Yamaguchi University

country rank  29
world rank  1267

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University Overview

Founded in 1949, Yamaguchi University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Yamaguchi (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Ube. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Yamaguchi University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Yamaguchi University 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 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 students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name 山口大学
Founded 1949 Origins date back to 1894
Motto Place of Wisdom Discover it, Nourish it and Realize it
Colours Green

University Location

Address 1677-1 Yoshida
Yamaguchi (population range: 50,000-249,999)
753-8511 Yamaguchi
T +81 (83) 933 5027
F +81 (83) 933 5029
Other locations Ube

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

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%
Admission Office 1677-1 Yoshida
Yamaguchi 753-8511
+81 (83) 933-5153

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

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

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Japan Association of National Universities

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019