Waseda University promotes its own university reform called "Waseda Vision150" with an eye on 20 years from now.As an entrance examination reform to acquire diverse and excellent students with high aspirations from home and abroad, the "Regional Contribution-type Human Resources Discovery Examination (tentative name)" was newly introduced in multiple faculties from the 2018 entrance examination. We announced the entrance examination reform menu that we plan to launch by the fiscal year.

 Currently, at Waseda University, the percentage of enrollees who do not rely solely on written exams such as "Achievement-oriented entrance exams" and "AO entrance exams / recommended entrance exams", which are judged only by academic ability tests such as general entrance exams and center use entrance exams, is It is about 6: 4.In the future, in order to reform the entrance examination system to evaluate the human resources required by each faculty in more detail, we will review the current ratio of general entrance examinations and center use entrance examinations, and introduce new selection methods throughout the university. We plan to promote initiatives such as introduction and further expand various entrance examination systems.

 From the 2016 entrance examination, the Faculty of Culture, Media and Society will introduce a new center use entrance examination (center only method) with 5 subjects and 6 subjects in order to recruit students with a wide range of all-round academic abilities.At Waseda University, 13 of the 3 faculties, excluding the Faculty of Education and the 9 Faculty of Science and Technology, will implement an entrance examination method that can be taken only locally and is completed by the University Entrance Examination Center Examination.In addition, from the 2017 entrance examination, the Faculty of Human Sciences will place particular emphasis on the average rating of the two subjects of science and Japanese, and will evaluate and select from various angles such as essay assignments and interviews. (FACT selection) ”, various entrance examination reforms are planned from 2 onwards, such as the“ Community Contribution-type Human Resources Discovery Examination (tentative name) ”for human resources who are highly conscious of contributing to the local area in multiple faculties. increase.

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