Hitotsubashi University

country rank  32
world rank  1449

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University Overview

Established in 1875, Hitotsubashi University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Kunitachi (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Tokyo. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Hitotsubashi University is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Hitotsubashi 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 143 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 applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name 一橋大学
Founded 1875
Motto Captains of Industry
Colours Crimson

University Location

Address 1 Naka 2-chome
Kunitachi (population range: 50,000-249,999)
186-8601 Tokyo
T +81 (42) 580 8000
F +81 (42) 580 8006

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
Admission Rate Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office 2-1 Naka, Kunitachi
Tokyo 1868601
+81 (42) 5808150

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 500-599
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Hitotsubashi 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

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Institution for Academic Degrees and University Evaluation (NIAD-UE)

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019