Nanzan University

Nanzan University

country rank: 79
world rank: 2253

University Overview

Nanzan University, founded in 1949, is a private higher-education institution in the Aichi city of Nagoya (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000). A branch campus of this university may be found in Seto. Nanzan University is a medium-sized (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational Japanese higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. It is officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan. Nanzan University 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 71-year-old Japanese university has a selective admission process based on entrance exams. 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. Nanzan University also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services to students.

University Identity

Founded 1949
Motto Hominis Dignitati For human dignity

University Location

Address 18 Yamazato-cho Showa-ku Nagoya 466-8673 Aichi Japan
Tel +81 (52) 832 3111
Fax +81 (52) 833 6985
Other locations Seto

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 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
Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office 18 Yamazato-cho Showa-ku Nagoya 466-8673 (52) 832 3119

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff 800-899
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation

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

International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU) Association of Christian Universities and Colleges in Asia (ACUCA)

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