International students applying to enter Okinawa International University should follow these guidelines:
Before You Apply
・The applicant must possess or be able to acquire a Status of Residence of "Student".
・The applicant must show proof of Japanese language proficiency (by submitting JLPT or EJU scores).
・The applicant must have completed 12 years of overseas schooling or the equivalent.
・The applicant should understand that classes (reading, writing, listening, and speaking) will be conducted in Japanese.
・The applicant should have foreign nationality.
・The applicant has thoroughly read and adequately understood Okinawa International University's admission policies.
・The applicant has completed 12 years of overseas schooling or the equivalent .
・The applicant possesses or can acquire a Status of Residence of "Student" for the purpose of entering a university or studying in Japan, as prescribed under the Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act.
・The applicant must satisfy at least one of the following two language requirements:
1) The applicant must score over 220 on the Nihongo subject test and over 100 on the Sogo Kamoku subject test of the Examination for Japanese University Admission (EJU).
2) The applicant must pass Level N2 or above for the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT).
**Concerning the EJU and JLPT, applicants should take the tests on one of the dates listed on the Entrance Exam Guide.
・For those who submit EJU score results, the decision on acceptance will be made based on the applicant's EJU score, screening of the application documents, and an interview conducted by the relevant department.
・Fore those who submit the result of the JLPT, the decision on acceptance will be made based on the applicant's JLPT Level of N2 or above, on a written test conducted by OKIU (the applicant can take the test in Japanese or English), screening of the application documents, and an interview conducted by the relevant department.
For more information about international student admission, please contact the Entrance Exam Center:
Okinawa International University
Address: 2-6-1 Ginowan, Ginowan City, Okinawa
Phone: 098-893-8945 (Direct line)
This information is subject to change, so applicants should be sure to refer to the latest Entrance Examination Guide before applying.