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Admissions Flow

1. Application Preparations

  • Collect information on the Rikkyo program you wish to enter → [1]
  • Prepare the funds you will need for your study in Japan
  • Select your prepared college and department → [2]
  • Take the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU)
  • Request materials

2. Application → [3]

  • Submit your application online
  • Mail the application documents

3. Entrance Exam → [4]

  • Undergo the admission by written exam and interview or the admission by document screening

4. Enrollment Preparation

  • Pay the admission fee and other academic fees
  • Submit the documents needed for enrollment procedures
  • Complete visa procedures
  • Finalize housing


  • Entrance ceremony
  • Resister for classes
  • Apply for scholarships

[1] Collect information on the Rikkyo program you wish to enter
There are several useful sites to study in Japan.
Visit the following site


(Information site for foreign students “JAPAN STUDY SUPPORT”)
* Search “Rikkyo University” in order to view the university’s profile.

[2] Request materials For details of entrance exams for international students,
please refer to the admissions guidelines

Admissions guidelines(Japanese)

[3] Submit your application online Applications for the entrance exams for international students are accepted online. Check the details carefully at the site below, and apply from the application page.

Rikkyo University 2016 Online Application System(Japanese)

*Admissions guidelines to be made available in early July.

[4] Entrance Exam for International Students

There is an entrance exam system for international students who want to pursue a degree at Rikkyo University. Applicants will be subject to one of the following assessment processes: (1) admission by written exam and interview or (2) admission by document screening. Students will enroll in April.
Applicant Qualifications: For applicants outside of the Japanese education system, Rikkyo requires a minimum of five years of education for admission consideration, equivalent to Japan’s grades 7 through 12.
For details of application qualifications and the application process, please be sure to refer to the admissions guidelines.

Academic Year 2015: Results of Entrance Exams for International Students (Freshmen)

Admission by Written Exam and Interview

Admission by Document Screening


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