Tuition and Fees, Tuition Exemption

Tuition and other fees for the Academic Year
These fees apply to students who have been admitted on or after the 1999 Academic Year

(Unit: Yen)

Category Tuition per year Tuition per half year Matriculation fee Entrance Examination fee
Undergraduate students
535,800
267,900
282,000
17,000
Graduate students
535,800
267,900
282,000
30,000
Law School students
804,000
402,000
282,000
30,000
Students transferring from other Faculties or from other universities; readmitted students
535,800
267,900
282,000
30,000
Category Tuition Matriculation fee Entrance Examination fee
Auditing students
14,800 per unit
28,200
9,800
Special auditing students
14,800 per unit
-
-
Non-degree students
14,800 per unit
28,200
9,800
Sponsored students
14,800 per unit
28,200
9,800
Research students
29,700 per month
84,600
9,800
Special research students
29,700 per month
-
-

Tuition

  • As a rule, tuition is to be paid in two installments; in April and in October. The first semester tuition is paid in April, while the second semester tuition is paid in October.
  • A bank transfer application will be sent to the address of the person acting as the student’s guarantor around the middle of April and the middle of April and October. Payments should be made by bank transfer into the account designated by the University.
  • A request can be made to pay the second semester tuition at the same time that payment is made for the first semester.
  • Should tuition fees be revised during a student’s period of enrollment, the new amount will become effective from that point on.

Matriculation Fee

  • The Matriculation fee should be paid at the time of registration.

Entrance Examination Fee

  • The Entrance examination fee should be paid at the time an application for admission is submitted.

Tuition Exemption

  • Regular undergraduate and regular graduate students of excellent academic standing who are facing financial difficulties, may be eligible for an exemption of all or half of the tuition fee.
  • For further details, please refer to [Tuition Exemption].

※ Although the application for an exemption is open to all students, there is a limit to the number of exemptions granted.
※ Students coming from abroad to study at Kyoto University are advised to have sufficient funds before arriving in Japan.