Tuition Exemption and Payment Deferral

Tuition Exemption System

A system is provided under which Degree-seeking Students at Niigata University (this does not apply to Auditing Students or Research Students, the same applies hereinafter) for whom payment of tuition fees is difficult are exempted from paying tuition fees. Those eligible fall under any of the below items and are determined upon consideration after making the relevant application each semester.

  1. Applicants recognized as having excellent academic records and for whom payment has become difficult due to financial reasons.
  2. Applicants recognized as being in the situation where payment of the tuition fees by the payment deadline by the applicant or the person mainly responsible for paying school expenses for the applicant has become considerably difficult due to flood or storm damage incurred, or the person mainly responsible for paying school expenses for the applicant having passed away, within the six months prior to (or the year prior to admission, when exemption applies for term including new admission date), or during, the payment period for the tuition fees for the relevant term.
  3. Applicants recognized by the university president as having circumstances or reasons comparable the above.

Tuition Payment Deferral System (Deferred and Monthly Payments)

A system is provided under which Degree-seeking Students at Niigata University (this does not apply to Auditing Students or Research Students, the same applies hereinafter) for whom payment of tuition fees is difficult and defer payment of tuition fees. Those eligible fall under any of the below items and are determined upon consideration after making the relevant application each semester.

  1. Applicants recognized as having excellent academic records and for whom payment by the payment date has become difficult due to financial reasons.
  2. Applicants recognized as being in the situation where payment of the tuition fees by the payment deadline by the applicant or the person mainly responsible for paying school expenses for the applicant has become difficult due to flood or storm damage incurred.
  3. Applicants whose whereabouts are unknown.
  4. Applicants recognized as having other unavoidable circumstances.

Please be aware that tuition fee exemption or payment deferral cannot apply with respect to monies already received.

Tuition Exemption in 2009

Applicants Full Exemption Half Exemption total total/all students
1st Semester
(International Students)
1,646
(118)
83
(2)
1,296
(108)
1,379
(110)
10.8%
2nd Semester
(International Students)
1,690
(121)
50
(1)
1,426
(106)
1,476
(107)
11.6%
total 3,336
(239)
133
(3)
2,722
(214)
2,855
(217)

*Total of Undergraduate, Graduate and Special Course for School Nurse-Teachers students

Enquiries

Student Affairs Department, Student Support Division