Shimane University

country rank  88
world rank  2431

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University Overview

Established in 1949, Shimane University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Matsue (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Shimane. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Shimane University is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational 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 70 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 島根大学
Founded 1949

University Location

Address 1060 Nishikawatsu-cho
Matsue (population range: 50,000-249,999)
690-8504 Shimane
T +81 (852) 32 6100
F +81 (852) 32 6059

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Not reported

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 Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office 1060 Nishikawatsu-cho

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

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


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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Sunday, 21 April 2019