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2022 Entrance Examination (exam for admission in April 2022)


*Application materials including details regarding the February Entrance Examination (application methods, schedule, documents to be submitted, etc.) and application forms will be available in late November 2021.

In the meantime, please refer to the 2022 Application Guidelines posted below for more information regarding the entrance examination.

2022 Application Guidelines [published July 29, 2021] [revised September 7, 2021]

*The 2022 Application Guidelines can be found in the PDF file posted above.

*Revisions have been made to the Application Guidelines booklet. Click here for details (link in Japanese). Note that the Application Guidelines linked above contain the aforementioned changes. (August 17, 2021)

*The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology has authorized an increase in the number of students to be admitted to the Faculty of Medicine (Department of Medicine) from 95 to 100. The Application Guidelines posted above have been revised to reflect this change. (September 7, 2021)

*Methods on how to obtain other materials, such as the Osaka University Handbook and brochures for undergraduate/graduate schools, can be found here.

 ・Frequently Asked Questions (link in Japanese)

Regarding changes from 2022-23 in the selection process for successful applications in the School of Engineering Science [published March 6, 2020]

This announcement details changes from the 2022 entrance examinations in the first stage of the selection process for successful applications in the School of Engineering Science. (file in Japanese)

Regarding the Osaka University Financial Aid System for Students Who Are Accepted for Admission (intended for female students) [published May 13, 2021]

Osaka University will provide financial support for enrollment fees for female students who enter the School of Science, Engineering, or Engineering Science in April 2022 with outstanding scores on their entrance examinations.

For more information, click here. (link in Japanese)


If there are any changes to this schedule and/or screening methods due to the COVID-19 pandemic, they will be posted here. Make sure to obtain the latest information.

February Exams
Registration period for the Web Application System* Tuesday, January 11 ~ Thursday, February 3, 2022
Application acceptance period Monday, January 24 ~ Friday, February 4, 2022

Announcement of successful applicants of

the Common Test for University Admissions

Tuesday, February 15, 2022
Individual Achievement Examinations Friday, February 25, 2022
Saturday, February 26, 2022 (limited to the following)
  • Interviews at the Faculty of Medicine (Medicine) and School of Dentistry
  • Interview/essays at the School of Pharmaceutical Science
Announcement of successful applicants of
Individual Achievement Examinations
Wednesday, March 9, 2022

*You can register with the online application system before the application period, but please submit your application forms during the application period.


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