FAQ

This section compiles frequently asked questions received at DHU. For other inquiries, please contact us using an inquiry form.

General questions about Digital Hollywood University

Q1 Can I visit the school for a campus tour?

Q1 Can I visit the school for a campus tour?

A1 DHU welcomes those who want to visit the school and tour the facilities during open campus (reservation required.) Please feel free to join us! For details, please refer to the page for open campus.

Q2 Does DHU offer scholarships?

Q2 Does DHU offer scholarships?

A2 Besides the scholarship by JASSO (Japan Student Services Organization), we refers scholarship programs by local governments and private organizations.

Q3 I have never used a computer. Can I still keep up in a class?

Q3 I have never used a computer. Can I still keep up in a class?

A3 Students can learn how to operate a computer from the basics in the class, so even beginners can take classes without worry.

Q4 Does DHU have dormitories?

Q4 Does DHU have dormitories?

A4 The University does not own any dormitories. However, there are student residence halls specified by DHU, and we refer students on request. There are three student residence halls each for both male and female students where students have two options to select from—with or without meals in the morning and evening.

Study abroad

Q5 Can I choose a school to go study abroad?

Q5 Can I choose a school to go study abroad?

A5 Although students can select from partner schools, each educational institution has its own requirements for accepting international students (English scores, portfolio screening, etc.). Additionally, in cases where the number of applicants exceeds the quota, DHU makes the final decision based on TOEFL/IELTS scores and academic results.

Q6 What is the English proficiency level needed for study abroad?

Q6 What is the English proficiency level needed for study abroad?

A6 While the baseline for English proficiency level varies by program, students should have a TOEFL iBT score of 80 or above. However, students can study abroad with a TOEFL iBT score of 54 or above if they take an intensive English course in the first semester and a related subject in the second semester. Additionally, students with a TOEFL iBT score of 54 or below who wish to study abroad can do so in an English program (an intensive English course only).

About Examinations

Q7 Can I enroll in DHU even though I have not finished high school?

Q7 Can I enroll in DHU even though I have not finished high school?

A7 DHU is a university approved by MEXT so it therefore is a requirement that entering students have a high school diploma or equivalent (Japanese or foreign) by a specified date prior to the start of the program.

About Admissions

Q8 Do I have to decide which industry I want to pursue at the time of enrollment?

Q8 Do I have to decide which industry I want to pursue at the time of enrollment?

A8 At the time of course registration in the first year, DHU presents students with model patterns of course subjects recommended for each career and occupation. However, students can change the career and occupation along the way.

Q9 How are enrolment and tuition paid?

Q9 How are enrolment and tuition paid?

A9 Lump-sum payments and installment payments are available for students. However, students participating in DHU’s study abroad program must pay the academic year in which they will be away typically the second year. For details, please contact us.

Q10 Does DHU introduce part-time jobs?

Q10 Does DHU introduce part-time jobs?

A10 The website for job placement and job change information offered for DHU students has information on a number of part-time jobs that would offer actual experience in the industries they wish to work.

Q11 Are there student clubs?

Q11 Are there student clubs?

A11 DHU has clubs for students that are approved by the university. There are also clubs that operate simultaneously with the graduate school.