Faculty of Science and EngineeringWaseda University

Admissions for Undergraduate Schools

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How to apply

International Program AO Admission for entrance in September

Time of Enrollment

September, 2017

Number of Students to be admitted

School of Fundamental Science and Engineering 35
School of Creative Science and Engineering 25
School of Advanced Science and Engineering 15

Applicant Qualifications

Fundamental Science and Engineering

You have completed or are scheduled to complete a 12-year education curriculum outside or inside Japan by September 20, 2017.

Creative/Advanced Science and Engineerig

You have completed or are scheduled to complete a 12-year education curriculum outside Japan by September 20, 2017.

*For details of the applicant qualifications, please refer to the Application Guideline.

Selection method

Document screening and interview

First Admission Second Admission
Online application period October 11 – October 28, 2016 February 2 – February 22, 2017
Application period October 11 – October 28, 2016 February 2 – February 22, 2017
Document review result announced December 16, 2016 April 14, 2017
Interview screening (Local Time) January 7, 8, 14 or 15, 2017 May 14, 15, 20 or 21, 2017
Results announced January 23, 2017 May 29, 2017

*The applicant may only submit one application for either the first or second application period, but not both.

Required Application Documents for Admission

  1. Application Form
    Please prepare and print out the form via the Waseda Online Admissions Application (See below)
  2. Reason for application
  3. Document to Prove Your Applicant Qualification
    (Certificate of graduation or Certificate of expected graduation of the senior high school etc.)
  4. Academic transcript (from all high schools you have attended)
  5. Certificate of results of university entrance qualification examinations and other standardized tests;
    SAT, ACT, IB, GCE, GAOKAO, CSAT, GSAT, etc.
    *List of Application Documents by Education System
  6. English proficiency test score; TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS or GEPT

*For more details of application documents and application procedures, please be sure to refer to the Application Guide.

Waseda Online Admissions Application

To apply, please create a Waseda Online Admissions Application account first, and prepare the Application Form. Then print out the Application Form and submit it with other application documents (see the Application Guide for details) together by post. The application procedure is considered complete when all of the application documents are received by the International Admissions Office via post during the application period.

Please register the online application system from the following website.
https://www.apply.waseda.jp/

Download: Application Documents

Guideline

Application Guideline (2017 admission) detail
List of Application Documents by Education System

Designated Application Forms

Application Form Prepare and print out by the Waseda Online Admissions Application
Letter of recommendation detail detail
Statement of Financial Resources detail
Agreement for Defraying Expenses detail
Template for Certificate of Graduation/Expected Graduation detail
Statement on Missing Subjects detail
Application Form for Screening Fee Waiver Program detail
Application Documents Checklist (Fundamental Science and Engineering) detail
Application Documents Checklist (Creative/Advanced Science and Engineering) detail
Statement on the Certificate of University Entrance Qualification detail

Certificate of Eligibility

Application for a certificate of eligibility detail
Sample of the Application for Certificate of Eligibility detail
Curriculum Vitae detail

 

International Program/English-based Undergraduate Program

A global-standard, high-quality curriculum at Waseda University

img012Placing globalization as an issue of highest quality, Waseda University seeks to train students to become citizens who can immerse themselves into intercultural societies around the world to solve various problems that exist in those local areas, and contribute not only to those areas and Japan but also to the human society as a whole.
To succeed in this endeavor, beginning in September 2010, the Waseda University School of Fundamental Science and Engineering, School Creative Science and Engineering, and School of Advanced Science and Engineering will each establish international programs that allow students to earn degrees through programs conducted entirely in the English language, recruiting outstanding students from all over the world.

List of Application Documents by Education System

NOTE

  1. Please make sure to confirm the chart below and in the guideline carefully, and submit us the score report from one of them.If your education system is not listed, please inquire at the International Admissions Office, Waseda University prior to submitting your application.
  2. Documents to be submitted should be written in English or Japanese. For documents in other languages, attach a Japanese or English translation notarized by an embassy or another appropriate office.
  3. You need to take the tests of all subjects listed below .If you have not taken all of the exam subjects specified, please take the missing exam subjects in a standardized test such as the SAT (Subjects Tests) and submit the scores. If you cannot do so, submit a note (A4 or letter size, 1 page) stating the fact. If you have taken biology as a subject in your standardized test or university entrance qualification examination, please submit the result.
  4. If you are a high school (secondary school) student at the time of application, and if you cannot submit the results of your country’s university entrance qualification examination or another standardized test (during the application period) due to the timing of graduation, please act as follows.If you cannot submit the result of the following standardized tests by the last day of the application period, submit the letter explaining why you cannot make it (A4 size, 1 page, free format. In that case, you do not need to submit standardized test result).
    • Gaokao [National College Entrance Examination] (China)
    • UAN[Ujian Akhir Nasional] (Indonesia)
    • O-Net[Ordinary National Educational Testing] (Thailand)
    • UEE[University Entrance Examination] (Vietnam)
    • Baccalaureate (France)If you cannot submit the result of the following standardized tests by the last day of the application period, submit “predicted score”.
    • International Baccalaureate (IB)
    • GCEFor other than the above tests, submit the score of SAT or ACT. For details and SAT/ACT, please refer to the List of Application Documents by Education System.
  5. A and B in the section of Category applies to the followings. Please check A or B applies to you.
    A=Those who have graduated from high school at the time of application
    B=Those who are enrolled in high school at the time of application
Area Education System by countries
Asia China/Korea/Indonesia/Malaysia/Singapore/Thailand/Taiwan/Vietnam/India
N. America USA
Europe France/Germany/UK
Other IB/High School Equivalency Exam./EJU

China

Category Results of University Entrance Qualification and Other Standardized Tests
Test/certificate Name Note
A Results of the Gaokao (National College Entrance Examination) *English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry must be included in the exam subjects
B See NOTE 4

Korea

Category Results of University Entrance Qualification and Other Standardized Tests
Test/certificate Name Note
A Results of the CSAT (College Scholastic Ability Test) *English, Mathematics B, Physics and Chemistry must be included in the test subjects
B <First Application Period>
Results of the Pre- CSAT<Second Application Period>
Results of the CSAT (College Scholastic Ability Test)

Indonesia

Category Results of University Entrance Qualification and Other Standardized Tests
Test/certificate Name Note
A Results of the UAN(Ujian Akhir Nasional)*If you can submit the results of the SNMPTN, please submit them as well. *English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry must be included in the exam subjects.
B *See NOTE 4

Malaysia

Category Results of University Entrance Qualification and Other Standardized Tests
Test/certificate Name Note
A
(Form6)
Results of the STPM(Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia) *English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry must be included in the exam subjects.
B
(Form6)
*English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry must be included in the exam subjects.
*If you cannot submit us the results at the time of application, please submit note explaining this (A4 size).
A
(UCSCAM school)
Results of the UEC (MICSS Unified Examination Certificate) *English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry must be included in the exam subjects.
B
(UCSCAM school)

Singapore

Category Results of University Entrance Qualification and Other Standardized Tests
Test/certificate Name Note
A Certificate of the results of Cambridge GCE (A-level H 2 subjects) *Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry must be included in the exam subjects.
B Certificate of the predicted scores of Cambridge GCE (A-Level H2 subjects) *Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry must be included in the exam subjects.

Thailand

Category Results of University Entrance Qualification and Other Standardized Tests
Test/certificate Name Note
A Results of the O-NET (Ordinary National Educational Testing) *English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry must be included in the exam subjects.
B *English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry must be included in the exam subjects.
*See NOTE 4

Taiwan

Category Results of University Entrance Qualification and Other Standardized Tests
Test/certificate Name Note
A Either I or II:I. Results of the GSAT (General Scholastic Ability Test)
II. Results of the DRT (Department Required Test)
* English, Mathematics for Science Majors, Physics and Chemistry (or Natural Science) must be included in the exam subjects in both cases.
B Results of the GSAT (General Scholastic Ability Test) * English, Mathematics for Science Majors, Physics and Chemistry (or Natural Science) must be included in the exam subjects.
*See NOTE 4

Vietnam

Category Results of University Entrance Qualification and Other Standardized Tests
Test/certificate Name Note
A Results of the UEE (University Entrance Examination) *Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry must be included in the exam subjects.
B *See NOTE 4

USA

Category Results of University Entrance Qualification and Other Standardized Tests
Test/certificate Name Note
A Either I, II, or III
I. SAT Reasoning Test and SAT
Subject Tests
II, SAT (Redesigned) and SAT
Subject Tests
III. ACT and SAT Subject Tests
*In both cases (I and II), you must submit scores of Mathematics Level 2, Physics and Chemistry in SAT Subject Tests*If you are submitting an ACT test report, your test report must include a score for “Writing.”[ SAT Test]
If you are requesting the College Board to send your scorecard directly to Waseda University, use the WASEDA University code: 0837
[ACT]
If you are requesting the ACT inc. to send your scorecard directly to Waseda University, use the WASEDA University code: 5473
B

France

Category Results of University Entrance Qualification and Other Standardized Tests
Test/certificate Name Note
A Certificate of the results of the Baccalaureate *English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry must be included in the exam subjects.
B See NOTE 4

Germany

Category Results of University Entrance Qualification and Other Standardized Tests
Test/certificate Name Note
A Certificate of the results of the Abitur *English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry must be included in the exam subjects.
B *See NOTE 4

UK

Category Results of University Entrance Qualification and Other Standardized Tests
Test/certificate Name Note
A Certificate of the results of the GCE (A-level) *Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry must be included in the exam subjects.
B Certificate of the predicted scores of the GCE (A-level) *Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry must be included in the exam subjects.*If you have already obtained the final results of GCE A-level subjects before application, please submit a certificate of the results.

IB (International Baccalaureate)

Category Results of University Entrance Qualification and Other Standardized Tests
Test/certificate Name Note
A Certificate of the results of IB Score
(and IB Diploma if you passed the exam)
*You must be in the Diploma Program (your IB results will not be accepted if you are in the Certificate Program), and your exam subjects must include Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
*Both Standard-Level and High-Level subjects are accepted
*If your diploma program is/was offered in French or Spanish, English must also be included in the exam subjects.
B Certificate of IB Predicted Score *You must be in the Diploma Program (your IB results will not be accepted if you are in the Certificate Program), and your exam subjects must include Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
*If your diploma program is/was offered in French or Spanish, English must also be included in the exam subjects.
*Both Standard-Level and High-Level subjects are accepted.
*If you have already obtained the final IB results at the time of application, please submit a certificate of the results.

High School Equivalency Exam

Category Results of University Entrance Qualification and Other Standardized Tests
Test/certificate Name Note
Certificate of the results of entrance qualification exam or other standardized test in this list

EJU (Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students)

Category Results of University Entrance Qualification and Other Standardized Tests
Test/certificate Name Note
A Certificate of the results of the EJU *Accepted for applicants to the School of Advanced Science and Engineering only.
*You must take the exams in English
*Select the Mathematics (Course 2) and Science (Physics and Chemistry) exams.
B

India(CBSE)

Category Results of University Entrance Qualification and Other Standardized Tests
Test/certificate Name Note
A Either I, II, III, or IV
I. Certificate of the results of AISSCE (Grade XII)
II. SAT Reasoning Test and SAT Subject Tests
III. SAT (Redesigned) and SAT Subject Tests
IV. ACT and SAT Subject Tests
*AISSCE*(The All-India Senior School Certificate Examination) : Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry must be included in the exam subjects
B Either I, II, III, or IV
I. Predicted result of the AISSCE (Grade XII)
*If your school does not provide a predicted score of AISSCE (Grade XII), please submit a “Statement on the Certificate of University Entrance Qualification
Examinations / Standardized Tests.”
II. SAT Reasoning Test and SAT Subject Tests
III. SAT (Redesigned) and SAT Subject Tests
IV. ACT and SAT Subject Tests
 *AISSCE*(The All-India Senior School Certificate Examination): Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry must be included in the exam subjects

India(CISCE)

Category Results of University Entrance Qualification and Other Standardized Tests
Test/certificate Name Note
A Either I, II, III, or IV
I. Certificate of the result of ISC (Year-12) Examination
II. SAT Reasoning Test and SAT Subject Tests
III. SAT (Redesigned) and SAT Subject Tests
IV. ACT and SAT Subject Tests
*ISCE*(Indian School Certificate (Year-12) Examination): Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry must be included in the exam subjects
B Either I, II, III, or IV
I. Predicted result of the ISCE (Year-12)
*If your school does not provide a predicted score of ISCE (Grade XII), please submit a “Statement on the Certificate of University Entrance Qualification
Examinations / Standardized Tests.”
II. SAT Reasoning Test and SAT Subject Tests
III. SAT (Redesigned) and SAT Subject Tests
IV. ACT and SAT Subject Tests
*ISCE*(Indian School Certificate (Year-12) Examination) : Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry must be included in the exam subjects

Tuition Fees

Past Admission Results

Admission Results

Obtaining Visa

International Program transfer School/Department

Application Guidelines and its Outline

*The Examination for International Program School/Department Transfer is designed for students that are enrolled in IPSE (the International Program in Science and Engineering) and wish to transfer to a different school/department within IPSE.
*Students are able to choose a school/department that participates in IPSE. Students are not allowed to transfer to a school/department that does not participate in IPSE.

《Examination for International Program School/Department Transfer for 2nd year students》
This examination is designed for 1st year students to transfer into a different school/department in the beginning of their 2nd year.

《International Program Department Transfer for 3rd year students》
This examination is designed for 2nd year students in the School of Fundamental Science and Engineering to transfer their department to another department within the School of Fundamental Science and Engineering. Students in the School of Creative Science and Engineering/School of Advanced Science and Engineering are not allowed to take this examination.

Japanese Language Learning

Students can take Japanese language classes at no extra fee after enrollment. Japanese language classes are not required courses in international program, however, it is encouraged that student who is not a native speaker of Japanese take the course for life in Japan and for a career choice.

Pre-admission Japanese Language Course for ‘zero’ beginners

We offer a Japanese Language course for “zero” beginners who are going to enroll in undergraduate schools at Waseda University.
Admitted students will receive details.

Japanese Placement Test

For those who wish to take Japanese language classes need to have placement test before enrollment.

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