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Degree-seeking students
Undergraduate Admissions

Students will earn bachelor’s degrees upon graduation once they complete the compulsory subjects and credits required by the schools, departments, and programs.
In general, the admissions test and classes are provided in Japanese. Proficiency in the Japanese language is thus a critical prerequisite for enrollment.
However, department of biological sciences, faculty of science offers English program, in which  both the admission examination and classes are provided in English.
Here is the information about admissions for department of biological sciences conducted in English.
(Click here for the information about the other undergraduate admissions)

Graduate Admissions

Since each graduate school manages its own recruitment and screening, students wishing to enroll as graduate students are encouraged to visit the website of the school they are interested in for application guidelines.

Non-Degree-Seeking Students
Exchange Program
Japanese Language and Culture Program
Reserch Students

Please check each graduate school's website.

Tuition Fees and Scholarships

AY2021 Tuition and Enrollment Fees
Courses Registration Tuition
Undergraduate 282,000yen 520,800yen
Graduate 282,000yen 520,800yen
Reduction and Exemption (Tuition Reduction and Exemption)

In order to mitigate the financial burden on international students, TMU offers a program of reduction of, or exemption from, tuition fees for international students studying at the university at their own expense who either exhibit outstanding scholastic performance, or have endured an earthquake or other natural disaster while studying in Japan.


The types of scholarships available for international students are as follows:

  • Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship
  • Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) Honors Scholarship for Privately Financed International Students
  • Scholarships by Tokyo Metropolitan Government
  • Scholarships by Private Foundations

Support for International Students

Tutoring System

TMU has a one-on-one tutoring system for first year international students to support their studies and research at the university, and daily life in Japan.

Consultations for International Students

An international student advisor gives advice to international students on a wide range of problems they may encounter in their day-to-day life on and off campus.

Academic Writing Support

TMU graduate school student staff will assist international students to improve their academic writing skills through one-on-one discussion.

Classes for Japanese Language / Culture

TMU provides Japanese language classes from beginner to advanced level (N5-N1+). We also offer Japanese workshops conducted in English, Chinese, and Korean.

Seminars for International Students

Various lectures including seminars are provided to international students. It is a good opportunity to interact with other international and Japanese students and learn about Japanese history, culture, nature and cross-cultural understanding.


Student Dormitory

The Student Dormitory is located on Minami-Osawa campus.
Please see the Student Affairs Division website for details(Japanese).

International House

The International House, located on Minami-Osawa Campus, provides accommodation for researchers and graduate students from overseas.

International Student House

TMU’s International Student House is designed to facilitate mutual and international exchange among residents through shared everyday life by accepting international students and regular students of TMU on the premises.
In the House, Resident Assistants (mainly Japanese students) support international students in daily dorm life.