Tuition and Fees

Fees for students enrolled in 2021

Admission and tuition fees

Year 1
Admission Fee ¥200,000
Tuition Fees Spring Semester ¥1,150,000
Fall Semester ¥1,150,000
Total ¥2,500,000
Year 2 and onwards
Tuition Fees Spring Semester ¥1,150,000
Fall Semester ¥1,150,000
Total ¥2,300,000

Membership fees

Student Government Board Registration Fee ¥3,000
Annual Membership Fee ¥5,000
Parents Association of Student Education Assistance Registration Fee ¥5,000
Annual Membership Fee ¥10,000
Total ¥23,000

Notes

  • Registration fees for the Student Government Board and Parents Association of Student Education Assistance are only collected in the first year.
  • Separate fees may be charged if a student takes certain courses.
  • In taking Dual Degree Program, tuition fees of ANU shall not be charged separately. However, travel expenses, dormitory fees, and living expenses, etc. in relation to taking the courses offered in Japan and Australia shall be paid by students.

The details of each association for the membership fees are as follows:

Student Government Board

The Ritsumeikan University Student Government Board is a self-governed organization made up of Ritsumeikan University students with the aim of contributing to the improvement and expansion of both academic and extra-curricular activities as well as the development of the academy as a whole. The Student Government Board is involved in conducting scholastic, athletic, and volunteer extracurricular activities, such as welcome events for new students and the yearly school festival, as well as contributing to the improvement of the overall learning environment and convenience of student life. These activities are conducted using various grants and subsidies from the university as well as membership dues.

Parents Association of Student Education Assistance

The Parents Association of Student Education Assistance strives to support educational activities and increase communication between students and parents in accordance with the educational policies of Ritsumeikan University while also promoting friendship between its members. This includes supporting student life through social activities and scholarships as well as conducting activities to support students in their search for post-graduate employment.

Fees during the study at the Australian National University (ANU)

Fees paid to Ritsumeikan University

While studying at ANU, students don’t have 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.

Fees paid to the Australian National University

When students study at ANU, they must pay "the Student Services and Amenities Fee" directly to ANU (306AUD in 2020).