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Showa Women's University

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173

world rank

3091

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Overview

Founded in 1920, Showa Women's University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the metropolis of Tokyo (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Boston. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Showa Women's University (SWU) is a small (enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) women only higher education institution. Showa Women's University (SWU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 97 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Japanese higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. SWU 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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General Information


Name
Name 昭和女子大学
Acronym SWU
Founded 1920
Motto Be a light to the world
Colours Blue
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Location


Address 1-7 Taishido, Setagaya-ku
Tokyo
154-8533 Tokyo
Japan
Population range over 5,000,000
Phone +81 (3) 3411 5249
Fax +81 (3) 3411 6973
Other locations Boston
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Areas of Studies


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 Showa Women's University for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)
International students Not reported 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Showa Women's University's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Women Only
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 40-50%
Admission Office 1-7 Taishido Setagaya-ku
Tokyo 154-8533
Phone +81 (3) 3411 5154
0120-5171-86

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Showa Women's 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 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to Showa Women's University'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 Showa Women's 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

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

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


Year of first Accreditation

1977


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 Showa Women's 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 a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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