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  • 執筆者の写真Mitsuki | Managing Direct

Ritsumeikan APU Application open for April 2025!

Application for April 2025 intake is now open! Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University offers ranges of bachelor programs over 3 colleges.

Bachelor programs

Bachelor of Business Administration

  • Accounting and Finance

  • Marketing

  • Strategic Management and Organisation

Bachelor of Social Science

  • Environment and Development

  • Hospitality and Tourism

  • International Relations and Peace Studies

  • Culture, Society and Media

Bachelor of Sustainability and Tourism

  • Environmental Studies

  • Resource Management

  • International Development

  • Tourism Studies

  • Tourism Industry Operations

  • Hospitality Operation

  • Social Entrepreneurship

  • Regional Development

  • Data Science & Information System

Application Eligibility

  • Completed a 12-year standard education curriculum at an educational institution

  • Applicant must have access to sufficient funds to cover tuition fees and living costs

Application period

There are 4 application / offer rounds to apply.

Application method

Applicant is required to complete an online application alongside with:

  • Academic history / documents

  • Photo ID (passport)

  • Application Essays

  • Letter of Recommendation

  • Extracurricular Activities

  • Other documents that may support your application

Online assessment will be conducted once you lodge the application and pay the application fee.

Online interview will be conducted for a application who passed the stage 1.


APU Tuition reduction Scholarship

30% - 100% tuition reduction scholarship is available.

All applicants will be assessed for this scholarship and the percentage of the reduction will be advised if you are successful to receive an offer.


Zaynah is our first student from PNG who has been accepted to study at APU.

She was awarded 80% tuition fee discount scholarship by APU, and enjoying her student life in Beppu, Oita.

Within 12 months, Zaynah has mastered basic Japanese speaking / writing / reading with a support provided by the university, and has 3 jobs to earn extra money and also to gain work experience.


AP House Global Community Scholarship

This scholarship will cover the total amount of AP House rent for 11 months.

Application fee

Credit card payment: 5,500 yen (Approx. K140)

Bank transfer: 7,000 yen (Approx. K180)

Other fees

Annual full tuition fee – 1,300,000 yen (PGK 32,000)

Estimated living expenses – 1,000,000 yen per year (PGK25,000)

If you are interested in applying to APU, we can provide a hands-on assistance from the start till the end. Please contact us via email with your academic documents and program of your interest.





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