Kanazawa University

country rank  18
world rank  1052

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University Overview

Established in 1949, Kanazawa University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium city of Kanazawa (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Ishikawa. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Kanazawa University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Kanazawa 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 71 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
Name 金沢大学
Acronym
Founded 1949
Colours Dusky purple

University Location

Address Kakuma-machi
Kanazawa (population range: 250,000-499,999)
920-1192 Ishikawa
Japan
T +81 (76) 264 5111
F +81 (76) 234 4010

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 10-20%
Admission Office

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Kanazawa University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan


Year of first Accreditation

1949


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Japan University Accreditation Association JUAA; National Institution for Academic Degrees and University Evaluation NIAD-UE

Memberships and Affiliations

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Thursday, 30 July 2020