Shimane University

country rank  83
world rank  1962

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Established in 1949, Shimane University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the small city of Matsue (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Shimane. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan, Shimane University is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational Japanese higher education institution. Shimane 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 74 years old Japanese 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. Shimane University 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.

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University Identity

Name 島根大学
Founded 1949

University Location

Address 1060 Nishikawatsu-cho
690-8504 Shimane
Tel +81 (852) 32 6100
Fax +81 (852) 32 6059

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Not reported

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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%
Admission Office 1060 Nishikawatsu-cho

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Shimane University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 9 March 2023