Hirosaki University

country rank  64
world rank  1733

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University Overview

Established in 1949, Hirosaki University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Hirosaki (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Aomori. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan, Hirosaki University is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational Japanese higher education institution. Hirosaki University 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 73 years old Japanese 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. Hirosaki University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name 弘前大学
Founded 1949

University Location

Address 1 Bunkyo-cho
036-8560 Aomori
Tel +81 (172) 36 2111
Fax +81 (172) 37 6594

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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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 20-30%
Admission Office 1, Bunkyo-cho
Hirosaki 036-8560

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

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Site last updated: Thursday, 9 March 2023