Wakayama University

country rank  72
world rank  2149

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University Overview

Established in 1949, Wakayama University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the small city of Wakayama (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Wakayama University is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Wakayama 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 70 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. 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.

University Identity

Name 和歌山大学
Founded 1949

University Location

Wakayama (population range: 250,000-499,999)
T +81 (73) 457 7524
F +81 (73) 457 7520

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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 20-30%
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 500-599
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Wakayama 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

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Institution for Academic Degrees and University Evaluation (NIAD-UE)

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Sunday, 21 April 2019