Tokyo / University
Toyo University
Founded more than 130 years ago, the university is committed to "philosophical education". We nurture "global human resources" who can play an active role in the world through a wide range of learning.

School Information

Address 5-28-20 Hakusan, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-8606
TEL(JAPAN) 03-3945-7272
E-mail nyushi@toyo.jp
Website https://www.toyo.ac.jp/nyushi/

For International Students

Toyo University has various support systems in place to create an environment in which international students can concentrate on their studies.

[Support 1] Lessons for International Students
Each faculty offers courses for international students, such as "Japanese Language and Japanese Society," which helps students to understand Japan.

[Support 2] Community for international students - "International Student Association"
There is a place for mutual exchange where international students can discuss their problems and help each other. There are also numerous events held every year.

[Support 3] Medical care and consultation services
Doctors and nurses are on call in the Medical Office/Healthcare Center to deal with emergencies. In addition, if students have any worries or problems, professional counselors are available at the Student Support Office/Student Counseling Center.

[Support 4] “Foreign Student Insurance" to support family members coming to Japan in case of emergency
The Toyo University International Student Compensation System provides compensation for expenses incurred by family members coming to Japan from their home countries in the event of illness or accident of the international student him/herself.

[Support 5] Smooth house-hunting
We have partnered with companies that provide multilingual house-hunting support and guarantor agreements for lease contracts, so these services are available at a low cost.

[Support 6] I-turn International Student Employment Promotion Program administered by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology.
Want to work in Japan after graduating from university. Interested in working in Japan. Toyo University offers many programs for such international students.

〈Special support for Job Hunting in Japan〉
Toyo University has been selected by the "Employment Promotion Program for International Students" of the Japanese government (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology) as a university that actively supports international students in finding employment in Japan.

〈Comprehensive Business Japanese Language Education〉
Business Japanese is the most important skill that Japanese companies look for when hiring international students. Toyo University provides many opportunities for international students to learn business Japanese.

〈Various Internships in Japan〉
There are not many Japanese companies that accept international students for internships. Toyo University offers a wide variety of internship opportunities for international students in Tokyo and attractive regional cities (Shimane, Ishikawa, Ibaraki, etc.) as part of its own program.

*For more details, please visit the admissions information website. International Student Employment Promotion Program (Japanese, Chinese, Korean, and English)
→ http://www.toyo.ac.jp/nyushi/visitor/international-student/backup/

■List of the place of employment (past results)
ANA AIRPORT SERVICES CO., LTD, Onward Holdings Co., Ltd., JTB PTE LTD, Shiseido Company, Limited, The Gibraltar Life Insurance Co., Ltd., Shangri-La International Hotel Management Ltd, SEVEN-ELEVEN JAPAN CO., LTD., ALL NIPPON AIRWAYS CO., LTD., DAINIHON JOCHUGIKU CO., LTD., Toyo Suisan Kaisha, Ltd., NISSIN FOOD PRODUCTS CO., LTD., NITORI Co., Ltd., Japan Airlines Co., Ltd., NAVER Corporation, Hitachi Astemo, Ltd., FUJITA KANKO INC., Hoshino Resorts Inc., Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo, The MIKI HOUSE Group, MISUMI Group Inc., Mitsubishi Materials Corporation, Rakuten Group, Inc., Ricoh Company, Ltd., Works Applications Co., Ltd. …etc.

School Features

【A university with over 130 years history】
Founded by philosopher Enryo Inoue, the university has a history and tradition of over 130 years.
The university develops the tradition and opens the door into the world beyond countries and cultures. It also possesses the learning environment and support systems and provides forefront education.

【Distinctive Campus】
The Hakusan Campus, which is easily accessible from central Tokyo and is the main campus of Toyo University, is where students of the Faculties of Letters, Economics, Business Administration, Law, Sociology, Global and Regional Studies, International Tourism Management study for four years.
The Akabanedai Campus, located in Tokyo's Kita Ward, is home to the Faculty of Information Networking for Innovation And Design (INIAD), which aims to create human resources who can innovate in the networked age through collaboration and fusion of engineering, design, business, and civil systems based on computer science. In April 2023, two new faculties are scheduled to open: the Faculty of Design for Welfare Society, which will provide students with the knowledge and practical skills to design the shape of future society, and the Faculty of Health and Sports Sciences, which will offer advanced and specialized knowledge and skills in health, sports, food, and nutrition.
The Faculty of Science and Engineering and the Faculty of Information Sciences and Arts at the Kawagoe Campus, which is located in Saitama and has rich greenery and the latest equipment and facilities, and the Faculty of Life Sciences and the Faculty of Food and Nutritional Sciences at the Itakura Campus in Gunma, which has a laboratory building with the latest research facilities.

* The Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Science and Engineering, the Faculty of Life Sciences, and the Faculty of Food and Nutritional Sciences are scheduled to relocate to the new campus in April 2024. (For more details, please visit the Toyo University Admissions Information Website. https://www.toyo.ac.jp/nyushi/)

*Only faculties and departments (majors) that accept international students are listed.

Faculties, Departments, and Courses

Faculty of Letters 

Department of Philosophy

  • Coed Daytime 4 years

Department of Eastern Philosophy and Culture

  • Coed Daytime 4 years

Department of Japanese Literature and Culture

  • Coed Daytime 4 years

Department of English and American Literature

  • Coed Daytime 4 years

Department of History

  • Coed Daytime 4 years

Department of Education

  • Human Development Course
    Coed Daytime 4 years

Department of International Culture and Communication Studies

  • Coed Daytime 4 years

Faculty of Economics 

Department of Economics

  • Coed Daytime 4 years

Department of International Economics

  • Coed Daytime 4 years

Department of Policy Studies

  • Coed Daytime 4 years

Faculty of Business Administration 

Department of Business Administration

  • Coed Daytime 4 years

Department of Marketing

  • Coed Daytime 4 years

Department of Accounting and Finance

  • Coed Daytime 4 years

Faculty of Law 

Department of Law

  • Coed Daytime 4 years

Department of Business Law

  • Coed Daytime 4 years

Faculty of Sociology 

Department of Sociology

  • Coed Daytime 4 years

Department of Global Diversity Studies

  • Coed Daytime 4 years

Department of Media and Communications

  • Coed Daytime 4 years

Department of Social Psychology

  • Coed Daytime 4 years

Faculty of Global and Regional Studies 

Department of Global Innovation Studies

  • Coed Daytime 4 years

Department of Regional Development Studies

  • Regional Development Studies Course
    Coed Daytime 4 years

Faculty of International Tourism Management 

Department of International Tourism Management

  • Coed Daytime 4 years

Faculty of Information Networking for Innovation and Design 

Department of Information Networking for Innovation and Design

  • Coed Daytime 4 years

Faculty of Design for Welfare Society (This faculty will be opened in 2023. The establishment is being planned as of February 2022. The names of faculty and departments are tentative, and details of the plan may be subject to change.) 

Department of Social Welfare Studies (Tentative name)

  • Coed Daytime 4 years

Department of Child Studies (Tentative name)

  • Coed Daytime 4 years

Department of Human Environment Design (Tentative name)

  • Coed Daytime 4 years

Faculty of Health and Sports Sciences (This faculty will be opened in 2023. The establishment is being planned as of February 2022. The names of faculty and departments are tentative, and details of the plan may be subject to change.) 

Department of Health and Sports Sciences (Tentative name)

  • Coed Daytime 4 years

Department of Nutritional Sciences (Tentative name)

  • Coed Daytime 4 years

Faculty of Science and Engineering 

Department of Mechanical Engineering

  • Coed Daytime 4 years

Department of Biomedical Engineering

  • Coed Daytime 4 years

Department of Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering

  • Coed Daytime 4 years

Department of Applied Chemistry

  • Coed Daytime 4 years

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • Coed Daytime 4 years

Department of Architecture

  • Coed Daytime 4 years

Faculty of Information Sciences and Arts 

Department of Information Sciences and Arts

  • Coed Daytime 4 years

Faculty of Life Sciences 

Department of Life Sciences

  • Coed Daytime 4 years

Department of Applied Biosciences

  • Coed Daytime 4 years

Faculty of Food and Nutritional Sciences 

Department of Food and Life Sciences

  • Food Science Course
    Coed Daytime 4 years
  • Sports and Food Function Course
    Coed Daytime 4 years

Curriculum Features

Both learning and experience are deep and broad.
The distinctive feature of learning at Toyo University is the large scale of the university. In an environment that allows for cross-curricular learning, we offer a wide range of academic programs, and our highly qualified professors provide classes that are diverse and unique. In addition, the graduate school, with 15 graduate schools and 36 majors (in FY2021), conducts highly specialized research in each field. Many of our projects have received external funding due to our excellent track record, and world-class research is being conducted in collaboration with a cutting-edge research center.

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Tuition and Fees

First Year Tuition Fees
Initial annual payment (scheduled) 
*Students enrolled in April 2022 (*Departments and faculties that will stop accepting applications in 2023 are not included.)
【Faculty of Letters, Economics, Business Administration, Law】… JPY 1,185,000
【Department of Sociology, Faculty of Sociology】…JPY 1,185,000
【Department of Global Diversity Studies and Department of Social Psychology, Faculty of Sociology】
… JPY 1,200,000
【Department of Media and Communications, Faculty of Sociology】… JPY 1,195,000
【Faculty of Global and Regional Studies, Faculty of International Tourism Management】… JPY 1,255,000
【Faculty of Information Networking for Innovation and Design】…JPY 1,675,000
【Department of Social Welfare Studies and Department of Child Studies, Faculty of Design for Welfare Society*】… JPY 1,365,000
【Department of Human Environment Design, Faculty of Design for Welfare Society*】… JPY 1,545,000
【Department of Health and Sports Sciences, Faculty of Health and Sports Sciences*】… JPY 1,505,000
【Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Health and Sports Sciences*】… JPY 1,555,000
【Faculty of Science and Engineering】… JPY 1,590,000
【Faculty of Information Sciences and Arts】… JPY 1,485,000
【Faculty of Life Sciences, Faculty of Food and Nutritional Sciences】… JPY 1,585,000

Some faculties/departments require Student Extracurricular Activities Development Association fees separately.

Privately financed international students can apply for the "Toyo University Tuition Reduction and Exemption Program for Privately Financed International Students". (For more details, please visit the Toyo University Admissions Information Website. https://www.toyo.ac.jp/nyushi/)

*…This faculty will be opened in 2023. The establishment is being planned as of February 2022. The names of faculty and departments are tentative, and details of the plan may be subject to change.

Scholarships and Honor Students System

Toyo University Tuition Reduction and Exemption Program for Privately Financed International Students

Stipend/Loan, Interest-free/Loan, Interest-bearing/Exemption
Other
Amount
30% of the tuition fee may be exempted in the 1st year. From the 2nd year, 20-40% of the tuition fee may be exempted according to applicants' academic performance.
Repayment Method
No repayment
Application Requirements, Selection Process, etc.
The purpose of this program is to promote education and reduce the financial burden on privately financed international students enrolled in Toyo University and its graduate schools.
Selection is made among those who are financially difficult to study, meet academic performance standards, and other requirements. Application is required.

Masajuro Shiokawa Scholarship

Stipend/Loan, Interest-free/Loan, Interest-bearing/Exemption
Benefit
Amount
JPY 100,000/ month (Annual total of: JPY 1,200,000) Cannot be combined with other scholarships.
Repayment Method
No repayment
Application Requirements, Selection Process, etc.
The late President Shojuro Shiokawa founded this scholarship program in April 2002 with the aim of promoting international exchange at Toyo University and contributing to the nurturing of international students.
Up to two students from each year above the second year in all faculties, and up to two graduate students.
Selection is made among those who have excellent academic performance and character, are in good health, and have the intention to contribute to the development of their home country after graduation.
Cannot be combined with other scholarships.
※This scholarship is not application-based.

Toyo University Scholarship for Excellent Academic Performance

Stipend/Loan, Interest-free/Loan, Interest-bearing/Exemption
Benefit
Amount
300,000 yen will be awarded. Can be combined with other scholarships.
Repayment Method
No repayment
Application Requirements, Selection Process, etc.
Scholarships are awarded to students with excellent academic records and personalities and are selected in accordance with the University's scholarship regulations.
One student in each department and year from 2nd to 4th year of undergraduates.
However, one additional student will be added for each additional 100 students enrolled.
Can be combined with other scholarships.
※This scholarship is not application-based.

Entrance Examination

Entrance Examination for Foreign Students 2023

Application Period
undecided
Selection Process, etc.
All faculties offer entrance exams.
The 2023 entrance examination will be available on the Toyo University Admissions Information Website around June.
https://www.toyo.ac.jp/nyushi/

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Hakusan Campus

Address
5-28-20 Hakusan, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-8606 MAP
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Faculties: Faculty of Letters, Faculty of Economics, Faculty of Business Administration, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Sociology, Faculty of Global and Regional Studies, Faculty of International Tourism Management,

Akabanedai Campus

Address
1-7-11 Akabanedai, Kita-ku, Tokyo 115-8650 MAP
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Faculties: Faculty of Information Networking for Innovation and Design, Faculty of Design for Welfare Society, Faculty of Health and Sports Sciences, Graduate School

Kawagoe Campus

Address
2100 Oaza Kujirai, Kawagoe City, Saitama 350-8585 MAP
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Faculties: Faculty of Science and Engineering, Faculty of Information Sciences and Arts, Graduate School

Itakura Campus

Address
1-1-1 Izumino, Itakura-cho, Ora-gun, Gunma 374-0193 MAP
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Faculties: Faculty of Life Sciences, Faculty of Food and Nutritional Sciences, Graduate School
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