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Established in 1949, the Shinshu University (Shinshu Daigaku) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Matsumoto (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Nagano. This institution also has branch campuses in Nishi-nagano, Wakasato, Ueda and Minami-Minowa. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan, Shinshu University is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Japanese higher education institution. Shinshu University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 74-year-old Japanese higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The acceptance rate range is 10-19% making this Japanese higher education organization an extremely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Shinshu University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


信州大学's Control Typepublic


信州大学's Entity Typenon-profit


信州大学' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


信州大学's Selectivity by Acceptance Rateextremely selective

University Identity

Name (Non Latin)
Name Shinshu University
Name (English) Shinshu Daigaku
Founded 1949 Origins date back to 1873
Motto Rooted in the community, opening up the world

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Address 3-1-1 Asahi
390-8621 Nagano
信州大学 Phone Number +81 (263) 35 4600
信州大学 Fax Number +81 (263) 34 6481
Other locations Nishi-nagano, Wakasato, Ueda and Minami-Minowa

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Study Areas / Degree Levels


What is the difference between generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of study areas 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.

Study Areas and Degree Levels Matrix

The following 信州大学's Study Areas/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 信州大学's academic range and degree level offering.

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Courses and Programs

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


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Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This 信州大学'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 信州大学.

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Admission Info


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Admission information

uniRank publishes below some basic 信州大学's admission information.

信州大学's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

信州大学's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has 信州大学 a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

信州大学's acceptance rate range is 10-19% making this institution an extremely selective higher education institution.

信州大学's International Students Admission International Students Admission

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

Shinshu University has more than 300 international students.

信州大学's Admission Office Admission Office

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for 信州大学.

信州大学's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

信州大学 has an enrollment range of 10,000-14,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

信州大学's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 1,000-1,499 academic employees (Faculty).

信州大学's Control Type Control Type

信州大学 is a public higher education institution.

信州大学's Entity Type Entity Type

信州大学 is a non-profit higher education institution.

信州大学's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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

信州大学's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

信州大学 does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of 信州大学's main facilities:

信州大学's Library University Library

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信州大学's Housing University Housing

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

信州大学'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 信州大学's main services:

信州大学's Financial Aid Financial Aid

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信州大学's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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

信州大学's Distance Learning Distance Learning

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信州大学's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

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信州大学's Career Services Career Services

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Accreditation and Recognition


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信州大学's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

信州大学 is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan

Programmatic or Specialized Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Shinshu University '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

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Academic Divisions


Most higher education institutions' first-level academic divisions are, depending on the country, one of the following...

  • Colleges
  • Faculties
  • Schools
  • Institutes
  • Academies
  • Departments
  • Divisions
  • Centers

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and study areas a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. 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.

Academic Divisions

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Online Courses

Open Education Global Open Education Global

This higher education institution is not a member of the Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization that is developing, implementing and supporting free open education and free online courses. View a list of Open Education Global members by country.

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