Application Guidelines and Tuition

Our school offers program courses and seminars as shown below. For enquiries regarding Application Eligibility and/or details of the application documents, please contact the Admissions Office at: +81-3-3770-5585.
For students in need of financial assistance, we are able to provide information on a variety of educational loans, scholarships and newspaper scholarships, etc.

List of Courses

Postsecondary Course I Daytime/3 Year Curriculum Photography Course

Photo Art Seminar

A special seminar to foster future photographers, focusing on the "artistic" aspect of photograph and holding photo exhibitions while in school

Photo Fieldwork Seminar

A seminar to acquire photography skills and human power by gaining a global perspective through the 6-month overseas fieldwork experience

Postsecondary Course I Daytime/3 Year Curriculum Photo Social Business Course

A course that aims to foster "creators" equipped with extensive skills not limited to photography, through learning about designs and business.

*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 Photography Course

Photo Creative Seminar

You will have the opportunity to touch upon works from multiple genres. This art seminar gives you the freedom to explore your own photographic theme.

Documentary Photo Seminar

The only thing that lies beyond the camera is the "truth." A seminar where you can learn about press photography, starting with the basic skills of interview negotiations.

Commercial Photo Seminar

Learn how to create innovative, eye-catching advertisements.

Fashion Portrait Seminar

Get a front row view of the cutting-edge trends of the times. A seminar focused on model shoots, you can learn about your favorite fashion photographs.

Bridal Portrait Seminar

The joy in sharing life's precious moments. Learn the techniques of capturing those expressions of bliss.

Live Stage Photo Seminar

Dynamic live performances. Traditional stages and theatrical plays. Learn how to capture the immersive power of the live stage in a single picture through practical training.

Nature Photo Seminar

Surround yourself in nature's dynamic landscapes, animals, plants and flora. Find your favorite theme and refine your skills!

Photo Retouch Seminar

The creative tasks after the photo shoot. Learn about the world of photo retouching and its countless possibilities.

Sports Photo Seminar

Baseball, soccer, rugby, gymnastics, etc. Experience onsite photo shooting, and learn how to capture the precious and important moments in sports.

Postsecondary Course II Evening/2 Year Curriculum Photography Course

Photo Creative Seminar

You will have the opportunity to touch upon works from multiple genres. This art seminar gives you the freedom to explore your own photographic theme.

Documentary Photo Seminar

The only thing that lies beyond the camera is the "truth." A seminar where you can learn about press photography, starting with the basic skills of interview negotiations.

Commercial Photo Seminar

Learn how to create innovative, eye-catching advertisements.

Fashion Portrait Seminar

Get a front row view of the cutting-edge trends of times. A seminar focused on model shoots, you can learn about your favorite fashion photographs.

Academic Fees

Academic Fees by Course

Course Postsecondary Course I
(Daytime/3 Year Curriculum)
Postsecondary Course I
(Daytime/3 Year Curriculum)
Postsecondary Course I
(Daytime/2 Year Curriculum)
Postsecondary Course II
(Evening/2 Year Curriculum)
Course Photo Social Business Course Photography Course
Photo Fieldwork Seminar
Photo Art Seminar
Photography Course Photography Course
Admissions Fee
(one time payment)
JPY180,000 JPY180,000 JPY180,000 JPY100,000
Tuition
(Per Year)
JPY860,000 JPY860,000 JPY860,000 JPY380,000
Facility Fee
(Per Year)
JPY180,000 JPY180,000 JPY180,000 JPY130,000
Practical Training Fee
(Per Year)
JPY160,000 JPY160,000 JPY160,000 JPY70,000
Total Fees for First Year Students JPY1,380,000 JPY1,380,000 JPY1,380,000 JPY680,000
Total Fees for Second Year Students JPY1,250,000 JPY1,200,000 JPY1,200,000 JPY580,000
Total Fees for Third Year Students JPY1,250,000 JPY1,300,000 - -

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*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.

Other Fees

Study Tour Reserve Fund

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.

Photography Course I (Daytime/3 Year Curriculum) 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.

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.

Postsecondary Course I (3 Year Curriculum) Photo Social Business Course

In the second year an overseas study tour, and in the third year a domestic 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. *Please note that additional fuel surcharges may be incurred to the cost of the tour. (Total of fund: JPY500,000 1) JPY100,000 2) JPY200,000 3) JPY200,000)

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.

Alumni Association Fee

This fee will cover the operational costs of the alumni association (the purpose of which is to promote exchanges between students and alumni). The alumni association fee will be JPY10,000 due in the graduating year. The fee is for lifetime membership and is a one-time installment in the graduating year only.

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 2019.