Overview

The following is the overview of the admission process for PEAK programs. Please make sure to check the Application Guidelines for full details on eligibility and application requirements.

*The application process for PEAK September 2023 enrollment is conducted online.
The application period will be from November 21 to December 21, 2022 (Japan Standard Time/JST).

Eligibility

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

Online Application

Applicants must complete the online application form by the application deadline.
They will be asked to directly input their personal information and an original essay.
In addition, two evaluations must be submitted.

Please check "How to apply" to understand how to complete the online application procedure.

Required Documents

1. Official School Transcripts
2. Official Examination Results for Academic Ability (Standardized Examinations)
3. Official Test Scores for English Proficiency (if applicable)
4. Certificate of (Expected) Graduation
5. School Profiles (if applicable)
6. Other Documentary Evidence of Achievements (if applicable)
7. Payment Receipt

For further details, please see "4.(4). Required Documents" in the Application Guidelines and "How to Apply".

Application Schedule for 2023 Enrollment

 
Pre-Application Check

By October 14, 2022

Applicants should contact the PEAK Undergraduate Admissions Office if they are not sure about their eligibility.

Application Period

November 21 - December 21, 2022

Applicants should submit the application materials/information during this period. 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.

First Screening:Document Review

January 2023

Applicants are initially assessed on their educational achievements and their application essays. Reviewers also take into consideration the evaluations and other submitted materials.

Interview Invitation

Late January 2023

Applicants receive the result of the first screening. Those selected are invited to attend an online interview. The applicants must reply promptly to confirm their attendance at the interview.

Second Screening:

Interview

February - early March 2023

During the interview, the applicants may be asked to provide written answers to questions given by the interviewers. ES applicants will be required to take an online mathematics test before their interview.

Acceptance

April 3, 2023

Places for the PEAK programs at the University of Tokyo are offered to successful applicants

Enrollment Decision

May 8, 2023

Deadline for registering applicants’ intent to be enrolled in PEAK. Administrative procedures for preparation to study in Japan begin.

The First Package:

Enrollment Procedures

Mid May 2023

Instructions about enrollment procedures are sent to those who have registered their intent to accept a place at the University of Tokyo

Payment of Admission Fee

Late May 2023

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

Late August 2023

Students originally given a conditional offer and admitted on the submission of the final scores/grades are asked to pay the admission fee.

The Second Package:

Orientation Information

Late July 2023

Instructions about orientation and enrollment registration are sent to students.

Submission of the Final Scores/Grades

By August 21, 2023

Students given a conditional offer must submit their final scores/grades once they become available.

Enrollment

September 1, 2023

The University of Tokyo (PEAK) academic year commences.

 

Application Fee

JPY5,000
The applicant should make a payment of the application fee by 10:59pm on December 21st (Japan Standard Time) before you submit your application. No late payment will be accepted.
The payment procedure is provided in 3. Application Fee in the Application Guidelines.