Shuchiin University

country rank  614
world rank  8327

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University Overview

Established in 1949, Shuchiin University is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large city of Kyoto (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Shuchiin University is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 250-499 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Buddhist religion. Shuchiin University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education 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. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name 種智院大学
Founded 1949

University Location

Address 70 Nishi-jouuke, Fushimi-ku
Kyoto (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
612-8156 Kyoto
T +81 (75) 604 5600
F +81 (75) 604 5610

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 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 Not reported
Admission Office 70 Nishi-jouuke, Fushimi-ku
Kyoto 612-8156
+81 (75) 604 5600

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 250-499
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range under-50
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Buddhist Buddhist Shingon sect, Mahayana Buddhism

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

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

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Japan University Accreditation Association (JUAA)

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019