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Kyoto University

Kyoto University

country rank: 2
world rank: 131

University Overview

Kyoto University, founded in 1897, is a non-profit public higher-education institution situated in the heart of Kyoto’s city (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Kyoto University is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Japanese higher education institution that is officially recognized by Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology. In a variety of fields of study, Kyoto 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 123-year-old Japanese university has a rigorous admissions process based on entrance exams. The admittance rate ranges from 0 to 10%, making this Japanese higher education school very exclusive. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Kyoto University also offers 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

Name
Founded 1897
Motto Freedom of academic culture
Colours Dark blue

University Location

Address Yoshida-Honmachi Kyoto 606-8501 Kyoto Japan
Tel +81 (75) 753 7531
Fax +81 (75) 753 2042

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
Not reported Not reported
International
students
Not reported Not reported

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 0-10%

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 3,000-3,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
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

Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL) Open Education Consortium (OEC)

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