Nihon University

country rank  17
world rank  847

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University Overview

Established in 1889, Nihon University is a private higher education institution located in the metropolis of Tokyo (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Nihon University is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Nihon 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 128 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name 日本大学
Founded 1889
Colours Pink

University Location

Address 4-8-24 Kudan-Minami, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo (population range: over 5,000,000)
102-8275 Tokyo
T +81 (3) 5275 8116
F +81 (3) 5275 8315

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range over-45,000
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,500-1,999
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Japan University Accreditation Association (JUAA)


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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 21 March 2018