About English Language Tests

Our graduate school accepts TOEFL®、TOEIC® 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® 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 iBT®Test、TOEIC®. 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 Test Taker Score Report with their application.
  • For TOEIC please submit the Official Score Certificate original document with your application.

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® 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® 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 Biomedical 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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