• How to Apply

    Application Period for AY2017

    • Application for programs
      If you are interested in participating in the following programs, please apply through the respective websites.

  • Admission Schedule

    Application Schedule for AY2017

        • Qualifications for Enrollment in the MPP/IP Program

        • TOEFL / IELTS / GRE

              • TOEFL

                Original certificate of the official TOEFL score from ETS must reach the Admissions Office. A photocopy is not acceptable. Use GraSPP institution code, 8554, to request ETS to send the certificate directly to the Admissions Office.

              • Score requirement
                While GraSPP does not set a minimum score for admission, applicants are expected to possess high English language proficiency in order to pursue their studies. A minimum TOEFL score of PBT 570 (CBT 230, iBT89) or IELTS 6.5 is expected, but scores of PBT 600 (CBT 250, iBT 100) or IELTS 7.0 are strongly recommended.


              • IELTS

              • Applicants may submit IELTS score for admission.
                Note that IELTS does not have an institution code like TOEFL does. Therefore, the score report will be sent to the address supplied by the applicant. Please write clearly the following address:
                MPP/IP Admissions Office, Graduate School of Public Policy
                The University of Tokyo
                7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan


              • GRE

                Submission of GRE is optional but strongly recommended.

        • Tuition and Fees

          • 10,000 yen (for the applicants residing outside Japan)
            30,000 yen (for the applicants residing in Japan)
          • 282,000 yen
          • 535,800 yenCost and Tuition



*Japanese government (MEXT) scholarship students are exempt from the application fee as well as the entrance fee and annual tuition.
        • Admission Results

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        • For October 2012 Entry


        • * JJ/WBGSP= Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program

          ADB-JSP= Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship Program

          JISPA= Japan-IMF Scholarship Program for Asia