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 English and IT 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 English and IT 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 English and IT 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

The university admits students in two modes of examination: Entrance Examination by Recommendation and General Entrance Examination.
*Contact your guidance counselor to check if your school is designated as one of our recommendation schools.

2023 – 2024 Academic Year
Please contact the Admissions Office at +81 (0)47-488-2332 for further inquiries about the application process.

Dates of Entrance Examinations for Overseas Students

Department of Business Administration in Faculty of Management and Governance
Faculty of English and IT Management
Faculty of Tourism and Business Management

Examination ModeApplication PeriodExamination DateResult Announcement DateRegistration Deadline
Entrance Examination by recommendation 1st SettingSep.1-Sep.13, 2022Sep.24, 2022Sep.29, 2022Oct.14, 2022
2nd SettingOct.13-Oct.25, 2022Nov.5, 2022Nov.10, 2022Nov.25, 2022
3rd SettingNov.21-Dec.2, 2022Dec.11, 2022Dec.15, 2022Dec.27, 2022
General Entrance ExaminationJan.10-Jan.20, 2023Jan.28, 2023Feb.2, 2023Feb.17, 2023
≪Selection Method≫

Japanese Language Test (Reading, Writing), Oral Interview, Document Screening

N.B
※Taking Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) is not compulsory.
※The spread of Covid-19 may affect the examination processes stated in the application guidebook. Please make sure to check our website for updated information.

Application Qualification Terms of Eligibility

All overseas applicants must meet the conditions listed below.

  1. Hold an overseas passport and be over age 18.
  2. Hold a valid student visa and be able to renew it after being offered a place at the university.
  3. One of the following conditions must apply. Applicants must:
    (a)have completed 12 years of formal education in an institution overseas.
    (b)have passed an accreditation examination equivalent to a Year12 certificate and reached the age of 18.
    (c)have had their education endorsed by the university to be equivalent to the completion of a high school education.
  4. Possess a sufficient command of the Japanese language to be able to follow courses conducted in Japanese. (Holders or equivalents of JLPT Grade 2 or above.)
  5. Keep to the Student Rules set by the university.
  6. Possess a Residence card issued by the Japanese Ministry of Justice.
  7. Obey the residence rules set out by the visa, including never exceeding the maximal allowed hours of work.
  8. Be enrolled in one of Japanese language schools designated by the university and expected to complete the course in March 2023.
  9. List Shumei University as the first choice of college and provide a letter of recommendation from the principal of the Japanese language school.
  10. Have an attendance rate of 85% or above at the current language school and keep an attendance rate of 85% or above while studying at the university.

The terms No.8 to No.10 are applied only to those who apply for admission by recommendation examination mode.

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 (in total)

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円
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 (in total)

※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 three 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 (Keisei 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
(Toyo Kosoku Line, Keisei Line)

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

Chiba Newtown Chuo Station
(Keisei Line, 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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