Admissions Information for International Students

International students whose first language is not English are admitted to the School of International Liberal Arts.


No. of Students Admitted

No. of Students Admitted: a small number

Qualifications for application

Candidates seeking admission to MIC must have satisfied one of the following criteria provided for by Article 90 of the School Education Act and Article 150 of the School Education Act Enforcement Regulations.

  • 1. Has graduated from high school
  • 2. Has completed 12 years of a standard curriculum of school education, or is expected to do so by March 31, 2018 (September 30, 2017 in the case of Fall Admissions), (or the equivalent level of education in a non-standard curriculum of school education)
  • 3. Has completed 12 years of school education overseas, or is expected to do so by March 31, 2018 (September 30, 2017 in the case of Fall Admissions), or an equivalent education recognized by the Minister of Education, Culture, Science, Sports and Technology
  • 4. Has completed the curriculum of an educational institution located overseas which the Minister of Education, Culture, Science, Sports and Technology recognizes as equivalent to high school education.
  • 5. Has been approved by the Minister of Education, Culture, Science, Sports and Technology
  • 6. Has passed the High School Graduate Equivalency Certification Examination as provided for by the High School Graduate Equivalency Certification Examination Regulations (Ministry of Education, Culture, Science, Sports and Technology Ordinance No.1, 2005) (Including individuals who have passed the University Admission Qualifying Examination as provided for by the University Admission Qualifying Examination Regulations (Ministry of Education Ordinance No.13, 1951) prior to abolishment as stipulated by the terms of Article 2 of the appendices of the High School Graduate Equivalency Certification Examination Regulations.
  • 7. Is 18 years of age and has completed education which the College recognizes as equivalent to a high school education.
  • 8. In the case of countries that do not require 12 years for secondary education, has completed the preparatory curriculum necessary for entering a university accredited by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Science, Sports and Technology, and has reached the age of 18.

  • *Other than the above, the candidate is required to have 470 or more of TOEFL PBT (52 or more of TOEFL iBT) or the equivalent score of other standarized English test.

Application Procedures

Application Submission Deadlines

(Fall Admissions)

  • June 12 – June 23, 2017

(General Admissions)

  • Application Period 1: October 23 – November 10, 2017
  • Application Period 2: January 9, 2018 – February 2, 2018
  • Application Period 3: March 1, 2018 – March 22, 2018

Application Mailing Address:

Office of Admissions
Miyazaki International College
1405 Kano-hei, Kiyotake-cho
Miyazaki 889-1605, Japan 
Tel: 81-985-85-5931 Fax: 81-985-84-3396

Staff available for consultation 
Weekdays: 09:00 – 16:00 
Saturdays: 09:00 – 12:00 (Office closed on Sundays and national holidays)

Application fee:

Please send 30,000 Japanese yen to the following account.

  • Name of Bank: Miyazaki Bank
  • Bank Code: 0184
  • Name of Branch: Showa Machi Branch
  • Address: 1-4-2 Higashi, Miyazaki Eki, Miyazaki 880-0879, Japan
  • Phone Number: 81-985-28-2145
  • Name of Account: Gakko Hojin Miyazaki Gakuen Yamashita Keiko
  • Account Type: Savings Account 
  • Account number : 1467579
  • Web Site: http://www.miyagin.co.jp/kabunushi/ir/c_english_report/
  • Please note that the application fees are not refundable.

Required documents

  • 1. Please submit applications by conventional mail. Be sure to send your application well in advance of the deadline to avoid mail service delays.
  • 2. Please send all application materials in an A4 envelope. Be sure to send your application by registered express mail.
  • 3. Please submit your self-introduction using the form provided and a letter of recommendation*. *Format free.
  • 4. Please submit a copy of your certifications (TOEIC score, TOEFL score, Eiken, High School Graduate Equivalency Certification Examination results, University Admissions Qualifying Examination results, etc.).
1 application form (click here for the form)
2 one photo (3cm x 4cm) for VISA application
3 one letter of recommendation from the principal of your last school (in English)
4 brief statement of reasons for application (click here for the form)
5 graduation certificate of the last school attended or a certificate of the International
Baccalaureate degree
6 transcript in English
7 resume in English (click here for the form)
8 photo copy of passport pages that bear the date of birth, the name, picture and other
necessary information to identify the candidate
9 A letter of guarantee (click here for the form)
10 A copy of your TOEIC, TOEFL score (within the past 12 months) or other English certification score
11 An official report of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test given by the Association
of International Education, Japan. (optional)

Test Dates and Sites

Test Dates

■October 2017 Admissions (Fall Admissions)
July 1, 2017

  • ■April 2018 Admissions
  • Round 1: November 18, 2017
  • Round 2: February 10, 2018
  • Round 3: March 24, 2018

Test Site

Miyazaki International College

Access

  • ・JR Miyazaki Station→ take the Nakao-Ohira bound bus or the Gakuen Tandai/Kokusaidai bound bus→ get off at the Kokusaidai-mae stop (about 30 minutes)
  • ・JR Nippo Honsen Kiyotake Station → about a 15-minute walk
  • ・(If traveling by car)
    Kyushu expressway →Miyazaki Expressway →Higashi-Kyushu Expressway →Kiyotake
    Interchange (5 minutes to MIC)
  • ・(If traveling by highway bus)
    Get off at Miyako City (one stop before Miyazaki Station) → take the Nakao-Ohira bound bus or
    the Gakuen Tandai/Kokusaidai bound bus→ get off at the Kokusaidai-mae stop (about 25 minutes)

Admission Procedure

Candidates are admitted to MIC based on the results of the following

  • 1. Evaluation of the Application Materials
  • 2. Interview Test (in MIC, Japan)*

※Students residing abroad and unable to appear in person will be interviewed via telephone
conference.

Notification of Acceptance

Notification Dates

■October 2017 Admissions (Fall Admissions)
July 7, 2017

  • ■April 2018 Admissions
  • Round 1: November 29, 2017
  • Round 2: February 19, 2018
  • Round 3: March 27, 2018

Notification Site

Miyazaki International College, Main Building, in front of the Reception Desk

Notification Period

1week.

※On the day of notification, a letter of acceptance, documents required for completing admissions
procedures and a deposit slip for payment of tuition and fees will be sent by conventional mail to the
address provided by successful candidates. (These documents will not be issued directly at the College).
※Candidates who fail to submit the letter of acceptance and tuition and fees by the prescribed deadline will not be permitted to commence admissions procedures. Requests to commence admissions procedures after the deadline for reasons attributed to late delivery will not be recognized.
※MIC will not accept any requests made via telephone or conventional mail concerning information
about admissions results.

Internet Notification

  • 1. In order to accommodate candidates who live far away, MIC will post the registration numbers of successful candidates on its website (http://www.mic.ac.jp) for a period of 24 hours beginning 11:00 on the date of notification.
  • 2. Internet notification does not take the place of written notification
  • 3. Internet connectivity may be unstable due to increased activity immediately following the appointed time of notification. If you are unable to connect, try disconnecting and accessing our website again later in the day.
  • 4. MIC shall not be liable for any falsification of Internet data or connectivity-related trouble.
  • 5. Requests to enter application procedures after the deadline on the grounds of having misread a notification shall be declined
  • 6. MIC will not respond to any inquiries concerning admissions results.

Tuition and Fee

Enterance fee 100,000JPY One time fee
Tuition 425,000JPY Per semester
Facilities Fee 250,000JPY Per year
Parents Association Fee 50,000JPY Per Year
Students Insurance 3,300JPY One Time Fee
First Year Total 1,253,300JPY  

  • ■Tuition and other educational fees are subject to change.
  • ■Tuition, facilities fee and Parents’ Association fee are billed over 2 semesters. (Spring semester fees are payable in March)
  • ■If for unavoidable reasons you decide not to enter the College, please inform the Admissions Office by noon, March 30, 2018 using the designated form. With the exception of the entrance fee, all tuition and fees will be refunded (minus any related bank transaction fees).

 

Admissions Procedure Deadlines

■October 2017 Admissions (Fall Admissions)
Entrance Fee:July 21, 2017
Tuition for the first semester and other fees: August 23, 2017

  • ■April 2018 Admissions
  • 【Round 1】
    Entrance Fee: December 8, 2017
    Tuition for the first semester and other fees: January 19, 2018
  • 【Round 2】
    Entrance Fee: March 2, 2018
    Tuition for the first semester and other fees: March 22, 2018
  • 【Round 3】
    Entrance Fee,Tuition for the first semester and other fees: March 30, 2018

Students Dormitory

On-campus housing will be available for international students beginning in April 2018. Each room is equipped with a bed, desk, closet, bath, toilet, shower, washing machine, free Wifi and A/C. Residents share a kitchen and lounge.
■Cost and Fees
 Monthly Rent: JPY25,000
 Utility : JPY 5,000
 Total : JPY30,000