In most cases, academic grades will be taken into account in the selection process for the study abroad programs and scholarships. You need to study well and try to keep good grades from the beginning. However, please note that the screening will be a comprehensive process, especially in terms of programs organized by UTokyo. It will consider your language proficiency, motivation, your study (research) plan, in addition to your academic scores. There may be interviews if required. We are waiting for your application!
GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the average of your grade points earned in a given period of time. Some universities, especially universities in Europe and North America require you to submit GPA values. Calculation method differs depending on the scale applied to your academic record. Please refer to the following website to calculate your own GPA.
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Also, you may be required to submit your academic scores calculated by a means designated by the host country of your study abroad program. You need to check the applicable calculation method and your respective points early before you apply.