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 (GWC). Eligibility for scholarships and financial aid depends upon the student's status, either regular international student studying for the degree, or international student studying at GWC on an official academic exchange from one of GWC's partner universities. 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

Tuition Reduction

International students receive a 30% reduction in tuition.
Eligibility for applying for a tuition reduction:

i. Privately financed international students with a student visa
ii. The amount of money sent from their home country (excluding the amount for admission fee, tuition, and other payments to the College) must not exceed 130,000 yen per month.
iii. If the student is a dependent of a resident in Japan, the annual income of the supporter must not exceed 8,410,000 yen.

Gakushuin Women's College Scholarship

  Amount to be paid Number of recipients Grant/Loan Conditions
Regular scholarship ¥200,000 Students approved by GWC Grant Privately-financed international students with a student visa who are willing to learn and need financial aid to pay for GWC.
Special scholarship ¥300,000 A few Among students approved for the regular scholarship, those who are recognized as outstanding both in terms of academic performance and personality.

Monbukagakusho Honors Scholarship for Privately Financed International Students

Amount to be paid: ¥48,000 x 12 months (both for the university’s faculty and graduate school)
How to apply: Not open to the public; Universities/colleges select students to be recommended for the scholarship.
Number of recipients: Undecided (a few)

Other scholarship programs

Information on other scholarship programs for international students is provided when they become available.

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.

Housing Allowance

GWC offers a limited number of housing allowance of up to ¥50,000 per month.

Gakushuin Women's College Exchange Student Scholarship:

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

Other Scholarships

Information on other scholarship programs for international exchange students is provided when they become available.


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