Yokohama Medical College

Yokohama Medical College

Achieve your dreams in an excellent learning environment

 Yokohama Medical College is an educational institution that aims to produce Heisei-no-iryou hito". The main feature of the school is its extremely good learning environment, with the aim of "meeting" and "impressing" students in a very friendly atmosphere. The teachers are pleased to provide quality service and give their love and care to each of student, aiming to develop student as a professional with great sensitivity, good manners and communication skills. Why don't you come to Yokohama Medical College in such a learning environment and under such guidance to realize your dreams and goals? Let's study at Yokohama Medical College and make your dream come true. Heisei Medical School
Yokohama Medical College

Principal Yukihiro Tomita

General information

Name Yokohama Medical College
Location 9-12 Kinko-cho, Kanagawa-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa 221-0056
Admission period April and October
capacity April intake: 40 students, October intake: 20 students

School features

Learning features

Class teacher system for friendly guidance

Class teachers are always available to help you with any questions or concerns you may have.

Our unique career options

Students can study in the medical field at our Judo Therapy and Acupuncture courses, as well as at our partner schools throughout Japan.

Support for higher education

We support students from application to acceptance to other universities, graduate schools and vocational schools in addition to our own department and partner schools.

Interaction with Japanese students

In the same school building, there are Japanese students studying in two departments. Some of them are international students like you.
This is a great opportunity to meet other students who are working hard to achieve their goals. Please take advantage of this unique opportunity at our school and use it to improve your Japanese language skills!

The city of Yokohama has a lot to offer

Yokohama is a city of fashion and history. In Yokohama you can also enjoy the sea, nature, history and gourmet food.


Yokohama Medical College is conveniently located just a 5-minute walk from JR Yokohama Station and a 1-minute walk from Keikyu Kanagawa Station. It is also close to the popular bay area, so you can enjoy campus life to the fullest.


Tuition fee

2-year course for higher education

First year Next year
Application Fee 20,000 yen -
Entrance fee 100,000 yen -
Tuition fee 650,000 yen 650,000 yen
Total 770,000 yen 650,000 yen

1.5 year course

First year Second year
Application fee 20,000 yen -
Admission fee 100,000 yen -
Tuition fee 325,000 yen 650,000 yen
Total 425,000 yen 650,000 yen

Notices about tuition fees

The tuition fee includes the cost of teaching materials and student accident insurance.
A separate alumni association fee of 10,000 yen is payable with the first year's payment.
The actual cost of administrative fees will be charged on a case-by-case basis.

In principle, all fees are non-refundable once paid.
In the event that a student declines to enroll, the amount of money paid, excluding the screening fee and admission fee, will be refunded.
In the event that a visa is not issued by the Japanese consulate in the applicant's home country, the applicant may request a refund of all fees except for the screening fee and the admission fee. In the event that the visa is not issued by the Japanese consulate in the applicant's home country, the applicant will be required to pay a refund fee.
If payment is not received by the deadline, the applicant will be deemed to have withdrawn from the school. Please make sure that you have enough money to pay the fees in advance.

About admission

Admission procedure

Screening by entry sheet (first screening)
Preliminary interview and written test (second screening)
Application based on official documents (third screening)

Admission requirements

1) Applicants who have completed 12 years of school education in a foreign country or its equivalent.
(2) Applicants who can submit the results of official Japanese language proficiency tests such as the Japanese Language Proficiency Test, or who can submit documents showing the amount of time spent studying Japanese at school, etc.
2) Those who can submit the results of official Japanese Language Proficiency Tests such as the Japanese Language Proficiency Test, or those who can submit documents showing the time spent studying Japanese at school.
3) Those who intend to enter a Japanese higher education institution (university, vocational school, etc.).

About dormitory

The school will provide you with a rental property. (Within 30 minutes commuting distance to school)
Approximate cost of living in Yokohama
Monthly rent: approx. 30,000 yen + utilities.

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Yokohama Medical College has a partnership with a real estate company so that students who wish to move into one of our student flats can do so. They are conveniently located near the campus.

About part-time job

Part-time minimum wage → ¥1,040 per hour
[¥1,040 x 28 hours/week] x 4 weeks = approx. ¥116,480/month
During summer holiday, winter holiday and spring holiday
During summer, winter and spring holidays, you can work up to 8 hours a day and 40 hours a week.