Niigata University

country rank  29
world rank  1323

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Founded in 1922, Niigata University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the large city of Niigata (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan, Niigata University (NU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Japanese higher education institution. Niigata University (NU) 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 98 years old Japanese higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Japanese higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. NU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name 新潟大学
Acronym NU
Founded 1922 Origins date back to 1870
Motto Autonomy and Creation
Colours Green

University Location

Address 8050, Ikarashi 2-nocho
Niigata
950-2181 Niigata
Japan
Tel +81 (25) 262 7628
Fax +81 (25) 262 7519

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

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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 40-50%
Admission Office 8050, Ikarashi 2-nocho
Niigata 950-2181
(25) 262 7628

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Niigata University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan


Year of first Accreditation

1949


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Institution for Academic Degrees and University Evaluation (NIAD-UE)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Japan Association of National Universities

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Sunday, 19 September 2021