Dear international students,

Admission Guidelines for International Students

*** Please note that the dorm for graduate students will be closed in March 2019 and the graduate students will be requested to leave Wakeijuku before the end of March 2019. ***

1. Eligibility:

A male student

  • who has been accepted to attend a certain course of a university (/ college) or a graduate school in Tokyo metropolitan area.
  • who respect our creed and are willing to experience Wakeijuku community life, following our rules.(*)

*Our creed & rules are described in our booklet “Guide to Wakeijuku Community Life” which will be handed to the student on his arrival day.

2. Wakeijuku Facilities:

2-1) Rooms:

All rooms are single rooms with wooden floor, air conditioner, curtain, bed frame, desk, chair, bookshelf, storage rack, TV jack, internet connection. Bedclothes* can be lent at 1,944 yen per month. (* Japanese style mattress, quilt & its cover, pillow & its cover, blanket, sheets) Room space varies a little by dorms. (9.72m²-11.25m²).

2-2) Common facilities:

Canteen, kitchen, lounge, bath room, toilet, coin-operated laundry (washer & drier), etc.

3. Fees:

Dorm. fee
Deposit A
Deposit B
East-dorm.¥ 103,488.-¥ 100,000.-¥ 100,000.-
West / North-dorm.¥ 106,656.-
South-dorm.¥ 98,208.-



Monthly dorm fee differs based on room size and dorm facility. The fee includes tax, meals (breakfast & supper), utilities and internet charge. The fee is to be reviewed annually as a rule and is subject to change due to consumption tax rate change.


Deposit B is not necessary, if you have a guarantor who is a resident in Japan and who passes our credit check. Deposit A is required in any case. In other words, 200,000.- yen deposit is required, if you do not have an acceptable guarantor. Deposit will be returned to the student with no interest when leaving, provided there was no damage caused to the room or other Wakeijuku facilities.


Pro rata monthly dorm fee would be applied to the first month and the last one.


Students’ committee of each dorm might collect a bit of dues for their activities. It differs by dorms.


South-dorm and Inui-dorm are scheduled to be closed in March 2019. Students there are to move to other Wakeijuku dorms.

4. Payment:

The first month fee and the deposit must be paid cash in Japanese yen on your arrival day or the next working day of Wakeijuku head office.

Please follow the instruction of Wakeijuku head office for the next payment and after.

5. How to apply:


Please ask us by e-mail to send you “Application form”, using “Contact form” on our website.


Please fill in all the blanks of “Application form” without any omissions and send it with 2 photos by airmail to the following address;


Attn: Ms. A. Shimofukasako

1-21-2 Mejirodai, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 112-8682 Japan

Tel: +81-(0)3-3941-7446

E-mail: E-mail address for admission


The screening result would be e-mailed to you shortly.

6. Check-in:

We will have an interview on your arrival day. Interview time should be decided through our e-mail correspondence before you leave your home. Your dorm & room assignment will be informed after the interview based on the availability. Please note that Wakeijuku head office usually handles check-in procedure from 10:00 to 16:00 (Mon. to Fri. except for national holidays).

Best Regards,

Any questions about admission or request an application form

JST 9:00-17:00 (Weekday) / Atn: Ms. Shimofukasako