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Academic Fees and Scholarships

Academic Fees

(1) Enrollment and Tuition Fees

Enrollment Tuition
FY 2008 ¥282,000 ¥535,800 per year (¥267,900 per semester)

Tuition should be paid in two installments, in April and October. However, payment for the first semester of the student's first year of enrollment should be paid at the time of enrollment. Students may also pay the full year's tuition upon enrollment.

(2) Academic Fee Exemption

Enrollment Fee Exemption

Students for whom the payment of the enrollment fee poses an extreme hardship may be eligible for a full or partial waiver of the fee. Eligibility will be considered in cases where the student has demonstrated scholastic excellence but is having problems paying the tuition fee due to financial hardship, or where the student's main educational funding provider has died or the student or his/her educational funding provider has been the victim of a natural disaster within a year prior to the student's enrollment.

Tuition Exemption

Students for whom the payment of tuition poses an extreme hardship may be eligible for a full or partial tuition waiver. Eligibility will be considered in cases where the student has demonstrated scholastic excellence but is having problems paying tuition due to financial hardship, or where the student's main educational funding provider has died or the student or his/her educational funding provider has been the victim of a natural disaster within six months (one year in the case of newly enrolled students) prior to the tuition due date for each semester of tuition.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Japan Scholarship Foundation Scholarship

Students who have demonstrated scholastic excellence but who are experiencing financial hardship may apply for the following scholarship.

Monthly Scholarship Amount Award Period
FY 2008 ¥122,000 Within the standard school year

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Special Researcher

Doctoral degree students with outstanding research skills may be selected to receive the following scholarship.

Monthly Scholarship Amount Award Period
FY 2008 ¥200,000 Within the standard school year

TA / RA

Students may serve as teaching assistants (TAs) who help guide graduate students and undergraduate students in their studies or research assistants (RAs) who provide research assistance to professors. If hired for one of these positions, the student will receive compensation in the amount of approximately ¥370,000 per year.

Other Scholarships

We will provide information regarding various scholarships offered by private companies, foundations, and other scholarship societies. Some scholarships are only available for foreign students, and we will also actively provide information about these scholarships as well.

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