In Japan, you need approximately 1.7-1.9 million yen to prepare a college life. The cost includes examination fees (usually students take two or more university entrance exams), tuition, expense for the enrollment ceremony, textbooks, and housing cost. The following is the breakdown of it.
Table 1: Cost for preparing a college life (unit: Japanese Yen)
|National Univ.||Private Univ.|
|Item||Unit: Yen||Unit: Yen|
Table 2: Cost for preparing a college life (unit: Dollar, Euro)
|National Univ.||Private Univ.||National Univ.||Private Univ.|
|Item||Unit: Dollar||Unit: Dollar||Unit: Euro||Unit: Euro|
Source is Asahi Shimbun newspaper, article on Jan 29, 2018.