Obirin Daigaku

country rank  122
world rank  2963

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University Overview

Established in 1946, Obirin Daigaku (J. F. Oberlin University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Machida (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Tokyo. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Obirin Daigaku is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Protestant religion. Obirin Daigaku offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 72 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Obirin Daigaku also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name 桜美林大学
Name J. F. Oberlin University
Founded 1946
Colours Maroon and gold

University Location

Address 3758 Tokiwa-machi
Machida (population range: 250,000-499,999)
194-0294 Tokyo
T +81 (42) 797 2661
F +81 (42) 797 0790

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office 3758 Tokiwa-machi
Machida-shi, Tokyo 194-0294
+81 (42) 797 2661

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Protestant Christian-Protestant

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Obirin Daigaku's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
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)
  • Institution for Higher Education Evaluation (JIHEE)


  • International Association of University Presidents (IAUP)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • Association of Christian Universities and Colleges in Asia (ACUCA)
  • United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018