University of Tsukuba

country rank  6
world rank  261

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University Overview

Founded in 1973, University of Tsukuba is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Tsukuba (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Ibaraki. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Tokyo. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, University of Tsukuba is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Tsukuba 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 44 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. 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. University of Tsukuba also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

筑波大学

Founded
1973

Motto
Imagine the future

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University Location

Address
1-1-1 Tennodai
Tsukuba (population range: 50,000-249,999)
305-8577 Ibaraki Japan

T +81 (29) 853 2111

F +81 (29) 853 2059

Other locations
Tokyo

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Important: please contact or visit the official website of University of Tsukuba 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 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)
International students 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 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 University of Tsukuba'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
Men and Women (coed)

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

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 10-20%

Admission Office
1-1-1 Tennodai
Tsukuba 305-8577
+81 (29) 853 7385


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 University of Tsukuba'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 Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 4,500-4,999

Control Type

Public

Entity Type

Non-Profit

Academic Calendar

Trimesters

Campus Setting

Suburban

Religious Affiliation
None

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Facilities and Services

Library

Yes

Housing
Not reported

Sport Facilities

Yes

Financial Aids
Not reported

Study Abroad

Yes

Distance Learning
Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the official website of University of Tsukuba 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
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan


Year of first Accreditation
1979


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 University of Tsukuba 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

  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)

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Academic Structure

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