Doshisha University

country rank  23
world rank  1255

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Founded in 1920, Doshisha University is a private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Kyoto (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan, Doshisha University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Japanese higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Protestant religion. Doshisha 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 100 years old Japanese 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. Doshisha University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name 同志社大学
Acronym
Founded 1920 Origins date back to 1875
Motto Veritas Liberabit Vos
The Truth Shall Set You Free (John 8:32)
Colours White and purple

University Location

Address Imadegawa-dori
Kyoto
602-8580 Kyoto
Japan
Tel +81 (75) 251 3260
Fax +81 (75) 251 3057

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
Not reported Not reported
International
students
Not reported Not reported

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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 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Protestant Christian-Protestant

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Doshisha University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

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


Year of first Accreditation

1952


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Japan University Accreditation Association (JUAA)


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Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 15 September 2020