Okayama University

country rank  25
world rank  1263

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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 large 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 98 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.

University Identity

Name 岡山大学
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
T +81 (86) 252 1111
F +81 (86) 254 6104

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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 20-30%
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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 Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

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

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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

Memberships and Affiliations

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 30 July 2020