School expenses

Department Unit 1 Photography Unit 1 Photography Unit 2 Photography
School fee (Day School/3-year course) (Day School/2-year course) (Night School/2-year course)
Entrance fee (one time payment) 180,000 yen 180,000 yen 100,000 yen
Tuition fee (per year) 860,000 yen 860,000 yen 380,000 yen
Facility fee (per year) 180,000 yen 180,000 yen 130,000 yen
Practical training fee
(per year)
160,000 yen 160,000 yen 70,000 yen
Total payment in the first year

1,380,000 yen

1,380,000 yen 680,000 yen
Payment in the second year 1,200,000 yen 1,200,000 yen 580,000 yen
Payment in the third year 1,300,000 yen - -


Training trip fund (deposit)

Unit 1 Photography (Day School/2-year course)

An overseas training trip is implemented in the second year either in Europe, or Southeast Asia. Participation fee is paid in 3 installments under a fund system.  
Payment of each installment is paid 1. on entrance, 2. with the payment of the second semester school fee in the first year, and 3. with the payment of the first semester school fee in the second year. Additional costs may arise depending on the destination. The total fund amount is between 200,000 yen (50,000 yen per installment) and 300,000 yen (additional cost up to about 120,000 yen).
There are cases in which fuel surcharges are added on the cost of the study tour.

Unit 1 Photography (Day School/3-year course) Photo Art Seminar

An overseas training trip is implemented in the second year to participate in the Festival of Photography in Arles, France. Participation fee is paid in 3 installments under a fund system.? Payment of each installment is paid 1. on entrance, 2. with the payment of the second semester school fee in the first year, and 3. with the payment of the first semester school fee in the second year. Additional costs may arise depending on the destination. The total fund amount is 300,000 yen (150,000 yen per installment).
There are cases in which fuel surcharges are added on the cost of the study tour.

◆Unit 1 Photography (Day School/3-year course) Photo Field work Seminar

An overseas training trip in the second year to participate in the Festival of Photography in Arles, France, and an overseas field work trip in the third year are implemented. Participation fee is paid in 5 installments under a fund system.?  Payment of each installment is paid 1. on entrance, 2. with the payment of the second semester school fee in the first year, and 3. with the payment of the first semester school fee in the second year, 4. with the payment of the second semester school fee in the second year, and 5. with the payment of the first semester school fee in the third year. The total fund amount is 1,140,000 yen (380,000 yen per installment).

●Health Care Fee

This fee will be used for health examination, insurance for training within Japan, and student union insurance (including academic fees insurance). Refer to the Application Guidebook/Application Form 2015 for details of the insurance.
The health care fee payments are 20,000 yen in the first year (on entrance) and 20,000 yen in the second and third year (with the first semester fee).

●Equipment Purchase Fee on Entrance

Applicants opting for film camera course will be required to pay an extra equipment purchase fee of approximately 120,000 yen, which includes darkroom equipment. Applicants opting for digital camera course will be required to be approximately 200,000 yen for a notebook computer and peripheral equipment, etc.?Applicants who already possess equivalent photographic equipment will be asked to confirm the types of items already owned and provide missing items. The required equipment differs between academic years and seminars. Detailed explanation and consultation will be available during orientation.

●Other General Costs : off-campus study, field trips, supplies, etc.

Students will be required to pay actual cost of transportation up to locations of photo shoots. The total cost per month for developing, printing and purshasing supplies such as ink, as well as transportation fees, should add up to to 10,000-30,000 yen.