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Seinan Gakuin University

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Founded in 1949, the Seinan Gakuin University (Seinan Gakuin Daigaku) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Fukuoka (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan, Seinan Gakuin University (SGU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational Japanese higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Baptist religion. Seinan Gakuin University (SGU) 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 75-year-old Japanese higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The acceptance rate range is 20-29% making this Japanese higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. SGU 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


Seinan Gakuin University's Control Typeprivate


Seinan Gakuin University's Entity Typenon-profit


Seinan Gakuin University' Size by Total Enrollmentmedium-sized


Seinan Gakuin University's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratevery selective

University Identity

Name (Non Latin) 西南学院大学
Name (English) Seinan Gakuin Daigaku
Acronym SGU
Founded 1949 Origins date back to 1916
Motto Seinan, be true to Christ
Colours Terre verte green
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University Location

Address 6-2-92, Nishijin Sawara-ku
814-8511 Fukuoka
Seinan Gakuin University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Seinan Gakuin University Phone Number +81 (92) 823 3346
Seinan Gakuin University Fax Number +81 (92) 823 3334

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


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Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Seinan Gakuin 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 Seinan Gakuin University's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


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Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Seinan Gakuin 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 Seinan Gakuin University.

Seinan Gakuin University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

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

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Seinan Gakuin University's admission information.

Seinan Gakuin University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Seinan Gakuin University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Seinan Gakuin University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Seinan Gakuin University's acceptance rate range is 20-29% making this institution a very selective higher education institution.

Seinan Gakuin University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

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

Seinan Gakuin University's Admission Office Admission Office

6-2-92, Nishijin Sawara-ku
Fukuoka 814-8511
(92) 823 3366

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Seinan Gakuin University.

Seinan Gakuin University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Seinan Gakuin University has an enrollment range of 8,000-8,999 students making it a medium-sized institution.

Seinan Gakuin University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 300-399 academic employees (Faculty).

Seinan Gakuin University's Control Type Control Type

Seinan Gakuin University is a private higher education institution.

Seinan Gakuin University's Entity Type Entity Type

Seinan Gakuin University is a non-profit higher education institution.

Seinan Gakuin University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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

Seinan Gakuin University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Seinan Gakuin University is Christian-Baptist Religious Affiliation

Seinan Gakuin University has a Christian-Baptist affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

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Seinan Gakuin University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Seinan Gakuin University's Library

Seinan Gakuin University's Housing University Housing

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

For more information on Seinan Gakuin University's housing options, visit: https://www.seinan-gu.ac.jp/eng/campus_life/housing/i_house.html

Seinan Gakuin University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

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

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Seinan Gakuin University's main services:

Seinan Gakuin 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.

Seinan Gakuin University offers financial aid to support students facing financial challenges in continuing their studies at the institution. Approximately 40% of the university's students benefit from this scholarship system. The available scholarships at Seinan Gakuin University are as follows:

  • Seinan Gakuin University Outstanding Achievement Scholarship
  • Seinan Gakuin University Benefit Scholarship
  • Scholarships offered by Seinan Gakuin University faculty and staff
  • CK Dozier Memorial Scholarship
  • Kawai Tazuru Memorial Scholarship
  • Joy Copeland Memorial Scholarship
  • Akio Izumi Memorial Scholarship

In addition to the university-based scholarships, students can also avail loans from various sources, including Japan Student Services Organization Loan Scholarship, private organizations, and local government. These loans are to be repaid after graduation.

Seinan Gakuin University has further established a scholarship system to support students who wish to enhance their language skills and experience diverse cultures through study abroad programs.

Lastly, international students enrolled in regular undergraduate and graduate courses (excluding advanced and special courses for international students) can benefit from a scholarship system aimed at reducing their financial burden, allowing them to focus on their studies.

Seinan Gakuin University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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

Seinan Gakuin University has not provided us with a list of exchange programs and/or countries where to study abroad when enrolled at their institution but invites all uniRank visitors to check out the following relevant links:

  • For more information, visit: https://www.seinan-gu.ac.jp/eng/study_abroad/exchange_students.html

Seinan Gakuin University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

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Seinan Gakuin University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Seinan Gakuin 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


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Seinan Gakuin University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Seinan Gakuin 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


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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  • Japan University Accreditation Association (JUAA)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

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Academic Structure


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Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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