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Sophia Dormitories

Sophia Dormitories

Sophia University has four dormitories in Tokyo.

■Sophia Soshigaya International House (Open in April 2012)

Address: 4-24-1, Kami-soshigaya, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo
Room: Single, 15.08㎡
Commuting time to Sophia: approx. 50 min.
Meals: not provided (shared kitchen available)

■Overview
Please refer to the leaflet (2017 edition) of this link(2.41 MB). "Dormitory fees" in this leaflet is as of 2018 academic year. Please refer to the dormitory fee table as of 2019 shown below.

■Domitory fees (as of 2019) 

  Single Married couple Family  
Rent ¥45,000 ¥60,000 ¥72,000 per month
Entrance fee ¥42,000 ¥60,000 ¥72,000 one-time payment when you move in (non-refundable)
Deposit ¥42,000 ¥60,000 ¥72,000 one-time payment when you move in (normally refunded at check-out from dorm)
Utility cost Actual cost Actual cost Actual cost Applied only to the usage within individual room

*Couple and Family rooms are available only for married international students.
*The maximum period of occupancy is 2 years. On condition that "the Director" determines that such action is appropriate, the length of agreement may be extended.
*Bedclothes fees: approx. ¥28,000 per year (Lease fee varies depending on the term of the agreement.)
*Internet fee in single room and family room is included in the each rent.
*For use of internet in couple room, individual contract between residents and internet service provider is needed.
*Free Wi-Fi is available in the common space of the Administration wing.

■Mission and Vision ※Required reading for application
Please make sure to read "Mission and Vision of Sophia Soshigaya International House (SSIH)"(158.30 KB) prior to the application.

■Living Guide ※Required reading for application
Living Guide of Sophia Soshigaya International House(369.21 KB)

■Living Group
Living Group and Guideline of the Living Group Leaders(176.27 KB)

■【NEW】Application for Sophia Soshigaya International House (2019 Spring semester) (Updated on December 4th, 2018)**************
Please see the following link: Application for Sophia Soshigaya International House (2019 Spring semester)(136.05 KB)

■【NEW】Application form (2019 Spring semester) (Updated on December 4th, 2018)**************
Application form (Excel)(94.08 KB)

Application form (PDF)(249.17 KB)

Instructions on how to fill in the application form(287.80 KB)

■Inquiries
Tel: 03-3238-4621 (Center for Student Affairs)  Email: soshigaya@cl.sophia.ac.jp

■Sophia-Arrupe International Residence (Open in April 2019)

Sophia-Arrupe International Residence allows for all students with different origin, culture and religion living in one dormitory and learning the diversity through the communication with each other. They are encouraged to grow in the environment of multi-culture and multi-language, gaining a sense of internationality and diversity. This residence will hold various kinds of educational programs which are mandatory for residents to participate to achieve Mission & Vision below.
“Sophia-Arrupe International House” is derived from Fr. Arrupe Pedro, who was the twenty-eighth Superior General of the Society of Jesus and made “Jesuit Ignatian Education”, which sets educational policy of Jesuit school. This is because he spread educational goal of Society of Jesus through proposing “Be Men for Others, With Others” and we found the profound relationship between his philosophy and our school motto, “Men and Women for Others with Others.”

The detailed information of screening and educational program will be uploaded on this page after settled.Leaflet of Sophia-Arrupe International House(273.62 KB)For any detail information for the application, please go to this page.

■Sophia Edagawa Dormitory (Men’s Dormitory)

Address: 1-4-11, Edagawa, Koto-ku, Tokyo
Room: 79 single rooms (24㎡)
10 minutes by walk to Toyosu station (Yurakucho line)
Meals: not provided (Compact kitchen available)
The manager resides in the dormitory. (Security guard does patrol at nighttime.)
-Housing costs (2019)
<Entrance fee> 100,000 yen (One-time payment when you move in)
<Deposit> 100,000 yen (Full amount will be refunded if there is no stain and damage in the room)
<Housing fee> 63,000 yen / month
<Utility cost> 7,000 yen / month
*The period of occupancy is 2 years in general. Residents can extend this period once and the maximum period of occupancy is 4 years.
*The actual expenses of heat, light, water will be charged. Residents need to contract Internet by themselves.

The application for Sophia Edagawa Dormitory is open as the documents attached below shows. Please submit the Application Form and Pledge to the Center for Student Affairs by the deadline. For any detail, please check the documents below.

Application Procedures(117.09 KB)

Application Form(17.30 KB)

Pledge(30.10 KB)

Regulations(53.37 KB)

Living Guide(63.46 KB)

■Sophia Kasai International House Women’s Dormitory

Address: 8-15-14 Nakakasai, Edogawa-ku, Tokyo 134-0083 JAPAN
Room: Single, 9.72㎡
Commuting time to Sophia: approx. 40 min.
Meals: not provided (shared kitchen available)
Monthly rent: 52,000 yen
Other fee: Entrance fee (30,000 yen), Electricity, Maintenance fee, etc.
http://www.gakuseikaikan.com/dp/sophia/
Inquiries: Tel: 03-5295-7889 Fax: 03-5295-5906 Email: SJD@dormy.co.jp (Kyoritsu Maintenance Co., Ltd)

■Sophia Higashi Nakano Women’s Dormitory

Address: 2-6-9, Higashinakano, Nakano-ku, Tokyo 164-0003
Room: Single, 18.20㎡
Commuting time to Sophia: approx. 20min.
Meals: student can choose a room with board and a room without meals.
Monthly rent: 105,000 yen to 121,000 yen
Other fee: Entrance fee, Deposit, Maintenance fee, etc.
http://www.gakuseikaikan.com/dp/sophia/
Inquiries: Tel: 03-5295-7889  Fax: 03-5295-5906  Email: SJD@dormy.co.jp (Kyoritsu Maintenance Co., Ltd.)

■Sophia Edagawa Men's Dormitory (Basic Japanese skills required)

Address: 1-4-11, Edagawa, Koto-ku, Tokyo
Room: Single, 24 ㎡
Commuting time to Sophia: approx. 35 min.
Meals: not provided (shared kitchen available)
Monthly rent: 70,000 yen
Other fee: Entrance fee (100,000 yen), Deposit (100,000 yen -refundable), Utility cost
http://www.gakuseikaikan.com/dp/sophia/edagawa.html
Inquiries: Tel: 03-3238-4621 (Center for Student Affairs) Email: student@cl.sophia.ac.jp