Tuition and Scholarships

Tuition and Fees

College

  First Year Subsequent Years
One-Time Admission Fees ¥200,000 ------------------
Registration Fee ¥60,000 ¥60,000
Tuition ¥860,000 ¥860,000
Facilities` Fees ¥220,000 ¥220,000
Dues ¥13,800 ¥13,800
Total ¥1,353,800 ¥1,153,800

*additional fee required for English Communication majors during their semester abroad

Graduate School

  First Year Subsequent Years
One-Time Admission Fees ¥150,000 ------------------
Tuition ¥600,000 ¥600,000
Facilities` Fee ¥180,000 ¥180,000
Dues ¥2,800 ¥2,800
Total ¥932,800 ¥782,800

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Various forms of financial aid and scholarships are available to international students at Gakushuin Women's College. Eligibility for scholarships and financial aid is dependent upon the student's status, either regular international student studying for the degree, or international student studying at Gakushuin Women's College on an official academic exchange from one of the foreign universities with which the college has an exchange agreement. Regular foreign students are expected to matriculate for the four years until the awarding of the undergraduate degree, while students on an official academic exchange are ordinarily enrolled for a period of no more than one year.

For Regular International Students

Partial Tuition Waiver

After payment of total amout, 30% of the tuition (¥129,000 per semester) will be returned at the end of May. To be eligible for the partial tuition waiver, students must (a) Have a student visa (b) Receive funds from home country amounting to less than ¥130,000 yen per month(excluding the amount for admission fee, tuition, and other payments to the college) (c) If the student is a dependant of foreign resident of Japan, the annual income of the supporter may not exceed ¥8,410,000.

Gakushuin Women's College Scholarship

Regular Scholarship: ¥200,000 per year for international students who demonstrate commitment to their studies and are judged to be in financial need. Special Scholarship: ¥300,000 per year for international students who have demonstrated excellence in scholarship and personal character. Students who are receiving the JASSO Scholarship are not eligible for the Special Scholarship.

JASSO Scholarship

¥48,000 per month(¥65,000 for Graduate students) for twelve months is awarded to international students who have demonstrated excellence in scholarship. Students who are receiving the Special Scholarship are not eligible for the JASSO Scholarship.

Other Scholarships

Scholarships are also offered through such private foundations as Rotary, the Heiwa Nakajima Foundation and the Kyoritsu Scholarship Foundation. Shinjuku Ward also offers scholarships to students residing in Shinjuku Ward. For details of other sources of financial support, please inquire at the International Student Center.

For International Exchange Students

Tuition Waiver

The tuition will be waived for international students on an official academic exchange when so stated in the exchange agreement.

Assistance with Living Expenses (Housing)

The College offers a limited number of housing stipends of up to ¥50,000 per month. However, students who are receiving scholarships of more than ¥100,000 per month are not eligible for assistance with housing costs.

Gakushuin Women's College Exchange Student Scholarship:

A maximum of ¥500,000 is awarded annually to several students, selected by the College and the Chancellor of Gakushuin from among the international students on academic exchange.

Other Scholarships

Scholarships are also available through such sources as JASSO, and the Heiwa Nakajima Foundation.


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