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Message from the Director of the International Center

Course costs:
Tuition *1
¥350,000/semester
Books ¥3,000-¥5,000/semester
Field Trips ¥2,000-¥5,000/semester
*1
 Tuition is waived for exchange students. Regular, non-exchange enrolments are required to pay tuition of ¥350,000 per semester, or ¥700,000 for the year.
Monthly estimated living costs:
Housing *2 ¥40,000-¥60,000/month
Transportation fee *3 ¥3,000-¥15,000/month
Lunch approx. ¥20,000/month
National health insurance approx. ¥2,200/month
Liability insurance *4 ¥1,000/month
Personal expenses ¥20,000-¥30,000/month
Total approx. ¥90,000-¥120,000/month
*2
 The price varies depending on the type of accommodation. Please refer to the table below for details.
*3
 Public transportation such as buses and trains are commonly used to commute to and from OGU. An average commuting time is approximately 40mins. Students are not allowed to drive motor vehicles. For exchange students, when the transportation fee from their accommodation to the university exceeds doing the homestay ¥5,000 per month, OGU will reimburse up to ¥5,000 per month of the excess amount. Not applicable to JASSO scholarship recipients or direct enrollment students.
*4
 The liability insurance fee varies depending on the length of stay.
Housing costs:
  Monthly rent Meals
Home stay ¥55,000 2 per day
OGU Student Apartments ¥42,000- ¥45,000
(excl. electricity, gas*5)
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Finding Own Apartment ¥40,000- ¥60,000
(excl. electricity, water, gas*5; furniture not included, Landlord gift money or deposit of up to ¥250,000yen)
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*5
 Monthly utilities: ¥7,500 (Approximately: electricity ¥4,000, water ¥1,500, gas ¥2,000)
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