Kyoto University

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world rank  131

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University Overview

Established in 1897, Kyoto University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Kyoto (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan, Kyoto University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Japanese higher education institution. Kyoto 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 123 years old Japanese higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Japanese higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Kyoto 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.

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University Identity

Name
Name 京都大学
Acronym
Founded 1897
Motto Freedom of academic culture
Colours Dark blue

University Location

Address Yoshida-Honmachi
Kyoto
606-8501 Kyoto
Japan
Tel +81 (75) 753 7531
Fax +81 (75) 753 2042

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Local
students
Not reported Not reported
International
students
Not reported Not reported

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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 0-10%
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 3,000-3,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Kyoto University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan


Year of first Accreditation

1952


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Japan University Accreditation Association (JUAA)
  • National Institution for Academic Degrees and University Evaluation (NIAD-UE)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)

Academic Structure


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Social Media

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YouTube

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021