Course Fees

(Incl. tax/ Textbook charge not included)

(Currency: yen) 1 year 1 year and
3 months
1 year and
6 months
1 year and
9 months
2 years
Application Fee 30,000 30,000 30,000 30,000 30,000
Registration Fee 70,000 70,000 70,000 70,000 70,000
First Year Tuition 720,000 720,000 720,000 720,000 720,000
Second Year Tuition 0 180,000 360,000 540,000 720,000
Total 820,000 1,000,000 1,180,000 1,360,000



*The fees above applies from April term 2016.

  • Application fee and Registration fee that have already been paid cannot be refunded.
  • If you wish to cancel your enrollment before entering Japan, please notify 1 day prior to the entrance ceremony in writing. ARC Academy will refund the tuition fee after the Certificate of Eligibility and Acceptance Certificate has been returned. In case your visa application was denied at the Japanese consulate, in addition you are asked to submit to ARC Academy the copy of your passport page with the visa denial stamp. If there is no contact by the day before the entrance ceremony, there will be no refund in any case of the tuition fee of the school term which has already passed. Please note that all remittance charges upon refund will be charged to the recipient.
  • Tuition fee for 6-month school term cannot be refunded after you enter Japan. If you notify ARC Academy of the cancellation of your enrollment after you enter Japan, ARC Academy will refund tuition fee after deducting cancellation charge equivalent to 6-month tuition fee after ARC Academy confirms your return to your country.
  • Regarding mid-stream withdrawal after entrance (on the first day you participated a school event or class), if you have submitted a “mid-stream termination” form to ARC Academy by the end of each school term, ARC Academy will refund the remaining tuition fee for the following school terms onward in increments of 3 months except tuition fee for the first 6 months since your enrollment. However, cancellation charge of 20% will be deducted from the refund. Refund will be bank transferred to you after your return to your country, entrance into higher education in Japan or visa status change in Japan is confirmed by ARC Academy.
  • Nothing is refundable in case students are expelled for violating the law or school rules.
  • Request for the course extension must be notified by submitting the form for “extending the period of study” one month at the latest before your scheduled date of course completion. Course extension may be rejected, depending on the number of students in a class and your attendance record. You are not allowed to take the Study Abroad Course for more than 2 years.
  • Tuition fee must be paid by deadline. Please follow the deadline of payment, otherwise you will not be allowed to take any classes.
  • ARC Academy is not liable in the event that we are unable to offer classes due to circumstances or conditions beyond our control. This includes, but is not limited to, earthquake, typhoon, accident or infective disease, etc. Refund will not be made in such circumstances.

Textbook Example

(Prices incl. tax)

Textbook for beginner and elementary level Price Textbook for intermediate and advanced level Price
Minna no Nihongo Shokyu I
Second Edition
2,700 yen For Intermediate Learners of Japanese Japan through My Eyes 2,808 yen
Minna no Nihongo Shokyu II
Second Edition
2,700 yen Comprehensive Japanese Practice through Specific Topics - Lower Intermediate (New Edition) 1,620 yen
Kana Master 1,620 yen Comprehensive Japanese Practice through Specific Topics - Upper Intermediate (New Edition) 1,620 yen
Kanji Master N5 1,944 yen Images of Japan 2,592 yen
Kanji Master N4 1,944 yen Kanji Master N2 1,944 yen
Kanji Master N3 1,944 yen Kanji Master N1 2,160 yen
  • Cost of teaching materials differs among classes. Please purchase them at your school after taking the level check test and your class is decided.
  • Due to curriculum improvement, teaching materials may change without prior notice.