The following is the overview of the admission process for PEAK programs. Full details on eligibility and application requirements can be found in the Application Guidelines.


Please see "2. Eligibility" of the Application Guidelines.

Application Documents

1. Application Form
2. Essay Form
3. Official School Transcript
4. Official Examination Results for Academic Ability (Standardized Examinations)
5. Official Test Scores for English Proficiency (if applicable)
6. Certificate of (Expected) Graduation
7. Evaluation Forms (three forms 1. English 2. Academic 3. Character)
8. Photo
9. Receipt of Payment of Application Fee
10. School Profile

For further details, please see "4. Required Documents" of the Application Guidelines.

Application Schedule for 2018 Enrollment

1. Application Period

Fri., October 27, 2017 - Wed., November 29, 2017

Applicants must choose one of the two programs (Japan in East Asia or Environmental Sciences) when applying. They will be evaluated based on the program they choose.

2. First Screening:Document Review

Tue., December 5, 2017 - Fri., January 19, 2018

Applicants are initially assessed on their educational achievements and the content of their application essays.  Reviewers also take into consideration the evaluation forms and other materials submitted by the applicant.

3. Invitation for an Interview

Fri., January 19, 2018 - Fri., January 26, 2018

Applicants receive the result of the first screening. Those selected are invited to attend an interview.

4. Second Screening:


Sat., February 3, 2018 - Sat., March 31, 2018

During the interview, the applicant may also be asked to provide written answers to questions given by the interviewers.

5. Acceptance

Wed., April 4, 2018

Places for the programs at the University of Tokyo are offered to successful applicants. Merit-based scholarships are offered to those who qualify.

6. Enrollment Decision

Thurs., May 10, 2018

Deadline for the return of your Letter of Intent. Administrative procedures for preparation to study in Japan begin.

7. Enrollment Procedures

Package 1

Mid May

Instructions about enrollment procedures are sent to those who have accepted a place at the University of Tokyo.

8. Payment of Admission Fee

Late May

Students who have been given an unconditional offer are asked to pay the admission fee.

Late August

Students who have been given a conditional offer are asked to pay the admission fee.

9. Orientation Information:

Package 2

Late July

Instructions about orientation and enrollment registration in Japan are sent.

10. Enrollment

Sat., September 1, 2018

The University of Tokyo (PEAK) academic year commences.


Application Fee