The application period for September 2017 Enrollment
has started!!

October 28, 2016Dear prospective applicants,
The application period for September 2017 Enrollment started on October 28, 2016. The application materials must be postmarked no later than November 30, 2016, and delivered to the PEAK Undergraduate Admissions Office by December 6, 2016. For more information, please read the application guidelines available here.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

November 4, 2016Regarding cancellation of ACT writing score

Those who have been notified by ACT that their writing score of October 22, 2016, has been cancelled should contact the admissions office at contact-int.admissions.adm@gs.mail.u-tokyo.ac.jp immediately.

Why not come to UTokyo and reach your PEAK potential?

PEAK, Programs in English at Komaba, welcomes people who aspire to be young leaders with extensive knowledge in various fields as well as communication and problem-solving skills. PEAK is a Bachelor of Arts program based on the traditional liberal arts curriculum treasured by the University. No prior knowledge of Japanese is required, but compulsory Japanese language courses are included in the curriculum.

People

Yujin Yaguchi

Yujin Yaguchi

Professor
Japan in East Asia

Yasuyuki Matsuda

Yasuyuki Matsuda

Associate Professor
Environmental Sciences

Yuko Itatsu

Yuko Itatsu

Associate Professor
Japan in East Asia

FAQ

Can I apply to PEAK and the other screenings to the University of Tokyo?

Applicants may NOT have multiple applications to the University of Tokyo being considered at the same time. This includes all other undergraduate entrance examinations or other forms of screening administered by the University of Tokyo.

For example, cases that are NOT acceptable:
Applying to the Special Class 1 or 2 Screening for 2016 April enrollment and the PEAK program for 2016 September enrollment

Applying to the general admissions for 2016 April enrollment and the PEAK program for 2016 September enrollment

Cases that are acceptable:
Applying to the PEAK program for September 2016 enrollment and to the Special Class 1 or 2 Screening for April 2017 enrollment

Applying to the PEAK program for September 2016 enrollment and to general admissions for April 2017 enrollment

Please note that students accepted under the Class 1 or 2 Screenings or general admissions are expected to take courses offered primarily in Japanese, while students admitted through PEAK are expected to take courses offered primarily in English.

Will I have to travel to Japan to be interviewed?

No, there is no need to travel to Japan during the admissions process. The interviews will be conducted in the country in which you currently reside, in principle.

What level of test scores does PEAK expect me to have?

PEAK pays attention to the whole application package as well as to the interview. But the following is a general guideline of minimum scores our successful applicants generally possess:

SAT: a combined score of 2060 for Reasoning section
ACT: an average score of 30
IB: a total of 36 points out of 42
GCE-A Levels: A/A/B
Singapore-Cambridge GCE A-Level: A/A in H2

Also, average scores of successful applicants for the 2013 enrollment are:
SAT: a combined score of 2231 for Reasoning section
ACT: an average score of 33
IB: total of 38 out of 42

Average scores of successful applicants for the 2014 enrollment are:
SAT: a combined score of 2216 for Reasoning section
ACT: an average score of 34
IB: total of 40 out of 42

Average scores of successful applicants for the 2015 enrollment are:
SAT: a combined score of 2296 for Reasoning section
ACT: an average score of 32
IB: total of 39 out of 42

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