Wako University

country rank  334
world rank  6053

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University Overview

Founded in 1966, Wako University is a private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Machida (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Tokyo. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Wako University is a coeducational higher education institution. Wako 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 53 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name 和光大学
Founded 1966
Motto Freedom and Individuality
Colours Green

University Location

Address 2160 Kanai-cho
Machida (population range: 250,000-499,999)
195-8585 Tokyo
T +81 (44) 988 1431
F +81 (44) 989 2241

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported 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


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Wako University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

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

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Japan University Accreditation Association (JUAA)

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Video Presentation

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019