Tuition/ Accommodation Fees

For New Zealand students (including Permanent Residents)

  • Tuition -  NZ$3,624 for full-time study per year* (Degree and diploma of Japanese)
  • Facility fee - NZ$800 per year (includes all prescribed textbooks)
  • Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF) Click here for details
  • Application Fee - NZ$50
    *Tuition fees are adjusted annually and applied at the start of each new academic year. Diploma of tourism tuition fees are $4480 for full-time study per year.


  1. Applicants in certificate, diploma or degree programmes are entitled to enrol in up to eight papers in total during the Academic Year. Additional papers will incur extra tuition fees.
  2. A Facility Fee is required for access to the Library, Recreation Centre, computer laboratories, the internet, teaching materials, and textbooks.


This residential fee includes three meals per day, seven days a week provided in our dining hall.

Accommodation - Pricing

  • Small private room (Halls 1-6) $220 per week (Will increase to $240 from April 2018)
  • Large private room (Halls 7,8,10) $240 per week (Will increase to $260 from April 2018)
  • A $500 bond, $250 service fee, and first week's rent are to be paid in advance.

Floor space:

  • Halls 1-6: Approx 7 square metres
  • Halls 7-8: Approx 11 square metres
  • Hall 10: Approx 10.5 square metres

All rooms are subject to availability. Students cannot reserve a particular hall or room, but we will endeavour to allocate your choice wherever possible.

Student Loan/Student Allowance

NZ citizens and Permanent Residents may be eligible for a student loan to cover their tuition and facility fees, and a student loan or allowance to help with accommodation/living costs.
For information on student loan/allowance eligibility, and to start your application, visit Studylink's website here


For International Students 

Please see International Students' tuition and accommodation fee details here