Admission Policy

With the motto Open Space, Open Mind, Future University Hakodate (FUN) aims to foster students in five main areas: (1) Systems Information Science; (2) problem finding and solving; (3) communication and teamwork; (4) autonomous learning; (5) the Humanities.

Based on the aims above, FUN offers a core curriculum, communication courses, and course-specific subjects so that the students can obtain a strong academic foundation in their major. Furthermore, emphasis is placed on problem-solving skills, communication skills, and autonomous learning attitudes through training, discussion, field work and project learning. As a culmination of their undergraduate education, students write a graduation thesis and present their research.

Therefore, FUN expects students to have:

  • the necessary academic skills, techniques, and logical thinking skills for successfully completing the educational curriculum listed above;
  • a strong interest and curiosity in Systems Information Science;
  • motivation to contribute to future society by cultivating computational thinking, and effectively collecting and interpreting information.
    (Purpose of Student Selection)

FUN aims to accept students with a strong motivation for learning, and adopts various selection methods for applicants.

General Entrance Examination (1st Term) 

To demonstrate logical thinking skills, and the comprehensive academic skills and knowledge in science, math and English needed to be a specialist in Systems Information Science.

General Entrance Examination (2nd Term)

To demonstrate high scholastic abilities in science, math and English needed to be a specialist in Systems Information Science.

AO Entrance Examination

  • To demonstrate a strong interest and curiosity in Systems Information Science, to demonstrate the necessary basic academic skills in science, math and English, to exercise logical thinking and problem-solving, and to effectively communicate results.
  • To demonstrate advanced academic skills in math and science with an emphasis on community experience related to Systems Information Science.

Special Entrance Examination on Recommendation

To have a strong interest and curiosity in Systems Information Science, demonstrate the required basic academic skills in science, math and English, demonstrate high motivation to learn autonomously and continuously, and demonstrate logical thinking and communication skills.

Transfer Entrance Examination

To have a strong interest and curiosity in Systems Information Science, demonstrate basic academic skills and applied skills with knowledge in science, math and English as well as knowledge and skills in a course-specific field, and demonstrate problem-solving and communication through logical thinking.

 

 

Undergraduate Students Sought by FUN and Screening Method of Their Qualities and Abilities
ClassificationStudents Sought by FUNOutline of ExamScreening MethodImplementation Schedule
Center Test for University Admission Center Test for University Admission is assigned to evaluate if applicants have decent academic achievement in subjects especially such as Math, Science, and English.Japanese (Modern Literature), Math (Math I / Math A are requisites and Math II / Math B or Basic of Information Science are electives), Science, English (including listening test) are assigned.January
General Entrance Exam (First/ Second Term Schedule that Assigned Center Test for University Admission)First TermStudents aim to become experts related to the field of Systems Information Science and have comprehensive academic achievements in Math, Science and English, knowledge operation capability, and logical thinking.Academic achievements, skills, logical thinking that are suitable to work on curriculum at FUN are evaluated. Math, which is the foundation of Math and Science related subjects, and English, which is highly important foreign language, are screened based on the written test. Knowledge operation skill and logical thinking are focused on questioning.Document screening (confidential report), Center Test for University Admission, academic achievement test (Math and English)February
Second TermStudents aim to become experts related to the field of Systems Information Science and have high academic achievements in Math, Science, and English.Scores of Math, Science and English of the Center Test for University Admissions are accounted without assigning individual academic achievement test.Center Test for University Admission, Document (confidential report) screeningMarch
AO Entrance ExamStudents who have strong interest in the field of Systems Information Science, sufficient basic academic achievements in Math, Science, and English, and can solve problems, give appropriate explanation , and express in various ways with logical thinking. In addition it is preferred to have outstanding skills and academic achievements in Math and Science that are related to the field, experience with the real society, and clearly express and explain the experience.Basic achievement of Math, Science and English are evaluated by Basic Academic Achievement Test. In addition, applicants’ interest in the field of Systems Information Science, acquired skills, logical thinking, expressiveness, proactiveness, independence are evaluated and screened through submitted documents, materials, presentation and Q&A based on them.Document screening (letter/materials of self-recommendation, confidential report), basic academic achievement test (foreign language (English) and one from electives (Math, Information Science, or Design), Interview (presentation and Q&A)November
Special Entrance Exam on RecommendationStudents who have strong interest in the field of Systems Information Science, sufficient basic academic achievements in Math, Science, and English, independent and consistent motivation for studying, and can give appropriate explanation with logical thinking.Basic achievement of Math, Science and English are evaluated by Basic Academic Achievement Test. In addition, interview test is given based on the applicants’ record of study and activity performance to comprehensively evaluate interest in the field of Systems Information Science, independence, motivation for studying, and logical thinking.Document screening (letter of recommendation issued by high school principal, confidential report), basic academic achievement test (foreign language (English) and Math, InterviewDecember
Transfer Entrance ExamStudents who have strong interest in the field of Systems Information Science, sufficient basic academic achievements in Math, Science, and English, ability to apply the knowledge, can acquire knowledge and skills related to the special field, and solve problems and communicate with logical thinking.Acquisition of sufficient basic academic achievements in Math, Science, and English, knowledge related to the special field are evaluated by Academic Achievement Test. In addition, interview test is given to evaluate and screen the applicants’ logical thinking, problem solving skills, and communication skills.Document screening (confidential report), academic achievement test (Math, English, Algorithm), InterviewJune