Most Asked Questions About Studying at Japanese Universities On Part 2
In Japanese schools, there is/are
a school entrance ceremony
a school graduation ceremony
both entrance and graduation ceremonies
none of the above
As of May 1, 2015 the number of international students in Japan reached a record high of
What is the standard yearly tuition fee at Japanese national universities?
What types of educational institutions have tuition fees?
Both public and private universities have fees
Neither public nor private schools have fees
Public schools do not have fees, private schools have fees
Public schools have fees, private schools do not have fees
How many undergraduate students from each country can get a MEXT scholarship per year?
One student per country
Two students per country, one male and one female
One scholarship per every 500,000 people in the country
Varies depending on the year and the country
What types of scholarships are available for international students in Japan?
Scholarships you can apply to before you enter a Japanese university
Scholarships you can apply for after you enter a Japanese university
Both of the above
MEXT scholarships only
After graduation from your degree program, how long can you extend your stay in Japan to look for a job?
You must have a job by the time you graduate in order to stay
You can extend your stay up to 3 months
You can extend your stay up to 6 months
You can extend your stay up to 1 year
Is it possible to transfer to an undergraduate course in Japan during your degree program in another country?
No, Japan does not accept transfer students mid-degree program
It depends on the university and program, but there are some institutions which allow this
Yes, but only if you have a Japanese Language Proficiency Test Level 1 (JLPT N1) qualification
Yes, but only for science subjects and not for humanities
What is the difference between national and public universities in Japan?
There is no difference between them
National universities are founded by the national government while public universities are founded by local governments
National universities have fees, while public universities are free
Undergraduate degrees usually last four years at national universities, but only last three years at public universities