Yamaguchi University

Yamaguchi University

country rank: 48
world rank: 1853

University Overview

Yamaguchi University, founded in 1949, is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in Yamaguchi’s rural setting (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). In addition, this institution has a branch campus in Ube. Yamaguchi University is a large (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Japanese higher education institution that is officially recognized by Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology. Yamaguchi University offers courses and programs in a variety of fields that lead to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate 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 policy based on entrance exams. The admittance rate ranges from 20 to 30%, making this Japanese higher education school extremely exclusive. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. Yamaguchi University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Founded 1949 Origins date back to 1894
Motto Place of Wisdom Discover it, Nourish it and Realize it
Colours Green

University Location

Address 1677-1 Yoshida Yamaguchi 753-8511 Yamaguchi Japan
Tel +81 (83) 933 5027
Fax +81 (83) 933 5029
Other locations Ube

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 20-30%
Admission Office 1677-1 Yoshida Yamaguchi 753-8511 (83) 933-5153

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 Rural
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

Japan Association of National Universities

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