Living Cost

How much money should I bring when arriving?

It depends on the student, but we recommend bringing about 80,000 yen in cash. Students have to cover their living expenses, for example, rent, utility fees, food expenses and so on.

Monthly living costs

Current average monthly living costs totals about \80,000 for students living in the TUFS International Residences. This breaks down as follows (estimates) -

Rent and Common Area Fees

(for single room)

Dormitory No.1: ¥32,000
Dormitory No.2: ¥31,000
Dormitory No.3: ¥46,000 (+Key money ¥30,000)
Electricity Fees ¥5,000~¥10,000
Water Fees ¥2,000
Mobile Phone Fees ¥5,000
Health Insurance ¥1,000
Food ¥35,000
Books / Other School Supplies ¥5,000
Other Miscellaneous Expenses ¥8,000

Students who live in private apartments should expect to pay an additional \50,000-\80,000 per month for rent, and other moving-in costs (key money, deposit, etc.) and furnishing costs amounting to \200,000-\400,000. Student residing out of walking or bicycling range of the TUFS Campus also have to cover monthly commuting fees.

Student discounts

Degree students:
We issue a certificate of student discount.

Non-degree students:
We do not issue a certificate of student discount. Therefore you cannot benefit from it.

Bank account in Japan

You will need to open a bank account to your rent for your room in the TUFS International Residences, as well as for receiving scholarship payments or any income from part-time jobs.

Contact Us

3-11-1, Asahi-cho, Fuchu-shi, Tokyo 183-8534, Japan
Tel:+81-42-330-5185 Fax:+81-42-330-5189