About tuition

Payments

Area Spring admission (when enrolling) Fall (Sept. 30) First year total Notes:
Entrance fee 200,000 200,000
Tuition 385,000 385,000 770,000
Forgiven tuition (20%) -77,000 -77,000 -154,000 Exempted from tuition fees based on the reason provided by applicants at the discretion of the University Director
Facility-use fee 60,000 60,000 120,000
Total 568,000 368,000 936,000

Note 1: Separate fees of ¥17,500 are also required. (This covers enrolment in the student governing body of ¥3,500, membership fees of ¥4,000 and support fees of ¥10,000)
Note 2: The fees for the 2018 academic year are still undecided

Special system for applicants participating in extracurricular activities

A special system for applicants who are recognized for making a significant contribution to the school’s extracurricular activities is available to international students. Qualifying students may have their entrance and tuition fees waived. For more details, please contact the extracurricular support desk (Tel: 011-852-9764)

International student support system

Waiving of tuition fees

Decided based on an applicant’s reason, qualifying applicants may have 20% of their tuition forgiven.

Tuition fees for regular students

¥770,000 x 80% = ¥616,000(-20%)

Reduction of ¥154,000


About living expenses in Sapporo

Living expenses are quite reasonable in Sapporo, with ¥70,000 – ¥100,000 being enough for monthly expenses.

Rent

Sapporo University Specified Dorm Living alone in Sapporo
¥69,000 / month
(Includes meals, private room, furniture, etc.)
¥20,000 ¥40,000 / month
(Utilities must be paid separately)
Sapporo University Specified Dorm ¥69,000 / month
(Includes meals, private room, furniture, etc.)
Living alone in Sapporo ¥20,000¥40,000 / month
(Utilities must be paid separately)

Living expenses

Average living expenses for a university student (via. University conducted survey).
¥70,000¥100,000 / month
Average living expenses for a university student (via. University conducted survey). ¥70,000¥100,000 / month

Introduction to housing

。While Sapporo University does not directly provide a dormitory or housing for its international students, it does work to introduce available housing in the area. Please inquire as early as possible if you are interest in receiving such an introduction.
The University will act as a financial guarantor only for housing introduced in this manner.

Guarantor for self-funded international students

When renting housing in Sapporo and its surrounding areas, you may be requested to provide a Japanese guarantor. When one is not available, the university may act as one for you. Please fill in the appropriate application form to apply, and ask if you have any questions.

Transportation in Sapporo

Subway Buses Streetcar (tram)
One way from ¥200¥370
http://www.city.sapporo.jp/st/subway/
One way from ¥210
http://ekibus.city.sapporo.jp
One way from ¥170(Total area)
https://www.city.sapporo.jp/shiden/shidenromen.html
Subway One way from ¥200¥370
http://www.city.sapporo.jp/st/subway/
Buses One way from ¥210
http://ekibus.city.sapporo.jp
Streetcar (tram) One way from ¥170(Total area)
https://www.city.sapporo.jp/shiden/shidenromen.html

*Transfers can be made between subways and buses. For more information, please see the Sapporo Subway’s homepage.