Q & A
Q Is there an age limit for admissions?
We do not impose particular age limit for admissions. Provided that the applicant has a clear goal for studying in Japan, there are no problems.
Q What Japanese level is needed to study in Japan?
1. Student visa (except for the countries listed below) — not required
2. Other types of visa for sightseeing, working holiday, Japanese spouse etc. — not required
3. Student visa (China, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Mongol, Bangladesh, Vietnam) — required
①Senior High School graduate or those who have an equivalent educational background.
②Either of the following qualifications:
(i) JLPT N5 (the old level 4 test)
(ii) At least 150 study hours of Japanese.
Q When can students begin studying at the school?
Student visa – Students enrolling in the 1-year course can begin their studies in April/July/October.
Q Do you have short-term courses?
②Tuition・・・(Inclusive of 8% consumption tax. A fee of about ￥1,000~￥2,000 is separately payable for textbooks and school outings.)
￥32,400 / 2weeks
￥64,800 / 4weeks
￥97,200 / 6weeks
￥129,600 / 8weeks
￥162,000 / 10weeks
￥194,400 / 12weeks
￥388,800 / 24weeks
￥583,200 / 36weeks
Q Can I pay tuition in installments?
Payment is essentially made for one year, but you may pay in installments. Please contact the school for more information.
Q Do you have student dormitories?
Yes, we do. The following prices are examples only; they are subject to changes depending on the types of dormitory. (Utilities, fire insurance fee, and the cleaning fee upon termination are not included.)
From ￥37,000 per month up (1 apartment unit for 1 student only.)
Q Can I work part-time?
Students can work part-time. (28 hours per week ) * No part-time work is allowed for holders of tourist visa.
Currently enrolled students are engaged in part-time jobs where the work is simple, such as at restaurants, translation, and factories. The average hourly wage is about ￥650~￥800 .
Q How long are classes? Does the school have long vacations?
A Lessons in the Japanese Language Department run from 9:30 to 12:40 or from 13:30 to 16:40. Each class is 90 minutes in length. Classes are held from Monday through Friday. The main long school breaks are summer and spring vacations.
Q How do students commute to school?
Students commute by walking or bicycle or motor bicycle or bus.
Q How much are food expenses for one month?
About ￥30,000 ～