Koyasan University

Koyasan University

country rank: 486
world rank: 7074

University Overview

Koyasan University, founded in 1886, is a private higher-education school in Wakayama’s middle town of Mount Koya (population range of 2,500-9,999). Koyasan University is a coeducational Japanese higher education institution legally connected with the Buddhist faith, and is officially recognized by Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology. In a variety of fields of study, Koyasan University provides courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 134-year-old Japanese university has a rigorous admissions process based on entrance exams. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. Students at Koyasan University have access to a variety of academic and non-academic facilities and services, including a library, sports facilities, and administrative services.

University Identity

Founded 1886

University Location

Address Mount Koya 648-0280 Wakayama Japan
Tel +81 (736) 56 2921
Fax +81 (736) 56 2746

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 Not reported

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation Shingon sect, Mahayana Buddhism

Facilities and Services

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


Memberships and Affiliations

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