Otemon Gakuin University

country rank  212
world rank  4811

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University Overview

Established in 1966, Otemon Gakuin University is a private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Ibaraki (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Osaka. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Otemon Gakuin University (OGU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Otemon Gakuin University (OGU) 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 53 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name 追手門学院大学
Acronym OGU
Founded 1966
Motto Freedom, Independence and Self-Reliance
Colours Sky blue

University Location

Address 2-1-15 Nishiai
Ibaraki (population range: 250,000-499,999)
567-8502 Osaka
T +81 (72) 641 9631
F +81 (72) 643 5651

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

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 Not reported
Admission Office 2-1-15 Nishiai
Ibaraki 567-8502
+81 (72) 641 9644

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

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

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Japan University Accreditation Association (JUAA)

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019