April 2021 Domestic Admissions

Qualifications

The applicant must satisfy all of the following requirements:

  • The applicant must meet one of the following criteria below:
    • The applicant has graduated or will graduate from senior high school by March 2021 (including those who are currently working).
    • The applicant has completed a 12-year curriculum in an educational system(s)or is scheduled to complete such a curriculum by March 2021.
    • The applicant is designated by the Minister of MEXT.
    • 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 2021.
  • 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 Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) or obtained 220 points or higher in the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) for Japanese, or have equivalent competence.
  • 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), the applicant must have an attendance rate of 80% and above.

Admissions Categories

DHU Undergraduate Admissions falls into several categories. Regardless of nationality, all applicants are free to choose their admission categories based on their strengths.
If you are unsure which admission category that fits you the best, we would recommend you attend our Admissions Information Sessions or Open Campus, or you can also contact us at nyushi@dhw.ac.jp to consult with our Admissions Officers.

Admissions Categories Selection Method Features Quota
<Autumn Tryout>
Comprehensive Selection
  • [activities-oriented]
  • [portfolio-oriented]
  • Documents screening
  • Interview
  • Basic academic skills test
  • Lecture
  • Assignment
Applicants are expected to develop their interpersonal skills through Autumn Tryout lecture and interview.
  • The lecture will be conducted only for those who passed the primary screening.
  • Successful applicants will use their spare time to work on assignments and self-study before starting universtiy.
  • Recommended for those who apply DHU as their first choice of university.
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<Autumn Tryout>
Comprehensive Selection
【Honors Scholarship】
  • [portfolio type]
  • [presentation type]
  • [English communication type]
  • Documents screening
  • Interview
  • Basic academic skills test
  • Lecture
  • Assignment
Selection method for applicants intending to receive a scholarship.
  • Applicants who have experience in creating art, event planning, using English in any overseas experience will be eligible.
  • Applicants who passed as an Honors Scholarship Student will be granted a full tuition waiver (980,000 yen) for max. of 4 years.
  • Applicants who do not meet the criteria for Honors Scholarship, but pass the admission screenings, will be treated as a general selection with no tuition waiver.
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Comprehensive Selection
  • [activities-oriented]
  • [portfolio-oriented]
  • [for returnee students]
  • Documents screening
  • Interview
  • Basic academic skills test
Selection factors include the applicant's learning motivation, future dreams, experiences and communication skills.
  • [activities-oriented]: if you intend to emphasize your past or current experiences or activities.
  • [portfolio-oriented]: if you intend to emphasize your portfolio, such as artwork production or development experience.
  • [for returnee students]: mainly for Japanese students returning from overseas, emphasizing their diverse educational backgrounds and overseas experiences.
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Comprehensive Selection
【Honors Scholarship】
  • [portfolio type]
  • [planning presentation type]
  • [English communication type]
  • [e-sports specialization type]
  • Documents screening
  • Interview
  • Basic academic skills test
Selection method for applicants intending to receive a scholarship.
  • Applicants who have experiences in creating art, event planning, using English in any overseas experiences, or have any experiences in e-sports field will be eligible.
  • Applicants who passed as an Honors Scholarship Student will be granted a full tuition waiver (980,000 yen) for max. of 4 years.
  • Applicants who do not meet the criteria for Honors Scholarship, but pass the admission screenings, will be accepted as a general selection with no tuition waiver.
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General Entrance Examination
(usage of Common Test
for University Admissions)
  • Documents screening
  • Academic skills
Selection method that allows applicants to apply by using the result of Common Test for University Admissions 2021.
  • 5 applicants with the highest scores shall be certified as Scholarship Student.
  • It is also possible to apply to more than one university with this selection method.
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General Entrance Examination
(Type A)
  • Documents screening
  • Academic skills
Selection method based on the total score of 3 selected subjects.
  • Subjects: English, Math, National language, Society (Japanese history/world history) / Science (physics/biology).
  • 5 applicants with the highest scores shall be certified as Scholarship Student.
  • It is also possible to apply to more than one university with this selection method.
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General Entrance Examination
(Type B)
  • Documents screening
  • Academic skills
Selection method based on the total score of 2 selected subjects.
  • Subjects: National language, Mathematics, English, Essay, Drawing and Programming.
  • 5 applicants with the highest scores shall be certified as Scholarship Student.
  • It is also possible to apply to more than one university with this selection method.
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Third Year Transfer
  • Documents screening
  • Interview
  • Basic academic skills test
The applicants' motivation to learn, communication skills, creativity and abilities necessary to start from the 3rd year will be comprehensively evaluated.
  • Graduates and prospective graduates of vocational schools, and university students who have completed their 2nd year of a 4-year bachelors degree will be eligible.
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Domestic Entrance Examination
for International Students
※vary depending on the chosen
Admission Categories
International students are also eligible to take the entrance examination conducted in Japan such as Comprehensive Selection, Honors Scholarship Selection and General Entrance Examination. However, the admissions requirements and applications documents are slightly different. Please refer to the Application Guidelines for International Students for more detailed information. ※included in the quota for each Admission Categories
Overseas Entrance Examination
for International Students
  • Documents screening
  • Interview
Selection factors include the applicant's learning motivation, future dreams, personal strengths, skills and Japanese language skills.
  • Overseas Entrance Examination for 2021 Admission will be conducted in China, Taiwan, South Korea, Vietnam, Indonesia and Malaysia.
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Domestic Examination Schedules

Admissions Categories Application Period Entrance Examination Date Result Announcement
Comprehensive Selection (Period 1) ※this entrance examination has been cancelled due to a schedule change
Comprehensive Selection (Period 2) 15 Sep 2020 - 30 Oct 2020 15 Nov 2020 27 Nov 2020
Comprehensive Selection (Period 3) 15 Sep 2020 - 4 Dec 2020 13 Dec 2020 25 Dec 2020
Comprehensive Selection (Period 4) 15 Sep 2020 - 13 Jan 2021 24 Jan 2021 29 Jan 2021
Comprehensive Selection (Period 5) 15 Sep 2020 - 24 Feb 2021 2 Mar 2021 5 Mar 2021
Comprehensive Selection (Period 6) 15 Sep 2020 - 12 Mar 2021 16 Mar 2021 18 Mar 2021
Comprehensive Selection (Period 1)
【Honors Scholarship】
15 Sep 2020- 27 Nov 2020 13 Dec 2020 25 Dec 2020
Comprehensive Selection (Period 2)
【Honors Scholarship】
15 Sep 2020 - 22 Feb 2021 2 Mar 2021 5 Mar 2021
General Entrance Examination
(Type A)
2 Nov 2020 - 22 Jan 2021 1 Feb 2021 8 Feb 2021
General Entrance Examination
(Type B)
2 Nov 2020 - 10 Feb 2021 19 Feb 2021 25 Feb 2021
Admissions by
School Recommendation
2 Nov 2020 - 6 Nov 2020 15 Nov 2020 4 Dec 2020
Third Year Transfer (Period 1) 1 Sep 2020 - 30 Oct 2020 15 Nov 2020 27 Oct 2020
Third Year Transfer (Period 2) 1 Sep 2020 - 13 Jan 2021 24 Jan 2021 29 Jan 2021

Application Form

Please click the button below to download the Application Form for Undergraduate Course April 2021 Admission for international students residing in Japan.

Online Registration

All applicants are required to complete tthe online resgitration and submit all necessary application documents in order to take the entrance examination for April 2021 Undergraduate Admission.
Click the button below to complete the online registration.

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)

Inquiries

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

E-mail: nyushi@dhw.ac.jp
(Multilingual support: Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Malay)