FEATURED INSTITUTIONS>Tokyo Metropolitan University

Total number of students

9,389 (656 from overseas) as of 2019.5



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Study Abroad at TMU

"Pioneers for the future from Tokyo with academic power," at the only comprehensive public university of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government

Tokyo Metropolitan University is only comprehensive public university of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government. We have organized an environment for studying the fields of education, academic research, globalization, diversity, social contribution and others to be one of the world's top universities. As one of the consistent characteristics, the high quality of research of our faculties provide high-quality education to foster students. Students can grow through such faculties that offer extensive knowledge and abilities to research. The faculties also have excellent researchers to provide high-quality education that is promised by advanced learning with excellent researching abilities, and improve research abilities by deepening discussion with students who have high qualification and abilities. In other words, "A positive spiral of excellent ability for research and high-quality education," is at work.

In addition, our university covers basic academic fields as a mid-sized comprehensive university, education and research are done during face-to-face human relationships, which is an important characteristic of our university. Collaboration crossover between departments is actively held, meaning that students of different majors are studying at the same campus, which is one of the attractive points of the university.

For the future, we provide wide-ranging education and develop deep expertise, and our major goal is to foster students with "true thinking ability." We want to be available to discuss with every person, and be available for creative contributions for future changes of social environments and the natural environment. We sincerely hope to send such human resources to the world.
The university is the base of knowledge. "Pioneers for the future from Tokyo with academic power" is our motto, we mobilize our resources of knowledge to fully support the intrinsic study of the students.


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For the Best Balance of Research and Educational Abilities

Tokyo Metropolitan University welcomes foreign students who are sincerely giving their full attention to academics and have and attitude to contribute the results to society. The biggest merit of stud...

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Facilities and support programs for international students

Tuition reductions, exemptions and installments

  • We have tuition reductions, exemptions and installments for high-achieving foreign students.


  • We are accepting graduate students using scholarship of the Japanese and Tokyo Metropolitan governments. We are also introducing private scholarships.

International Student House

  • We have two dormitories for foreign students. The resident assistants (mainly Japanese) are also living at the dormitories.

Learning Japanese Language

  • We are providing Japanese language classes for foreign students corresponding to the level of students' Japanese: introduction, intermediate, advanced and super advanced. We are also making foreign-language workshops.

Livelihood Support

  • The student tutor is arranged for foreign freshman to support college classes and daily life. At foreign student counseling rooms, counseling is available for daily life, medication, visas and other issues for foreign students.

Tokyo Metropolitan University


1-1 Minami-Osawa, Hachioji-shi, Tokyo, Japan 192-0397


International Affairs Office




Total number of students

9,389 (656 from overseas) as of 2019.5


Admission fee: ¥282,000 for 2020

Tuition fee: ¥520,800 for 2020