Tuition, Finances and Scholarships

Finances

Tuition and Fees:

Admission fee (paid upon enrolment) JPY 282,000
Annual tuition JPY 535,800

Estimated Monthly Living Expenses:

Accommodation
- International Lodge Komaba Lodge (Main, B, C, D)
- Off-campus private housing
JPY 40,000
JPY 70,000+
Other expenses (food, books, etc.) JPY 59,000*
Total JPY 99,000 –
JPY 129,000

*Source: Japan Student Support Organization (JASSO)

University Scholarships

Merit-based scholarships will be offered by the university. All the scholarships will be offered when successful applicants are notified of their acceptance to the university. The selection will be made based on the screening process. Students who wish to be considered for the university scholarships should indicate their request in the application form.

“The University of Tokyo Scholarship”

Up to ten students may be offered a four-year scholarship; this will cover the admission fee, tuition, and living expenses (JPY 126,000 a month) for up to four consecutive years.

Note:
1. This scholarship, in principle, does not allow the recipients to receive any other types of scholarships.
2. This scholarship will be reviewed every year and the renewal will be contingent upon satisfactory academic performance.
3. This scholarship requires, in principle, four consecutive years of study (contingent upon satisfactory academic performance). If you are unable to do so (including such reasons as military service in your home country), you may be ineligible for this scholarship.

“STEM Kikuchi-UTokyo Scholarship for Indian Nationals (who complete CBSE/CISCE/State board curriculum)”

STEM Kikuchi-UTokyo Scholarship for Indian Nationals is a scholarship for Indian students. One Indian student who completes CBSE/CISCE/State board curriculum up to Class XII at a school in India may be offered a four-year scholarship; this will cover the admission fee, tuition, and living expenses (JPY 126,000 a month) for up to four consecutive years. Note the scholarship recipient must keep the visa status of “College Student” after their matriculation at the University of Tokyo.

Note:
1. This scholarship, in principle, does not allow the recipients to receive any other types of scholarships.
2. This scholarship will be reviewed every year and the renewal will be contingent upon satisfactory academic performance.
3. This scholarship requires, in principle, four consecutive years of study (contingent upon satisfactory academic performance). If you are unable to do so, you may be ineligible for this scholarship.

“The University of Tokyo-JUGAS Supplementary Scholarship for Singaporean Nationals”

The University of Tokyo-JUGAS Supplementary Scholarship for Singaporean Nationals is a supplementary scholarship for Singaporean students. Japanese University Graduates Association of Singapore (JUGAS) offers a one-way economy class airline ticket from Singapore to Narita/Haneda International Airport and a return economy-class ticket upon graduation (certain rules apply) to up to 3 students recommended by the University of Tokyo. Details are available on JUGAS’s website at: http://web.jugas.org.sg/

“The University of Tokyo-JAGAM Supplementary Scholarship for Malaysian Nationals”

The University of Tokyo-JAGAM Supplementary Scholarship for Malaysian Nationals is a supplementary scholarship for Malaysian students. Japan Graduates’ Association of Malaysia (JAGAM) offers a one-way economy class airline ticket from Malaysia to Narita/Haneda International Airport and a return economy-class ticket upon graduation (certain rules apply) to up to 3 students recommended by the University of Tokyo. Details are available on JAGAM’s website at: http://www.jagam.org.my/

External Scholarships

In addition to the scholarships provided by the University of Tokyo, students may also be eligible for other sources of financial support. The Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO), for example, offers scholarships for international students studying in Japan. Details can be found at JASSO’s website (External Link).