The applicant is required to send the following documents before submitting an application. The graduate school admissions committee will determine whether the desired field of research matches what is offered at TCU. These documents should be submitted b
- Prescreening Consultation Application (Form 10)
- Academic Transcript (theological education only)
- Certificate of Graduation (theological education only)
- Screening Fee Waiver Request 2016 (Form 11)
Only those who are eligible. (See “4-9 Application Fee” on page 7.) Passport copy of all pages containing
personal information and visa status in Japan must be attached.
- Special Assistance Request (Form 12)
If you are physically disabled and wish to request assistance with the admissions process and/or during your
Deadlines and Screening Schedule
|November Screening||January Screening|
|Time of Entrance||* April / August 2016||* April / August 2016|
|Prescreening Consultation||Applicants must have a prescreening consultation at least one month before application.|
|Application Periods||October 1-14, 2015||November 24-December 4, 2015|
|Initial Screening Result Notification||October 30, 2015||January 8, 2016|
|** English Exam and Interview Periods||November 18-25, 2015
English Exam: November 25, 2015
|January 25-29, 2016
English Exam: January 29, 2016
|Final Result Notification||December 3, 2015||February 12, 2016|
|Enrollment Deadline||December 17, 2015||February 29, 2016|
* Successful applicants may choose the time of entrance.
** Exam date and time will be notified at the time of the initial screening result notification by email.
- Initial Screening
The admissions committee will review previous research achievement (a Master’s thesis or equivalent) and other application documents, including a dissertation proposal based on previous research.
- English Exam & Interview
Applicants who pass the initial screening will be given an English exam and an interview.