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Status of Residence for International Students

Fall 2019 Admission / April 2020 Admission
Toyo University Graduate Schools Admission Procedures (Status of Residence)

I. Common matters

(1) International students who are admitted to Toyo University can apply for a “Student” status of residence. Those with a “Temporary Visitor” status are not eligible for admission to the university. International students who are admitted to the Master's Program in the Graduate School of Business Administration, the Course of Business, Accounting and Finance, the Concentration in SME Consultant Certification cannot obtain a “Student” status of residence.

(2) Only international students with a “Student” status of residence are eligible for the university’s partial tuition waiver and scholarships for international students. Although those with a status of residence other than “Student” that allows for long-term stay in Japan can be admitted to and enrolled in the university, they cannot apply for the university’s partial tuition waiver and scholarships for international students.

(3) If, due to unavoidable circumstances, you are obliged to withdraw from enrollment in the university after completing the admission procedures, you may receive a refund for the tuition and fees that you have paid, excluding the admission fee, provided that you submit a request for a refund through the prescribed procedures by the due date.

(4) As part of the procedures related to admission to the university, you are required to follow pre-admission procedures and enrollment procedures implemented at each campus. The schedule on pre-admission procedures and enrollment procedures will be announced in the “Admission Procedure Guide” which will be distributed after the announcement of application results.

(5) Please note that the university takes no responsibility for any disadvantage that may arise from absence from classes due to following the prescribed procedures related to residence status application and reapplication and actions for residence status cancellation.

 

II. In the case where you have a status of residence in Japan (those who live in Japan)

Even if you have a “Student” status of residence or another status of residence that allows for medium- to long-term stay in Japan, you are required to apply to extend your period of stay according to your current period of stay or change your status of residence. Details will be announced in the “Admission Procedure Guide” distributed after the announcement of application results.

(1) If you have not obtained a “Student” status of residence or another status of residence that allows for medium- to long-term stay in Japan as of April 1, 2020 (as of September 20, 2019 for Fall Admission) (except when you are applying to extend your period of stay or change your status of residence), your admission to the university will be canceled as of March 31, 2020 (as of September 19, 2019 for Fall Admission). In this case, you may receive a refund for the tuition and fees that you have paid, excluding the admission fee, provided that you follow the prescribed procedures.

* The period when you apply to extend your period of stay or change your status of residence includes the period required for residence status reapplication and actions for residence status cancellation.)

(2) If you apply to extend your period of stay or change your status of residence as of April 1, 2020 (as of September 20, 2019 for Fall Admission), and if it is not confirmed by May 31, 2020 (by November 19, 2019 for Fall Admission) that you are allowed to extend your period of stay or change your status of residence, you will be dismissed from the university as of the date designated by the university. In this case, you may receive a refund for the tuition and fees that you have paid, excluding the admission fee, provided that you follow the prescribed procedures.

* The period when you apply to extend your period of stay or change your status of residence includes the period required for residence status reapplication and actions for residence status cancellation.

 

III. If you do not have a status of residence in Japan (those who do not live in Japan)

You are required to come to Japan after obtaining a Certificate of Eligibility for Status of Residence (COE) and a visa, submit your Residence Card to the university, and complete the prescribed procedures by April 30, 2020 (by October 19, 2019 for Fall Admission).

(1) Proxy application for a Certificate of Eligibility for Status of Residence (COE)

1) When you complete the prescribed admission procedures, a legal administrative scrivener appointed by the university may file a proxy application for a COE on your behalf to the Immigration Services Agency. Information on how to submit documents necessary for a proxy application will be announced in the “Admission Procedure Guide” distributed after the announcement of application results.

2) The status of residence required for a proxy application is “College Student.”

3) A Certificate of Academic Fee Payment Ability is necessary for a proxy application. Since the issuance of a Certificate of Academic Fee Payment Ability may take a long time, you are advised to allow for enough time to prepare the certificate.

4) The Immigration Services Agency and a Japanese diplomatic office in your country administer a qualifying examination for the issuance of a COE and a visa, respectively. The university takes no responsibility even if a COE or a visa is not issued. In the case where a COE is not issued, a proxy application for reapplication for a COE is not filed.

5) A proxy application is not filed for those who take an admission examination held in February and March.

(2) If it cannot be confirmed by April 30, 2020 (by October 19, 2019 for Fall Admission) that you have obtained a Residence Card, your admission to the university will be canceled as of March 31, 2020 (as of September 19, 2019 for Fall Admission), regardless of the reason, even if you are reapplying for a status of residence and have taken action for residence status cancellation. In this case, you may receive a refund for the tuition and fees that you have paid, excluding the admission fee, provided that you follow the prescribed procedures.

(3) If you do not follow the prescribed procedures by April 30, 2020 (by October 19, 2019 for Fall Admission), despite having obtained a COE, a visa, and a Residence Card, you will be dismissed from the university as of April 30, 2020 (as of October 19, 2019 for Fall Admission). In this case, the admission fee and the tuition and fees (for the spring semester for April Admission, for the fall semester for Fall Admission) will not be refundable.

June 26, 2019

Toyo University

 

Inquiries about admission procedures

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Contact Phone Number
Graduate School of Letters, Sociology, Law, Business Administration, Economics, Global and Regional Studies, International Tourism Management, Social Welfare Education Affairs Section for Graduate Schools +81-3-3945-7251
Graduate School of Human Life Design Administration Section,
Asaka Campus Office
+81-48-468-6492
Graduate School of Science and Engineering,
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Education and Student Affairs Section, Kawagoe Campus Office +81-49-239-1313
Graduate School of Life Sciences, Food and Nutritional Sciences Administration Section,
Itakura Campus Office
+81-276-82-9119
Graduate School of Information Networking for Innovation and Design Administration Section,
Akabanedai Campus Office
+81-3-5924-2600