Niigata University

Niigata University Ranking

country rank: 31
world rank: 1170

University Overview

Niigata University ranking, established in 1922, is a non-profit public higher education school situated in the suburbs of Niigata (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). Niigata University ranking (NU) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Japanese higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan. Niigata University (NU) provides courses and programs in a variety of fields that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees like as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 98-year-old Japanese university has a selective admission process based on entrance exams. With an acceptance rate of 40-50 percent, this Japanese higher education school is considered to be moderately selective. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. NU also offers students with a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

Niigata University Ranking

University Identity

Name Niigata University
Acronym NU
Founded 1922 Origins date back to 1870
Motto Autonomy and Creation
Colours Green

University Location

Address 8050, Ikarashi 2-nocho Niigata 950-2181 Niigata Japan
Tel +81 (25) 262 7628
Fax +81 (25) 262 7519

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 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 40-50%
Admission Office 8050, Ikarashi 2-nocho Niigata 950-2181 (25) 262 7628

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

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

Japan Association of National Universities

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