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Tuition Fees, Other Expenses and Scholarships

Information for University Fees and Scholarship

Tuition Fees and Other Expenses

1. Tuition Fees

All the fees vary according to the year of entrance and status.

[unit: yen]

Status

Screening Fee

Admission Fee

Tuition Fee 

Other Fees

Undergraduate Course

Entrance to 1st year

17,000

282,000

535,800 (every year)


around 40,000

Entrance to 3rd year

30,000

Graduate Course

Master’s program

30,000

Doctoral Program

5-year Integrated Doctoral Program

30,000

N/AN/A

Non-Regular Students

Research Student 研究生9,80084,600

29,700 (every month)

around 1,500


Exchange Student
特別研究学生



N/A



N/A



N/A

Research Exchange Student
特別聴講学生

*New tuition will be applied to you in the case of any revision of tuition.

*If you fail to pay the admission fee or tuition fee by the designated deadline, you will be automatically expelled from the university, and you are required to return to your home country immediately. You will not able to re-enroll in the future as well.

Important Notes

  • Screening Fee must be paid when you submit an application, and in most of the cases it is non-refundable.

  • Admission Fee must be paid within the period of enrollment procedure. *Exception: Students who are continuing their doctoral program immediately after their completion of Master’s degree or Professonal degree at NUT.

  • Regular Students: pay in one lump sum up front or in 2 halves(in early May and early November).

  • Research Students: pay in advance. Amount will depend on your study period.

  • Exemption from payment: Monbukagakusho (MEXT) Scholarship Students, Exchange Students under academic exchange agreement and students in program of Science of Technology Innovation (5-year Integrated Doctoral Program) are NOT required to pay.

2. Other Expense

Please note that amount is subject to change, and additional fees may apply.

2.1 Student Insurance

All students, regardless of regular or non-regular, are obliged to purchase these two insurances at the time of enrollment.

Please contact Student Affairs (Gakusei-Shien-ka) 学生支援課 for details. In case of accident, please report to Student Affairs immediately.

  • Disaster and Accident Insurance for Students (Gakkensai) 学生教育研究災害傷害保険(学研災)

  • Personal Liability Insurance for Students (Gakkenbai) 学生教育研究賠償責任保険(学研賠)

Approximate Amount of payment (yen)
1 year1,340
2 years2,430
3 years3,620
4 years4,660
5 years5,750

2.2 Others

  • NUT Alumni Association lifetime membership fee: 12,000yen

  • NUT Society of Educational Program Fee: 20,000yen

  • Orientation Trip for new 3rd year undergraduate students: 10,000yen

Fee Exemption and Postponement

For latest information, please access here.

Please contact Student Affairs (Gakusei-Shien-ka) 学生支援課 for details.

1. Admission Fee Exemption

Students who meet the following condition are qualified for exemption:

  • Undergraduate Student: student who has a difficulty to make a payment due to damages caused by a natural disaster in Japan.

  • Graduate Student: student who has difficutly to make the payment due to damages caused by a natural disaster in Japan, OR who has an outstanding academic record but has financial difficulty.

2. Admission Fee Postponement

Students must meet the following condition in order to apply for postponement:

  • Student who has an outstanding academic record and has financial difficulty to pay the admission fee by the designated date. OR

  • Student who has a difficulty to make the payment due to damages caused by a natural disaster in Japan.

Your payment of admission fee will be postponed once you are selected.
To apply, please contact Student Affairs during your enrollment formalities.

3. Tuition Exemption

Regular students who meet one of the following conditions may apply for tuition exemption:

  • Student who has an outstanding academic record but has financial difficulty to pay the tuition. OR

  • Student who has difficulty to make the payment due to the damage caused by a natural disaster in Japan within the last 6 months (within the past 1 year for new students)

*Important Notes*

  • Please be fully aware that most students do not get the exemption, therefore please do not make your financial planning with the count on receiving the tuition fee exemption.

  • One application only serves for a half year. To apply, please check the university website and bulletin board of the Student Affairs. Once you have applied, please do NOT make any payment until the result of your application is announced.

  • The selection is based on your previous year's academic grades and income.

  • If you repeat a year or take a leave of absence from NUT, you will have to pay full tuition fee even if you have received exemption.

  • If you are receiving scholarship, you may NOT request tuition fee exemption.

Scholarships for International Students

Terms and conditions are varied for different scholarships.

Please contact the responsible institution for further information or Section of International Student Affairs 留学生支援係, Division of International Affairs (Kokusai-ka) 国際課.

1. Monbukagakusho (MEXT) Scholarship Students 国費外国人留学生

QualificationEnroll in NUT as

Those who completed Undergraduate Study AND
who is newly arriving in Japan to study or research

Research Student 研究生 recommended by a Japanese Embassy(*1)

Research Student 研究生 or Regular 1st Year Graduate Student recommeded by NUT (*2)

Undergraduate Students

Regular 1st Year Undergraduate Student who is newly arriving in Japan to study or research
recommeded by Japanese Embassy (*1)

Regular 3rd Year Undergraduate Student after graduating from a Japanese Technical College 高専


(*1)

  • Japanses Embassy/Consulate abroad recruit students every year. For details, please contact Japanese Embassy in your country.

(*2)

  • With recommendation from NUT: NUT accepts applications in October. Applicant should first contact a prospective supervisor and obtain an informal consent.

Financial Assistances for MEXT Sholarship Students

  • Monthly Stipend (Amount varies depending on student's status)

  • Exemption from Admission Fee and Tuition Fee

  • Travel Expenses to Japan AND return to home country after completion of program

2. Private Scholarships

Please refer to “Handbook of Applications for Scholarships 私費外国人留学生奨学金募集要項” issued by Division of International Affairs (Kokusai-ka) every April and September for details.

2.1 With university recommendation

Students are required to register and submit necessary documents to Division of International Affairs (Kokusai-ka) for application.

Candidates will receive initial screening before final application to the private foundation providing scholarship program.

2.2 Apply in person

Students can apply directly to the private foundation.

For details, please check Japan Student Services Orgnaization (JASSO) website: 外部サイトへリンク 新規ウインドウで開きます。https://www.jasso.go.jp/en/study_j/scholarships/index.html (Outbound Link)

Important Notes

Please note that scholarships from private foundations are usually 100,000yen or lower per month, and they tended to be limited to certain nationalities and require grades above certain level.

Even if you apply, there is no guarantee that you will win the scholarship.

Contact

Division of Student Affairs (Gakusei-Shien-ka) 学生支援課

  • For inquiries on tuition fee related issues and insurance
  • Location: Administration Bldg. 2, 1/Floor
  • Email: fukurigroup☆jcom.nagaokaut.ac.jp (Switch ☆ to @ when sending E-mail.)

Section of International Student Affairs 留学生支援係, Division of International Affairs (Kokusai-ka) 国際課

  • For inquiries on international student scholarships
  • Location: Administration Bldg. 2, 2/Floor
  • Email: ryugaku☆jcom.nagaokaut.ac.jp (Switch ☆ to @ when sending E-mail.)

Foreign student support