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Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University International Undergraduate Admissions

2021 First Year Admissions


APU accepts applications for first year students for both the College of Asia Pacific Studies and College of International Management.

How to Apply to APU as First Year Applicant

The admission requirements and application process differs depending on where you reside. Please refer to the following pages for information on how to apply.

How to Apply

STEP 1 Make an account.

Create an account within the APU Online Application System.

STEP 2 Enter your application information and upload your documents.

Find a list of the required documents below. (5. Online Application and Required Documents)
Applicants Residing Outside Japan
Applicants Residing In Japan

STEP 3 Submit your online application, pay your application fee, and submit your online assessment before the deadline.

Check the deadlines here.

Learn more about the application fee. (6. Application Fee)
Applicants Residing Outside Japan
Applicants Residing In Japan

STEP 4 Receive your Stage 1 results.

Check your email to find out your results.

STEP 5 Attend an in-person interview or online interview.

Only applicants who apply for the APU Tuition Reduction Scholarship will need to attend an interview.

STEP 6 Get your final admissions results.

This is sent by email and by post. It will also include your scholarship result.