Akita University

Akita University

country rank: 111
world rank: 2903

University Overview

Akita University, founded in 1949, is a for-profit public higher-education school in the suburbs of Akita City (population range of 250,000-499,999), Akita. Akita University is a small (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational Japanese higher education institution, officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan. In a variety of fields of study, Akita University provides courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees like as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the Topuniversitieslist degree levels and study fields matrix. This 71-year-old Japanese higher-education school has a rigorous admission criteria based on entrance exams and previous academic records and ratings. This Japanese higher education school is very exclusive, with admission rates ranging from 10% to 20%. Applicants from outside the United States are welcome to apply. Akita University also offers students a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning possibilities, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

University Identity

Founded 1949

University Location

Address 1-1, Tegata Gakuen-machi Akita City 010-8502 Akita Japan
Tel +81 (18) 889 2258
Fax +81 (18) 832 5364

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office 1-1 Tegata Gakuen-machi Akita City 010-8502 (18) 889 2256

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

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