Yamagata University

country rank  33
world rank  1372

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Established in 1949, Yamagata University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the medium city of Yamagata (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Yonezawa, Tsuruoka. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan, Yamagata University (YU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational Japanese higher education institution. Yamagata University (YU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 71 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. YU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name 山形大学
Acronym YU
Founded 1949
Motto Act Globally, Base Locally

University Location

Address 1-4-12 Kojirakawa-machi
990-8560 Yamagata
Tel +81 (236) 28 4119
Fax +81 (236) 28 4125
Other locations Yonezawa, Tsuruoka

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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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%
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

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