Shoin University

country rank  691
world rank  9777

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University Overview

Established in 1941, Shoin University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Atsugi (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Kanagawa. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Tokyo, Hiratsuka. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Shoin University (Shoin) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Shoin University (Shoin) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 78 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name 松蔭大学
Acronym Shoin
Founded 1941
Motto Knowledge as Action
Colours Crimson

University Location

Address 9-1 Morinosato-wakamiya
Atsugi (population range: 50,000-249,999)
243-0124 Kanagawa
T +81 (46) 247 1511
F +81 (46) 247 4234
Other locations Tokyo, Hiratsuka

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office 9-1 Morinosato-wakamiya
Atsugi 243-0124

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Shoin 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 International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

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

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Japan Institution for Higher Education Evaluation (JIHEE)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Western Metropolitan Area University Association (WMAUA)
  • United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019