Kanagawa University

country rank  99
world rank  2728

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University Overview

Established in 1949, Kanagawa University is a private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Yokohama (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Kanagawa. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Kanagawa University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Kanagawa 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 70 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name 神奈川大学
Founded 1949 Origins date back to 1928
Motto Simple and Sturdy / Forwardness

University Location

Address 3-27-1 Rokkakubashi
Yokohama (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
221-8686 Kanagawa
T +81 (45) 481 5661
F +81 (45) 491 7915

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

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 Not reported
Admission Office


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,500-1,999
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Kanagawa University'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

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Japan University Accreditation Association (JUAA)

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019