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Tuition and Aid

Tuition and Fees

(1)Master’s Program

Registration, academic, and membership fees for students admitted September 2013

(Denomination: Japanese Yen)

First Year Second Year
Acacemic Year 2013 2014 2014 2015
Semester Fall Spring Fall Spring
Registration Fee 200,000 0 0 0
Academic Fees Tuition Fee 268,500 270,500 270,500 272,500
Educational Environment Improvement Fee 60,000 60,000 60,000 60,000
Seminar Fee 1,500 1,500 1,500 1,500
Membership Fees Academic Society Enrollment Fee 1,000 0 0 0
Academic Society Membership Fee 500 500 500 500
Student Health Promotion Mutual Aid Association Fee 1,500 1,500 1,500 1,500
Sub Total 533,000 334,000 334,000 336,000
Total 867,000 670,000

Notes

  • 1. Cases in which students are exempted from paying registration fees: a) students who graduated from Waseda University Undergraduate Schools, b) students that were previously enrolled at a Waseda University Graduate School (in which case registration fees have already been paid)
  • 2. Students who graduated from the School of Social Sciences are not required to pay academic society enrollment fees.
  • 3. In principle, payment of Waseda University school fees is carried out by bank account transfer. The date for the account transfer of the spring semester is May 1. From the second year, the date for the account transfer for the fall semester is October 1. Payments can also be carried out using a payment slip. If paying through a payment slip, the deadline is October 1 for the fall semester and April 15 for the spring semester.
  • 4. When enrolling in designated courses offered by other graduate schools or centers, other fees (such as field work fees, etc.) may be required separately.
  • 5. If the status of a student is deemed to have been forfeited prior to completion of studies as a result of non-payment of school fees, the student in question shall be dismissed and shall be considered to have withdrawn from the graduate school at the end of the last semester for which tuition fees were paid. If a student knows in advance that tuition fees will not be paid by the specified date, he or she is requested to consult with the school office.

(2)Doctoral Program

Registration, academic, and membership fees for students admitted September 2013

(Denomination: Japanese Yen)

First Year Second Year Third Year
Academic Year 2013 2014 2014 2015 2015 2016
Semester Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring
Registration Fee 200,000 0 0 0 0 0
Academic Fees Tuition Fee 222,000 223,500 223,500 225,000 225,000 226,500
Educational Environment Improvement Fee 40,000 40,000 40,000 40,000 40,000 40,000
Seminar Fee 1,500 1,500 1,500 1,500 1,500 1,500
Membership Fees Academic Society Enrollment Fee 1,000 0 0 0 0 0
Academic Society Membership Fee 500 500 500 500 500 500
Student Health Promotion Mutual Aid Association Fee 1,500 1,500 1,500 1,500 1,500 1,500
Sub Total 466,500 267,000 267,000 268,500 268,500 270,000
Total 733,500 535,500 538,500

Notes

  • 1. Cases in which students are exempted from paying registration fees: a) students who graduated from Waseda University Undergraduate Schools, b) students that were previously enrolled at a Waseda University Graduate School (in which case registration fees have already been paid)
  • 2. Students who graduated from the School of Social Sciences or the master’s program of the Graduate School of Social Sciences are not required to pay academic society enrollment fees.
  • 3. In principle, payment of Waseda University school fees is carried out by bank account transfer. The date for the account transfer of the spring semester is May 1. From the second year, the date for the account transfer for the fall semester is October 1. Payments can also be carried out using a payment slip. If paying through a payment slip, the deadline is October 1 for the fall semester and April 15 for the spring semester.
  • 4. When enrolling in designated courses offered by other graduate schools or centers, other fees (such as field work fees, etc.) may be required separately.
  • 5. If the status of a student is deemed to have been forfeited prior to completion of studies as a result of non-payment of school fees, the student in question shall be dismissed and shall be considered to have withdrawn from the graduate school at the end of the last semester for which tuition fees were paid. If a student knows in advance that tuition fees will not be paid by the specified date, he or she is requested to consult with the school office.

Scholarships

1. Scholarships for International Students

(Except students of foreign nationality who presently reside in Japan and whose visa eligibility is that of a “Permanent Resident” or “Spouse or Child of Permanent Resident”).

In addition to internal scholarships offered by Waseda University, scholarships sponsored by the Ministry of Education and other external scholarships are available. For further information on financial aid, please refer to the following website of the International Student Handbook published by the Center for International Education, Waseda University.

http://www.cie-waseda.jp/en/lifesupport/scholarships/

2. Scholarships for Students Holding Japanese Nationality

(Including students of nationality other than Japan who presently reside in Japan and whose visa eligibility is that of a “Permanent Resident” or “Spouse or Child of Permanent Resident”.)

Waseda University offers various forms of internal and external financial aid, including scholarships sponsored by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Japan Student Service Organization (JASSO), and other privately financed scholarships. Please refer to the following website of “CHALLENGE”, a scholarship guide published by the Scholarships and Financial Assistance Section, Student Affairs Division, Waseda University.

http://www.waseda.jp/syogakukin/pdf/daigakuin_challenge2013B.pdf

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