Application Requirements for
Foreign Students

YSE TOP / Application Requirements for Foreign Students

Course, Terms of Study, the Number of positions

Business Postsecondary Course(note1) class/terms school hours number
Global IT Business Course【Morning Class】

Morning Class/2 years

From Mon to Fri 9:00-12:15

80

Global IT Business Course【Afternoon Class】

Afternoon Class/2 years

From Mon to Fri 13:00-16:15

80

Technology Postsecondary Course terms school hours number
IT・Game Software Course【Class A】(note2)
IT・Game Software Course【Class B】(note3)

2 years

From Mon to Fri 9:00-16:15

40

AI Service Application Course(note2)

2 years

From Mon to Fri 9:00-16:15

20

Robot・IoT Software Course(note2)

2 years

From Mon to Fri 9:00-16:15

20

  • Note1: Global IT Business Course is only for international students.
  • Note2: Students of IT・Game Software course A, AI Service Application Course, and Robot・IoT Software Course study in the same class as Japanese students. The course is for the students who reach JLPT level N2 or higher at a time of application.
  • Note3: IT・Software Course B is only for international students. The course is for the students who are expected to reach JLPT level N2 or higher at a time of application.

Qualification for Admission

Applicants should fulfill all the conditions listed 1 ~ 4 below.

  1. Applicants who fulfill either of the following educational background.

    1. Applicants who have completed 12 years of education at the school of foreign countries.
    2. Applicants who have studied for more than one year and graduated from high school in Japan. (including expected graduation)
  2. Applicants who fulfill any of the following Japanese language proficiency.

    1. Applicants who have studied Japanese for more than 6 months at Japanese language school and have attendance record of 90% or higher in principle.
      (note:) Here we say Japanese language school as the Japanese language educational institutions that has been notified by the Minister of Justice.
    2. Applicants who have passed N2 or higher level in Japanese Language Proficiency Test.(JLPT)
    3. Applicants who have a total of 200 points or more in Japanese reading, listening, and listening comprehension at the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International students (EJU).
  3. Applicants who have joined the National Health Insurance in Japan.
  4. Applicants who are 18 years of age or older at the time of enrollment.

Types of Entrance Examination

Type Qualification to apply Selection System
Recommendation
from designated school

Applicants who fulfill all the conditions listed below and can receive recommendation by the school principal.

  1. You must be a student of the designated school and expected to graduate in March 2021.
  2. You must get excellent grades at the school and have attendance record of 95% or higher.
  3. You must be expected to reach JLPT level N2 or higher by the time of graduation.

Screening Process
Written Test
(Japanese ability)
Interview

Recommendation
from school

Applicants who fulfill all the conditions listed below and can receive recommendation by the school principal.

  1. You must be a student of the Japanese language school and expected to graduate in March 2021.
  2. You must have attendance record of 90% or higher.
  3. You must be expected to reach JLPT level N2 or higher by the time of graduation.

Screening Process
Written Test
(Japanese ability)
Interview

Scholarship A
for International
Students

Applicants who are expected to graduate in March 2021 and fulfill either of the conditions below.

  1. Applicants who have passed JLPT level N1.
  2. Applicants who have got a total of 260 points or more in Japanese reading, listening, and listening comprehension at the Examination for Japanese University Admission for Foreign Students(EJU).

Screening Process
Essay
Interview

Scholarship B
for International
Students

Applicants who are expected to graduate in March 2021 and fulfill either of the conditions below.

  1. Applicants who have passed JLPT level N2.
  2. Applicants who have got a total of 200 points or more in Japanese reading, listening, and listening comprehension at the Examination for Japanese University Admission for Foreign Students(EJU).

Screening Process
Essay
Interview

Introduction

Applicants who can be introduced by the students of Yokohama System Engineering College or by the graduates of it. You must have attendance record of 90% or higher in your school.

Screening Process
Written Test
(Japanese ability)
Interview

General

Applicants who do not apply any types listed above.

Screening Process
Written Test
(Japanese ability)
Interview

Application Forms

Forms Details
Application Forms
Personal data

Please fill out the necessary information on the prescribed form.(front side: application form, back side: personal data) Attach a color half body photograph. (the photo should be taken within 3 months and without a hat and any background) You should write your name on the back of the photograph.
※photo size: 4cm×3cm

Academic background

Graduation Certificate or the copy of the Diploma in your mother country

Japanese translation
of Academic background

Japanese translation of Graduation Certificate or the copy of the Diploma above. (Format is free.)

Certificate of
Transcript and Attendance

Issued at the Japanese language school where you are enrolled.(Invalid if opened)

Recommendation Form

You may use any of our recommendation form.

  1. Recommendation form from the designated school
  2. Recommendation form from the Japanese language school
  3. Introduction form
Copy of the Passport
  1. Page with face photo and passport number
  2. page with your signature
Copy of the Residence card

You should copy both sides (front and back) of the residence card.

Copy of the National Health
Insurance card

The card within the validity period

Proof of ability to support expenses

All copies of the bank book that show the income of the registered part-time job up to application

Proof of taking JLPT

Copy of the notification of JLPT or Admission ticket of JLPT (N3 level or hither)
(note) if you don't receive the notification, anything proof of payment is available

Application form of Scholarship A,B
for International students

Attach a copy of JLPT N1 or N2 certificate, or a copy of the notification of the Examination for Japanese University Admission for Foreign Students. (EJU).

※Please be sure to bring the original at the time of application or on the written test day.

Period of Application, the Date of Selection

Period of applicaion From September 1st, 2020 to March 25th, 2021

Date of Selection (Written Test)

The date and time of selection will be contacted within one week after receiving the application documents.

Date Time
The 1st September 11, 2020 ①9:30~10:30/②15:00~16:00
The 2nd September 25, 2020 ①9:30~10:30/②15:00~16:00
The 3rd October 9, 2020 ①9:30~10:30/②15:00~16:00
The 4th October 23, 2020 ①9:30~10:30/②15:00~16:00
The 5th December 6, 2020 ①9:30~10:30/②15:00~16:00
The 6th December 20,2020 ①9:30~10:30/②15:00~16:00

※The written test is to be held at any time after the schedule listed above. The date and time will be notified after application.

Date and time of Interview The date and time of the interview will be contacted for those who have passed the written test.
Points regarding application
  1. If we reach the application capacity, the application may be closed even during the period of application.
  2. Applicants from outside Kanagawa or Tokyo will have written test and interviews on the same day.
  3. The date and time of the written test will be contacted to the applicants or the school the applicnats are enrolled.
  4. Reception starts 30 minutes before the written test. Please come to our school early enough to take the test.
  5. In case of sending the application by mail or by internet, arrivals on holiday will be treated as arrivals on the following weekdays.
  6. If you have applied for Scholarship A or B for Foreign Students, the selection day will be informed separately.

Application Procedure

Period of applicaion September 1st, 2020 ~ March 25th, 2021
(note) If we reach the application capacity, the application may be closed even during the period of application.
Results of the screening process
and the date of writing test
If applicants pass the screening process, the date and time of the written test will be contacted to the applicants or the school the applicnats are enrolled.
Results of the writing test and the date
and time of interview
If applicants pass the writing test, the date and time of interview will be contacted to the applicants or the school the applicnats are enrolled.
Final selection results We will contact the final selection results within a week. We will send a notification of acceptance and information on the entrance procedures to those who passed the exam.
Entrance procedures

The entrance procedure is to be carried out within three weeks from the date you received the acceptance letter.

  • (note1) If you apply by October 31, 2020, payment of tuition fees will be postponed until December 25, 2020 (Early Application Benefits) However, the entrance fees must be paid at the time of the admission procedure.
  • (note2) If you apply after March 8, 2021, entrance procedure deadline is March 26,2021.

Points of Attention regarding admission Procedure

  1. Entrance Fees, Tuition, Student Expenses, and the Teaching Materials of the 1st semester of the first year should be paid by the bank transfer in the name of the applicant.
  2. The applicants of the Technology Postsecondary Course should fill in the bank account of the applicants’ name on a bank transfer request form (with three copying sheets). (The applicants of Global IT Business Course don’t have to submit the form.)
  3. If you pay Entrance Fees, Tuition, Student Expenses, and the Teaching Materials of the 1st semester of the first year and submit the pledge and bank transfer request form (Technology Postsecondary Course only), you will complete the admission procedures.
  4. If you have completed the admission procedure, we will send you an admission permit.
  5. If you don’t complete the admission procedure by deadline, the acceptance may be canceled.
  6. If you decline admission to our school, please contact the Admission Center. If you decline admission by March 26, 2021, school expenses except for entrance fees will be refunded. (Please cover the service fee.)
  7. After the admission procedure, if you want to apply for a student visa renewal before entering our school, please refer to the documents about visa renewal sent with the information on the entrance procedures. And ask our school for issuance procedures of organization part 1 ("Student") and organization part 2 ("Student").

Submission of Application

Please submit your application forms in one of the following ways.

If you want to bring

●Place of reception

Admission Center, Yokohama System Engineering College

Address: 128-4, Higashi-Kibogaoka, Asahi-ku, Yokohama City Phone: 045-367-1882 (direct)
8-minute walk from Kibogaoka Station on the Sotetsu Line

●Days and hours of reception

From Monday to Friday 9:00 - 17:00

※Submitting by mail and by internet are acceptable on Saturday, Sunday and on national holidays. Also so is next period: from August 8 to 16, 2020 and from December 26 to January 5, 2020.
※If you can’t come in the reception time, please contact the Admissions Center.

If you want to post

Please mail to the following address by simplified registered mail.

〒241-0826
Admission Center, Yokohama System Engineering College
128-4, Higashi-Kibogaoka, Asahi-ku, Yokohama City

If you want to submit by internet

Please submit only the application form from our website.

Web Application

You need to mail or bring the documents without the application form.
※We will inform you of the selection date as soon as all documents arrive.

Entrance Fee, Total Tuition

Business Postsecondary Course Global IT Business Course

Type Entrance fee Total tuition 1st semester 2nd semester
Recommendation
from designated school
¥50,000
(¥70,000 reduction)
¥650,000 ¥370,000 ¥280,000
Recommendation from school ¥70,000
(¥50,000 reduction)
¥650,000 ¥370,000 ¥280,000
Scholarship A for
International students (note1)
¥50,000
(¥70,000 reduction)
¥550,000
(¥100,000 reduction)
¥320,000 ¥230,000
Scholarship B for
International students (note1)
¥70,000
(¥50,000 reduction)
¥610,000
(¥40,000 reduction)
¥350,000 ¥260,000
Introduction ¥90,000
(¥30,000 reduction)
¥650,000 ¥370,000 ¥280,000
General ¥120,000 ¥650,000 ¥370,000 ¥280,000
  • (note1) Tuition reduction of scholarship for international students is only in the first year
※breakdown of the tuition(¥650,000)
Tuition Total tuition ¥480,000(1st semester ¥240,000/2nd semester ¥240,000)
Training fee Total training fee ¥80,000(1st semester ¥40,000/2nd semester ¥40,000)
Facility maintenance costs ¥90,000 (annual amount)

Technology Postsecondary Course
IT・Game software Course/AI service Application Course/ Robot・IoT Software Course

Type Entrance fee Total tuition 1st semester 2nd semester
Recommendation
from designated school
¥90,000
(¥90,000 reduction)
¥660,000
(¥240,000 reduction)(note1)
¥390,000 ¥270,000
Recommendation from school ¥120,000
(¥60,000 reduction)
¥660,000
(¥240,000 reduction)(note1)
¥390,000 ¥270,000
Scholarship A for
International students (note2)
¥90,000
(¥90,000 reduction)
¥540,000
(¥360,000 reduction)(note2)
¥330,000 ¥210,000
Scholarship B for
International students (note2)
¥120,000
(¥60,000 reduction)
¥610,000
(¥290,000 reduction)(note2)
¥365,000 ¥245,000
Introduction ¥140,000
(¥40,000 reduction)
¥660,000
(¥240,000 reduction)(note1)
¥390,000 ¥270,000
General ¥180,000 ¥660,000
(¥240,000 reduction)(note1)
¥390,000 ¥270,000
  • (note1) The total tuition is the amount after reduction of ¥240,000 by the support system commuting outside home. (This is available for those who are the “student” status of residence.)
  • (note2) The total tuition is both the amount after reduction of ¥240,000 by the support system commuting outside home and after reduction of the scholarship for international students. (scholarship A=¥120,000, scholarship B=¥50,000) This reduction system of scholarship is to be applied only in the first year. After the second year, only the reduction by the suppot system commuting outside home is available.
※breakdown of the tuition(¥900,000)
(before the reduction of ¥240,000 by the support system commuting outside home)
Tuition Total tuition ¥660,000(1st semester ¥330,000/2nd semester ¥330,000)
Training fee Total training fee ¥120,000(1st semester ¥60,000/2nd semester ¥60,000)
Facility maintenance costs ¥120,000(annual amount)

Common to all courses

Admission Fee ¥15,000
  1. The admission fee for those who have applied by online will be exempted.
  2. Please pay the admission fee after application by bank transfer. The transfer destination will be contacted after the document is confirmed.

※In addition to tuition fees, you will need to pay for teaching materials.

Payment for Tuition, etc.

There are two ways of payment for total tuition. One is to pay separately in the first and second semesters. The other is to pay in a lump sum. In the latter case (paying in a lump sum), ¥10,000 is reduced from the second semester tution.

1.Payment of Entrance Fee, Tuition, etc. at the time of enrollment

You should pay for the Entrance Fee at the time of the entrance procedure in conjunction with the Tuition Fees, Student Expenses, and the Teaching Materials of the 1st semester of first year. You should make the bank transfer in the name of the student.

2.Early application benefits

If you apply by October 31, 2020, payment of tuition fees can be postponed until December 25, 2020. However, the entrance fees must be paid at the time of the admission procedure.

3.Expenses other than tuition and the ways of payment

Expenses other than tuition are listed below.

■Global IT Business Course
Items share of expenses Time of payment Way of payment
Student expense

¥12,000 a year

At the time of Admission procedure

By bank transfer mixed with entrance fee and tuition

Teaching materials

About ¥25,000
a year

At the time of Admission procedure for the 1st semester of the first year

By bank transfer mixed with entrance fee and tuition

2nd semester of the first year
1st semester of the second year
2nd semester of the second year

Bank transfer

Graduation expenses

¥11,000 year of
graduation

2nd semester of the second year

Bank transfer

Licensing examinations

At a time of application (optional)

School trip

At a time of application (only who want to join the school trip)

■IT・Game software Course/AI service Application Course/ Robot・IoT Software Course
Items share of expenses Time of payment Way of payment
Student expense

¥12,000 a year

At the time of Admission procedure

By bank transfer mixed with entrance fee and tuition

Teaching materials

About ¥20,000 a year

At the time of Admission procedure for the 1st semester of the first year

By bank transfer mixed with entrance fee and tuition

2nd semester of the first year 1st semester of the second year 2nd semester of the second year

Automatic withdrawal from bank account

School trip
(3days,domestic)

¥60,000

2nd semester of the first year
1st semester of the second year
2nd semester of the second year
(divided three times)

Automatic withdrawal from bank account

Graduation expenses

¥15,000 year of graduation

2nd semester of the second year

Automatic withdrawal from bank account

Licensing examinations

At a time of application (optional)

Scholarship Support

Scholarship System for female students who are aiming in the IT field

Courses to be applied:IT・Game software Course/AI service Application Course/Robot・IoT Software Course

Special scholarships will be paid to female students who are aiming to work in the IT field.¥60,000 for a year(¥120,000 for two years) is to be paid. This system is only for the female students who passed any course of the technology postsecondary course.

Support system commuting outside home

Courses to be applied:IT・Game software Course/AI service Application Course/Robot・IoT Software Course

If the students of Technology Postsecondary Course who are difficult to commute to school from home, rent an apartment and go to school from there, ¥20,000 per month is reduced. (annual amount ¥240,000) In fact, the total tuition is the amount after reduction of ¥240,000.
※This support system is available for those who are the “student” status of residence.

Deferring Payment system

This system allows the students to defer the payment from second half of the tuition of the first year. After having paid more than half of the tuition by the deadline, you can pay the remaining in installment over the period of three months. Though there are some conditions of permission at the time of application. (e.g. You must have attendance record of 90% or higher.)

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