Fukuoka Women’s University

Fukuoka Women’s University

country rank: 401
world rank: 6353

University Overview

Fukuoka Women’s University was founded in 1923 and is a for-profit public higher education school situated in the Fukuoka city (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Fukuoka Women’s University (FWU), which is officially recognized by Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology, is a small (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 500-999 students) women-only Japanese higher education institution. Fukuoka Women’s University (FWU) provides courses and programs in a variety of fields that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 97-year-old Japanese university has a rigorous admissions process based on entrance exams and applicants’ previous academic records and ratings. The admittance rate ranges from 20 to 30%, making this Japanese higher education school extremely exclusive. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Students have access to a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services at FWU.

University Identity

Acronym FWU
Founded 1923
Motto Stylish Passion
Colours Light green, dark green and red

University Location

Address 1-1-1 Kasumigaoka Higashi-ku Fukuoka 813-8529 Fukuoka Japan
Tel +81 (92) 661 2411
Fax +81 (92) 661 2415

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Not reported Not reported
Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Women Only
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 20-30%
Admission Office 1-1-1 Kasumigaoka, Higashi-ku Fukuoka

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 500-999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Public
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Memberships and Affiliations

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