Tuition and Scholarships
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 online library system.
- Personal McGill email address.
- Online 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 is provided free during MBA Core courses.
- Light breakfast, coffee and tea is provided free during the MBA II courses.
- International Study Trip
- Tuition also includes air transportation from Narita to Montreal and shared lodging in Montreal near McGill’s beautiful home campus during the International Study Trip.
Total Program Tuition for April 2017 Entry
The tuition for students entering in April 2017 is ¥5,750,000 plus consumption tax. Consumption tax is currently at a rate of 8%. Payment Schedule
|Entrance Fee (Non-refundable)||At acceptance||¥200,000 + consumption tax|
|First Payment||At acceptance||¥300,000 + consumption tax|
|Second Payment||March 25, 2017||¥750,000 + consumption tax|
|Third Payment||June 25, 2017||¥900,000 + consumption tax|
|Fourth Payment||September 25, 2017||¥900,000 + consumption tax|
|Fifth Payment||December 25, 2017||¥900,000 + consumption tax|
|Sixth Payment||March 25, 2018||¥900,000 + consumption tax|
|Seventh Payment||June 25, 2018||¥900,000 + consumption tax|
|TOTAL Year 1 + Year 2||¥5,750,000 + consumption tax|
Total Program Tuition for April 2016 Entry
The tuition for students entering in April 2016 is ¥5,750,000 plus consumption tax. Consumption tax is currently at a rate of 8%. Payment Schedule
|First Payment||At acceptance||¥500,000 + consumption tax|
|Second Payment||March 25, 2016||¥750,000 + consumption tax|
|Third Payment||June 25, 2016||¥900,000 + consumption tax|
|Fourth Payment||September 25, 2016||¥900,000 + consumption tax|
|Fifth Payment||December 25, 2016||¥900,000 + consumption tax|
|Sixth Payment||March 25, 2017||¥900,000 + consumption tax|
|Seventh Payment||June 25, 2017||¥900,000 + consumption tax|
|TOTAL Year 1 + Year 2||¥5,750,000 + consumption tax|
Total Program Tuition for April 2015 Entry
The tuition for students who entered in April 2015 is ¥5,750,000 plus consumption tax. Consumption tax is currently at a rate of 8%. Payment Schedule
First Payment–Upon Acceptance–¥500,000 + consumption tax Second Payment–March 25–¥750,000 + consumption tax Third Payment–June 25–¥900,000 + consumption tax Fourth Payment–September 25–¥900,000 + consumption tax
Fifth Payment–December 25–¥900,000 + consumption tax Sixth Payment–March 25–¥900,000 + consumption tax Seventh Payment–June 25–¥900,000 + consumption tax
Total Program Tuition for April 2014 Entry
Total: ¥5,550,000 plus consumption tax. Payment Schedule
First Payment–Upon Acceptance–¥500,000 + consumption tax Second Payment–March 25–¥550,000 + consumption tax Third Payment–June 25–¥900,000 + consumption tax Fourth Payment–September 25–¥900,000 + consumption tax
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
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.
Please be aware that your bank may charge a transaction fee for the funds transfer. This fee may be deducted from the amount being paid to the beneficiary, resulting in underpayment of the required fees.
Students are responsible for checking this fee with their bank, and ensuring that the actual amount transferred matches the fees required (in yen).
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 a 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.
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
Applicants to the McGill MBA Japan program may be eligible for the Directors’ Scholarship of ¥100,000. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call our office in Tokyo at +81 (0)3-5326-3140. 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. This should identify the scholarship for which they wish to be considered, and elaborate 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 the 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: McGill MBA Japan Scholarship Application Form (PDF)
Students may be eligible for financial assistance from the government of their home country, state, province, 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.
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. Students who have been given permission by their department, and by Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, to take courses that are considered to be additional to their primary program must request, in writing to their department, to have those courses flagged as such. 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.