Hosei University

Hosei University

country rank: 27
world rank: 1290

University Overview

Hosei University, founded in 1880, is a private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of Tokyo’s large metropolis (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Hosei University is a coeducational Japanese higher education institution that is officially recognized by Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology. Hosei University provides a variety of courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees, including as bachelor’s degrees, in a variety of fields. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 140-year-old Japanese university has a rigorous admissions process based on entrance exams. The admittance rate ranges from 20 to 30%, making this Japanese higher education school extremely exclusive. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. Hosei University also provides students with a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

University Identity

Founded 1880
Colours Orange and purple

University Location

Address 2-17-1, Fujimi Tokyo 102-8160 Tokyo Japan
Tel +81 (3) 3264 9315
Fax +81 (3) 3238 9873

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
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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
Admission Rate 20-30%

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
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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