How to Apply
General Process from Application to Final Result
The following is the general application process. Note that this process might be different for each applicant. It takes approximately three and a half months from the time you start your application to the time you receive your final results.Apply Now
|Create an account within the APU Online Application System.
|Enter your application information and upload your documents. For more information, view the application handbook from our download page.
|Pay your application fee and submit your online application.
|Complete your online assessment to finalize your application.
|Receive your Stage 1 results.
|Attend an online interview (applicants not applying for the APU Tuition Reduction Scholarship and third year transfer applicants are exempt).
|Receive your application results, APU Tuition Reduction Scholarship results*, AP House Global Community Scholarship results*, and Housing Selection results*.
There are additional enrollment procedures that need to be completed if you are admitted. For more details on the enrollment process, including your student visa application, view here.
- A digital copy of all required application documents should be submitted through the online application.
- There is no need to print out the documents submitted online and send them to APU at the time of application. All documents submitted online will be treated as an authentic copy.
- Upload an official English or Japanese translation for documents not written in English or Japanese.
Enrolling students must submit certified copies of uploaded application documents to APU by post. Make sure to hold on to any documents you submit during the application process.
Your acceptance to APU will be revoked if your documents submitted after acceptance differ from those uploaded with your online application, or if you are not able to submit the necessary documents.
Click “Add Test” within the Online Application System on the Test Information and Certified Documents page to select the language proficiency test or standardized test scores you would like to submit, then upload a digital copy of the original results. The accepted tests are listed below.