Doshisha Women's College of Liberal Arts

country rank  181
world rank  3957

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University Overview

Established in 1949, Doshisha Women's College of Liberal Arts is a private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Kyotanabe (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Kyoto. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Doshisha Women's College of Liberal Arts (DWC) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) women only higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Protestant religion. Doshisha Women's College of Liberal Arts (DWC) 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 68 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Japanese higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. DWC 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.

University Identity

Name 同志社女子大学
Acronym DWC
Founded 1949 Origins date back to 1876
Motto Ego sum vitis vera
I am the true vine
Colours White and purple

University Location

Address Kodo
Kyotanabe (population range: 50,000-249,999)
610-0395 Kyoto
T +81 (774) 65 8811
F +81 (774) 65 8460

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Women Only
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office Kodo
Kyotanabe 610-0395

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 800-899
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Protestant Christian-Protestant

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Doshisha Women's College of Liberal Arts's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
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

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Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Japan University Accreditation Association (JUAA)


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Academic Structure

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