Admission Guidelines

1 Founding Principles of Akita University of Art

  • The creation and investigation of new artistic fields
  • The utilization and promotion of Akita’s culture and traditions
  • The nurturing of global human resources capable of connecting Akita to the world
  • Contribution to and development with the local community

2 Ideal Candidates for Admission

Akita University of Art aims to foster well-rounded individuals through an education based upon the school’s founding principles. Potential students must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • A strong interest in hitherto unexplored areas of art
  • A desire to identify problems and learn independently
  • A desire to make one’s mark in the artistic world
  • A desire to contribute to the development of the local community through art

2018 Entrance Examination Calendar

September 26 National Center Test for University Admissions Application (~10/6)
November 23 University entrance exam (Teacher recommendation)
3 Graduate School entrance exam ①
24 University entrance exam (Transfer students)
December Examination result announcement
January 13 National Center Test for University Admissions Exam (~1/14)
February 25 University Entrance Exam (General) ①
March Examination (General) result announcement ①
8 University Entrance Exam (General) ②
Examination (General) result announcement ②

3 Inquiries

Akita University of Art
Student Affairs Division
TEL: +81-(0)18-888-8105 FAX +81-(0)18-888-8101