Application Periods & Forms

Application Periods (Admission in August 2019)

International students and Japanese students who wish to be considered for TCU’s scholarship for students with financial need are strongly recommended to submit their applications during the “Fall Early Admission” or “Fall Regular Admission” period.

<Application from Overseas>
Application for August 2019 admission is closed.
Application forms for August 2020 admission will be available to download from this website after September 2019.

<Application within Japan> 
*The applicant must be a Japanese citizen or, if a foreign national, possess a valid status of residence in Japan.

  Application Period Result Notification Enrollment Deadline
Fall Early Admission September 3, 2018 – November 8, 2018 On or before December 7, 2018 May 31, 2019
Fall Regular Admission November 9, 2018 – January 31, 2019 On or before May 1, 2019 June 28, 2019
Fall Late Admission II February 1, 2019 -April 22, 2019 On or before May 17, 2019 June 28, 2019
Fall Late Admission III April 23, 2019 – June 17, 2019 On or before July 5, 2019 August 9, 2019

Application Forms (Admission in August 2019)

Application forms for admission in August 2019 are now available to download.
To apply for admission to the ACTS-ES program in August 2019, please download, print, and fill out the forms. Applications should be mailed to the ACTS-ES admissions office before the deadline. Please note that you cannot apply online.

<Application Guide>
Please read the ‘Application Guide’ carefully before you apply.
(Application Guide for August 2019 admission)

<Application Forms>
Download the entire application forms.
(ACTS-ES Application Forms)

Download the application forms separately.
(Application Form)

(Academic Reference)

(Pastoral Reference)

(Christian Reference)

(Parent’s Agreement)

(English Proficiency Evaluation)

(Health Status/Special Assistance Request)

(Commuting Request Form)

<Financial Aid Application> 
Those who wish to apply for the scholarships should read the ‘Application Guide’, page 5 and submit the scholarship application forms at time of application for admission.
(Application form for Scholarship to Students of the ACTS-ES Program)

(Guide for ACTS-ES Scholarships)      (International Fellows Program)

(Application form for Scholarship to Alumni Family Members)
(Application form for Scholarship to Children of Church Ministers)

Waiver-request for ACTS-ES Admission Application Fee

In the case of hardship in paying the application fee, it may be waived with the approval from the ACTS-ES Admissions Office. Submit a waiver-request, explaining your financial situation when you apply.
The ACTS-ES Admissions Office will evaluate the request and decide whether or not to approve it. In the event that your waiver-request is denied, your submitted application will be considered upon payment of the application fee.

*Application procedure and application forms are different for transfer students (April, August, and December 2019 admission) and those who wish to start as freshman in April 2019. Please contact the ACTS-ES admissions office for more information ( ).

*To receive the application forms by airmail, please contact the ACTS-ES admissions office ( ) and provide your postal address.