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Kyoto Notre Dame University

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Overview

Established in 1961, the Kyoto Notre Dame University (Kyoto Notoru Damu Joshi Daigaku) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Kyoto (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan, Kyoto Notre Dame University (KNDU) is a very small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) women only Japanese higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Kyoto Notre Dame University (KNDU) 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 63-year-old Japanese higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. KNDU 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.

University Snapshot

Control

Kyoto Notre Dame University's Control Typeprivate

Entity

Kyoto Notre Dame University's Entity Typenon-profit

Size

Kyoto Notre Dame University' Size by Total Enrollmentvery small-sized

Selectivity

Kyoto Notre Dame University's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name
Name (Non Latin) 京都ノートルダム女子大学
Name (English) Kyoto Notoru Damu Joshi Daigaku
Acronym KNDU
Founded 1961
Motto Virtus et Scientia
Virtue and Knowledge
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University Location

Address 1 Minami Nonogami-cho, Shimogamo, Sakyo-ku
Kyoto
606-0847 Kyoto
Japan
Kyoto Notre Dame University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Kyoto Notre Dame University Phone Number +81 (75) 706 3746
Kyoto Notre Dame University Fax Number +81

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels

Introduction

What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.


Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Kyoto Notre Dame 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 Kyoto Notre Dame University's academic range and degree level offering.




Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees

Introduction

Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.


Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Kyoto Notre Dame 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 Kyoto Notre Dame University.

Kyoto Notre Dame University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-9,999 US$
(6,830-9,110 Euro)
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)
International
students
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)

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Admissions

Introduction

Applying for admission is the first step towards achieving students' academic and career goals and accessing the many opportunities and resources that a university has to offer. Read our "Introduction to University Admissions" article to learn more.


Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Kyoto Notre Dame University's admission information.

Kyoto Notre Dame University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Women Only.


Kyoto Notre Dame University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Kyoto Notre Dame University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.


Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Kyoto Notre Dame University's acceptance rate range is not reported.


Kyoto Notre Dame University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

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

Kyoto Notre Dame University currently has 51 international students studying as of 2023. The majority of these students come from China and Vietnam, while others hail from Korea, Taiwan, Mongolia, the Philippines and the US.


Kyoto Notre Dame University's Admission Office Admission Office

1 Minami Nonogamicho, Shimogamo
Kyoto 606-0847
75-706-3747


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Size and Profile

Introduction

University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.


Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Kyoto Notre Dame University.

Kyoto Notre Dame University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Kyoto Notre Dame University has an enrollment range of 1,000-1,999 students making it a very small-sized institution.


Kyoto Notre Dame University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 100-199 academic employees (Faculty).


Kyoto Notre Dame University's Control Type Control Type

Kyoto Notre Dame University is a private higher education institution.


Kyoto Notre Dame University's Entity Type Entity Type

Kyoto Notre Dame University is a non-profit higher education institution.


Kyoto Notre Dame University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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


Kyoto Notre Dame University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.


Kyoto Notre Dame University is Christian-Catholic Religious Affiliation

Kyoto Notre Dame University has a Christian-Catholic affiliation.


Facilities and Services

Introduction

What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our two guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.


University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Kyoto Notre Dame University's main facilities:


Kyoto Notre Dame University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Kyoto Notre Dame University's Library

The Kyoto Notre Dame University's library is spread across three floors, housing a diverse collection of Japanese and English books. Beyond its impressive physical collection, the library provides access to digital databases, offering an extensive range of digital books, research papers, and references.

In the event that a particular book is unavailable, the library ensures a proactive approach to assist students by referring them to other libraries that hold the desired materials. Moreover, the library offers the option to purchase books on demand, ensuring that students have access to the resources they need.

Complementing the efforts of the knowledgeable librarians, the library benefits from the support of student staff recruited from current graduate students. These student support staff members are readily available to assist their peers with their studies and offer consultations, creating a collaborative learning environment.

The library provides a conducive study atmosphere with self-study booths and computers available for use on-site. Additionally, to accommodate modern learning needs, students have the convenience of borrowing laptops for in-campus use, further enriching their academic experience.


Kyoto Notre Dame University's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Kyoto Notre Dame University's housing offerings include:

  • College House Matsugasaki is the designated dormitory for international students.
  • The dormitory is located 8 minutes by foot from the campus.
  • It offers fully furnished single rooms with 24/7 security and a mailbox room.
  • Residents have access to monthly rental bicycles during their stay.
  • Due to being a shared facility with other universities, there is a limited quota of rooms available.
  • For those unable to secure a spot at the dormitory, the university will introduce international student-friendly housing agencies.

Kyoto Notre Dame University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

Kyoto Notre Dame University provides sport activities and facilities through student-run sports clubs. These clubs offer various sports options, such as:

  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • And more

For club activities, the university offers access to a gymnasium. Additionally, students can use a separate gym room equipped with workout equipment for personal training sessions.



University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Kyoto Notre Dame University's main services:


Kyoto Notre Dame University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Kyoto Notre Dame University provides financial aids to eligible students as follows:

Undergraduate/Bachelorís Degree students (only for those with Student Visa)

  • Exemption of matriculation fee of 200,000 yen
  • Tuition fee reduction of 30% (the numbers listed on the yearly tuition range are after the reduction is applied)
  • Type 1 Scholarship of 300,000 yen/year (merit-based and not required to be repaid)
  • Type 2 Scholarship of 180,000 yen/year (only for students residing at the designated dormitory)

Graduate/Masterís Degree students (only for those with Student Visa)

  • Tuition fee reduction of 30% (the numbers listed on the yearly tuition range are after the reduction is applied)

Kyoto Notre Dame University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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

Kyoto Notre Dame University offers the following exchange programs and study abroad opportunities:

  • Short-term programs, including cultural exchange programs, ESL programs, and internship programs, ranging from one to three weeks.
  • Long-term programs, including academic programs, ESL programs, and exchange programs, ranging from six months to a year.
  • The university has partnerships with various universities around the world, such as Notre Dame of Maryland University, Mount Mary University, the University of Toronto, the University of Leeds, Macquarie University, and Victoria University, providing students with a wide range of countries to choose from for their study abroad experiences.
  • Students are encouraged to find a program that suits their needs and to consider joining volunteer programs to further broaden their horizons.

Kyoto Notre Dame University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported


Kyoto Notre Dame University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Kyoto Notre Dame University's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.


Recognition and Accreditation

Introduction

There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.


Kyoto Notre Dame University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Kyoto Notre Dame 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

1961


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Kyoto Notre Dame University's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Japan University Accreditation Association (JUAA)


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Memberships and Affiliations

Introduction

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Affiliations and Memberships

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

  • University Consortium of Kyoto
  • School Sisters of Notre Dame

Academic Structure

Introduction

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.


Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Kyoto Notre Dame University 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


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Social Media

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Social Media

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