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Application Guidelines and Tuition

number of applocations

Annual Year 2021

Postsecondary Course I (Daytime / 3 Year Curriculum)
Course Name Course Term Number of Applicants
Photography Course General Photography Research Seminar Daytime 3 Year Curriculum 50 students
Photo Fieldwork Work Seminar
Photo Art Seminar
*Applicants for the Photography Course (3 Year Curriculum) must specify the seminar selected upon submitting the admissions application.
Postsecondary Course I (Daytime / 2 Year Curriculum)   
Course Name Course Term Number of Applicants
Photography Course Photo Creative Seminar Daytime 2 Year Curriculum 80 students
Documentary Photo Seminar
Commercial Photo Seminar
Fashion Portrait Seminar
Bridal Portrait Seminar
Live Stage Photo Seminar
Nature Photo Seminar
Photo Retouch Seminar
Sports Photo Seminar
※2年時よりゼミ選択
Postsecondary Course Ⅱ (Evening / 2 Year Curriculum)
Course Name Course Term Number of Applicants
Photography Course Photo Creative Seminar Evening 2 Year Curriculum 60 students
Documentary Photo Seminar
Commercial Photo Seminar
Fashion Portrait Seminar
※2年時よりゼミ選択

Academic Fees

Postsecondary Course I (Daytime / 3 Year Curriculum)
Photography Course Photo Fieldwork Seminar Photo Interdisciplinary studies Seminar Photo Art Seminar
First Year Students Second Year Students Third Year Students
Admissions Fee JPY180,000 - -
Tuition JPY860,000 JPY860,000 JPY860,000
Facility Fee JPY190,000 JPY190,000 JPY240,000
Practical Training Fee JPY170,000 JPY170,000 JPY220,000
Total Fees JPY1,400,000 JPY1,220,000 JPY1,320,000
Other Study Tour Reserve Fund, Healthcare Fee, Alumni Association Fee, Graduation Related Fees(See below)
Postsecondary Course I (Daytime / 2 Year Curriculum)
Photography Course

First Year Students Second Year Students
Admissions Fee JPY180,000 -
Tuition JPY860,000 JPY860,000
Facility Fee JPY190,000 JPY190,000
Practical Training Fee JPY170,000 JPY170,000
Total Fees JPY1,400,000 JPY1,220,000
Other Study Tour Reserve Fund, Healthcare Fee, Alumni Association Fee, Graduation Related Fees(See below)
Postsecondary CourseⅡ (Evening / 2 Year Curriculum)
Photography Course
First Year Students Second Year Students
Admissions Fee JPY100,000 -
Tuition JPY380,000 JPY380,000
Facility Fee JPY140,000 JPY140,000
Practical Training Fee JPY80,000 JPY80,000
Total Fees JPY700,000 JPY600,000
Other Healthcare Fee, Alumni Association Fee, Graduation Related Fees(See below)
*Study tour reserve fund (course I only), healthcare fee, alumni association fee, graduation related fees will be due in addition to the above academic fees.
*As a general rule, academic fees must be paid annually in lump sum; however, annual tuition may be paid in 2 installments also. For those requesting payment in installments, please contact the Admissions Office.
*There will be an additional practical training fee of JPY50,000 per year for 2nd and 3rd year students enrolled in the Photo Social Business Course due to the focus on work creations.
*There will be an additional practical training fee/facility fee of JPY50,000 per year for 3rd year students enrolled in the 3 year curriculum due to the focus on work creations.
*Please note that academic fees and matters relating to academic fees may be subject to change during enrollment.
Study Tour Reserve Fund
Photography Course I (Daytime/3 Year Curriculum) Photo Interdisciplinary studies Seminar・Photo Art Seminar
In the second year, an overseas study tour will take place, travelling to Arles, France (photography festival) under the theme "Photography and Cross Cultural Exchange." The participation fee for the tour will be paid in 2 installments under a fund system. Payment of each installment is due, 1) on admissions, and 2) with the payment of the academic fees for the second year. (Total of fund: JPY300,000 (JPY150,000 per installment x 2))*
*Please note that additional fuel surcharges may be incurred to the cost of the study tour.
*Other necessary expenses will be incurred as a result of the overseas training program.
Photography Course I (Daytime/3 Year Curriculum) Photo Fieldwork Seminar
In the third year, an overseas fieldwork tour will take place. The participation fee for the tour will be paid in 3 installments under a fund system. Payment of each installment is due, 1) on admissions, 2) with the payment of the academic fees for the second year, and 3) with the payment of the academic fees for the third year. (Total of fund: JPY1,140,000 (JPY380,000 per installment x 3))*
*Please note that additional fuel surcharges may be incurred to the cost of the study tour.
*Other necessary expenses will be incurred as a result of the fieldwork.
Photography Course I (Daytime/2 Year Curriculum)
In the second year, an overseas study tour will take place, travelling to either Arles, France (photography festival) or Southeast Asia, under the theme "Photography and Cross Cultural Exchange." The participation fee for the Southeast Asia tour will be paid in 2 installments under a fund system. Payment of each installment is due, 1) on admissions, and 2) with the payment of the academic fees for the second year. (Total of fund: JPY200,000 (JPY100,000 per installment x 2))*
The participation fee for the Arles, France tour will be paid in 2 installments under a fund system. Payment of each installment is due, 1) on admissions, and 2) with the payment of the academic fees for the second year. (Total of fund: JPY300,000 1) JPY100,000 2) JPY200,000)*
*Please note that additional fuel surcharges may be incurred to the cost of the study tour.
Healthcare Fee
This fee will cover health examinations, domestic travel insurance, and student union insurance (including academic fees insurance). For details of the insurance, please refer to the "Student Union Insurance" page in the "Admissions Guidebook/Admissions Documents 2018". The Healthcare Fee will be JPY20,000 per year.
Graduation Related Fees
This fee will cover the costs of the graduation party and graduation exhibition. The fee will be approximately JPY37,000 due in the graduating year.
Equipment Purchase Fees on Admissions
Students purchasing a digital camera (mirrorless cameras permitted are limited) will require camera purchase fee (JPY100,000+), and approximately JPY160,000-250,000 in additional fees to purchase a PC, printer, software, and other photography equipment. Students who already own photographic equipment will be asked to purchase any missing required items. The required equipment varies depending on the academic year and seminar, and details will be provided at the admissions orientation session.
Other Lesson Fees: Off-campus study, fieldtrips, supplies
Students will be required to pay the transportation fees to and from photo shoot locations. The total cost per month for developing, printing and purchasing supplies such as ink, inclusive of transportation fees, is approximately JPY10,000-30,000.
For those applicants who decline admission due to various circumstances after payment of the academic fees, and request a refund of said fees (excluding the admission fee), must notify the school Administration Office in writing (clearly stating the reason for declining, and signed/stamped by the applicant and his/her guardian(s)), to be received no later than 31 March 2022.