Eligibility Requirements for Examination

2017 Enrollment/Eligibility Requirements for Examination

Applicants must satisfy at least one of the following conditions:

( [ 8 ] Corresponds to those whose mother tongue is not Japanese )

[ 1 ]
Hold (or expect to receive) a bachelor’s degree;
[ 2 ]
Granted a bachelor’s degree from the National Institute for Academic Degree and University Evaluation;
[ 3 ]
Have completed 16 years of school education outside Japan;
[ 4 ]
Have attended foreign correspondence course of education in Japan and completed 16 years of school education in foreign countries;
[ 5 ]
Have completed (or expect to complete) a specialized course (limited to those courses which require four years or more to complete and other courses that satisfy the standards set forth by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) in a vocational school on or after the date determined by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. Such specialized courses are separately designated by said Minister.
[ 6 ]
Have been designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology; or
[ 7 ]
Deemed by BFGU to have academic ability equal to or higher than a bachelor’s degree holder, based on the screening of eligibility for application on an individual basis, and is 22 years of age or older.

※ Those who do not fall under [ 1 ] – [ 6 ] above shall consult with BFGU in
  advance.The applicant is required to contact BFGU to fix the date of an interview.

 
[ 8 ]
Applicants are required to reach one of the following conditions regarding Japanese language proficiency.
(Only for foreign applicants whose mother tongue is not Japanese)
1.
Applicant has passed “N2” or “Level 2” or higher in the “Japanese Language Proficiency Test” conducted by the Japan Educational Exchanges and Services.
2.
Applicant has scored around 280 points in the “Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students” (Japanese language subject) conducted by the Japan Student Services Organization.
3.
Applicant has scored 420 or more on Business Japanese Proficiency Test (BJT) conducted by The Japan Kanji Aptitude Testing Foundation.
4.
Applicant is recognized by BFGU as having Japanese language proficiency equivalent to 1,2,3.
Those who do not fall under [ 8 ] 1 – 3 above shall consult with BFGU in advance. The applicant is required to contact BFGU to fix the date of an interview.

※ Those who are expected to complete prior education must be  in the position

  where they will successfully complete and graduate by March 31,2017.

● Eligibility requirements for the entrance examination
  for working people
  (only for the Division of Fashion Management)

Applicants for the entrance examination for working people must fall under any of the conditions stated above and be 24 years of age or older as of April, 1, 2017. The applicant also must have two or more years of working experience in the same type of job in a private company or public institution.