Tuition, Finances and Scholarships

Finances

Tuition and Fees:

Admission fee (paid upon enrollment) JPY282,000
Annual tuition JPY535,800

Estimated Monthly Living Expenses:

Accommodation
- International Lodge Komaba Lodge (Main, B, C, D)
JPY40,000
- Off-campus private housing JPY70,000+α
Other expenses (food, books, etc.) JPY59,000*
Total JPY99,000 – JPY129,000

*Source: Japan Student Support Organization (JASSO)

University Scholarships

Merit-based scholarships are offered by the university. In principle, all the scholarships are offered when successful applicants are notified of their admission to the university. The selection of scholarship recipients is based on the screening process. There is no separate application.

◆The University of Tokyo Scholarship

This scholarship is offered to students of exceptional merit. It is a four-year scholarship that covers the admission fee, tuition, and living expenses (JPY126,000 a month). Up to ten students may be offered this scholarship.

◆Corporate Scholarship

NIHON CHOUZAI Co., Ltd. -UTokyo Scholarship for ASEAN Students

NIHON CHOUZAI Co., Ltd. -UTokyo Scholarship for ASEAN Students is a scholarship for students who are from Association of South-East Asian Nations, ASEAN. One ASEAN student may be offered a four-year scholarship; this will cover the living expenses (JPY 100,000 a month) for up to four consecutive years.

Note:
1. The above scholarships, in principle, do not allow the recipient to receive any other types of scholarships.
2. The above scholarships will be reviewed every year and the renewal will be contingent upon satisfactory academic performance.
3. The above scholarships require, in principle, four consecutive years of study (contingent upon satisfactory academic performance).

◆Travel Grant Scholarships

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 three students recommended by the University of Tokyo. Details are available on JAGAM’s website at: http://www.jagam.org.my/

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 three students recommended by the University of Tokyo. Details are available on JUGAS’s website at: http://web.jugas.org.sg/

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).