Kochi University

country rank  92
world rank  2531

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University Overview

Founded in 1949, Kochi University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the small city of Kochi (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Kochi University is a coeducational higher education institution. Kochi 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. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Japanese higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name 高知大学
Founded 1949

University Location

Address 2-5-1 Akebono-cho
Kochi (population range: 250,000-499,999)
780-8520 Kochi
T +81 (88) 844 8643
F +81 (88) 844 8033

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 Admission Rate 20-30%
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Kochi University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
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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Online Courses

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Video Presentation

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019