In order for students to lead stable and fulfilling university lives, Akita University has put in place a financial support system including tuition fee waivers and scholarships, as well as insurance policies to guard against accidents and other unforeseen events.
|Amount (Japanese yen)||Payment due|
|Admission fee||¥282,000||Paid when completing the admission
|Tuition fee||Annual ¥535,800||First semester||¥267,900||Paid when completing the admission
procedures or during April
* In the event that the tuition fee is revised at the time of enrolment or at any stage while enrolled at this university, the new tuition fee will apply from the time of revision.
The following is an example of the monthly expenses of two typical students: Student A (living in a dormitory) from Faculty K and Student B (living in an apartment) also from Faculty K.
The university has put in place a system of admission fee waivers (full or half of the amount) or deferment. This system is available on request and subject to review to students who are deemed to have an outstanding academic record and who are having trouble paying the admission fee due to financial reasons, or in cases where the person covering the student’s university expenses passes away or is affected by a natural disaster of some kind, such as storm and flood damage, during the year prior to admission at the university.
The university has put in place a system of tuition fee waivers (full, half or 1/3 of the amount) or deferment. This system is available on request and subject to review to students who are deemed to have an outstanding academic record and who are having trouble paying the tuition fee due to financial reasons, or in cases where the person covering the student’s university expenses passes away or is affected by a natural disaster of some kind, such as storm and flood damage.
The Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) has put in place a system of scholarship loans for students with both an outstanding academic record and character who are having trouble meeting the cost of their studies due to financial reasons. The university screens and recommends students at the request of the individual concerned, based on which JASSO selects recipients for this award. Recipients from among new students are selected and scholarships are paid out at the beginning of July.
Types of scholarship
Other scholarships are available from local public organizations and private endowment groups.
Akita University provides support to students affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami through donations from external parties.
The university plans to put in place the following kinds of monetary awards for students (repayment unnecessary).
As part of its projects to fund education and research, Akita University provides awards in the form of academic subsidies to students who have made outstanding academic achievements.
Akita University provides scholarship funds to students having difficulty covering the costs associated with their university studies (tuition fees, teaching material fees etc.) as well as the cost of living.
Akita University has a system of awards for students and student groups. * Supplementary prizes: Award for Excellence ¥50,000; Award for Encouragement ¥20,000