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The Undergraduate Program

Admission Requirements

Hiroshima Shudo University’s admission requirements are similar to those of national universities in Japan. To be admitted to the University, applicants must pass an entrance examination. Applicants who sit for the entrance examination are required to satisfy one of the following requirements:
  1. Graduation from senior high school.
  2. Completion of either 12 years of education or its equivalent as recognized by the Ministry of Education,Culture, Sports, Science and Technology(Monbukagakusho).
  3. Special authorization from Monbukagakusho.
  4. Qualification by a matriculation examination approved by Monbukagakusho.
  5. Recognition by the University as having scholastic ability equivalent or superior to a senior high school graduate.
International students are required to (a) submit their Japanese language score achieved in the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students and (b) take a written examination and be interviewed in January.

Tuition and Fees

The Faculty of Commercial Sciences(subject to change)

Entrance Fee 220,000 yen
Tuition 780,000 yen
Equipment and Maintenance 220,000 yen
Total 1,220,000 yen
※Laboratory fees may also be payable.

The Faculty of Humanities and Human Sciences The Department of Human Sciences/The Department of English Language and Literature(subject to change)

Entrance Fee 220,000 yen
Tuition 780,000 yen
Equipment and Maintenance 220,000 yen
Total 1,220,000 yen
※Laboratory fees may also be payable.

The Faculty of Humanities and Human Sciences The Department of Education(subject to change)

Entrance Fee 220,000 yen
Tuition 810,000 yen
Equipment and Maintenance 220,000 yen
Total 1,250,000 yen
※Laboratory fees may also be payable.

The Faculty of Law(subject to change)

Entrance Fee 220,000 yen
Tuition 780,000 yen
Equipment and Maintenance 220,000 yen
Total 1,220,000 yen
※Laboratory fees may also be payable.

The Faculty of Economic Sciences The Department of Contemporary Economics(subject to change)

Entrance Fee 220,000 yen
Tuition 780,000 yen
Equipment and Maintenance 220,000 yen
Total 1,220,000 yen
※Laboratory fees may also be payable.

The Faculty of Economic Sciences The Department of Economic Informatics(subject to change)

Entrance Fee 220,000 yen
Tuition 810,000 yen
Equipment and Maintenance 220,000 yen
Total 1,250,000 yen
※Laboratory fees may also be payable.

The Faculty of Health Sciences The Department of Psychology(subject to change)

Entrance Fee 220,000 yen
Tuition 820,000 yen
Equipment and Maintenance 220,000 yen
Total 1,260,000 yen
※Laboratory fees may also be payable.

The Faculty of Health Sciences The Department of Health and Nutrition(subject to change)

Entrance Fee 220,000 yen
Tuition 900,000 yen
Equipment and Maintenance 220,000 yen
Total 1,340,000 yen
※Laboratory fees may also be payable.

The Graduate Program

Admission Requirements

Applicants who sit for the entrance examinations are required to satisfy one of the following requirements:
  1. Graduation from a university.
  2. Completion of either 16 years of education or its equivalent as recognized by Monbukagakusho.
  3. Recognition by the University as having scholastic ability equivalent or superior to a university graduate.
International students are required to (a) submit their Japanese language score achieved in the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students and (b) take a written examination and be interviewed in March or September.

Tuition and Fees(subject to change)

Entrance Fee 280,000 yen
Tuition 557,000 yen
Equipment and Maintenance 52,000 yen
Total 889,000 yen
※Laboratory fees may also be payable.

Short-Term Research Students

Students with specific research projects may be admitted in order to pursue their research.

Fees(subject to change)

Entrance Examination Fee 15,000 yen
Entrance Fee 65,000 yen
Course Fee (per year) 363,500 yen
※Students are also responsible for paying their own laboratory fees.

Credits and Internal Examinations

Credits are awarded based on the results of the University examinations. Examinations are held at the end of both semesters or at the end of the academic year, depending upon the subject. Depending on the subject, one or two credits are awarded for each semester of fifteen 90-minute classes.

Grades

AA passing grades 90-100
A passing grades 80-89
B passing grades 70-79
C passing grades 60-69
D failing grade(no credit given) 59 and below

Conditions of Graduation

A student who has been at the University for a minimum period of four years and who has acquired the necessary credits will be granted a degree from the University. The initial degrees offered at Hiroshima Shudo University are the degrees of Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Law, Bachelor of Economic Sciences and Bachelor of Human Environmental Studies.

Lecture Time Table

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1st 9:00-10:30 9:00-10:30
2nd 10:45-12:15 10:45-12:15
3rd 13:05-14:35 13:05-14:35
4th 14:50-16:20 14:50-16:20
5th 16:30-18:00 16:30-18:00
6th 18:10-19:40 18:30-20:00
7th 19:50-21:20 20:05-21:35

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