Admission Guide

About the application of 2020

Courses

ECC Kokusai College of Foreign Languages

■Quota:80

Department Course Course Length
Department of International Business International Business Course
(Japanese Business Major [only for students who are not from the countries that use Chinese characters.], International Business Major, International Logistics Major), Japanese Travel Major, Business & Management Major
2 years
Department of Hotel & Tourism Hotel Course
Travel Course
Department of Airline Airline Course
(Cabin Attendant Major, Ground Staff Major)
Department of General English

General English Course

*International students cannot apply for a double college course. In addition, some international exchange programs are not available to international students.

ECC College of Computer & Multimedia

■Quota:80

Department Course Course Length
Department of Advanced Information Management Research Game Development Expert Course
(Game CG Major, Game Program Major)
4 years
IT Development Expert Course
Department of Multimedia Research Game Program Development Course 3 years
IT Development Research Course
Web Design Course
CG Design Course
(3DCG Major, Game Character Major)
Department of Multimedia System Engineer Course(System Engineer major)(International Engineer major※For international students only) 2 years
Department of Engineering Management IT Business Support Course
(Japanese IT Business Major[only for Foreign students from non-kanji countries])
ECC College of Beauty & Style

■Quota:20

Department Course Course Length
Department of Beautician Department of Beautician 2 years
Department of Artist Beauty Adviser Course (Females Only)
Manicurist Course (Females Only)
Esthetician Course (Females Only)
Bridal Wedding Course (Females Only)
Special Makeup Artist Course

*Lessons are 90 minutes long and a total of approximately 15 hours weekly from Monday to Friday.
(Varies according to the course.)
*In addition, you can take Japanese lessons.
*It is obligatory to take Japanese lessons in addition to course subjects.
*For some specific courses in ECC College of Beauty & Style, students may not be permitted to work in their field of study in Japan after graduation. (Please contact the relevant school for more information.)

Conditions for School Admission

The following conditions must be fulfilled:

  • The applicant must have studied Japanese language for at least 6 months at one of the Japanese language institutions designated by the Minister of Justice and have had a satisfactory attendance rate. Alternatively, students must show a level of competence in Japanese equivalent to N2 or higher of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test or a score of over 200 points on the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) test.
    *Applicants enrolled in a Japanese language school in Japan must have an attendance rate of 90% or higher. (Consult us if your attendance rate is less than 90% for unavoidable reasons such as health problems. [However, at least 85% is necessary in this case.])
    *Some courses require Japanese ability equivalent to JLPT N1 level, or Grade 2 of EIKEN (Test in Practical English Proficiency) or a TOEIC score of 500 to 600 points.
  • The applicant must be at least 18 years old and have already completed (or be expected to complete) more than 12 years of schooling overseas.
  • The applicant must have a sense of purpose and strong will to learn within the field in which they intend to study.

*For applicants who do not meet the above requirements, individuals may be allowed to take the school entrance examination if permitted by the principal.

Application Period

Application Application Period
Domestic Applications Oct. 1(Tuesday), 2019 – Feb. 14 (Friday), 2020

*After March, applicants applying within Japan require a visa with more than 2 valid weeks remaining at the time of application, and must also be able to pay the appropriate school fees before the due date.

*Overseas applications from some countries or areas must be received by January 31, 2020. Please contact us for more details.

Selection Process

Examination:
  • Document screening
  • Interview (including an Japanese language speaking test)
  • Written Japanese language test

    *Prospective students of some courses may be exempted from the written Japanese language test if any one of the following criteria are met:
    Japanese Language Proficiency Test: N2 (level 2) or higher, Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU)/Japanese: 200 points or higher, J.TEST: 500 points or higher (Level D or higher)

  • Basic English Test (written test)
    *Only for applicants of ECC Kokusai College of Foreign Languages
  • The date of the selection test will be announced after the submission of the application. (If an applicant does not pass the document screening, an interview and written test will not be held. In this case, we will notify the applicant.)
  • Any applicant who holds any certification or score indicated in the chart below and passed the selection test is qualified for a reduction in school fees accordingly.
    (Please refer to page 3 for the specific reductions.)

Common for all 3 colleges

Japanese language license Tuition Reduction Rank
JLPT A:N1 (Level 1)
B:N2 (Level 2)
C:Those who have not achieved the scores listed above.
EJU (Japanese) A:250 points or higher
B:200 points or higher
C:Those who have not achieved the scores listed above.
BJT A:500 points or higher
B:400 points or higher
C:Those who have not achieved the scores listed above.
J. TEST (Level A to D) A:700 points (Pre-B) or higher
B:500 points (D) or higher
C:Those who have not achieved the scores listed above.

Common for all 3 colleges

English language license Tuition Reduction Rank
TOEIC A:900 points or higher
B:750 points or higher
C:Those who have not achieved the scores listed above.
IELTS A:7.0 points or higher
B:6.0 points or higher
C:Those who have not achieved the scores listed above.
TOEFL A:100 points or higher (iBT) 600 points or higher (PBT)
B:80 points or higher (iBT) 550 points or higher (PBT)
C:Those who have not achieved the scores listed above.

*The ranks A-C above can be put into effect and the reduction in school fees will take place only on the condition that your school attendance rate at your Japanese language school at the time of application is maintained till graduation.

*If you do not have the certificate or score indicated above at the date of selection, but acquire it before the start of the school year, you will qualify for a reduction in school fees. (Please be sure to provide ECC International Student Office) with your certificate by Tuesday, 31th of March 2019.)

*Your rank will not change, even if you become certified in the Japanese or English tests above after entering our school. In principle, your tuition reduction rank at the time of entry will be the same for the second year. However, your ranking will change in the second year if you fail to have a proper attendance rate (below 90%) for the first year, break school rules, or show improper conduct. (In these cases, the tuition C rank or below will be applied.)

Domestic Applications (Foreign students currently living in Japan)

For those who currently live in Japan and attend a Japanese language institute or university, and already have a visa such as a student visa, please follow the following procedures:

*Students applying after March must have at least 2 weeks left on their visa as of the date of application and must be able to pay the tuition by the due date.
*Application will close when full quota is reached.

Application Fee

20,000 yen

Application Method

The applicant or guarantor should contact us to schedule an appointment before bringing the necessary documents to the ECC International Students Center.

(For those living remote from Osaka, we accept the application by mail (registered).)

ECC International Student Office

1-5-11 Nakazaki-nishi, Kita-ku, Osaka, 530-0015, Japan (ECC Kokusai College of Foreign Languages Building 2)

Toll Free number: 0120-644-882

Opening time

Monday–Friday 10:00–18:00

*Excluding Japanese holidays and holidays designated by the college

Process for Domestic Applications

1 Applicant/Guarantor residing in Japan
Information session at the school
2 Applicant/Guarantor residing in Japan
Submit the application and necessary documents and take the entrance exam in school
3 Yamaguchi Gakuen
Review the application and notify applicants of results
4 Applicant/Guarantor residing in Japan
Pay admission fee and tuition fee
5 Yamaguchi Gakuen
After payment is confirmed, the “letter of admission” will be issued and sent to the applicant for visa renewal purposes.
6 Applicant/Guarantor residing in Japan
If the status of your visa is not a student visa, please apply to have it changed as soon as possible. Also, for those who are staying on a short-term visa, please return to your home country first to get a student visa at the Embassy of Japan or the Consulate of Japan and make an overseas application.

Documents for Application

1 Application form (Form 1) *1-3 is to be filled out by hand by the applicant. Alternatively, the forms can be filled out using a computer but the applicant’s signature on the pledge must be handwritten.
2 Purpose of study, pledge (Form 2)
3 Questionnaire form regarding financial background (Form 3)
4 Document of financial sponsorship (Form 4)
(The sponsor can fill out the form, or the applicant may fill out the form on the condition that he/ she has the sponsor’s approval.)
The financial sponsor is a person who has a close relationship with the applicant and can support the applicant financially
*In the case where the form is not filled out by the sponsor, ECC may contact the sponsor.
5 Letter from guarantor residing in Japan (Form 5)
(To be filled out by guarantor. Not necessary if the applicant has no guarantor in Japan.)
Guarantor living in Japan refers to a person who does not support the applicant financially but helps him/ her on a day-to-day basis and is willing to pay for any expenses during an emergency.
6 2 ID photographs (4cm x 3cm) One for the application form and one for the student card after admission
※Only photographs taken within the past six months are valid.
7 Photocopy of Proof of Graduation or Certification of Graduation from the most recent school attended *7-9 Please bring along the original documents on the day of submission or on the day of examination for checking purposes.Photocopies are invalid.
*You may submit the photocopies of the documents7-9 written above by mail. Remember to bring with you The original documents upon coming to school for exam.
8 Passport
9 A residence card or foreign registration card
10 Proof of attendance rate and record of grades from Japanese language school Prepared within 1 month before applying to our college.
11 Certificate of Japanese proficiency (Original copy)
(necessary only for those who passed)
Any one of the following is acceptable
  • Score report and certificate of Japanese Language Proficiency Test (N2/ level 2 or higher)
  • EJU score report (200 points or higher for Japanese)
  • BJT score report (BJT 400 points or higher)
  • J. TEST (level D 500 points or higher)
*You can take the entrance examination even if you do not have the Japanese Language Proficiency qualifications mentioned above.
*Original documents will be returned after the application.

The following should be prepared when necessary.

12 Bank statement or remittance certificate After entering Japan, students who receive money from their financial sponsor to pay for tuition fees and living expenses should provide bank statements or other documentation.
13 ‘Permission to Engage in Activity Other than That Permitted under the Status of Residence Previously Granted’, wage slip from part-time job or bankbook showing transfer of salary Students who hold part-time jobs, or used to hold part-time jobs may be required to submit these documents to our college.
14 Proof of English Proficiency Only required if needed for tuition fee reduction (TOEIC 750 points and or higher, IELTS 6.0 or higher. TOEFL iBT 80 points or higher. PBT 550 points or higher)

Notes regarding the submission of documents

  • Documents may be submitted with a Japanese translation on a separate piece of paper.
  • If possible, all documents should be written on official forms that are printed with the name and address of the issuing organization.
  • If applicant has a guarantor who currently resides in Japan, please complete the letter of guarantee (Form 5) and submit it together with the application.
  • The above written documents are mandatory for the application, though submission of other documents may be necessary.
  • Make photocopies of the blank visa application forms and the subsequent completed forms as a reference in case of reapplication.
  • Please contact ECC if there are documents that cannot be submitted.
  • Fill in the documents with a ball pen that is NOT erasable.

For Inquiries/submission of application

Domestic Applications

For those who currently live in Japan and attend a Japanese language institute or university, and already have a visa such as a student visa, please follow the following procedures:

ECC International Student Office

1-5-11 Nakazaki-nishi, Kita-ku, Osaka, 530-0015, Japan
(ECC Kokusai College of Foreign Languages Building 2)
E-mail:is-offic@ecc.ac.jp

Opening time

Monday–Friday 10:00–18:00
*Excluding Japanese holidays and holidays designated by the college

Overseas applications

For those who live abroad and need a student visa, please follow the instructions below.

Application period

September 3 (Friday). 2018 – February 15 (Friday), 2019

(Note) Please prepare ahead of time in case corrections need to be made to the application.
** Overseas applications from some countries or areas must be received by January 31, 2019. Please contact us for more details.
*Application will close when full quota is reached.

Application fee

20,000 yen

Application Method

Please send the application by registered mail, or any other kind of mail where delivery can be confirmed.

*Mailing address

1-5-11 Nakazaki-nishi, kita-ku, Osaka, 530-0015, Japan
(ECC Kokusai College of Foreign Languages Building .2)
ECC International Students Office

Process for Overseas Applications

1 Applicant/Guarantor residing in Japan
Come to ECC or a designated place in their applicant’s home county for information session
2 Applicant/Guarantor residing in Japan
Submit application and take the entrance exam in home country
3 Yamaguchi Gakuen
Letter of Acceptance will be sent to successful applicants; necessary documents will be sent to the Ministry of Justice.
4 Applicant/Guarantor residing in Japan
Pay application fees
5 Ministry of Justice
Assess application and grant Certificate of Eligibility
6 Applicant/Guarantor residing in Japan
The financial sponsor will pay the admission and tuition fees by a method specified by the school. After payment has been confirmed, ECC will give applicant his/ her Certificate of Eligibility
7 Applicant
Take Certificate of Eligibility to the Japanese embassy or consulate in applicant’s home country and apply for a visa. Once the visa has been granted, begin preparations for coming to Japan.
*Please contact the relevant institutes for documents required for passport and visa.
8 Issuing of visa
 
9 Arriving in Japan, ECC
Admission is subject to cancellation for students who arrive late.

Documents for Application

Applicants must submit the following

1 Application form (Form 1) Applicants themselves must complete the entire form in Japanese. (Can be handwritten or computer generated. However, the signature must be handwritten.)
If there are irregularities in the applicant’s academic record, an explanation issued by the school concerned should be included. The purpose of studying in Japan must be written in detail.
2 Original Proof of Graduation (or prospective graduation) or graduation certificate (original copy)
from the most recent school attended.
 
3 4 ID photographs (4x3cm, taken within the last 3 months, from chest up, head uncovered).
4 Photocopy of passport Must include a copy of the main photo ID page, and the page, and the pages that show your previous entries into and departures from Japan.
5 Original certificate of Japanese language proficiency At least one of the following is necessary. (Please consult us if you have the results of tests other than the ones mentioned below.)
  • Score report and certificate of Japanese Proficiency Language Test (N2/level 2 or higher).
  • EJU score report (200 points or higher for Japanese).
  • BJT score report (400 points or higher).
  • J. TEST score report (level D. 500 points or higher).
6 A copy of the family register Alternatively, an original document showing all family members with whom the applicant lives.
7 Written Pledge (Form 2) Both applicant and sponsor must sign and seal the written pledge.
Those whose have studied at Japanese educational institutions such as universities or Jappanese Language schools may fail in exam in case that class attendance and grade are inferior.

The following are necessary only where applicable

8 Proof of study if applicable
9 Proof of Occupation Documents that lists the job responsibilities. If you plan to be reinstated, write that down too.
10 Certificate proving English proficiency Only required if needed for tuition fee reduction (TOEIC 750 points and or higher, IELTS 6.0 points or higher, TOEFL 80 points or higher, PBT 550 points or higher)

Financial sponsor must submit the following:

In the case where remittance is made from home country

1 Financial Support statement form (Form 3) Must be filled out by the financial sponsor. (Computer input is acceptable but the document must be signed by the sponsor.)
  • 2.(1) Choose the tuition fee payment method by circling it
  • 2.(3) The method of providing for living expenses must be indicated. Include the amount of money the applicant will have upon arrival as well as the amount and number of times the sponsor will provide the money (e.g. ___months/ payment).
2 Bank balance records  
3 Proof of employment People who are self-employed and entrepreneurs must show a company registration or business license
4 Certificate of income tax payment All amounts should be clearly shown.
5 Documents proving relationship between sponsor and applicant. Applicants from China must provide a ‘family register’

In the case where a resident in Japan is to pay for the expenses

1 Financial support statement form (Form 3) Must be filled out by the financial sponsor.
2 Letter of guarantee (Form 4) Must be filled out by the guarantor.
3 Taxation certificate of residence tax All amounts should be clearly shown.
4 Bank balance records  
5 Proof of employment Company employee --- certificate of employment
Company executive --- official transcript of company registration
Self-employed --- copy of business license
6 Resident record Must include all the names of the residents in the financial sponsor’s household.
In the case where the finance supporter is a non-Japanese national, the ‘Certificate of Registered Matters’ is required.
7 Document proving the relationship between applicant and financial sponsor (1) If the sponsor is a relative of the applicant, family or residential register (as a principle, sponsor should be closer to the applicant than a third-degree relative)
(2) If the sponsor is a company-related person,
  • explanation of the company or a copy of the company registration.
  • a copy of a letter of credit or a certificate of overseas remittance (in which case the name of the receiver must be stated along with the official seal of the bank)
  • a copy of the Bill of Lading concerning a transaction
  • a certificate of company registration issued by a foreign government
  • any document which shows the capital investment rate (submit one of the documents listed below)
    Japanese side: a photocopy of an application form for obtaining foreign currency which is related to a direct overseas investment.
    Overseas side: a document explaining the amount of investment issued by a foreign government.

If the applicant is to pay for expenses

1 Original bank books and/or bank balance records that show the applicant’s name To confirm the applicant’s financial status
2 Proof of employment  
3 Certificate of income tax payment All amounts should be clearly shown
4 Financial support statement form (Form 3) Please fill in only (1), (2), (3) of 2, and name with signature.

If applicants intend to support their expenses with a scholarship

1 A certificate issued by the sponsoring organization that shows the amount of money and the name of the organization if the organization is a private company or organization
2 A list of students who received the scholarship in previous years. If such a list does not exist, an outline of the sponsoring organization, history and documentation concerning the guidelines for providing scholarship should be submitted.
3 Documents explaining how the applicant received the scholarship  

Notes regarding the submission of documents

  • Documents may be submitted with a Japanese translation on a separate piece of paper.
  • All documents must be issued on or after July 1, 2019.
  • All documents should be written on official forms, printed with the name and address of the issuing organization.
  • If the guarantor is a resident of Japan, the letter of guarantee (Form 4) must be completed by that person and submitted together with the application.
  • The above written documents are mandatory for the application, though the submission of other documents may be necessary.
  • Make photocopies of the blank visa application forms and the subsequent completed forms as a reference in case of reapplication.
  • Depending on the applicant's nationality and the conditions of their home country, besides the above-mentioned documents, other documentation may be necessary.
  • Please contact ECC if there are documents that cannot be submitted.

For Inquiries/submission of application

Overseas applications

For those who live abroad and need a student visa, please follow the instructions below.

ECC International Student Office

1-5-11 Nakazaki-nishi, Kita-ku, Osaka, 530-0015, Japan
(ECC Kokusai College of Foreign Languages Building 2)
TEL:+81-6-6372-1510
FAX:+81-6-6372-1544
E-mail:is-offic@ecc.ac.jp

For inquiries

TEL:06-6372-1510

FAX:06-6372-1544

Toll Free number:0120-644-882

*Free for calls from Japan

E-mail:is-office@ecc.ac.jp
Monday–Friday 10:00–18:00
*Excluding Japanese holidays and holidays designated by the college

WEBからのお申し込みはこちら

  • 資料請求
  • 説明会一覧
  • 日本語を学びたい方へ!

Support

Support

Voices of Graduatesall

Employed in Japan

Hankyu Hanshin Hotels Company, Limited, Sales department

BHARKSUWANA AUDY CHUPONGS(USA)
Interntional Business Course Japan Business Major Graduated in 2018

TOPICSList

現在、TOPICSはありません。

  • ECC学校法人 山口学園
  • 専門学校留学ガイド

For inquiries

TEL:06-6372-1510

FAX:06-6372-1544

Toll Free number:0120-644-882

*Free for calls from Japan

E-mail:is-office@ecc.ac.jp
Monday–Friday 10:00–18:00
*Excluding Japanese holidays and holidays designated by the college

WEBからのお申し込みはこちら

To the top
Copyright © Yamaguchi Gakuen. All Rights Reserved.