Guidelines for International Applicants

Faculties accepting applications/number of spaces available

Below are the faculties accepting applications for the 2018 academic year, and the number of spaces available. The numbers indicated in parentheses are the numbers of spaces available for international students.

■TOHO GAKUEN Media Training College

Broadcasting Arts Department 120(15)
Broadcasting Engineering Department 77(15)
Event Lighting Department 102(10)
TV Art Design Department 40(5)
Broadcasting Acoustic Technology Department 89(10)

* Numbers of spaces available (number of spaces for international students)

■TOHO GAKUEN Film Techniques Training College

Film Production Department 72(30)
Promotion Movie Department 36(10)
Animated Image Department 36(15)
Creative Writing Department 36(5)

* Numbers of spaces available (number of spaces for international students)

■TOHO GAKUEN Sound Technology College

Acoustic Technology Department 238(20)
Acoustic Media Department 160(10)

* Numbers of spaces available (number of spaces for international students)

■TOKYO ANNOUNCE GAKUIN Performing Arts College

Broadcasting Voice Actor Department 320(20)
Variety Show Department 40(5)
Acting Performance Department 70(5)
Announcing Department 31(5)
Dance&Performing Art Department 31(5)

* Numbers of spaces available (number of spaces for international students)

Our Entrance Examination System

Our entrance examination system for international students provides two types of examinations. You are free to choose one of the two systems which will suit you.

Qualification for Applicants

To apply to any of the four schools of TOHO GAKUEN, you must fulfill all five of the following requirements.

  • You must be 18 years of age or older by April 1st.2018.
  • You have completed 12 years of school education, either in Japan or abroad, or received a certificate for achieving the proficiency level of high school graduates.
  • possess enough Japanese-language skills to understand vocational school classes; and meet any of the following five conditions:
    • You must have passed Level 1 (N1) or Level 2 (N2) of the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT).
    • You must have scored 200 points or more in the Japanese as a Foreign Language subject test of the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU).
    • You must have scored 400 points or more on the Business Japanese Proficiency Test (BJT) .
    • You must have studied Japanese at a Japanese-language school for foreigner for six months or longer and have had satisfactory attendance. You must also have had a college student visa or precollege student visa at the time you entered the said Japanese-language school.
    • You must have studied for one year or longer in a school designated in Article 1 of the School Education Act of Japan, or one year or longer at the time of entrance to TOHO GAKUEN.
      (Japanese elementary school [excluding kindergarten], junior high school, high school, specialized vocational high school, junior college, university, or graduate school)
  • If you are a foreigner, you must have a visa status that will allow you to stay in Japan from the time of enrollment to graduation without interruption.
    (Such visas include those for college students; spouses, etc. of Japanese nationals; and family stays. A permanent resident status is acceptable also.)
  • You must be able to cover all expenses during your stay in Japan.
    ※ Before applying, please attend the sample classes and open campus/admission consultation events held at TOHO GAKUEN. If you live abroad or are unable to travel to Tokyo, please contact the Admissions Office.

Tuition Fees

Total Fees for 1st year ¥1,383,610
Total Fees for 2nd year ¥1,170,000

(Unit:Japanese Yen)

TOHO GAKUEN Admission Office, Students Recruitment Center for International students

Address4-5-2 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo,160-0023 Japan

TEL +81-3-3378-7531+81-3-3378-7531
Free dial 0120-343-2610120-343-261(in Japan Only)


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