Sophia University

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【IMPORTANT NOTICE】 Cancellation of Campus Tour and Closure of Admissions Office

Reservation for visit to the Admissions Office is now open! (see here).

(Updated March 27, 2020)

As the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to affect us all, Admissions Office has decided to close the office from Wednesday, April 1 until further notice. The date of reopening will be informed here once scheduled.

Admissions Office
Sophia University

e-mail: (undergraduate)* (graduate)*

*Please allow us a week or so to get back to you as we get many emails from over the world on a daily basis, especially with this situation.

(Updated February 28, 2020)

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, Sophia University will hold all scheduled campus tour and stop accepting new registration for campus visit in consideration of visitors' safety.

Types of canceled campus visit:

Guided Campus Tour for group and for individual visitors, Self Guided Group Tour.

Information will be updated on this page if further decision is made regarding campus tour.
Your understanding and patience are highly appreciated.

Welcome to Sophia!

Part of selecting a university is knowing what the campus looks like: its classrooms, its facilities, its student life, its neighbors, and so on. Sophia's all 9 faculties, 29 departments including English-taught programs are conducted on Yotsuya campus- an urban campus located in the heart of Tokyo. Prospective students and their guests are invited to experience our campus. If you have any questions on visiting campus and admissions, please feel free to contact and visit the Admissions Office.

Access Map
Admissions Office is located on the first floor in the Building 12 (right before the big North Gate).

Office hours: Weekdays* 9:30-11:30, 12:30-16:45 *except for holidays, university breaks
TEL: +81+3+3238+4018
FAX: +81+3+3238+3262

The above e-mail address is for campus visit inquiry only. For admissions information, please visit the link below.
Sophia University Admissions Information

Visitor Information

Guided Campus Tour with Information Session for Individual Visitors

Sophia University Admissions Office provides guided walking campus tours with brief information session for the individuals or groups of up to 9 prospective high-school students and parents/counselors. For this type of tour, it is necessary to make a reservation in advance. (Please see "Customized Group Visit" for groups of more than 10 persons)

Number of participants

1 to 9 people

Schedule for 2020

To be decided

* Brief information session about admission will be given after guided tour.
If you wish to visit when the guided tour is unavailable, please check "self guided tour" or contact the email address on the top of the page.

Meeting place
Please gather in front of the Admissions Office located on the first floor of the Building 12 on Yotsuya campus.
Admissions Office is located on the first floor in the Building 12 (right before the big North Gate).
Access Map


Please send us an application email at least two days before your visit, and we will reply upon receiving your request. If there are still places available for the tour, we will update the information at this page and continue to accept applications even after the deadline.

Contact e-mail:

If you don’t receive emails from unknown domains, please allow the above email to send messages to you.
Note: This email address is for campus visit applications only. For other inquiries please contact the Admissions Office directly (Contact us↓).
What to include in your application email

Subject: Application for the Guided Campus Tour

1. Tour date (please choose one of the scheduled dates above)
2. Applicant’s information:
name, age, gender, country and city, occupation (for students, school name and academic year), phone number (that you can be reached at on the day of the tour), email address
3. Information about the visitors accompanied by the applicant (up to 8 persons):
name, age, gender, country and city, occupation (for students, school name and academic year)

Privacy Policy

The information obtained in the application might be used as a reference when planning further tours. Personal information will not be disclosed to any third party.


In case you are not able to attend the tour, please inform us by email or phone call at least 2 days before the tour date.
Those who have to cancel their visit on the date of the tour must inform the Admissions Office directly through phone call.

Note(Please make sure to read before applying)
- Please arrive on time on the day of the tour. The tour will start exactly on the scheduled time.
- The tour will be held even if it rains, however, in case of severe weather warnings and broadcast, the tour might be cancelled.
- There is no parking space on the campus. Please use the public transport.
- Brief information session about admissions and programs will be provided after the tour. If you have more questions after the session, feel free to visit the Admissions Office on the 1st floor of Building 12 during the office hours.
- Please refrain from visiting classes, taking photos and interviewing students.
- Feel free to use cafeteria or shops on the campus. Please note that it gets very crowded during the lunch break 12:30~13:30.

Customized Group Visit

If you are bringing a group of prospective students to Sophia University and you would like help with your visit, Admissions Office provides guided walking campus tours.

Group size
10 to 30 people
It also depends on the numbers of available English speaking guides. If you're not sure about the group size, please contact Admissions Office and the staff will help you organize the tour.

Please choose one of the options below for the tour schedule and indicate in the application form.

1) 9:45~10:30 2) 11:00~11:45 3) 14:00~14:45

Available dates
Academic Year 2019 (April 2019- March 2020)(47.50 KB)
Academic Year 2020 (April 2020- March 2021)(81.75 KB)

Please download the form below and fax or email Admissions Office a month before your visit.

Application Form for a Guided Tour(41.50 KB)

Other groups
Any groups of other than prospective high school students will be kindly requested to contact Admissions Office first and will be transferred to the right section.

Self-guided Tour

If you are planning to visit Sophia on your own, the staff at the Admissions Office will be pleased to talk to you about your questions and concerns during the office hours.

Self-guided tour map (3.05 MB)

If you do not need a tour guide, but bring a group of more than 10 people, please fill out the form below.
Application Form for a Campus Visit(40.50 KB)

Contact Us

Sophia University Admissions Office

7-1 Kioicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8554 JAPAN
Phone: +81-3-3238-4018
Fax: +81-3-3238-3262
e-mail: (campus visit) (undergraduate) (graduate)

For admissions information, please visit the link below.
Sophia University Admissions Information

Office hours: Monday through Friday, 9:30-11:30, 12:30-16:45

Please also see FAQ.