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Niigata Daigaku

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world rank  1140

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Founded in 1922, the Niigata University (Niigata Daigaku) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large city of Niigata (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan, Niigata University (NU) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Japanese higher education institution. Niigata University (NU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 102-year-old Japanese higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The acceptance rate range is 40-49% making this Japanese higher education organization an averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. NU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Niigata Daigaku's Control Typepublic


Niigata Daigaku's Entity Typenon-profit


Niigata Daigaku' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Niigata Daigaku's Selectivity by Acceptance Rateaveragely selective

University Profile

Name (English)
Name Niigata Daigaku
Name (Non Latin) 新潟大学
Acronym NU
Founded 1922 Origins date back to 1870
Motto Autonomy and Creation
Colours Green
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Campus Location

Address 8050 Ikarashininocho, Nishi-ku
950-2181 Niigata
Niigata Daigaku Phone Number +81 (25) 223 6161
Niigata Daigaku Fax Number +81 (25) 262 7519

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Niigata Daigaku's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Niigata Daigaku's academic range and degree level offering.

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Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees represent the cost that a student is billed by a university for one academic year of full-time study. Check out our guide article on tuition fees and financial aid options to gain further insights.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Niigata Daigaku's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Niigata Daigaku.

Niigata Daigaku: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)

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Admission Info


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Admission Policy

uniRank publishes below some basic Niigata Daigaku's admission information.

Niigata Daigaku's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Niigata Daigaku's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Niigata Daigaku a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Niigata Daigaku's acceptance rate range is 40-49% making this institution an averagely selective higher education institution.

Niigata Daigaku's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Niigata University has more than 300 international students.

Niigata Daigaku's Admission Office Admission Office

8050, Ikarashi 2-nocho
Niigata 950-2181
(25) 262 7628

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Profile and Size


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Profile and Size

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Niigata Daigaku.

Niigata Daigaku's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Niigata Daigaku has an enrollment range of 10,000-14,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Niigata Daigaku's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 1,500-1,999 academic employees (Faculty).

Niigata Daigaku's Control Type Control Type

Niigata Daigaku is a public higher education institution.

Niigata Daigaku's Entity Type Entity Type

Niigata Daigaku is a non-profit higher education institution.

Niigata Daigaku's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Suburban setting.

Niigata Daigaku's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Niigata Daigaku does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Niigata Daigaku's main facilities:

Niigata Daigaku's Library University Library

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Niigata Daigaku's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Niigata Daigaku's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Niigata Daigaku's main services:

Niigata Daigaku's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Niigata Daigaku's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Niigata Daigaku's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Niigata Daigaku's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Niigata Daigaku's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

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Accreditation and Recognition


Various countries have diverse types of legal recognition and quality assessment for higher education institutions, depending on their legal and higher education systems... explore our article on university accreditation and recognition for further information.

Niigata Daigaku's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Niigata Daigaku is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Programmatic or Specialized Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Niigata Daigaku's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

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

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Affiliations and Memberships


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Niigata Daigaku's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Japan Association of National Universities

Academic Divisions


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and fields of study a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Divisions

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

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Twitter Twitter

Niigata Daigaku's Twitter page Niigata Daigaku's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Niigata Daigaku's YouTube channel Niigata Daigaku's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Niigata Daigaku's Instagram page Niigata Daigaku's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Niigata Daigaku's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

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