International University of Japan

country rank  85
world rank  2282

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University Overview

Established in 1982, International University of Japan is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Minami Uonuma-shi (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Niigata. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, International University of Japan (IUJ) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 250-499 students) coeducational higher education institution. International University of Japan (IUJ) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 35 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Japanese higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. IUJ also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name 国際大学
Acronym IUJ
Founded 1982
Motto Where the World Gathers
Colours Blue

University Location

Address 777 Kokusai-cho
Minami Uonuma-shi (population range: 50,000-249,999)
949-7277 Niigata
T +81 (25) 779 1104
F +81 (25) 779 1180

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student Not reported over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student Not reported over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 777 Kokusai-cho
Minami Uonuma-shi
+81 (25) 779 1104

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 250-499
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 50-99
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to International University of Japan'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

Year of first Accreditation


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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018