The length of study at the undergraduate schools is 4 years, with the exception of 6 years for the Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, and School of Dentistry. In the first year to year and a half, undergraduate students are to take only courses of general education with only a few specialized courses. The university also provides special classes of Japanese Language and Japanese Studies for International Students. Undergraduate students are awarded a bachelor's degree after earning all the credits necessary for graduation.
Students of the Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, and School of Dentistry are qualified to take the national examinations after graduation. Those who pass the examinations may then become doctors or dentists. Graduates of the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences are also qualified to take the national examination and can then become licensed pharmacists if they pass the examination.
Similarly, regarding the Department of Health Science in the School of Medicine, graduates of the Nursing Course, Radiological Sciences Course, and Medical Technology Course can take the respective national examinations and become nurses, radiologists, or medical test technicians.