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Admissions and Supports

Admissions

Eligibility for admission

The person must have strong interest in music and musical instruments, clear goal for studying abroad, and strong motivation to study. The person also must meet the requirements written as below.

(1)
Age: Over 18 years of age (as of April 1, 2017) Education: completion of 12 years of education at school (relevant to high school) or equivalent to this
(2)

Japanese language ability must not obstruct one's study, meeting on of the following requirements A, B, C, D, or E:

  • Holding N1 or N2 of the "Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT)"
  • Scoring over 200 point in the "Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU)"
  • Completing over 6 months of Japanese language education with good record and high attendance, at a Japanese language education facility that is designated by the Minister of Justice in a public notice
  • Scoring over 400 points in BJT Business Japanese Proficiency Test
  • Completing over 1 year of education in the school prescribed in Article 1 of the School Education Act

For those who start leaning Japanese from now on
Japanese language schools designated by ESP

*Scholarship can be granted for the schools above. Please contact us regarding the matter.

(3)
Sufficient fund for tuition and living expenses is required.

Admission process from the application to the entrance (from outside Japan)

Residents outside Japan (with no status of residence in Japan)

  • From September to November

    Submission of the application documents

  • From October to early in December

    Entrance examination (written exam and interview)

  • 2 weeks after the examination date

    Pass

    Entrance procedure

  • Late December

    Application for the issuance of a certificate of eligibility

    *The school office submits the application to the Regional Immigration Bureau.

  • Late February

    Sending of the issuance of a certificate of eligibility to the applicant

    Visa applications

    *The applicants apply by themselves at the Japanese Embassy or consulate.

  • March

    Entry into Japan

  • April

    Entrance ceremony

    *The date and time will be notified to the candidates who completed the entrance procedure.

About the entrance permitting system before arriving in Japan

The applicants to ESP Gakuen can receive entrance permission before arriving Japan by utilizing the "entrance permitting system before arriving in Japan." The requirements are following; (1)Take the "Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU)" held by Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO).(2) Permission will be determined by the score of the test above and the examination of the application documents. Before you utilize this system, please contact us by using the form on the upper right side.

Admission process in Japan

Residents in Japan (with "student visa")

(1)Admissions office entry
June1~August 31: entry
August 1~September 30: application
October 3: interview
Pass
November 15 or November 29: Preschool
(2)Regular entry

*Application is available From September to the middle of March. The detail is shown in the Web site below:

  • September to the middle of March

    Submission of the application documents

  • From October to late March

    Entrance examination (written exam and interview)

  • 2 weeks after the examination date

    Pass

    Entrance procedure

  • April

    Entrance ceremony

    *The date and time will be notified to the candidates who completed the entrance procedure.

Tuition

  Registration Fee Tuition Practice Expenses Cost of equipment Total Cost per academic year
First-year
(all students charged)
200,000 600,000 300,000 400,000 1,500,000
Second-year
(all students charged)
- 600,000 300,000 400,000 1,300,000
Third-year
(charged only students
in A three-year program
Guitar Craft Course )
- 600,000 300,000 400,000 1,300,000
  • ※Tuition basically includes materials, books, and supplies. However, sometimes you may be required to pay for additional materials individually as the occasion demands.
  • ※A monetary unit: Japanese yen

Scholarship for students studying abroad

Scholarship for students with good academic results

  title price of the benefit and exemption
Scholarship.1 ESP Gakuen Incorporated Educational Institution,
Scholarship for student studying abroad
120,000 yen /year
period of the benefit:
(20,000 yen is paid every 2 months.)
Scholarship.2 ESP Gakuen Incorporated Educational Institution,
JLPT scholarship
N1 acquisitior: 100,000 yen
N2 acquisitor: 50,000 yen

For those who are studying Japanese at language school in Japan now

  title price of the benefit and exemption
Scholarship.3 ESP Gakuen Incorporated Educational Institution,
Scholarship for students recommended to study at language school
100,000 yen
(exempted from the admission fee, or paid 50,000 yen twice)

Admission directly from foreign country, admissions from vocational school, college, or graduate school

  title price of the benefit and exemption
Scholarship.4 ESP Gakuen Incorporated Educational Institution,
scholarship for newly registered student before traveling to Japan
100,000 yen
(exempted from the admission fee, or paid 50,000 yen twice)

For those who plan to study Japan in the future

  title price of the benefit and exemption
Scholarship.5 ESP Gakuen Incorporated Educational Institution,
scholarship for language education
100,000 yen
(exempted from the admission fee, or paid 50,000 yen twice)
Scholarship.6 ESP Gakuen Incorporated Educational Institution,
scholarship for brother and sister of currently enrolled student
100,000 yen
(paid after the admission)

Other scholarship

  title price of the benefit and exemption
Scholarship.7 Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, scholarship for foreign student studying in Japan (not enrolled yet) 48,000 yen /month
period of the benefit: 12 months
Scholarship.7 Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, scholarship for foreign student studying in Japan (already enrolled) 48,000 yen /month
period of the benefit: 12 months
Scholarship.8 General incorporated Kyoritsu International Foundation 100,000 yen /month
period of the benefit: 2 years
Scholarship.8 Kyoritsu Maintenance Scholarship Foundation 60,000 yen /month
period of benefit: 1 year
Scholarship.9 International Kyowa Scholarship Foundation 80,000 yen /month
period of benefit: 2 year or less
Scholarship.10 Shinjuku ward scholarship for foreign student studying in Japan 240,000 yen /year
period of benefit: 1 year

School Life Supports

We will support your school life as possible as we can!.

That's why we ESP is chosen. We have enough environment to go on to the music and the entertainment trade.

Music Activity

  • Membership card

    You can get a special discount for various items at ESP Co. Ltd custom shop.

  • Rental Studios for free

    Any enrolled students can use the studios for free.

  • Concert Support

    We regularly plan and support the club events which the students appear on the stage out of the school.

  • Rental REC

    You can use the recording studios at school and make the high quality demo tapes.

  • Press 100 CDs

    We press a hundred CDs for enrolled students only.

School Life

  • Seeing School visit Artists' Promotion Events

    A lot of famous artists will visit our Academy as guests of in-school events and the promotion events as the anniversary of the record release etc.

  • Rental Halls for free

    You can use four halls, which are a large hall and a small one, and hold the concerts planned by yourself.

  • Live Concert Training in and out of school

    You will take part in the big summer festivals, such as FUJI ROCK FESTIVAL, SUMMER SONIC, and as the stage staffs of the concerts which are held by the famous artists of inside and outside of the country.

Debut & Recruit

  • Recruit Support Section

    What our Academy regards the importance most is recruitment.

  • Audition Support

    We give you information on recruitment for the audition, to both enrolled students and graduates.

  • Guitar Craft Postgraduate Course & Stringed Instruments Making and Repair Skills Postgraduate Course

    Our Academy has the postgraduate courses for the applicants to brush up the basic and applied course you've learned.

Study Abroad System

We have Study Abroad System with sister schools in Hollywood. As an ESP student, you can study abroad for a short period at MI, LA Music Academy, and IDA.
The experiences studying abroad in Hollywood will be a great opportunity to expand your professional experience.

Accommodation

We, ESP Musical Academy, consider the management, facilities, environment, economic efficiency, convenience of access, etc. We are affiliated with an accommodation in order to make the students’ family feel safe relieve with Kyoritsu Maintenance and Tohjin Dormitory which manage student dormitories, and Gakusei Service Plaza which manages student apartments. Furthermore, if you prefer the general apartments, please feel free to contact Real Estate Leasing Dest,

The Dormitory

Our Academy is affiliated with Kyoritsu Maintenance and TOHJIN DORMITORY which manages student dormitories and Gakusei Service Plaza manages the student apartments. On the days of school information meeting or of trial enrollment, we open the counseling corner there. So please feel free to ask us there.

The information of student residences operated by the private companies above

The favorable spaces and environments to make friends. That's our residences!

Five good points of Kyoritsu Maintenance!

  1. We serve homemade, delicious meals, breakfast and dinner, cooked in the kitchen in the dorm.
  2. The residence director and the housemother are full-time, live-in positions, so you are secure and can take advice about your life from them.
  3. The room is furnished, you can save money when you move in.
  4. Good location for your living in a residential area.
  5. There are the special residences which have soundproofed rooms among one hundred and thirty apartments in the capital area.
  • Dormy Tanashi (For Male only)

  • Domicile Kamishakujii (For Female only)

Living safe in Tokyo. We will remove your worries on living alone!

Five good points of TOHJIN DORMITORY!

  1. Eat at ease with two meals a day, breakfast and dinner. We provide delicious meals with carefully planned balanced nutrition.
  2. A comfortable private room fully furnished and electrical appliances. You can start your new life right away.
  3. The residence director, who is like your parent, is full-time, live-in position. So you will feel easy even in case of any illness and injury.
  4. The auto-lock system at the entrance and the security camera are featured. You are secure with full-scale measures.
  5. We have the residences which have soundproofed rooms. So you will feel free to practice the instruments after school.
  • Residence Higashihushimi (For Male only)

  • Dormitory Sakura (For Female only)

Student Apartments with freedom and safety

Five good points of Gakusei Service Plaza!

  1. We will introduce you popular student apartments with 50 percent discount of brokers fee.
  2. The perfect security with SECOM 24 hours' auto-lock system and the caretaker.
  3. The freedom of your living in your space in the safe life.
  4. We have many kinds of rooms, such as bath separated from toilet room and with the dresser space.
  5. We also have the residences which are furnished and with electrical appliances or have soundproofed rooms to play instruments.
  • Student Apartment at Waseda
    (For both M/F)

  • Student Apartment at Suginami Iogi Station
    (For both M/F)

Information on General Apartment

Our college is affiliated with, Real Estate Leasing Desk, (株)イーアンドアイ which are managing student residences. Including general apartments, you can surely and at ease find your room as you wish.

Student Apartments with freedom and safety

As the agent usually charges one month's rent as a broker fee, (株)イーアンドアイ will give special discount in it to only new students of our Academy.

Room Rent Application and Payment

Application is acceptable anytime. The rent should be paid from the day that you move in as it is signed in the rental contract.

Aftercare/Maintenance

  1. 1) If anything happens to you and your room, please tell us. We will meet your requests.
  2. 2) When you decide to move out, please let us know soon. We, as your good partner, will provide you better information on next rooms and apartments.