees 20,000 20,000 n/a
Total 1,408,000 1,238,000 170,000 

※Those who meet the requirements set by the University are eligible for the scholarship.

Payment of Tuition Fees and Charges

Payment should be paid in two installments:

【Admission through Recommendation Examination Mode】
[1st]Installment ¥479,000
[2nd]Installment ¥459,000

【General Admission Examination Mode】
[1st] Installment ¥779,000
[2nd]Installment ¥459,000

※Scholarships for subsequent years of study are also available. The award of these scholarships is based on an applicant’s academic achievement, attendance rate, number of earned credits, and observance of the university rules and regulations. Level 2 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test is a requirement in the third and fourth year.

Please contact the Admissions Office directly for further inquiries.
+81 (0)47 488 2332

Other Information

On and Off Campus Environment

Shumei University is located in a peaceful residential area surrounded by greenery. The campus has a convenience store, cafeteria and bakery. Two convenience stores and a McDonald’s hamburger restaurant are also close by.
Large shopping malls can be found at both of the nearby railway stations, Yachiyo-Midorigaoka Station and Shin-Kamagaya Station, and it is common to meet a classmate working a part-time job while shopping.

Free University Bus

Free university bus services operate from the following four railway stations on school days before and after each lesson:
Yachiyo-Midorigaoka Station (Toyo Kosoku Line)
Katsutadai Station (Keisei Line and Toyo Kosoku Line)
Shin-Kamagaya Station (Tobu Urban Park Line, Shin-Keisei Line, and Hokuso Line)
Chiba Newtown Chuo Station (Narita Sky Access Line and Hokuso Line)
Normally the services operate 5 times or so a day.

Career Support

Career induction sessions and seminars, some specifically for overseas students, are held throughout the academic year. Our professional career support counsellors are available for consultations, and can help you through the process of writing your CV, (or entry sheet in Japanese), job interview practice and job applications.

For Japanese Language School Teachers

The university has a well-earned reputation for its teaching and for the support and guidance we provide equally to both Japanese students and overseas students.
The ‘Campus Rules” which all students are asked to comply with include rules like prohibition of dyeing hair and a smoking ban on campus. The rules are stated in the application brochure and are also raised in the oral interview as a part of the entrance examinations to confirm if applicants can observe these rules while studying at the university.

Access

1-1 Daigaku-cho, Yachiyo City
Chiba 276-0003 Japan

Nearest Train Stations:

Yachiyo-Midorigaoka Station
(Toyo Kosoku Line)

Katsutadai Station
 (Keisei Line and Toyo Kosoku Line)

Shin-Kamagaya Station
(Tobu Urban Park Line, Shin-Keisei Line, and Hokuso Line)

Chiba Newtown Chuo Station
(Narita Sky Access Line and Hokuso Line)

Local bus service runs from Bus Stop No.1 at Yachiyo-Midorigaoka Station (get off at Shumei-Daigaku bus stop). (Fare ¥370, Journey 15 – 20 minutes).
The Toyo Kosoku Line runs regular trains between Nishi-Funabashi Station and Toyo-Katsutadai Station. The Toyo Kosoku Line becomes the Tozai Line from Nishi Funabashi Station, offering fast and convenient access to the center of Tokyo.

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