Admitted Applicants

Congratulations on being accepted to APU! Here are the general steps for enrollment.

Enrollment Procedures

1 Enrollment Procedure 1

Enrollment Procedure 1

Please pay your Admission Fee by the deadline to complete Enrollment Procedure 1.

Admission Fee:

2 Enrollment Procedure 2

Enrollment Procedure 2

Please pay your tuition, comprehensive renters’ insurance and AP House entrance fee (and others if applicable) by the deadline to complete Enrollment Procedure 2.

Partial Tuition:
*Amount due depends on scholarship
Comprehensive Renters' Insurance:
16,210JPY - First year enrollee
12,370JPY - Second year transfer
8,540JPY - Third year transfer
AP House Entrance Fee:
228,000JPY - April Enrollment
203,500JPY - September Enrollment
Advance Payment of Fees:
applicable enrollees need to pay the whole tuition and other fees for their first year of study in order to complete Enrollment Procedure 2.

3 Document Submission

Document Submission

Please submit all necessary documents by the deadline.

Once Enrollment Procedures 1 and 2 have been completed and all necessary documents have been received by APU, the process to obtain a student visa will begin.

4 Student Visa

Student Visa
  • For those living outside Japan who need to obtain a student visa, once you have obtained all necessary documents, including the Certificate of Eligibility and Notification of Admission Approval, please apply for a student visa at a Japanese embassy/consulate near you.
  • For those living in Japan and who already possess a student visa, please change your address and/or renew your visa as necessary.

5 Arriving at APU

Arriving at APU

Please confirm your travel itinerary to Japan and apply for Arrival Assistance using the request form. (See link under "Additional Information" below.)
Period of Arrival Assistance:

  • 2018 April Enrollment: March 22, (Thu) - 23, 2018 (Fri)
  • 2018 September Enrollment: September 12, (Wed) - 14, 2018 (Fri)

6 Enrollment/Orientation


Please attend important orientation events including language placement tests, course registration, scholarship guidance sessions, etc. The schedule is as follows:

  • 2018 April Enrollment:
    Entrance Ceremony: April 1 (Sun)
    Orientation: March 27 (Tue) to April 6 (Fri)
     Click here for more information
  • 2018 September Enrollment:
    Entrance Ceremony: September 21 (Fri)
    Orientation: September 18 (Tue) to October 3 (Wed)
       Click here for more information

Additional Information