Showa Women's University

country rank  162
world rank  3779

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University Overview

Founded in 1920, Showa Women's University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Tokyo (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution also has a branch campus in Boston. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan, Showa Women's University (SWU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) women only Japanese higher education institution. Showa Women's University (SWU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), 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 100 years old Japanese higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Japanese higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. SWU 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
Name 昭和女子大学
Acronym SWU
Founded 1920
Motto Be a light to the world
Colours Blue

University Location

Address 1-7 Taishido, Setagaya-ku
Tokyo
154-8533 Tokyo
Japan
Tel +81 (3) 3411 5249
Fax +81 (3) 3411 6973
Other locations Boston

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
Not reported 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Women Only
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office 1-7 Taishido Setagaya-ku
Tokyo 154-8533
(3) 3411 5154
0120-5171-86

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Showa Women's 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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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

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


Year of first Accreditation

1977


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Japan University Accreditation Association (JUAA)


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Memberships and Affiliations

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021