Koyasan University

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world rank  7241

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University Overview

Founded in 1886, Koyasan University is a private higher education institution located in Mount Koya, Wakayama. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Koyasan University is a coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Buddhist religion. Koyasan 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 134 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name 高野山大学
Founded 1886

University Location

Mount Koya (population range: Not reported)
648-0280 Wakayama
T +81 (736) 56 2921
F +81 (736) 56 2746

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation Buddhist Buddhist Shingon sect, Mahayana Buddhism

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Koyasan University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

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: Monday, 10 February 2020