Shimane University

Shimane University Ranking

country rank: 83
world rank: 1962

University Overview

Shimane University ranking, founded in 1949, is a non-profit public higher-education school situated in the rural environment of Matsue (population range of 50,000-249,999 people), Shimane. Shimane University ranking is a medium-sized (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational Japanese higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan. Shimane University provides a variety of courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees, including as bachelor’s degrees, in a variety of fields. 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. Shimane University additionally offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services to students.

Shimane University Ranking

University Identity

Name Shimane University
Founded 1949

University Location

Address 1060 Nishikawatsu-cho Matsue 690-8504 Shimane Japan
Tel +81 (852) 32 6100
Fax +81 (852) 32 6059

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) 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 20-30%
Admission Office 1060 Nishikawatsu-cho Matsue

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
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

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