MBA Application

Guidelines for Applicants

Entrance examinations for the MBA course are held every October (Fall) and January (Winter).

1.The aim of the Entrance Examination

The entrance examination tests the motivation and ability of applicants to fully understand the purpose of the school and the contents of all courses that the students are required to learn.

2.Prerequisites for admission

Applicants wishing to take the entrance examination must satisfy one of the following criteria:

  1. University graduate, or expected to graduate from university
  2. Received a bachelor degree from an institution authorized to confer degrees, or expected to receive a bachelor degree
  3. Completed sixteen years of school education overseas
  4. Nominated by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
  5. Completed fifteen years of school education overseas, and recognized by KBS as having obtained outstanding results in credits stipulated by KBS at the applicable university
  6. Recognized by KBS as having academic capabilities equal or superior to university graduates

3.Selection Process

The entrance examination is held in two stages: the first is a screening of applicants based on their personal records; the second is a written exam and an interview.

An application form, written in Japanese, is available on our Japanese website.

Number of Students to be Admitted

Date of admission April
Admission Quota 140 students/year


Entrance examination held in Fall

Application Period September 13 - October 1, 2018
Announcement of the results of the 1st Screening October 10, 2018
2nd Screening October 13 - 14, 2018
Announcement of the results of the 2nd Screening October 17, 2018
Registration Period October 17 - 29, 2018

Entrance examination held in Winter

Application Period January 11 - 28, 2019
Announcement of the results of the 1st Screening February 6, 2019
2nd Screening February 9, 2019
Announcement of the results of the 2nd Screening February 13, 2019
Registration Period February 13 - 25, 2019

The enrollment will be in April for both examinations.