An FAQ regarding changes to the application and enrollment process in response to COVID-19 has been created
We have created a COVID-19 Admissions FAQ that covers frequently asked questions and concerns that you may have in regard to the application and enrollment procedures due to COVID-19. 2021 prospective and admitted students are encouraged to visit this page regularly for the latest updates and information.
Update Regarding the Change to the Testing Method for J-CAT for Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University International Undergraduate Applications
The timing of the announcement for J-CAT will be changed from after the stage 1 result notification to after the application deadline. (For more information, click here.)
Additional Accepted Japanese Language Proficiency Tests for Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University International Undergraduate Applications
Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University’s Response to the Cancellations of the 2020 EJU (First Session) and the 2020 JLPT (July Session) for 2021 Admission
In view of these situations, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU) is taking the following actions to ensure that applicants can still have an opportunity to apply for 2021 enrollment.
Announcement: Handling of the IELTS Indicator for Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University Undergraduate Applications
We will now also be accepting IELTS Indicator as an official English language proficiency test score for international undergraduate applicants.
APU’s Response to the Expansion of the Declaration of a State of Emergency to all Prefectures in Japan
APU's website has been updated with the university's response to the recent announcement to extend the State of Emergency to all prefectures in Japan. This announcement has updates about online classes, changes to the current semester, as well as information about access to campus. Be sure to read through the update thoroughly.
Announcement: Handling of the TOEFL iBT® Special Home Edition for Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University Undergraduate Applications
We will now also be accepting TOEFL iBT® Special Home Edition score reports as an official English language proficiency test score for international undergraduate applicants.