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Kumamoto Gakuen University

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Established in 1942, the Kumamoto Gakuen University (Kumamoto Gakuen Daigaku) is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Kumamoto (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan, Kumamoto Gakuen University is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational Japanese higher education institution. Kumamoto Gakuen University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 82-year-old Japanese higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Kumamoto Gakuen University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Kumamoto Gakuen University's Control Typeprivate


Kumamoto Gakuen University's Entity Typefor-profit


Kumamoto Gakuen University' Size by Total Enrollmentmedium-sized


Kumamoto Gakuen University's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (Non Latin) 熊本学園大学
Name (English) Kumamoto Gakuen Daigaku
Founded 1942
Motto Mutual Friendship between Teachers and Students
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University Location

Address 2-5-1 Oe, Chuo-ku
862-8680 Kumamoto
Kumamoto Gakuen University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Kumamoto Gakuen University Phone Number +81 (96) 364 5161
Kumamoto Gakuen University Fax Number +81 (96) 363 1289

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Kumamoto Gakuen University's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Kumamoto Gakuen University's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Kumamoto Gakuen University's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Kumamoto Gakuen University.

Kumamoto Gakuen University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
7,500-9,999 US$
(6,830-9,110 Euro)
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Kumamoto Gakuen University's admission information.

Kumamoto Gakuen University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Kumamoto Gakuen University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Kumamoto Gakuen University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Kumamoto Gakuen University's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Kumamoto Gakuen University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Kumamoto Gakuen University's Admission Office Admission Office

2-5-1 Oe

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Kumamoto Gakuen University.

Kumamoto Gakuen University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Kumamoto Gakuen University has an enrollment range of 7,000-7,999 students making it a medium-sized institution.

Kumamoto Gakuen University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 400-499 academic employees (Faculty).

Kumamoto Gakuen University's Control Type Control Type

Kumamoto Gakuen University is a private higher education institution.

Kumamoto Gakuen University's Entity Type Entity Type

Kumamoto Gakuen University is a for-profit higher education institution.

Kumamoto Gakuen University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Kumamoto Gakuen University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Kumamoto Gakuen University does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

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Kumamoto Gakuen University's Library University Library

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Kumamoto Gakuen University's Housing University Housing

Not reported

Kumamoto Gakuen University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Kumamoto Gakuen University's main services:

Kumamoto Gakuen University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

Not reported

Kumamoto Gakuen University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Kumamoto Gakuen University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Kumamoto Gakuen University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Kumamoto Gakuen University's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

Recognition and Accreditation


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Kumamoto Gakuen University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Kumamoto Gakuen University is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Kumamoto Gakuen University's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Japan University Accreditation Association (JUAA)
  • Japan Institution for Higher Education Evaluation (JIHEE)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

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Academic Structure


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Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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