Tokyo College of Music Rankings

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Ranking Category
#7971 of 14,131 In the World
#3126 of 5,830 In Asia
#595 of 719 In Japan
#76 of 84 In Tokyo

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Highest Degree
Acceptance rate

* The Tokyo College of Music is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.


The tuition table for Tokyo College of Music gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Tuition (per year) Application Fee Admission Fee
Bachelor of Music ¥1,200,000 ¥30,000 ¥200,000
Master of Music ¥1,500,000 ¥30,000 ¥200,000
Doctor of Musical Arts ¥1,800,000 ¥30,000 ¥200,000
Professional Training Program ¥1,000,000 ¥30,000 ¥200,000

All fees are in Japanese yen (¥).

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Tokyo College of Music.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology No No No
Business No No No
Chemistry No No No
Computer Science No No No
Economics No No No
Engineering No No No
Environmental Science No No No
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences No No No
Mathematics No No No
Medicine No No No
Physics No No No
Psychology No No No
Shushi Conducting, Music, Music Education, Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments, Musicology, Opera, Singing
Hakase Music, Music Education, Musicology

Tokyo College of Music alumni

  1. Tetsuko Kuroyanagi

    Tetsuko Kuroyanagi
    1933-.. (age 91)

    Tetsuko Kuroyanagi is a Japanese actress, television personality, World Wide Fund for Nature advisor, and Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF. She joined NHK Broadcasting Theatre Company as the first television actress in 1953. In 1954, she made her debut as the lead actress in the radio drama Yambō Nimbō Tombō. In 1976, the TV Asahi's Tetsuko's Room (Tetsuko no Heya)" started airing. This program was recognized by the Guinness World Records in 2011 for having the highest number of broadcasts by the same host. It has been airing on weekdays at noon every week, and as of 2023, it has surpassed 11,000 episodes in its 48th year. Her autobiographical book, Totto-Chan: The Little Girl at the Window, which depicts her childhood, became a post-WW2 bestseller with over 8 million copies sold in Japan and 25 million copies worldwide. It has also been adapted into a television series twice.

  2. Nao Matsushita

    Nao Matsushita
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    1985-.. (age 39)
    Enrolled in the Tokyo College of Music
    Studied piano
    fashion modelmodelpianistsingeractor

    Nao Matsushita is a Japanese actress and singer.

  3. Yui Makino

    Yui Makino
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    1986-.. (age 38)
    Enrolled in the Tokyo College of Music
    In 2008 studied piano

    Yui Makino is a Japanese actress, voice actress, singer, and pianist. She is best known for her work in the anime Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle where she voices Sakura and some of the theme songs for the Aria anime series. She is associated with Amuse, Inc. One of her earliest voice acting performances was the character "Sister" in a short-anime movie Bavel no Hon when she was 10. She married singer Yutaro Miura in 2020.

  4. Noriko Awaya

    Noriko Awaya
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    1907-1999 (aged 92)

    Noriko Awaya was a Japanese female soprano chanteuse and popular music (ryūkōka) singer. She was dubbed the "Queen of Blues" in Japan.

All 10 notable alumni

Tokyo College of Music faculties and divisions

Course/Programme : Music Conducting, Music, Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments, Opera, Singing
Graduate School : Music Conducting, Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments, Musicology, Opera, Singing
Institute : Ethno-musicology Musicology

General information

Alternative names 東京音楽大学
Founded 1907
Accreditation Japan Institution for Higher Education Evaluation (JIHEE)

Location and contacts

Address 3-4-5 Minami-Ikebukuro Toshima-ku
Tokyo, 171-8540
City population 14,048,000

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