Meiji Gakuin University

country rank  101
world rank  2774

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University Overview

Founded in 1877, Meiji Gakuin University is a private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Tokyo (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Yokohama. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Meiji Gakuin University is a coeducational higher education institution. Meiji Gakuin 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 142 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Japanese higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name 明治学院大学
Founded 1877
Motto Do For Others

University Location

Address 1-2-37 Shirokane-dai
Tokyo (population range: over 5,000,000)
108-8636 Tokyo
T +81 (3) 5421 5152
F +81 (3) 5421 5458
Other locations Yokohama

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
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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 20-30%
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
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)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019