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Kwansei Gakuin University

country rank 65
world rank 1631

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University Overview

Founded in 1912, Kwansei Gakuin University is a private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Nishinomiya (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Hyogo. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Kobe Sanda. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Kwansei Gakuin University (KG) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Protestant The United Church of Christ in Japan - uccj-e.org religion. Kwansei Gakuin University (KG) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 105 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this Japanese higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. KG also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name


関西学院大学

Acronym

KG

Founded

1912 Origins date back to 1889

Motto

???????? Mastery for Service

Colours

Blue, white and yellow

Mascot

8th Man

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University Location

Address

1-1-155 Uegahara
Nishinomiya (population range: 250,000-499,999)
662-8501 Hyogo Japan

Telehone

+81 (798) 546 115

Telefax

+81 (798) 510 954

Other locations

Kobe Sanda

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

Undergraduate
Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees


Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Kwansei Gakuin University for detailed information on areas of study and degree levels currently offered; the above uniRank Degree Levels and Areas of Study Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local students 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro) 10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro)
International students 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro) 10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Kwansei Gakuin University's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above uniRank Yearly Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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University Admissions

Gender Admission

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)

International Students

International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection

Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations

Admission Rate

Admission Rate 10-20%

Admission Office

1-1-155 Uegahara Nishinomiya
Hyogo +81 (798) 54 6115

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Kwansei Gakuin University's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment

Total Student Enrolment 20,000-24,999

Academic Staff

Total Faculty and Academic Staff 900-999

Control Type

Control Type Private

Entity Type

Not reported

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar Semesters

Campus Setting

Campus Setting Urban

Religious Affiliation

Christian-Protestant Christian-Protestant The United Church of Christ in Japan - uccj-e.org

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Facilities and Services

Library

University Library Yes Go to 関西学院大学's Library

Housing

University Housing and Accommodation Yes

Sport Facilities

University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids

University Financial Aids Yes

Study Abroad

Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes

Distance Learning

Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Kwansei Gakuin University for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Accreditation Seal Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan


Year of first Accreditation

1932


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Japan University Accreditation Association (JUAA)



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Kwansei Gakuin University as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • Association of Christian Universities and Colleges in Asia (ACUCA)
  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)


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Academic Structure

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