Our Graduates

Graduates from SOIS go on to study at top universities in Japan, the US, Canada, the UK, and other destinations across the world.

Kwansei Gakuin University

As part of the Kwansei Gakuin foundation, our students have the opportunity to apply for places at Kwansei Gakuin University through the internal recommendation system. Our students successfully take up places in many faculties at the university, from education to law, from sports science to business. In 2016, 39 SIS students from a cohort of 84 entered KGU.

Universities with SOIS graduates

SOIS graduates over the past four years have enrolled in the following universities in Japan and around the world:


  • Azusa Pacific University
  • Babson College
  • Berklee School of Music
  • Binghamton University
  • Boston University
  • Brigham Young University
  • California State Polytechnic University
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Chapman University
  • College of the Holy Cross
  • Duke University
  • Earlham College
  • Eastern Illinois University
  • Elon University
  • Florida Institute of Technology
  • Indiana University
  • Marymount College
  • New England Conservatory
  • New York University
  • New York University, Abu Dhabi
  • Occidental College
  • Orange Coast College
  • Pacific University Oregon
  • Parsons School of Design
  • Pitzer College
  • Portland Community College
  • Rollins College
  • San Diego State University
  • University of Buffalo
  • University of California Berkeley
  • University of California Los Angeles
  • University of LaVerne
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Oregon
  • University of San Diego
  • University of San Francisco
  • University of Southern California
  • University of the Pacific
  • University of Utah
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Whitman College
  • Wellesley College
  • Wesleyan University

United Kingdom

  • Birmingham University
  • Kingston University
  • Royal Academy of Music
  • Regent's College London
  • University College London
  • University of Bristol
  • University of Nottingham
  • University of Sheffield
  • University of the Arts London


  • Australian National University
  • Monash University
  • University of Melbourne
  • University of Sydney


  • McGill
  • Simon Fraser University
  • University of British Columbia
  • University of Toronto
  • York University


  • Ateneo de Manila University
  • Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Seoul National University College of Engineering
  • University of the Philippines
  • Universiti Teknology MARA


  • Erasmus University, Rotterdam School of Management


  • Kwansei Gakuin University
  • Aichi Medical University
  • Akita International University
  • Aoyama Gakuin University
  • Asia University
  • Baika Women's University
  • Chuo University
  • Doshisha University
  • Doshisha Women's College of Liberal Arts
  • Hannan University
  • Heian Jogakuin University
  • Hosei University
  • Hyogo College of Medicine
  • International Christian University
  • Kanazawa Institute of Engineering
  • Kansai Gaidai University
  • Kansai Gaidai University
  • Kansai University
  • Kansai University of International Studies
  • Keio University
  • Kinki University
  • Kobe City University of Foreign Studies
  • Kobe College
  • Kobe Kaisei College
  • Kobe Pharmaceutical University
  • Kobe University
  • Kobe Women's University
  • Konan University
  • Kunitachi College of Music
  • Kyoto University
  • Kyoto Institute of Technology
  • Kyoto Sangyo University
  • Kyoto Seika University
  • Kyoto University of Art & Design
  • Kyoto University of Foreign Studies
  • Kyoto Women's University
  • Meiji University
  • Momoyama Gakuin University
  • Morinomiya University of Medical Sciences
  • Mukogawa Women's University
  • Musashino Art University
  • Nagahama Institute of Bio-Science and Technology
  • Nagasaki University
  • Nagoya University
  • Nagoya University of Foreign Studies
  • Nihon University
  • Niimi College
  • Osaka City University
  • Osaka Electro-Communication University
  • Osaka Institute of Technology
  • Osaka Medical College
  • Osaka Shoin Women's University
  • Osaka University
  • Osaka University of Economics and Law
  • Osaka University of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Otemon Gakuin University
  • Rikkyo University
  • Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
  • Ritsumeikan University
  • Ryukoku University
  • Senshu University
  • Setsunan University
  • Shiga University
  • Sophia University
  • Tokai University
  • Tokyo Metropolitan University
  • Tokyo University of the Arts
  • Tokyo University of Science
  • Tomakomai Komazawa University
  • Tottori University
  • Toyo University
  • Tsukuba University
  • University of Hyogo
  • University of Shiga
  • Waseda University
  • Yamato University


SOIS graduates in Japan
Many graduates choose to attend university in Japan, with the English-language degrees at Osaka University, Keio University, Waseda University being particularly popular with OIS students. SIS graduates study a wide range of courses at many universities in Japan. Many returnee students choose to take the English-language courses available at Waseda University, Sophia University, and the International Christian University in Tokyo.
SOIS graduates overseas
Many SOIS graduates choose to attend some of the top universities in North America, Europe, Asia and Australasia.