Tuition and Payment
The  McGill MBA Japan program consists of 57 credits and includes an International Study Trip to McGill University’s beautiful and historic home campus in Montreal, Canada.

Tuition includes:

  • All lecture fees.
  • All required books and course packs.
  • Full access to McGill University’s massive on-line library system.
  • Personal McGill e-mail address.
  • On-line subscription to the Financial Times.
  • Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Japan (CCCJ) Membership.
  • Wireless network access in our classrooms.
  • Free attendance at a range of McGill University events.
  • Orientation, End of Year, and other parties and networking events.
  • Personalized Desautels Faculty of Management business cards
  • Graduation Ceremony and Reception.


  • Coffee and tea are provided free during MBA Core courses.
  • Light breakfast, coffee and tea are provided free during the MBA II courses.

International Study Trip

  • Tuition also includes air transportation from Narita to Montreal and lodging at McGill’s beautiful Home Campus in Montreal during the International Study Trip.

Total Program Tuition for April 2015 Entry:
The tuition for students entering in April 2015 is presently under review and will be fixed shortly.

Total Program Tuition for Students who Entered in April 2014:

Total: 5,550,000 yen plus consumption tax

Tuition is payable in seven installments.

Payment Schedule

Year 1
First Payment Upon Acceptance    500,000 yen + consumption tax
Second Payment March 25               550,000 yen + consumption tax
Third Payment June 25                      900,000 yen + consumption tax
Fourth Payment September 25      900,000 yen + consumption tax

Year 2
Fifth Payment December 25            900,000 yen + consumption tax
Sixth Payment March 25                   900,000 yen + consumption tax
Seventh Payment June 25               900,000 yen + consumption tax

Payment Method:
Payments are accepted by bank transfer (furikomi) to the McGill Japan account in Tokyo:

Mitsubishi Tokyo UFJ Bank (0005), Kojimachi Branch (616), Regular Account #5083395, Account Name: マギルジャパン(ユ McGill Japan, Inc.

Domestic and/or International Bank transfer charges are borne by the student or sponsoring company. We do not handle cash at our office.

Refund Policy
Refunds are only available to students who have withdrawn from the university in good standing. Refunds are not available after lectures for a particular course have already started.  Refunds of the Second Payment are available only within 30 days of date of payment, and no refund is available after the start of classes. For students who withdraw from the university in good standing, 50% of unused tuition, less a handling charge, is refundable.

Graduation: Official transcripts and diplomas will not be issued to students owing tuition.

Tax Deductibility for MBA Tuition:

Residents of Japan may under some circumstances claim part of their McGill MBA Japan tuition as a tax deductible expense. Please consult your accountant or local tax office for more details.

Students in the McGill MBA Japan program are expected to derive funding for their studies from their personal financial resources, from their employer, or through a governmental funding agency.

Scholarships are intended for well-qualified candidates who come from the not-for-profit or voluntary sectors who may not have access to financial resources. Scholarships may also be offered to students with extraordinary academic achievement.

Scholarship decisions are made after the candidate has been admitted to the program. These decisions are final.

A number of Scholarships are available to qualified MBA Japan candidates.

JMEC Alumni Scholarship
This is limited to alumni of the Japan Market Expansion Competition (JMEC). Candidates need to provide certificate of their participation.

JET Alumni Scholarship
McGill MBA Japan offers a Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Alumni Scholarship. To be eligible for a JET Alumni Scholarship, candidates need to provide confirmation of their JET participation.

Not-for-Profit Scholarship
This scholarship is intended for candidates who have made substantial contribution through not-for-profit or volunteer organizations during their career.

McGill Entrance Scholarship
There is also a McGill Entrance Scholarship, for which all candidates may apply.

New Scholarship Opportunity: Directors’ Scholarship

Candidates who apply or who have applied before the February 14th deadline may be eligible for the MBA Japan Directors’ Scholarship of one-hundred-thousand (100,000) yen. This scholarship is awarded on the basis of Academic Merit, Potential Contribution to the Program, and Financial Need. Candidates wishing to apply for the Directors’ Scholarship should contact our Program Director at or call our office in Tokyo at 81-3-3342-3430. Five of these Directors’ Scholarships are available.

To apply for all other scholarships, follow the instructions below:

Selection for all awards is based on academic merit, potential contribution to the program, and financial need. To apply for any of these Scholarships, students should complete the Scholarship Application to submit with their applications identifying the Scholarship for which they wish to be considered and elaborating on their academic qualifications, potential contribution to the program and financial need. For those applying to the JET or JMEC Alumni Scholarships, proof of participation must be included with their scholarship application.

If you have any other questions regarding these scholarships, please contact the McGill MBA Japan office.

To apply for a scholarship, download and complete this form: 

mba_japan_scholarship_application 2014 

Other Assistance
Students may be eligible for financial assistance from the government of their home country, state, province or prefecture, or city. In particular, present or former members of the United States Armed Forces may be eligible for extensive financial support. Interested candidates should contact their government educational funding institution for information.

McGill University awards scholarships and other financial assistance at its sole discretion. Not all scholarships may be awarded in any given year. Scholarship decisions are final. 

Extra Courses
Students who wish to take extra courses beyond the 57 credits in the MBA Japan program may do so with the permission of the Program and Graduate and Post Doctoral Studies, up to a maximum of two courses, or six credits. Additional Tuition is charged.

For students entering our program from April 2013 onward, tuition is 97,369 yen per credit, plus consumption tax, as of October 2012.

Students who have been given permission by their department, and by Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, to take courses that are considered to be extra to their primary program must request, in writing to their department, to have those courses flagged as extra to their program. These students will be required to pay additional tuition and ancillary fee charges. The assessment of fees will be processed after normal course add/drop deadlines have passed.