For International Students Residing Outside Japan

Application Requirements (April 2023 Admissions)

The applicant must satisfy all of the following requirements:

  • The applicant must meet one of the following criteria below:
    1. The applicant has graduated or will graduate from senior high school by March 2023 (including those currently working).
    2. The applicant has completed a 12-year curriculum in an educational system(s)or is scheduled to complete such a curriculum by March 2023.
    3. The applicant is designated by the Minister of MEXT.
    4. The applicant is recognized as having academic ability equivalent to or higher than senior high school and will reach the age of 18 years by March 2023.
  • The applicant must be eligible to obtain or renew the residence status of study abroad under the Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act after being admitted into Digital Hollywood University.
  • The applicant has passed level N2 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) or obtained 220 points or higher in the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) for the Japanese subject, or has equivalent competence.
  • The applicant is residing outside Japan and does not have any types of status of residence in Japan.
  • If the applicant is currently enrolled in an educational institution in Japan or have previously been enrolled in an educational institution in Japan (e.g. Japanese language school, vocational school), the applicant must have an attendance rate of 80% and above.

※Please note that submitting either JLPT or EJU certificate is not mandatory when applying. You are eligible to apply as long as your Japanese language skill is equivalent to JLPT N2.

Application Form

Please refer to the application form to see the documents required for each admission categories.
>> Download the application form here

Admission Schedules for Applicants Residing Abroad (Outside Japan)

Admissions Categories Application Period Entrance Examination Date Examination Result Announcement
Comprehensive Selection 1st period 1 Aug 2022 - 26 Aug 2022 10 Sept 2022 16 Sept 2022
Comprehensive Selection 2nd period 1 Sept 2022 - 21 Oct 2022 12 Nov 2022 18 Nov 2022
Comprehensive Selection 3rd period 1 Sept 2022 - 2 Dec 2022 10 Dec 2022 16 Dec 2022
Comprehensive Selection 4th period 1 Sept 2022 - 13 Jan 2022 21 Jan 2023 27 Jan 2023
Comprehensive Selection
【Honor Scholarship】
1 Sept 2022 - 25 Nov 2022 10 Dec 2022
※Document Screening Result: 2 Dec 2022
16 Dec 2022
Third Year Transfer 1 Sept 2022 - 21 Oct 2022 12 Nov 2022 18 Nov 2022

Online Registration

Please make sure to complete the online registration and examination fee payment before submitting the application documents.

Examination Fee Payment

Examination fee : ¥20,000

Private Consultation

Digital Hollywood University offers a 30 minute multilingual private consultation through ZOOM every Wednesday.
If you wish to consult directly with our Admissions Officer, please book an appointment by filling out this form.
Consultation is available in Japanese, English, Chinese, Vietnamese, Indonesian and Korean.

Consultation day : every Wednesday
Consultation time : between 10 am to 7 pm JST (Japan time)
※An appointment for consultation can be made up to 1 day in advance through the appointment page.
※You will need to install ZOOM app on your smartphone.
(If you are using ZOOM on your desktop, you do not need to install anything, you can just access the ZOOM website)


If you have any questions regarding the admission, do not hesitate to contact us at:

(Multilingual support: Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Malay)