Admissions Schedules and Numbers of Students to be Admitted

Student Fees (as of 2018)

  Faculty of Art Faculty of Design Faculty of Manga Faculty of Popular Culture Faculty of Humanities
Enrollment Fees ¥200,000 ¥200,000 ¥200,000 ¥200,000 ¥200,000
First Semester Tuition Fees ¥775,000 ¥789,500 ¥789,500 ¥789,500 ¥543,000
Subtotal
(Fees at Enrollment)
¥975,000 ¥989,500 ¥989,500 ¥989,500 ¥743,000
Second Semester Tuition Fees ¥775,000 ¥789,500 ¥789,500 ¥789,500 ¥543,000
Total ¥1,750,000 ¥1,779,000 ¥1,779,000 ¥1,779,000 ¥1,286,000

Miscellaneous Fees (as of 2018)

Student Union Fees (per year) ¥5,000 (per year)
Alumni Association Fees (lifetime fee) ¥10,000 (lifetime fee)
International Student General
Insurance System Fees*
Year 1 enrollment ¥32,670 (4-year installment)
Year 2 transfer ¥25,950 (3-year installment)
Year 3 transfer ¥18,170 (2-year installment)
Total Year 1 enrollment ¥47,670
Year 2 transfer ¥40,950
Year 3 transfer ¥33,170

*This is an insurance system for all international students enrolled at Kyoto Seika University.

Purchasing of Laptop Computers

On the courses listed below, in order to conduct teaching and coursework through a unified computer system during classes and off-campus, it is necessary to purchase a laptop computer designated by the University.
Further details will be provided separately to successful candidates for each relevant course.

Reference: 2016 Mediated Computer Prices

  • Illustration Course ¥215,500
  • Graphic Design Course ¥250,000
  • Digital Creation Course ¥250,000
  • Cartoon Art Course ¥183,000
  • Comic Art Course ¥183,000
  • Manga Production Course ¥168,500
  • Gag Manga Course ¥168,500
  • Character Design Course ¥217,800
  • Animation Course ¥224,000
  • New Generation Manga Course ¥200,000
  • Video & Media Arts Course ¥253,000
  • Music Course ¥198,000

About the Software available for free

As Kyoto Seika University has custom licensing contracts with the following software companies, all the students enrolled can use the following software for free.

  • Adobe Systems Incorporated:Latest version of all Adobe software including "After Effects", "Flash", "Illustrator", "InDesign", "Photoshop", etc
  • Microsoft Corporation:Latest version of "Microsoft Office" including "Word", "Excel", "PowerPoint", "Access", etc

※License is available only during your enrollment period, and needs to be renewed every year.

International Student Scholarship Bursaries System

Scholarship

Type Details
Kyoto Seika University
International Student
Scholarship
(for 1st year students)
Amount 500,000 yen per year
Numbers of recipients 5 students
Method of payment Deducted from second semester tuition fee.
Candidate Those who are admitted to an undergraduate program by International Student Admission
Eligibility Criteria Those who obtained the score higher than 300 in the subject "Japanese as a Foreign Language" and higher than 35 in "Writing" section of the subject in EJU in a previous year of admission.
Application Submitting the score upon applying for admission.
Selection Selection is based on the EJU score. The score of "Writing" section is prioritized if the candidates score are tied.
Notes

Recipients of the following scholarships are not eligible for this scholarship

・"Kyoto Seika University International Student Tuition Reduction"
・"Kyoto Seika University Faculty of Humanities Global Leadership Tuition Reduction"
・Other Scholarship paying more than 48,000 yen per month. However recipients of the "Reservation Program for Monbukagakusho Honors Scholarship for Privately Financed International Students" are an exception.
Kyoto Seika University
International Student
Scholarship
(for 2nd-4th year students)
Amount 500,000 yen per year
Numbers of recipient 10 students
Method of payment Deducted from second semester tuition fee.
Candidates 2nd-4th year students in all faculties.
Eligibility Criteria Those who obtained designated number of credits and GPA3.0 or more in previous year.
Selection Selection is based on GPA.
Notes

Recipients of the following scholarships are not eligible for this scholarship

・"Kyoto Seika University International Student Tuition Reduction"
・"Kyoto Seika University Faculty of Humanities Global Leadership Tuition Reduction"
・Other Scholarship paying more than 48,000 yen per month. However recipients of the "Reservation Program for Monbukagakusho Honors Scholarship for Privately Financed International Students" are an exception.

Tuition Reduction

Type Details
Kyoto Seika University
International Student
Tuition Reduction
(for 2nd-4th year students)
Reduction amount 25% of annual tuition fee amount
Candidates 2nd-4th year students in all faculties.
Numbers of recipients Maximum 70% of international students enrolled in 2nd-4th year.
Method of reduction Deducted from second semester tuition fee
Eligibility Criteria

Those who meet all criteria below.

・Have enrolled in our undergraduate program as a degree-seeking student for more than one year.
・The allowance sent from the student’s private funding source may not exceed, on average, JPY90,000 per month (except for entrance fee and tuition fee).
・The annual income of a student’s supporter residing in Japan may not exceed 5,000,000 yen
・Rent is less than 45,000 yen per month (including common service expenses).
・Have obtained designated number of credits and GPA2.5 or more in previous year.
Selection Selection is based on GPA.
Notes

Recipients of the following scholarships are not eligible for this scholarship.

・"Kyoto Seika University Faculty of Humanities Global Leadership Tuition Reduction"
・"Kyoto Seika University International Student Scholarship"
・Other Scholarship paying more than 48,000 yen per month. However recipients of the "Reservation Program for Monbukagakusho Honors Scholarship for Privately Financed International Students" are an exception.
Kyoto Seika University
Faculty of Humanities
Global Leadership
Tuition Reduction
Reduction amount 50% of annual tuition fee amount (except for enrollment fee)
Candidates Those who are admitted to the Faculty of Humanities through Special Entrance Examination.
Numbers of recipients 5 students for each admission
Method of reduction Deducted from second semester tuition fee
Eligibility Criteria

Those who meet all criteria below upon enrollment.

・Status of Residence is "student".
・The allowance sent from the student’s private funding source may not exceed, on average, JPY45,000 per month (except for entrance fee and tuition fee).
・The annual income of a student’s supporter residing in Japan may not exceed 5,000,000 yen
・Rent is less than 25,000 yen per month (including common service expenses) or the student is a residence of the international dormitory of the university.

2nd-4th year students are required to fulfill the following criteria as well as those above.

・Have obtained designated number of credits and GPA2.5 or more in previous year.
Selection 1st year students are selected in admission.
Notes

Recipients of the following schoarships are not eligible for this scholarship.

・"Kyoto Seika University International Student Tuition Reduction"
・"Kyoto Seika University International Student Scholarship"
・Other Scholarship paying more than 48,000 yen per month. However recipients of the "Reservation Program for Monbukagakusho Honors Scholarship for Privately Financed International Students" are an exception.