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Tuition & Fees

The fees for the International Management Course are listed below.

Unit: Japanese yen

  First Year Second Year
At entrance Subsequent
Admission Fee 230,000 - - -
Tuition 700,000 700,000 700,000 700,000
Fee for Research Materials 12,500 12,500 12,500 12,500
Education Enhancement Fee 112,500 112,500 112,500 112,500
Total *1,055,000 825,000 825,000 825,000

The tuition and fees are subject to change.


  1. * This fee must be paid on entry to the University. Visa formalities for international students cannot be commenced until this fee has been paid.
  2. In addition to the above, students are required to pay annually a sum of ¥4,000 to cover the cost of research journals distributed to students, and an Alumni Association admission fee of ¥2,000. (This fee is not levied from Kwansei Gakuin University graduates.), and an IBA Research Forum admission fee of ¥10,000. *The IBA Research Forum is an association for research and networking between faculty, students and IBA graduates.
  3. Tuition and fees are to be paid in two installments; half for the spring semester and half for the fall semester.
  4. The admission fee is reduced by half for students who have graduated from any Bachelors or Masters program at Kwansei Gakuin University.
  5. A registration fee of 125,000yen per semester applies for students who take leave of absence.

Tuition Reduction and Scholarships

For international students Kwansei Gakuin University offers scholarships and tuition reduction. The outline below refers only to self-financed international (foreign) students whose residence status is ‘ Student ’ (ryuugaku). Japanese students should refer to the Japanese-language version of the IBA website.

International students are entitled to a 30% tuition reduction.Scholarship of about 50% of one year's tuition will be awarded to approximately 40% of newly enrolled international students. In addition,scholarship of about 35% of one year's tuition will be awarded to approximately 60% of remaining international students. (During the admissions procedure, you should pay the admission fee, full amount of tuition and fees for one semester, 30% reduction will be made in the second semester.)

Applications for the scholarships will not be accepted from students who have completed the standard term of study in the IBA (two years).

Scholarships are also offered by other organizations.