Okayama University

country rank  28
world rank  1220

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University Overview

Established in 1922, Okayama University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Okayama (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Okayama University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Okayama 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 96 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Japanese higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Okayama University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Name 岡山大学
Acronym
Founded 1922 Origins date back to 1870
Motto Creating and fostering higher knowledge and wisdom
Colours Blue and red

University Location

Address 1-1-1 Tsushima-Naka
Okayama (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
700-8530 Okayama
Japan
T +81 (86) 252 1111
F +81 (86) 254 6104

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
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 Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office

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Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Okayama University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

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


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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

Affiliations

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018