Hokkaido University


  • Generally, with tuition costs included, students should budget £9,900 (JPY ¥1,500,000) per year.
  • Average yearly housing costs are £2,376.     
  • Average yearly study expenses are £792.
  • Average yearly food bills are £2,380.

Bursaries and Scholarships

Exemption from tuition

  • Students at Hokkaido University who find themselves in financial difficulty may apply for a reduction in tuition fees (from 25% to 100%), if they have, and maintain, an excellent academic record.


  • Several scholarship schemes are offered, supported by the Japanese Government and private organisations.
  • Please refer to the International Student Centre pages on the university website for information.