Financial Info

Tuition & Fees

(unit: Japanese Yen)



Major /
Program
 1st year 2nd year and beyond
Admission
Fee
Tuition Fee
(Spring Semester)

Tuition Fee
(Fall Semester)

Total Tuition Fee
(Spring Semester)

Tuition Fee
(Fall Semester)

Total

College of International Relations
Global Studies Major
 GS   

 200,000

631,900

631,900

1,463,800

631,900

631,900

1,263,800

College of International Relations
American University-
Ritsumeikan University
Joint Degree Program
 JDP 

631,900

631,900

1,463,800

See below

College of Policy Science
Community and
Regional Policy Studies Major
 CRPS 

582,900

582,900

1,365,800

582,900

582,900

1,165,800

College of Information
Science and Engineering
Information Systems Science and
Engineering Course
 ISSE 

783,100

783,100

1,766,200

783,100

783,100

1,566,200

College of Global Liberal Arts
 GLA 

1,150,000

1,150,000

2,500,000

1,150,000

1,150,000

2,300,000


<NOTE>

All figures are for students who enroll in 2020. Changes to Tuition Fees may be proposed when social factors, such as rapid inflation, have a significant impact on the University. Fees for each academic year are finalized in the preceding year. Students will also be required to pay for Miscellaneous Membership Fees.

Miscellaneous Membership Fees

    The University collects fees on behalf of the various groups detailed in the table below. These Membership Fees are collected at the same time as Tuition Fee(s).  
    First year fees for students enrolled in 2020

(unit: Japanese Yen)

Major /
Program
Enrollment Student Government BoardAcademic AssociationParents Association of Student Education AssistanceTotal
Registration
Fee
Annual
Membership Fee
Membership FeeRegistration
Fee
Annual
Membership Fee 
 GS 
April
3,000
5,000
4,000/Semester
8,000/Year
5,000
10,000
31,000
September
3,000
5,000
4,000/Semester
5,000
10,000
27,000
 JDP 
April
3,000
5,000
4,000/Semester
8,000/Year
5,000
10,000
31,000
 CRPS 
September
3,000
5,000
4,000/Semester
5,000
10,000
27,000
 ISS
April
3,000
5,000
-
5,000
10,000
23,000
 GLA 
April
3,000
5,000
-
5,000
10,000
23,000
September
3,000
5,000
-
5,000
10,000
23,000

[NOTE]

  Registration Fees for the Student Government Board and Parents Association of Student Education Assistance are only collected in the first year. Membership Fees for the Student Government Board and Parents Association of Student Education Assistance can only be paid in one payment.

 GS     JDP    CRPS 

[For April Enrollment]
Membership Fees for the Academic Association is collected per semester (4,000 yen per semester), however, annual fee of 8,000 yen is collected when Tuition Fees are paid for both Spring Semester and Fall Semester at once.

[For September Enrollment]
Membership fees for the Academic Association is collected per semester (4,000 yen per semester), however, annual fee of 8,000 yen is collected if, after enrollment, the student chooses to pay Tuition Fees for 2 semesters (e.g. the second semester & the third semester) at once.

 GLA 

 While studying at ANU, students do not need to pay the Membership Fees for the Student Government Board but do have to pay the Membership Fees for the Parents Association of Student Education Assistance.

Tuition fees of the Joint Degree Program (JDP) - for the second year and beyond

Tuition Fees and Miscellaneous Fees at American University

Students of this program will be attending American University for 4 semesters from the fall semester of their second year to the spring semester of their fourth year. Students will pay tuition and other fees to American University during this period. The fees below are tuition and other fees for the 2019-2020 academic year at American University. The fees will change at American University every academic year. 

Tuition Fee

(unit: USD)


College Tuition Fee(per semester) Total
School of International Service
Full-Time (12-17.5 credit hours)
24,535
49,070
Full-Time (18 credit hours)
26,170
52,340


Miscellaneous Fees (Undergraduate Students Full-Time) Per Semester

(unit: USD)


College Sports Center FeeUndergraduate Activity FeeStudent Technology FeeMetro U-PassTotal
School of International Service
65
88.5
120
136
409.5

<NOTE>

For American University tuition fees, USD 1,635 per additional credit is incurred over 18 credit hours.
The above fees are for the 2019 academic year at American University. The tuition and fees are expected to increase 5-7% annually. Therefore, the fees may be more than the price listed in this handbook by the time students study at American University in their second year (Fall 2021). In addition to the tuition and fees, students who stay at American University’s dormitories will need to spend about USD 5,048 (Double Occupancy) for a dormitory and about USD 1,588 for a meal plan (100 Block Plan) per semester, depending on their dormitories and meal plans. Also, all the fees are subject to change. Please see below for more information. https://www.american.edu/finance/studentaccounts/tuition-and-fees-information.cfm