The University of Kitakyushu

country rank  217
world rank  4560

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University Overview

Founded in 1946, The University of Kitakyushu is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized city of Kitakyushu (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Fukuoka. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, The University of Kitakyushu is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The University of Kitakyushu 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 72 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 students are welcome to apply for enrollment. The University of Kitakyushu also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Name 北九州市立大学
Acronym
Founded 1946

University Location

Address 4-2-1 Kitagata, Kokuraminami
Kitakyushu (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
802-8577 Fukuoka
Japan
T +81 (93) 964 4202
F +81 (93) 964 4028

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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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 Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office 4-2-1 Kitagata, Kokuraminami
Kitakyushu 802-8577
+81 (93) 964 4022

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to The University of Kitakyushu'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

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan


Year of first Accreditation
1999


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Japan University Accreditation Association (JUAA)

Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018