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Q:   Is it hard to get admission in the University of Tokyo for international students?

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Tokyo University does not publish official data on the acceptance rate. However, as per some unofficial sources including EduRank, the University of Tokyo acceptance rate is 35%. Which shows that university is very selective in admissions and hard to get into. International students should check the minimum admission requirements before applying to Tokyo University. Please note that, the data given above on acceptance rate is taken from unofficial sources, therefore, it is subject to change. 

 

Q:   What is the admission fee at the University of Tokyo?

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International students need to pay admission fee along with the tuition fee to the University of Tokyo. The admission fee is paid one time only at the time of admission. Payment can be made by wire transfer or credit card. Below is provided the admission fee for various students categories. 

Student CategoriesAdmission Fees
Undergraduate JPY 282,000
PostgraduateJPY 282,000
School of LawJPY 282,000
Research StudentJPY 84,600
Auditing StudentJPY 28,200

 

 

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Q:   Does University of Tokyo give full scholarship to international students?

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The University of Tokyo offers a variety of scholarships for international students enrolling into its undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Some scholarships are awarded directly by the University of Tokyo, meanwhile, the majority of the scholarships are offered by external funding sources. Some of the popular scholarships for international students are given below. 

  • Japanese Government Scholarship
  • MEXT Honors Scholarship for Privately Financed International Students 
  • The University of Tokyo Fellowship
  • University Scholarship for PEAK Students
  • Scholarships Offered by Private Organizations 
 

Q:   What is MEXT scholarships for international students in Japan?

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MEXT (Monbukagakusho) is a scholarship program that allows international students to study at a Japanese university with a scholarship from the Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT). Through this program, UTokyo only accepts students as "Research students" and "Undergraduate students".

 

Tokyo University Fees & Eligibility 2024

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Courses1st Year Tuition FeesDuration & Eligibility
MS(3 courses)
INR 3 L
Duration2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS
M.Arch(1 course)
INR 3 L
Duration2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS
MEng(1 course)
INR 3 L
Duration2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS
MIM(1 course)
INR 1 L
Duration2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS
M.A.(1 course)
INR 1 L
Duration2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS
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Q:   How can I get admission in Tokyo University?

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The admission process for domestic and international students is different at the University of Tokyo. International students need to meet the minimum eligibility to get into Tokyo University. The admission requirements at UTokyo vary from programme to program. Therefore, international students should check the minimum admission requiremets before applying. However, we have given the general admission requirements for international students. 

  • Grades in school
  • Proficiency in English language
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Scores from any standardized test taken by applicants in their home country
  • Short Essay
  • Interview
 

Q:   What is the fee of University of Tokyo for international students?

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The tuition fees at the University of Tokyo is different for domestic and international students. Also, the tuition fee for international students will depend on the type of course and level of study. Therefore, international students should check the tuiton fee for their course before applying. Below is given the tuition fees for some popular courses offered at the University of Tokyo

CourseAverage Tuition Fees
MSINR 3 L 
MAINR 2 L 
MArchINR 3 L 
 

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Tokyo University Rankings 2024

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MathematicsA++
#29
#51
Business EconomicsA++
#28
Mechanical EngineeringA++
#21
PhysicsA++
#9
#5
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Q:   What is the rank of the University of Tokyo?

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The University of Tokyo is one of the finest institutions of higher education in Japan. It is regularly featured among the top 50 universities in the world by major ranking agencies such the QS and THE. Below is given the QS and THE World University Rankings. 

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QS World University Rankings 202428
THE World University Rankings 202429
 

Q:   Is the University of Tokyo prestigious?

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The University of Tokyo is one of the most presitgious universities in Japan. It is the the oldest and the largest universities in Japan among national universities. Tokyo University serves as a forum for educational and research activities carried out at a wide array of locations, including the three core campuses of Hongo, Komaba and Kashiwa. The university exemplify the ideals of excellence and diversity and thus making an ideal destination for international students. 

 

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To get admission to the University of Tokyo computer Science engineering program, applicants must have a valid bachelor's degree with a qualifying GPA. Now, students have to submit thier documents as mentioned in the process. International applicants whose first language is not English must meet Eng

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The University of Tokyo deadline for international students is Dec 13, 2024,  for undergraduate admission. For admission to the graduate program, the University of Tokyo admission deadline is Dec 1, 2024, for most of the graduate programs.

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International students have to meet the University of Tokyo admissions requirements to get admission. These admission requirements will vary from one programme to another. International applicants whose first language is not English must meet below English language proficiency test score:

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Yes, it is slightly hard to get into the University of Tokyo because of its moderatly high acceptance rate. The University of Tokyo acceptance rate is around 34%, which means out of 100 applicants only 34 are accepted. Applicants has to meet the admission requirements and submit all the required doc

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International applicants whose first language is not English must meet below English language proficiency test score:

English Language Tests

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IELTS

7.0

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