Nihon Fukushi University

country rank  195
world rank  4720

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University Overview

Founded in 1953, Nihon Fukushi University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Chita (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Aichi. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Handa, Nagoya. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Nihon Fukushi University (NFU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Buddhist religion. Nihon Fukushi University (NFU) 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 66 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name 日本福祉大学
Acronym NFU
Founded 1953

University Location

Address Okuda, Mihama-cho
Chita (population range: 50,000-249,999)
470-3295 Aichi
T +81 (569) 87 2214
F +81 (569) 87 2314
Other locations Handa, Nagoya

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 Not reported
Admission Office Okuda, Mihama-cho
Chita 470-3295
+81 (569) 87 2257

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Buddhist Buddhist Lawyerian sect, Nichinen sect

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Nihon Fukushi University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


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
  • Japan Institution for Higher Education Evaluation JIHEE

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019