Tuition Exemptions/Deferments (Financial Reasons and Academic Excellence)
Tuition Exemption and Deferral Systems (Financial Reasons and Academic Excellence)
Tuition exemption system
This system is used to help students who have considerable difficulty paying their tuition due to financial reasons, reducing these fees by half or eliminating them completely. For those who qualify after a screening process.
Tuition deferral system
This system defers payment for students having difficulty paying their tuition by the deadline for financial reasons. The extension lasts until the end of August for students enrolling during the first term, and until the end of February for students enrolling during the second term. There is a screening process involved.
(One of the following must apply)
|Category||Reason for exemption|
Graduate school students
|A||Students who find payment of their tuition difficult due to financial reasons and who are considered academically excellent|
|B||Students who find it very difficult to pay their tuition because their primary financial provider at home has died, or because the student himself/herself or the primary financial provider at home is a victim of a storm, flood or other disaster within six months of the application period.|
|C||Any other reason proportionate to B above deemed appropriate by the president|
|Category||Reason for deferment|
Graduate school students
|A||Students who find payment of their tuition by the deadline difficult due to financial reasons and who are considered academically excellent|
|B||If the relevant student goes missing|
|C||Students who are determined to have difficulty paying because the student or the primary financial provider at home is the victim of a disaster|
|D||All other students for whom it is considered unavoidable|
Application Distribution Method
Details will be posted on the university’s bulletin boards.
Students currently enrolled
From mid-February for the first term
From mid-July for the second term
Undergraduate students: enclosed with enrollment procedure forms.
Graduate school students: the distribution method will be explained in the enrollment procedure forms.
Forms to Submit
Tuition fee exemption/deferment application:
All applicants must submit this. Includes reporting on the degree of family economic hardship and student academic excellence.
Statement of household situation:
This is attached to the application materials.
Various documentation required:
Documents confirming that the tuition exemption/deferment application and statement of household situation are valid. This includes such documents as a certificate of income, certificate of tax withholding, and an original transcript. The documentation required varies depending on your situation and that of your family; please review the application materials for details.
Note: If you are a new student also applying for an admission fee exemption/deferment, you may submit a single set of the required documentation as part of your admission fee/deferment application.
Application Period and Where to Apply
Currently enrolled students: Early April for the first term, late September to early October for the second term
New students: The same day for admission procedures
Where to apply:
Students currently enrolled: The sections listed below
New students: The same location(s) used for admission procedures
Screening Method and Determination
Tuition exemptions will be offered after a comprehensive evaluation is conducted based on the student’s household finances and academic abilities.
As the result of the evaluation, you will receive either a full exemption, exemption from paying half of the tuition, or no exemption.
If you receive a special exemption, the amount of the exemption will be the difference between the tuition for the Professional Degree Course in the Graduate School of Engineering and the tuition for the other departments of the graduate school (36,600 yen/year).
Students in the Graduate School of Engineering Professional Degree Course. However, the following persons are not eligible to receive a special exemption:
- Those who have passed the adult student special selection
- Those already approved for a tuition exemption (full or half)
Announcement of Results
Results will be announced via the educational affairs information system (SPICA).
First term: Early June
Second term: Mid-December
For other information, please contact the relevant section(s) below.
Graduate School of Agriculture and Faculty of Agriculture
Student Support Section, Fuchu Student Support Office
Faculty of Engineering
Student Support Section, Koganei Student Support Office
United Graduate School of Agricultural Science
Student Affairs Section of the United Graduate School
Graduate School of Bio-Applications and Systems Engineering
Graduate School of Engineering (including Professional Degree Course)
Admissions Section, Koganei Student Support Office