Kwansei Gakuin University

country rank  54
world rank  1877

Publish your
uniRank University Ranking

University Overview

Founded in 1912, Kwansei Gakuin University is a private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Nishinomiya (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Hyogo. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Kobe Sanda. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Kwansei Gakuin University (KG) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Protestant religion. Kwansei Gakuin University (KG) 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 107 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.

University Identity

Name 関西学院大学
Acronym KG
Founded 1912 Origins date back to 1889
Motto Mastery for Service
Colours Blue, white and yellow

University Location

Address 1-1-155 Uegahara
Nishinomiya (population range: 250,000-499,999)
662-8501 Hyogo
T +81 (798) 546 115
F +81 (798) 510 954
Other locations Kobe Sanda

Study Areas and Degree Levels

Search for courses and programs with the uniRank World Universities Search Engine

Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 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 10-20%
Admission Office 1-1-155 Uegahara Nishinomiya
+81 (798) 54 6115

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 900-999
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Protestant Christian-Protestant The United Church of Christ in Japan -

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Kwansei Gakuin University'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

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Christian Universities and Colleges in Asia (ACUCA)
  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)

Academic Structure

Not available; please submit a list of official first level academic divisions such as faculties, departments etc.

Social Media


Kwansei Gakuin University's Facebook page for social networking Kwansei Gakuin University's Facebook page


Kwansei Gakuin University's Twitter webpage for micro-blogging and news updates


Kwansei Gakuin University's LinkedIn profile for business and academic networking


Kwansei Gakuin University's YouTube or Vimeo channel for videos Kwansei Gakuin University's YouTube page


Kwansei Gakuin University's Instagram or Flickr account for photos

Online Courses

iTunes U

Not reported

Open Education Consortium

Not reported

Wikipedia Article

Video Presentation

Not available; please submit an official general video presentation of this higher education institution.

Related Resources

Find out rankings and reviews of all Universities in Japan

Search for courses and scholarships with the uniRank World Universities Search Engine

Explore a list of all recognized Universities in Asia by country

Errors and Update

Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019