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Campus Life Tuition reduction

Tuition reduction

Tuition reduction

In a case that falls under any of the following items, the amount of tuition and fees will be reduced.

(1)Where “Request for Leave of Absence” is permitted.

(2)Where a student wishes to his/her study abroad beyond one year and the permission is granted.

(3)Graduation postponement On and after fifth year (Juris Doctor Program and Under graduate excluding Faculty of Liberal Arts)

--For those whom entered before Academic year 2018

The amount of tuition and fees for one year will be reduced automatically in either of the two cases.

a.Those who have been enrolled in the University for 3.5 years or longer, excluding the period of leave of absence, at the beginning of a new fiscal year and the 12 credits or less shy of graduation.
b.Those who have been enrolled in the University for 3.5 years or longer, excluding the period of leave of absence, at the beginning of a new fiscal year and the 12 credits or less shy of graduation as a result of transfer of credits.

--For those whom entered after Academic year 2019

The amount of tuition and fees will be reduced automatically per semester in either of the two cases.

a.Those who have been enrolled in the University longer, excluding the period of leave of absence and the 12 credits or less shy of graduation.
b.Those who have been enrolled in the University longer, excluding the period of leave of absence, and the 12 credits or less shy of graduation as a result of transfer of credits.

(4) Graduation Postponement on and after third year in the Master’s Program, on and after forth year in the Doctoral Program (Graduate Programs excluding Juris Doctor Program)

--For those whom entered before Academic year 2018

The amount of tuition and fees for one year will be reduced automatically in either of the two cases. The tuition fee for the entire year will be reduced, not per semester.

CASE A)
Students who meet all of the following conditions.
a.Those who have been studying beyond the standard residence requirement.
b.Those who have satisfied the prescribed requirements stipulated in the graduate program except master’s thesis, graduation project or doctoral dissertation.

CASE B)
Students who meet all of the following conditions.
a.Those who have been studying beyond the standard residence requirement.
b.Those who still have to spend only one more semester to complete the standard residence requirement because of having taken a leave of absence.
c.Those who have satisfied the prescribed requirements stipulated in the graduate program except master’s thesis, graduation project or doctoral dissertation.

--For those whom entered after Academic year 2019

Students who meet all of the following conditions.The amount of tuition and fees will be reduced automatically per semester
a.Those who have been studying beyond the standard residence requirement.The amount of tuition and fees will be reduced automatically per semester in either of the two cases. Application for a reduction in not necessary.
b.Those who have satisfied the prescribed requirements stipulated in the graduate program except master’s thesis, graduation project or doctoral dissertation.

(5)Where “Request for Early Graduation / Completion” is permitted.

(6)Where “Request for September Graduation / Completion” is permitted.

(7)Where “Request for Withdrawal from University” is permitted.