Staying in Japan – Accomodation, Transportation and Jobs

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Does Coto Academy Provide Assistance for Accommodation?

Yes, we do provide partial assistance for your accommodation in Tokyo, convenient to go to our school. If you would like to experience homestay or to stay in a sharehouse, please kindly refer to our accommodation information page. During your inquiry to our school, please precise what kind of lodging you would like to have. 

If you you prefer a private accommodation – apartment and studio room, we would recommend the following agencies among others : Sakura-house & Oakhouse.

What Is the Estimated Overall Monthly Cost of Living (Including Housing, Transportation and Food)?

We understand some students are concerned by the cost of living in Tokyo. Please understand it is difficult to give an accurate estimation since many factors are to be taken into account. First of all, the housing cost greatly depends on your choice of lodging:

  • Studio: around 80,000 JPY
  • Sharehouse: from 40,000 to 75,000 JPY
  • Homestay: 4,860 JPY per night per person

The cost of living will depend from one person to another. You can first check the following websites to have a better understanding of average prices in Japan: Numbeo and Expatistan.

Finally, you can get an estimation of your average cost of transportation with the Hyperdia timetable and route search engine. Transportation cost can range from 6,000 to 10,000 JPY a month.

How Can I Travel Around Japan?

Japan has a very efficient public transportation system. The majority of the people commute using metro and train. At first, Tokyo’s transportation system may be frightening for foreigners. You can use the application Navitime. More information about travelling around Japan is available at Japan Guide.

Does Coto Academy Provide Counsel to Find Part-time Jobs or Assistance Finding Internships?

We understand you may inquire about the possibility of supporting your study with a part-time job in Tokyo or by finding an internship. Please check out Coto Work

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