School of Medicine
School of Medicine School of Medicine

Admission Info for 2024 is posted.
For information on 2025, please check the entrance exam guidelines scheduled to be posted in July.

About the entrance examination of the School of Medicine

Number of students to be admitted

Please see below for the handling of temporary capacity for 2024.
About the 2024 School of Medicine entrance exam

Departments Admission Capacity Number of students to be admitted

School
Recommendation type * 1

General Selection

Common test
use * 2

Department of Medicine Capacity 110 15 87※5 8
Temporary capacity 6※3 6※4
Total 116※3 15 93 8

● The number of applicants for each examination category is expected to be the number of applicants who have completed the procedures.
● If the acceptance criteria are not met, the number of successful applicants may not reach the number of students to be admitted.

  • * 1 We implement a public offering system (exclusive application).
  • * 2 The selection of the common test for university admission is conducted only in the first admission.
  • * 3 We plan to apply for approval from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology this fall for a temporary capacity of 6 people. The breakdown of the temporary capacity is Fukushima prefecture special area quota (2 people), Chiba prefecture special area quota (2 people), Shizuoka prefecture special area quota (2 people).
  • * 4We plan to recruit Fukushima Prefecture Regional Medical Doctor Securing Study Fund Applicants (2 people), Chiba Prefecture Doctor Study Fund Loan System Appluicants (2 people), Shizuoka Prefecture Medical Study Training Fund Applicants (2 people) in the general selection special area quota.
  • * 5 We plan to recruit one person (1 person) who is eligible for the Ibaraki Prefecture Community Medical Doctor Study Fund Loan System in the general selection special area quota.

Entrance examination methods

Please select the entrance examination type you plan to take.

Eligible applicants

Open enrollment for participants (exclusive application)

Applicants must meet all of the following requirements and be recommended by a high school principal or secondary school principal

  • Those who are expected to graduate from high school or secondary school in March 2024, are in good physical and mental health, and are able to adapt to 6 years of medical education including practical training.
  • Those who have a grade of 4.0 or higher in the entire survey for their grades up to the first semester of the final year of high school or secondary school.
  • Applicants must be able to make a firm commitment to enroll if accepted.

Selection Process

  • Basic ability aptitude test (3 subjects method)
  • Short Essay
  • Interview
    Time: Approximately 10 minutes / Format: two faculty members for one examinee.
  • Document screening (School records, etc.)

Entrance examination schedule

open recruitment system
Application period: November 1st (Wednesday) to November 7th (Tuesday), 2023
■ Selection test date: Sunday, November 12, 2023
■Result announcement date: Friday, December 1, 2023

Basic Skills Aptitude Test

3 subjects method

Courses Subjects range Course selection
English

Communication English I, Communication English II,
Communication English III, English Expression I, English Expression II

Mandatory
Math Mathematics I, Mathematics II, Mathematics A, Mathematics B (sequence, vector)
Physics Physics basics, Physics

Select one subject from three subjects

Chemistry Chemistry basics, Chemistry
Biology Biology basics, Biology

Short Essay

Courses Subjests content
Short Essay About the theme presented,
write your own thoughts within 1000 characters by using all key worked given.

Available benefits and systems

English External Examination System
If you meet the standard score of the English proficiency/certification test designated by our university, you can use the results of the external English test by requesting at the time of application. In the school recommendation type selection (open recruitment system) of School of Medicine, it will be taken into consideration when making a pass/fail decision. For details, please check the "Entrance Examination Guidelines 2024".

Selection Process

Primary selection

  1. Departamental proficiency test
  2. Document screening (School records, etc.)

Secondary selection (only for those who passed the primary selection)

  1. Assignment essay
    Question content: Write your own thought within 300 characters using all the keywords for the theme.
  2. Interview
    Time: Approximately 10 minutes / Format: two faculty members for one examinee.

Entrance examination schedule

[Primary selection]
Application period: December 19, 2023 (Tuesday) to January 15, 2024 (Monday)
Selection test date: January 25 (Thursday), 26 (Friday), 27 (Saturday), 2024 [Free choice of test date]
■Result announcement date: January 30, 2024 (Tuesday)

[Secondary screening] (Only those who passed the first screening)
Selection test date: February 6 (Tue), 7 (Wed), 2024 *
■Result announcement date: Saturday, February 10, 2024

  • * Please select one day at the time of application.

Free choice of test days
You can take the test for 3 days or 1 day at a time.

Departamental proficiency test

Courses Subjects range Course selection Allocation of points
English

Communication English I, Communication English II,
Communication English III, English Expression I, English Expression II

Mandatory 100 points for each subject
A total of 300 points
Math Mathematics I, Mathematics II,
Math A, Math B (sequence, vector)

Select two subjects out of five subjects

Physics Physics basics, Physics
Chemistry Chemistry basics, Chemistry
Biology Biology basics, Biology
Japanese Comprehensive Japanese (excluding classical literature and Chinese)

Selection Process

Primary selection

In the 2024 University Entrance Common Test, pass/fail will be determined based on the total of three high-scoring subjects designated by the university.

Secondary selection

Only those who have passed the first screening are judged by conducting an English (long reading comprehension) test, an assignment writing test, and an interview, which are unique to the university. The interview is conducted for about 10 minutes by two faculty members for each examinee.

Courses Subjests content
English
(Long reading comprehension)
Read long sentences in English and write abstracts within 200 characters and opinions within 400 characters in Japanese.
Assignment essay Write your own thoughts within 300 characters, using all the keywords for the theme.

Entrance examination schedule

[First term: primary selection]
Application period: December 19, 2023 (Tuesday) to January 12, 2024 (Friday)
■ Selection test date: Common test for university entrance
■Result announcement date: Saturday, February 10, 2024

[First term: secondary screening] (Only those who passed the primary screening)
■ Selection test date: February 16, 2024 (Friday)
■Result announcement date: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Designated Subjects

Subject Courses Elective Allocation of points Individual academic ability test, etc.
Foreign language "English" * 1 Mandatory 100 points for each subject
A total of 300 points
(Primary selection)
English (long reading comprehension)
Assignment composition
interview
(Primary selection
Only successful applicants)
Math "Mathematics I", "Mathematics I and Mathematics A"
"Mathematics II" "Mathematics II and Mathematics B"
2 subjects
Choice * 2
Science "Physics" "Chemistry" "Biology"
Japanese "Japanese" * 3
  • * 1For the "English" category, the score for Reading (out of 100 points) will be calculated in two ways: the score for Reading (out of 100 points), compressed to 80 points, plus the score for Listening (out of 100 points), compressed to 20 points, and the higher score will be used.
  • * 2If the applicant takes three or more subjects, the two with the highest scores will be used for the pass/fail decision.
  • * 3 For "Japanese", add "classical (old and Chinese)" (out of 100 points) to "literature after modern times" (out of 100 points) and "literature after modern times" (out of 200 points). Two types of points compressed to a maximum of 100 points are calculated, and a high score is adopted.

Click here for the Admission Guidelines
(Includes application requirements, documents, subjects, and time of examination)