The land of the rising sun is home to the second-largest economy in the world. Many universities offer courses in English as well as Japanese.
How much can you expect to spend in tuition for a semester in Japan?
For tuition alone, a semester in Japan varies greatly, from $3,400 a semester to $18,250 at the private Kansai Gaidai University.
Tuition for direct enrollment for a semester at:
- Nanzan University: $14,715 (2016)
- Tokyo International University: $5,500 (2016)
- Sophia University: $7,500 (2016)
- Kansai Gaidai University: $18,250 (2016)
- The University of Tokyo: $3,400 (2016)
Tuition for a semester with a program provider:
- CET Intensive Language & Culture Studies in Osaka: $15,590 (2016)
- CIEE Tokyo: $16,952 (2016)
- USAC Japan: $ 7,280 (2016)
How much does it cost to live in Japan for a semester?
City living in Japan can cost around $5,500 a semester. Living in a more rural area may cost less, but add on in transportation costs.
|Monthly rent||$420 - $710 for a one-bedroom apartment|
About $173 per month
About $40 per month
Monthly pass: about $79
|Total||Expect to spend about $4,700 - 6,000 for one semester in Japan after airfare and program fees.|
|Source: Japan Numbeo|
What's the average price of a flight to Japan?
Flights to Toyko can run as little as $715 from Los Angeles to $1219 from New York. Flights to other destinations in Japan will cost more.
How much does it cost to study abroad for a semester in Japan?
Studying in Japan can vary greatly in cost, ranging from $9,615 for a direct enrollment to $25,000 for a more expensive institution.
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