Osaka Visual Arts Academy

Osaka Visual Arts Academy

(School name changed from Visual Arts College Osaka in April 2024)


Osaka Visual Arts Academy
Features of
(School name changed from Visual Arts College Osaka in April 2024)

Appeal of Osaka Visual Arts Academy

Half a century after its founding, more than 75,000 people have graduated from groups nationwide. Graduates are active at the forefront of the entertainment and creative industry. Visual arts has the know-how to turn your “likes” into work.

A network that operates nationwide in Osaka, Tokyo, Nagoya, and Fukuoka.

Sharing industry connections by collaborating with sister schools nationwide. Of course, recruiters from all over the country gather,
It is possible to support a wide range of job debut activities by holding large-scale events.

Industry-standard educational environment

Fully equipped with studios and equipment that match the environment actually used in the industry.
It can be used free of charge for personal work production as well as for classes, and you can demonstrate your creativity as you wish.

Employment/Debut Support

In addition to holding large-scale events such as the “Industrial EXPO” where about 1,000 major companies in the industry gather, and the “Super Audition” by music and entertainment production companies to expand opportunities, we also actively provide backup for employment and debut. I'm here.

Educational support provided by AO Pre-school

International students who participate in AO Pre-School develop their skills and sensibilities from an early stage, so that they can have a clear image of their future and are able to work on their studies with a clear goal in mind.

Campus Life

Introducing our exciting campus life of the 2 years.

  • ARTS LAB Vol.1 (1st year first semester)

    All grades and departments collaborate to create works.

  • ARTS LAB Vol.2 (1st year second semester)

    A big event is held as a milestone for the first graders. Just before starting job hunting and debut activities, full-fledged stage and stage presentations will be held only by students.

  • Welcome event for new students (2nd year first semester)

    Demonstrate the skills you have learned so far at the welcome event for new students. By having a sense of "having fun", you will further increase your motivation to work in the entertainment industry.

  • ARTS SONIC (2nd year first semester)

    At ARTS SONIC, a collaboration event between all departments in the East, we will announce live performances, dance showcases, voice plays, plays, exhibitions of works, music programs, and movie screenings. From the appearance to the behind the scenes, all the students will create it.

  • SUPER AUDITION (2nd year second semester)

    An on-campus audition event unique to Visual Arts. Famous productions from all over the country participate, and you can receive direct examination and advice from the newcomer development staff.

Departments & Majors

Introducing the subjects you can study at Osaka Visual Arts Academy (changed name from Visual Arts College Osaka in April 2024)

  • Photography Department

    • Photographer Course
    • Commercial Photo Course
    • Fashion Photo Course
    • Live Photo Course
    • Sports Photography Course
    • Bridal/Business Photography Course
    • Creative Photo Course
  • Broadcasting and Film Department

    • Live Broadcast Technology Course
    • Variety Show Course
    • Drama Course
    • Film Director Course
    • Film Technology Course
    • Video Creator Course
    • music video course
    • Video VFX/3DCG Course
  • Sound Arts Department

    • PA Course
    • Lighting Course
    • Recording Engineer Course
  • Audiovisual Department

    • Audiovisual Course
  • Musicians Department

    • Vocal Course
    • Guitar Course
    • Base Course
    • Drum Course
    • Sound Creator Course
  • Media Publishing and Performing Arts Department

    • General publishing course
    • Fashion Magazine Course
    • Anime Publishing Course
    • Entertainment Manager Course
    • Event planning and production course
    • Fan Club Staff Course
  • Dance Department

    • Dancer Course
    • Dance Vocal Course
  • Voice Actor Department

    • Voice Acting Course
    • Actor/Talent Course
    • Internet talent/influencer course

Tuition fee

  • Common  to all 2-yearcourses
  • List of textbooks, teaching materials, and training expenses (estimated for the previous year)   
  1st year 2nd year
Enrollment Fee 180,000円
Tuition Fee
Full payment 980,000円 1,160,000円
1st semester 490,000円 580,000円
2nd semester 490,000円 580,000円
Equipment cost 250,000円 250,000円
Alumni Association Fee 10,000円
Student Accident Insurance 2,000円 2,000円
Scholarship for International Students by Recommendation from Designated School
Full payment 1,322,000円 1,212,000円
1st semester 882,000円 732,000円
2nd semester 440,000円 480,000円
Scholarship for International Students by Recommendation A
Full payment 1,322,000円 1,312,000円
1st semester 882,000円 782,000円
2nd semester 440,000円 530,000円
Scholarship for International Students by Recommendation B
Full payment 1,372,000円 1,362,000円
1st semester 907,000円 807,000円
2nd semester 465,000円 555,000円
21st Century Academia Scholarship not available
Full payment 1,422,000円 1,412,000円
1st semester 932,000円 832,000円
2nd semester 490,000円 580,000円
  1. ※1 Student accident insurance is provided for all students at this school through a contract with an insurance company, covering unforeseen accidents such as traffic accidents and injuries that occur during their enrollment period from the date of admission until graduation.
Name of Department Textbook/material costs Common teaching materials fee (1st year) Common teaching materials fee (2nd year)
Photography Department

43,000 yen *1



Broadcasting and Film Department 30,000円 8,000円 6,000円
Audiovisual Department 50,000円



Voice Actor Department

10,000 yen *2 9,000円 33,000円

Sound Arts Department

31,000〜47,000円 6,000円 6,000円

Musicians Department

38,000〜55,000円 5,000円 6,000円
Dance Department 30,000円 5,000円 6,000円

Media Publishing and Performing Arts Department

23,000円 10,000円 10,000円
  1. ※1 In the Photography Department's classes, in addition to the above-mentioned amount, a "digital single-lens reflex camera" is required.
  2. ※2 In the Voice Actor Department's classes, in addition to the above-mentioned amount, dance shoes (approximately 10,000 yen) are required.
  3. The amounts vary depending on the department or course and may be subject to revision based on the fiscal year or societal circumstances.
  4. In addition to teaching materials, you will need an internet communication environment and a computer, tablet, or other device to participate in online classes.
  5. Tuition payment regulations

  6. Upon completion of the enrollment procedure, permission to enroll will be granted, and you will be registered in the school's student register.
  7. If you do not pay the tuition fee by the specified date, you will be deemed to have declined admission.
  8. If you request to withdraw your enrollment by March 31st, we will refund your tuition fees excluding admission fees and administrative fees.


 2-5-23 Sonezakishinchi, Kita-ku, Osaka
Phone number

大阪ビジュアルアーツ・アカデミー SNS
(2024年4月 ビジュアルアーツ専門学校・大阪より校名変更)


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