Osaka Prefecture University

Tuition and Scholarships


Tuition is charged to your bank account on May 28 for the first semester and October 28 for the second semester. Default in payment may result in being excluded from the university. If you are a Japanese Government Scholarship student or an exchange student accepted under an academic exchange agreement between OPU and your home university, you are exempt from the tuition.

Tuition for Amount (yen) Due Date
First Semester 267,900
(Additional 92,500 is charged on undergraduate students majored in Veterinary Science for facilities and training fees.)
May 28*
Second Semester 267,900
(Additional 92,500 is charged on undergraduate students majored in Veterinary Science for facilities and training fees.)
October 28*

*When the date of automatic payment by account transfer falls on Saturdays, Sundays or a holiday, payment will be made on the next business day.

Application for Tuition Exemption for Second Semester of Academic Year 2017-2018

OPU will be accepting applications for tuition exemption for the Second semester of Academic Year 2017-2018 as follows. Students seeking tuition exemption are required to submit an application by the appointed time.


Privately-financed international students who are diligently pursuing their studies within the standard course term and to whom any of the following conditions apply may be eligible for exemption of tuition fees.

(1) Students who are in financial difficulty to a degree equivalent to those receiving public assistance under the Public Assistance Act; or

(2) Students who find it difficult to pay tuition fees due to long-term sickness, slumping business, unemployment, or other economic reason;

In principle, international students who have remained in the same grade for more than one year are not eligible for tuition exemption. In addition, research students cannot apply for tuition exemption.

[Distribution and Submission of Application Forms]

  Period & Time Place
Distribution of Application Forms September 1 (Fri) to 29 (Fri), 2017
10:00 – 16:30
(except Saturday and Sunday and National holiday)

Nakamozu Campus: Student Affairs Division (1st floor of Building A11)

Habikino Campus: Administrative Office

Rinku Campus: Administrative Office

Submission of Application Forms October 2 (Mon) to 4 (Wed), 2017
10:00 –16:30
(except lunch break: 13:00 – 14:00)

Nakamozu Campus:3rd floor of Building A11 (South meeting room)

Habikino Campus:Administrative Office

Rinku Campus:Administrative Office

[Screening Result]

Screening results will be informed in late December. Applicants for tuition exemption are granted a grace period for their tuition fee payment until they receive the result of their applications.


Applications for tuition exemption need to be made for each semester.


a) Honors Scholarship for Privately Supported International students by JASSO

JASSO scholarship

  Amount Period Application
Undergraduates 48,000 yen/month One Year April

b) Private and Public Scholarships

A variety of scholarship programs are offered by private scholarship organizations and public organizations.

Requirements and the application time vary depending on the nature and purpose of each program.

Scholarships for International Students (Japanese only)

For more information on scholarships, contact the Student Affairs Division.