Showa Women’s University

Showa Women’s University

country rank: 162
world rank: 3779

University Overview

Showa Women’s University, established in 1920, is a non-profit private higher-education school situated in Tokyo’s metropolitan environment (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). A branch campus of this university may be found in Boston. Showa Women’s University (SWU) is a small (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 5,000-5,999 students) women exclusively Japanese higher education school that is officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan. Showa Women’s University (SWU) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees in a variety of fields, including pre-bachelor degrees (certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 100-year-old Japanese university has a rigorous admissions 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. SWU 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

Acronym SWU
Founded 1920
Motto Be a light to the world
Colours Blue

University Location

Address 1-7 Taishido, Setagaya-ku Tokyo 154-8533 Tokyo Japan
Tel +81 (3) 3411 5249
Fax +81 (3) 3411 6973
Other locations Boston

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)
Not reported 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Women Only
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office 1-7 Taishido Setagaya-ku Tokyo 154-8533 (3) 3411 5154 0120-5171-86

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

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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