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Kyoto Women's University

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Established in 1920, the Kyoto Women's University (Kyoto Jyosi Daigaku) is a private higher education institution located in 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 Women's University is a small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) women only Japanese higher education institution formally affiliated with the Buddhist religion. Kyoto Women's 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 104-year-old Japanese higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The acceptance rate range is 20-29% making this Japanese higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Kyoto Women's University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Kyoto Women's University's Control Typeprivate


Kyoto Women's University's Entity Typenot reported


Kyoto Women's University' Size by Total Enrollmentsmall-sized


Kyoto Women's University's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratevery selective

University Identity

Name (Non Latin) 京都女子大学
Name (English) Kyoto Jyosi Daigaku
Founded 1920
Motto Spirit of Construction
Mascot Fujino chan
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University Location

Address 35 Imagumanokitahiyoshicho, Higashiyama-ku
605-8501 Kyoto
Kyoto Women's University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Kyoto Women's University Phone Number +81 (75)531 7030
Kyoto Women's University Fax Number +81 (75) 531 7222

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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 Kyoto Women's 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 Kyoto Women's 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 Kyoto Women's 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 Kyoto Women's University.

Kyoto Women's University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Kyoto Women's University's admission information.

Kyoto Women's University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Women Only.

Kyoto Women's University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Kyoto Women's University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Kyoto Women's University's acceptance rate range is 20-29% making this institution a very selective higher education institution.

Kyoto Women's University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

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

Kyoto Women's University's Admission Office Admission Office

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Kyoto Women's University.

Kyoto Women's University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Kyoto Women's University has an enrollment range of 5,000-5,999 students making it a small-sized institution.

Kyoto Women's University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 100-199 academic employees (Faculty).

Kyoto Women's University's Control Type Control Type

Kyoto Women's University is a private higher education institution.

Kyoto Women's University's Entity Type Entity Type

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Kyoto Women's University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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Kyoto Women's University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Kyoto Women's University is Buddhist Religious Affiliation

Kyoto Women's University has a Buddhist affiliation (Honjo school, Jodo Shinshu).

Facilities and Services


What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our two guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.

University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Kyoto Women's University's main facilities:

Kyoto Women's University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Kyoto Women's University's Library

Kyoto Women's University's Housing University Housing

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Kyoto Women's 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 Kyoto Women's University's main services:

Kyoto Women's University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

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Kyoto Women's University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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Kyoto Women's University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

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Kyoto Women's University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

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Kyoto Women's University's Career Services Career Services

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Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Kyoto Women's University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Kyoto Women's 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 Kyoto Women's University's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Japan University Accreditation Association (JUAA)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

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Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

Kyoto Women's University's Facebook page Kyoto Women's University's official Facebook page

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YouTube YouTube

Kyoto Women's University's YouTube channel Kyoto Women's University's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Kyoto Women's University's Instagram page Kyoto Women's University's official Instagram channel

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Free Online Courses

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