Admissions

Tuition & Fees

Admission Fee (Academic Year 2017 Entry)
Ritsumeikan graduates -
All other university graduates 300,000 JPY
  • *The admission fee shall not be refunded under any circumstances.
  • The students from Ritsumeikan Academy are not required to pay the admission fee. Ritsumeikan Academy refers to Ritsumeikan University and Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU). Students admitted to a graduate school of Ritsumeikan University upon completion of an undergraduate or graduate program of Ritsumeikan University or the APU are exempt from payment of the admission fee as shown below.
    • (ⅰ)Students to be admitted to a graduate school of Ritsumeikan University upon completion of an undergraduate program of either Ritsumeikan University or the APU;
    • (ⅱ)Students to be admitted to a graduate school of Ritsumeikan University upon earlier completion of an undergraduate program of either Ritsumeikan University or the APU under the grade-skipping system; and
    • (ⅲ)Students to be admitted to a graduate school of Ritsumeikan University, (a) who have completed a graduate program of either Ritsumeikan University or the APU, or (b) who have been enrolled in a doctoral program or integrated doctoral program of either Ritsumeikan University or the APU for the standard enrollment period and satisfied the requirements set by the graduate school regulations for acquiring a doctoral degree, but who have left the program without receiving a Ph.D.
  • Payment of the admission fee is required in the year of admission only.
Tuition for Graduate Schools(Academic Year 2017 Entry)

(JPY)

Master's 1st Year 2nd year and after
1st Semester 2nd Semester 1st Semester 2nd Semester
Mathematics Course 537,500 537,500 537,500 537,500
except for Mathematics Course 575,000 575,000 575,000 575,000

(JPY)

Doctoral 1st Year 2nd Year 3rd Year and after
1st Semester 2nd Semester 1st Semester 2nd Semester 1st Semester 2nd Semester
All Courses 250,000 250,000 250,000 250,000 250,000 250,000
  • *Miscellaneous Membership Fees (Graduate Student Association Fee: 4,000 JPY/year, Alumni Fee: 30,000 JPY) are required.
  • *The Tuition Reduction Scheme for self-paying international students is available.