Nara Women’s University

Nara Women’s University Ranking

country rank: 129
world rank: 2822

University Overview

Nara Women’s University was founded in 1908 and is a non-profit public higher education school situated in the midsize city of Nara (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). Nara Women’s University (NWU) is a small (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 2,000-2,999 students) women exclusively Japanese higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan. Nara Women’s University (NWU) provides courses and programs in a variety of fields that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 112-year-old Japanese university has a rigorous admission process based on entrance exams and candidates’ previous academic records and ratings. The admittance percentage ranges from 10% to 20%, making this Japanese higher education school very exclusive. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Students at NWU have access to a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

Nara Women’s University Ranking

University Identity

Name Nara Women's University
Acronym NWU
Founded 1908

University Location

Address Kita-uoya Nishi-machi Nara 630-8506 Nara Japan
Tel +81 (742) 20 3747
Fax +81 (742) 20 3309

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)

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 10-20%
Admission Office Kita-uoya Nishi-machi Nara 630-8506 (742) 20 3018

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 300-399
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


Memberships and Affiliations

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