Application Requirements | Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

Application Requirements

Application Requirements

Applicants must meet the following requirements in order to apply for the exchange program at APU.

  • Applicants must be enrolled in a partner university overseas and must have completed at least 1 semester at their home university.
  • Applicants must be nominated officially by their home university.
  • Minimum GPA requirement: 2.00 on a 4.00 scale
  • Applicants whose first language is not English or Japanese must meet the language requirements as below.
For English-basis students:
TOEIC® L&R Test 780
PTE Academic 50
Cambridge English FCE Grade B
For Japanese-basis students:
JLPT Level N1 100 points
JLPT Level N2 135 points
EJU-Japanese 250 points *Not including the writing section
Important Notes:
  • *Students without language proficiency score sheet must submit an official university letter verifying the applicant’s language proficiency.

  • *Students enrolled in our partner universities in Australia, Canada, Singapore, UK and U.S.A do not need to submit English proficiency regardless of their first language.

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