Accommodation cost in Sapporo is relatively cheap compared to other Japanese cities. Moreover given the close proximity between dormitories, private apartments and the university campus, a majority of students commute to and from the university by foot or by bicycle all year round except during winter. A single student can live with a monthly allowance of 100,000 yen. Please check here about the cost of the university dormitories.
Entrance and tuition fees
|Application fee||30,000 yen|
|Tuition||267,900 yen per semester|
|Entrance fee||282,000 yen (upon enrollment)|
|Application fee||9,800 yen|
|Tuition||29,700 yen per month|
|Entrance fee||84,600 yen (upon enrollment)|
Above fees are subject to change
Japanese Government Scholarship (MEXT) and Chinese Scholarship Council (CSC) scholarship holders are exempted from all fees.
There are two forms of tuition fee support which helps to reduce the burden of tuition fee payment for privately funded students.
Tuition fee waiver and deferment of enrollment fee
Self-supporting graduate students (not research students) can apply for waiver of tuition fee and/or deferment of payment after official admission.
In the academic year 2014-15, 72% of applications resulted in half-waiver, 15% in quarter waiver and 13% in full waiver.
6 to 12 month (it is possible to re-apply every semester)
Amount of waiver
0, 1/4, 1/2, or 100% of waiver is possible
Self-supporting Master’s or Doctoral students.
Research students are not eligible
How and when to apply
Applications are accepted during the fixed period around March and September every year. During this period e3 office will send out the application form to the eligible candidtaes.
Study Support for Doctoral Students
This Study Support is intended to improve the educational and research environment of students in the latter period of doctoral programs as part of study support based on financial assistance in relation to Research Assistant (RA) employment.
Please see below for the details;