General Admission Information

1. APPLICABLE STUDENT
  • Students who have graduated from high school and received at least 12 years of education or holds an equivalent qualification (a higher or equivalent qualification to a high school graduate in Japan)
  • Financial capacity is able to cover expenses during the period of study abroad.
2. BEGINNING PERIOD
  • January
  • April
  • July
  • October
3. TUITION FEE (INCLUDING 10% CONSUMPTION TAX) UNIT: JPY
 
Submission timeSemesterAdmission application feeAdmission feeInfrastructureMaterials feeTuition feeTotal
1st year 22,00044,00022,00022,000660,000770,000
 January005,5005,500165,000176,000
 April0022,00022,000660,000704,000
2nd yearJuly0016,50016,500495,000528,000
 October0011,00011,000330,000352,000
 
* In addition, other necessary annual expenses include: Medical examination 4,000 JPY + cost of participating in festival activities 6,000 JPY
* Note:
  • Please pay the tuition fee within the indicated time limit. Basically, the school does not accept tuition payments in installments.
  • Tuition fees (admission fees, class fees, and facility maintenance) and application fees paid are non-refundable for any Reason. However, in the event that the Japanese Embassy and Consulate General overseas refuse to grant a visa, the school will refund the entire cost after deducting the application fee and admission fee.
  • When students apply for visa renewal but still owe the tuition fee, the relevant paperwork will not be supported.
4. REGISTRATION DOCUMENTS
To participate in a long-term course, it is necessary to apply for a status of residence in the form of “study abroad”. Documents required to apply for admission are listed in detail below. (Other Document)
5. SELECTION METHOD
  • Review application documents, preliminary test of Japanese language proficiency.
  • Talk to a financial supporter.
* There may be an interview in the host country. Please contact for detailed information.

6. HOW TO APPLY
Submit in person or send by post.

7. CANDIDATE CAN SUBMIT THE APPLICATION DOCUMENT VIA:
HSB Japanese Language School
〒320-0821木県宇都宮市一条3-1-6

8. POINTS TO NOTE WHEN APPLYING FOR ADMISSION
  • Documents submitted to the Immigration Department will not be returned, except for the original diploma and transcript,
  • A “Certificate of Eligibility for Status of Residence” will be sent to the applicant or financial supporter after all fees including
  • admission and tuition fees are paid in full. Tuition fees paid will not be refunded for any reason. In addition, only in the event that the Japanese Embassy and Consulate General refuse to grant a visa after being granted a Certificate of Eligibility for Status of Residence, the school will refund the tuition fee paid after deducting the application and admission fees.
  • The period of study within 1 year is set at 800 hours. In case of entry more than 1 month late, it is possible to take an additional class, however, the class fee is not calculated on a monthly basis, so the school will not reduce the class fee for the number of months late.
  • Students should pay attention and focus on learning. If the class attendance rate is less than 90% and the academic performance is awarded a grade point average of C, the short-term stay status will be considered and applied when the Immigration Department considers the extension, thus affecting the higher education.
  • Before the end of the course registered when applying for admission, if the student transfers to another institution, the school will not refund the tuition fee paid for any reason.

9. FINANCIAL SUPPORTER
  • The financial supporter is a parent or relative who has a stable job and has sufficient financial capacity.
  • In case the financial supporter is a foreigner living in Japan, the financial supporter must have a permanent residence permit and be accepted by the school
  • During the process from when international students apply for admission, live in Japan and return home, the financial supporter will be the person who acts as the student’s real parent, take care of and guide the necessary things in daily life. In addition, the school is not responsible for recommending guarantors and financial supporters.

10. ACCOMMODATION
The school has a dormitory for students, all students must stay in the dormitory for at least 6 months after arriving in Japan. (Refer to the cost of the dormitory in the table below)

11. OVERTIME WORK
According to the law, international students can work 1 week for 28 hours. The school only accepts students to work part-time to the extent permitted by the Immigration Department. Students should consider doing part-time jobs without affecting their studies.

The school will support students in finding part-time jobs, ensuring students have a job within 1 month from the date of admission.

12. DORMITORY GUIDE
  • Dormitory expenses for 6 months are paid once before the student arrives in Japan.
  • From the 7th month onwards, students can rent out their own houses. In case students want to continue to stay in the dormitory, they can discuss with the school.
  • The dormitory is equipped with a refrigerator, an electric stove and a washing machine.
  • The school will provide students with a set of blankets and a set of dishes

Dormitory Fee

Type of ExpensesEntrance (1 time)rent/monthElectricity, water, gas, internet expense/monthTotal (6 months)
Expenses25,00020,0009,000199,000
13. PICK UP AND DROP OFF

Pick-up from Narita Airport: about 15,000 yen.

The process of applying for a certificate of eligibility for a status of residence upon arrival in Japan
(1) When the application for a Certificate of Eligibility for Status of Residence is reviewed and accepted by the Sendai Regional Immigration Services Bureau, the Immigration Services Bureau will send the “Certificate of Eligibility for Status of Residence in the form of study abroad” to school. Upon receipt, the school will contact applicants and stakeholders.

(2) The school will issue an invoice for the necessary expenses. Applicants and stakeholders promptly pay the expenses stated in the invoice. Upon receipt of payment, the school will send a certificate to the student.

* The school cannot send the certificate before receiving payment for any reason.

(3) After receiving the certificate, the applicant brings the passport and other necessary documents to the nearest Embassy or Consulate-General to apply for a visa. In addition, for details related to necessary documents and procedures, students should refer to the instructions on the website of the Japanese Embassy.

(4) Upon receipt of a visa, students must quickly plan their study abroad in Japan and arrange to arrive in Japan before the date of admission. Students must contact the person in charge of the school to know about their plan to come to Japan.