Fee | KAI Japanese Language School in Tokyo, Japan

Fee

All the prices are in JPY and include tax. Please click the name of the course you want to know the detail of. Please read here for our refund policy. 

General Course

2019

  Four terms
(1 year)
Three terms
(9 months)
Two terms
(6 months)
One term
(3 months)
Registration 30,000 30,000 30,000 30,000
Tuition 840,000 670,000 440,000 230,000
Materials and KAI⋮DLS 32,000 24,000 16,000 8,000
Total 902,000 724,000 486,000 268,000
  • Materials & KAI⋮DLS (Digital Learning System) fee includes KAI's original digital learning materials, commercial printed books and various handouts as well as usage of custom developed software and services.
  • The cost required for extracurricular activities such as transportation and admission fees are paid by students on site.
Rental iPad
  Four terms
(1 year)
Three terms
(9 months)
Two terms
(6 months)
One term
(3 months)
Rental fee 48,000 36,000 24,000 12,000
  • All General Course students are required to use an iPad for their lessons. A rental iPad with mobile connection is available for a fee as listed above. If you wish to use your own iPad, it must be iPad Air 2 (2014) or later, 9.7" and above. The iPad mini is too small for viewing course materials. The storage of 32GB and above is recommended. Be advised, some Wifi+Cellular iPads purchased outside of Japan may not work with the Japanese mobile networks.
  • A rental iPad with mobile connection for temporary use is available for 500 yen per day.
Optional Electives
8 times x 2 lessons/day 16,000
15 times x 2 lessons/day 30,000
  • It is basically required to be currently enrolled in KAI's course to take optional electives. If you wish to take electives alone, please consult with our staff.
Fees for College Student Visa Applicants Only
College visa application fee 20,000
Insurance (6 months) 5,800
Insurance (9 months to 1 year) 10,000

2020

  Four terms
(1 year)
Three terms
(9 months)
Two terms
(6 months)
One term
(3 months)
Registration 30,000 30,000 30,000 30,000
Tuition 880,000 700,000 460,000 240,000
Materials and KAI⋮DLS 32,000 24,000 16,000 8,000
Total 942,000 754,000 506,000 278,000
  • Materials & KAI⋮DLS (Digital Learning System) fee includes KAI's original digital learning materials, commercial printed books and various handouts as well as usage of custom developed software and services.
  • The cost required for extracurricular activities such as transportation and admission fees are paid by students on site.
Rental iPad
  Four terms
(1 year)
Three terms
(9 months)
Two terms
(6 months)
One term
(3 months)
Rental fee 48,000 36,000 24,000 12,000
  • All General Course students are required to use an iPad for their lessons. A rental iPad is available for a fee as listed above. If you wish to use your own iPad, it must be iPad Air 2 (2014) or later, 9.7" and above. The iPad mini is too small for viewing course materials. The storage of 32GB and above is recommended. Be advised, some Wifi+Cellular iPads purchased outside of Japan may not work with the Japanese mobile networks.
  • A rental iPad for temporary use is available for 500 yen per day.
Optional Electives
8 times x 2 lessons/day 16,000
15 times x 2 lessons/day 30,000
  • It is basically required to be currently enrolled in KAI's course to take optional electives. If you wish to take electives alone, please consult with our staff.
Fees for College Student Visa Applicants Only
College visa application fee 20,000
Insurance (6 months) 5,800
Insurance (9 months to 1 year) 10,000

Practical Conversation Course

2019

The early bird discount is applicable only when the booking is completed 3 months prior to the session (level) start date.

Regular Price
  Practical Conversation Course
15
Practical Conversation Course
20
Registration 10,000 10,000
Tuition
(per week)
27,000 32,000
Materials
(per level)
2,000 2,000
Early Bird
  Practical Conversation Course
15
Practical Conversation Course
20
Registration 10,000 10,000
Tuition
(per week)
24,000 28,000
Materials
(per level)
2,000 2,000
  • The Practical Conversation Course 20 is the Practical Conversation Course 15 coupled with one additional reading & writing lesson every day.
  • The materials fee of level 6 is 3,564 yen and level 7 is 2,052 or 4,104 yen.
  • If you bring your own tablet, you can download not only KAI's digital materials, but also an extensive library of ebooks including grammar and JLPT resources, usable for up to two years. Those without a tablet can use an iPad from the school (limited availability), but won't be able to take the contents home.
  • Each session (level) of the Practical Conversation Course of level 1 to level 5 completes in 4 weeks while level 6 and 7 have 16 weeks.

2020

The early bird discount is applicable only when the booking is completed 3 months prior to the session (level) start date.

Regular Price
  Practical Conversation Course
15
Practical Conversation Course
20
Registration 10,000 10,000
Tuition
(per week)
28,000 33,000
Materials
(per level)
3,000 3,000
Early Bird
  Practical Conversation Course
15
Practical Conversation Course
20
Registration 10,000 10,000
Tuition
(per week)
25,000 29,000
Materials
(per level)
3,000 3,000
  • The Practical Conversation Course 20 is the Practical Conversation Course 15 coupled with one additional reading & writing lesson every day.
  • If you bring your own tablet, you can download not only KAI's digital materials, but also an extensive library of ebooks including grammar and JLPT resources, usable for up to two years. Those without a tablet can use an iPad from the school (limited availability), but won't be able to take the contents home.
  • Each session (level) of the Practical Conversation Course of level 1 to level 5 completes in 4 weeks while level 6 and 7 have 16 weeks.

Summer Courses

2019

Grammar & Conversation Course

The early bird discount is applicable only when the booking is completed by April 8 (Grammar & Conversatifon July or Full) or May 7 (Grammar & Conversation August or JLPT Preparation).

Regular Price
  July August Full
Fee 159,000 122,000 240,000
Materials 2,000 2,000 4,000
Total 161,000 124,000 244,000
Early Bird
  July August Full
Fee 142,000 109,000 215,000
Materials 2,000 2,000 4,000
Total 144,000 111,000 219,000
  • The students of Grammar & Conversation level 1 to 5 will receive both digital and printed materials while Grammar & Conversation level 6, 7 and JLPT preparation will receive printed materials only.
  • The materials fee of Grammar & Conversation Course level 6 is 3,564 yen and level 7 is 2,052 or 4,104 yen.

JLPT Preparation Course

Regular Price
Fee 122,000
Materials 5,000
Total 127,000
Early Bird
Fee 109,000
Materials 5,000
Total 114,000

Summer Activities

Variety of activities related to Japanese culture, sighseeing, and gourmet will be held during the program. Please refer to "Summer Activities" for detail.

2020

Grammar & Conversation Course

The early bird discount is applicable only when the booking is completed by April 6 (Grammar & Conversatifon July or Full) or May 11 (Grammar & Conversation August or JLPT Preparation).

Regular Price
  July August Full
Fee 130,000 130,000 220,000
Materials 3,000 3,000 6,000
Total 133,000 133,000 226,000
Early Bird
  July August Full
Fee 117,000 117,000 198,000
Materials 3,000 3,000 6,000
Total 120,000 120,000 204,000
  • The students of Grammar & Conversation level 1 to 5 will receive both digital and printed materials while Grammar & Conversation level 6, 7 and JLPT preparation will receive printed materials only.
  • Grammar & Conversation Full doesn't have lessons from July 25 to August 9 due to Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

JLPT Preparation Course

Regular Price
Fee 130,000
Materials 8,500
Total 138,500
Early Bird
Fee 117,000
Materials 8,500
Total 125,500

Summer Activities

Variety of activities related to Japanese culture, sighseeing, and gourmet will be held during the program. Please refer to "Summer Activities" for detail.

KAI Summer Teen Program for 13 to 17 year olds (Beginner level only)

2019

Course Length Package Price
2-week Program
(9 days of lessons)
420,000
3-week Program
(14 days of lessons)
590,000

The package price includes:

  1. 9 days or 14 days of lessons with printed and digital materials.
  2. 3 full-day and 9 half-day activities for a 2-week program. 5 full-day and 14 half-day activities for a 3-week program.
  3. Accommodation in a dormitory type room at Tokyo Central Youth Hostel.
  4. All meals during the program.
  5. Airport transfer from/to Narita or Haneda airports.
  6. Transportation between the school and accommodations and activities.
  7. A mobile Wi-Fi router (rental).

2020

Course Length Package Price
2-week Program
(9 days of lessons)
440,000
3-week Program
(14 days of lessons)
620,000

The package price includes:

  1. 9 days or 14 days of lessons with printed and digital materials.
  2. 3 full-day and 9 half-day activities for a 2-week program. 5 full-day and 14 half-day activities for a 3-week program.
  3. Accommodation in a dormitory type room at Tokyo Central Youth Hostel.
  4. All meals during the program.
  5. Airport transfer from/to Narita or Haneda airports.
  6. Transportation between the school and accommodations and activities.
  7. A mobile Wi-Fi router (rental).

50+ Course O/D

On Demand: The course is arranged on request.

2019

Course Package Price
1 participant 270,000
2 participants 230,000

The package Price includes below. It can be customized. Please contact us for detail.

  1. 9 days of dedicated group lessons for 50+ course O/D participants with printed and digital materials.
  2. 10 Activities: Tokyo half day bus tour, Japanese culture experience, kabuki, Japanese garden, calligraphy, Asakusa, Meiji Shrine, a day trip, etc.
  3. 6 lunches and 6 dinners.
  4. An IC card "Suica" worth 3,000 JPY, which can be used for transportation and shopping at various stores.
  5. Accommodation and airport transfer aren't included, but they can be arranged on request as well as an optional 2-day Kyoto tour, etc. (subject to fees)

2020

Course Package Price
1 participant 280,000
2 participants 240,000

The package Price includes below. It can be customized. Please contact us for detail.

  1. 9 days of dedicated group lessons for 50+ course O/D participants with printed and digital materials.
  2. 10 Activities: Tokyo half day bus tour, Japanese culture experience, kabuki, Japanese garden, calligraphy, Asakusa, Meiji Shrine, a day trip, etc.
  3. 6 lunches and 6 dinners.
  4. An IC card "Suica" worth 3,000 JPY, which can be used for transportation and shopping at various stores.
  5. Accommodation and airport transfer aren't included, but they can be arranged on request as well as an optional 2-day Kyoto tour, etc. (subject to fees)

KAI Junior Group Program (Customizable)

2019

Course Length Package Price
2 weeks (9 days for lessons) 410,000

The package price includes below.

  1. The package price includes 10 days of lessons with printed and digital materials, 2 full-day & 10 half-day activities, accommodation (13 nights in a dormitory type room), all meals, airport transfer from/to Narita or Haneda airports, an IC card "Suica" worth 3,000 JPY, which can be used for transportation and shopping at various stores. One adult leader is required per 10 students. The fees for leaders are included in the students' fees
  2. The above is just a sample and we are happy to accommodate your requests. Feel free to contact us for detail.

2020

Course Length Package Price
2 weeks (9 days for lessons) 420,000

The package price includes below.

  1. The package price includes 10 days of lessons with printed and digital materials, 2 full-day & 10 half-day activities, accommodation (13 nights in a dormitory type room), all meals, airport transfer from/to Narita or Haneda airports, an IC card "Suica" worth 3,000 JPY, which can be used for transportation and shopping at various stores. One adult leader is required per 10 students. The fees for leaders are included in the students' fees
  2. The above is just a sample and we are happy to accommodate your requests. Feel free to contact us for detail.

Basic Business Japanese Class 16

16 times 8 times
Non KAI students 18,000 9,600
KAI students 15,000 8,000

One to One Course

2019

Registration Fee: 6,000 JPY

Course Length Number of students Tuition
9:00 - 18:00 1 6,000
2 7,400
18:00 - 21:30 1 6,500
2 8,000
Saturdays, Sundays
and public holidays
- 150% of the tuition
  • The tuition is fee per hour. The registration fee is fee per person.

2020

Registration Fee: 10,000 JPY

Course Length Number of students Tuition
9:00 - 18:00 1 6,100
2 7,600
18:00 - 21:30 1 7,700
2 9,500
Saturdays, Sundays
and public holidays
- 150% of the tuition
  • The tuition is fee per hour. The registration fee is fee per person.