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Musashino Art University

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world rank  2520

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Established in 1929, the Musashino Art University (Musashino Bijutsu Daigaku) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Kodaira (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Tokyo. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan, Musashino Art University (MAU) is a small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational Japanese higher education institution. Musashino Art University (MAU) 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 95-year-old Japanese higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The acceptance rate range is 0-9% making this Japanese higher education organization an extremely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. MAU 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.

University Snapshot


Musashino Art University's Control Typeprivate


Musashino Art University's Entity Typenon-profit


Musashino Art University' Size by Total Enrollmentsmall-sized


Musashino Art University's Selectivity by Acceptance Rateextremely selective

University Identity

Name (Non Latin) 武蔵野美術大学
Name (English) Musashino Bijutsu Daigaku
Acronym MAU
Founded 1929
Motto To foster a new generation of artists and designers with a well-rounded perspective
Colours Blue
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University Location

Address 1-736 Ogawacho
187-8505 Tokyo
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Musashino Art University Phone Number +81 (42) 342 6021
Musashino Art University Fax Number +81 (42) 342 5193

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


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Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Musashino Art 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 Musashino Art University's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


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Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Musashino Art 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 Musashino Art University.

Musashino Art University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
17,500-19,999 US$
(15,950-18,225 Euro)
17,500-19,999 US$
(15,950-18,225 Euro)
17,500-19,999 US$
(15,950-18,225 Euro)
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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Musashino Art University's admission information.

Musashino Art University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Musashino Art University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Musashino Art University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Musashino Art University's acceptance rate range is 0-9% making this institution an extremely selective higher education institution.

Musashino Art University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

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

Musashino Art University's Admission Office Admission Office

1-736 Ogawa-cho

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Musashino Art University.

Musashino Art University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Musashino Art University has an enrollment range of 4,000-4,999 students making it a small-sized institution.

Musashino Art University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 600-699 academic employees (Faculty).

Musashino Art University's Control Type Control Type

Musashino Art University is a private higher education institution.

Musashino Art University's Entity Type Entity Type

Musashino Art University is a non-profit higher education institution.

Musashino Art University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Suburban setting.

Musashino Art University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Musashino Art University does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

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Musashino Art University's Library University Library

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Musashino Art University's Housing University Housing

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Musashino Art 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 Musashino Art University's main services:

Musashino Art University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

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Musashino Art University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Musashino Art University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

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Musashino Art University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

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Musashino Art University's Career Services Career Services

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Recognition and Accreditation


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Musashino Art University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Musashino Art 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

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  • Japan University Accreditation Association (JUAA)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Musashino Art University's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • International Council of Design (ico-D)
  • World Design Organization (WDO)

Academic Structure


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Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Free Online Courses

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