About English Language Tests

Our graduate school accepts TOEFL®、TOEIC® and IELTS English language exams.

English language testing is not part of the entrance exam for our graduate school, instead English language ability will be evaluated on the results of TOEFL®、TOEIC® and IELTS English language exams. For those interested in taking entrance exam, please take the below points into consideration when preparing for the exam.
Please check the application guidelines for details.

1. Applicable English Language Tests

We accept results from the TOEFL PBT® Test、TOEFL iBT®Test、TOEIC® official test and IELTS. The TOEFL ITP® test and TOEIC®IP test for group examinations are not accepted.
Scores for multiple exam types can be submit, but you will not be able to add or replace scores after your application is submitted.
Special measures for submitting the TOEIC public test score sheet may also be implemented. Please check the application guidelines page.

2. Submission of Score Sheets (Originals)

  • For TOEFL, applicants must submit the original Examinee's Score Record with their application. For those who send the TOEFL Official Score Report, please arrange delivery from the US ETS to our Graduate School before the last day of the application period.
    *The DI code for our Graduate School is 3779.
  • For TOEIC please submit the Official Score Certificate original document with your application.
  • In general score sheets will not be returned, but in the case of TOEFL 'examinee sheets' these can be returned on examination day upon request.

3. Validity Period of Results

All results must have been awarded within 2 years of the entrance examination date.

4. Conversion of Points

Submitted TOEFL®,TOEIC® and IELTS scores will be converted using the standard methods to calculate English language scores. If multiple scores are submitted, the highest score will be used.
*If no score is submitted by the time of the application, English language score will be evaluated as 0.

5. Important Notes

TOEFL®, TOEIC® and IELTS are only available at specific venues on specific dates. Please take into consideration the number of days needed for results to arrive after taking tests. Check the official websites of the tests below for dates and we recommend taking exams as soon as possible.

TOEFL, TOEFL iBT, TOEFL ITP and TOEIC are registered trademarks of the Education Testing Service (ETS).

For enquiries regarding the entrance examination and student life, please contact the below address.

* When making enquiries by e-mail, please specify your current affiliation (current school/grade etc.)

Graduate School of Medical Engineering Academic Affairs

Tohoku University Graduate School 6-6-12, Aramaki Aza Aoba Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980-8579, Japan
Tel. 022-795-4824
e-mail. bme-kyom*grp.tohoku.ac.jp
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