Chuo University

country rank  31
world rank  1370

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University Overview

Founded in 1885, Chuo University is a private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Hachioji (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Tokyo. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Korakuen, Shinjuku. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Chuo University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Chuo University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 134 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.

University Identity

Name 中央大学
Founded 1885

University Location

Address 742-1 Higashinakano
Hachioji (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
192-0393 Tokyo
T +81 (426) 74 2211
F +81 (426) 74 2214
Other locations Korakuen, Shinjuku

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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
Admission Rate 10-20%
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Chuo University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

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

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Japan University Accreditation Association (JUAA)

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019