Tuition & Fees

Matriculation Fee (first year only)Students from Akita Prefecture: 282,000 yen
Other students: 423,000 yen
Tuition (annually)696,000 yen

Matriculation Fee + Tuition : 1,119,000 yen (students from Akita Prefecture: 978,000 yen)


 How much will the first year of school cost except matriculation fee?


 Approximately 810,000 yen.

Breakdown of Expenses

Housing: 554,600 yen

Following are included in the housing fee:

  • 11.5 months of residence fee
  • 8 months of board (3 meals/day) excluding Golden Week and winter/summer breaks.
  • Cleaning fee (at year end)
  • Utilities/Heating/AC
Other: approx. 250,000 yen

Miscellaneous fee for matriculation

  • Student activity fee: 39,000 yen (covers entire school days, excluding 1 year abroad)
  • Parent/Guardian Association dues: 20,000 yen (covers 4 years)
  • Insurance: 4,660 yen

Textbooks and English test

  • Textbooks: approx. 50,000 to 70,000 yen/semester
  • English test: approx. 50,000 yen

Tuition Waiver

AIU has a tuition waiver program for students who encounter difficulties affording tuition fees because of financial situations, natural disasters, etc.

Tuition while Study Abroad

Details about tuition while study abroad are available at the following webpage.