Kunitachi College of Music

country rank  314
world rank  5784

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University Overview

Established in 1926, Kunitachi College of Music is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Tachikawa (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Tokyo. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Kunitachi College of Music (KCM) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Kunitachi College of Music (KCM) 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 93 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Japanese higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name 国立音楽大学
Acronym KCM
Founded 1926

University Location

Address 5-5-1 Kashiwa-cho
Tachikawa (population range: 50,000-249,999)
190-8520 Tokyo
T +81 (42) 535 0321
F +81 (42) 536 0615

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 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 60-70%
Admission Office 5-5-1 Kashiwa-cho
Tachikawa-shi 190-8520
+81 (42) 535 9500

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Kunitachi College of Music's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
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)
  • Japan Institution for Higher Education Evaluation (JIHEE)

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019