Tuition Information

Tuition Fees

The tuition for standard courses will be ¥36,000 for a ten-week course (one 2-hour course per week × 10 weeks). Seminars and Workshops with a different tuition payment requirement will be indicated on the specific course page. Books need to be purchased separately.

Entrance Fee

There will be a one-time entrance fee of ¥10,000 when you initially enroll. In subsequent terms, you will not have to pay this fee. No entrance fee is charged for one-day workshops.


  • Alumni / Current Student Discount: Alumni, current LUJ/NIC full-time students, and family members are entitled to a 20 percent discount on tuition, and exempt of entrance fee. The discount does not apply to any material charges.
  • Early Bird Discount: Students who register by can receive a 10 percent discount on their tuition fees only.
  • Mentor Discount: Students are entitled to a 50 percent discount of entrance fee when they introduce another student who will enroll Open College for their first time. Students could combine this discount with Early Bird Discount.
  • High School Student Discount: High School students can receive a 20 percent discount from the tuition. This discount does not apply to any material charges or books.

Materials Fees

In some courses, mainly art classes, there are additional fees for the materials used. In most cases, these fees will be paid directly to the instructors providing the materials.

Tuition Payment

You will receive an acknowledgement with the payment deadline noted on it within a week after you have made an application. You cannot attend classes before you pay the tuition. If you do not hear from us, please contact us by phone or e-mail.

Note: Students who have unpaid tuition or other fees will not be allowed to register for new classes. You can only receive one discount from Alumni Discount, Early Bird Discount and High School Student Discount, not multiple discounts.

Textbooks / Other Materials

The cost of textbooks is not included in the tuition. You may purchase the necessary textbooks/ materials after classes start. Instructors in many classes will rely on handouts and other materials instead of textbooks.