Yokohama City University

Yokohama City University

country rank: 74
world rank: 2185

University Overview

Yokohama City University, founded in 1928, is a non-profit public higher-education institution in the Kanagawa metropolis of Yokohama (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Yokohama City University is a coeducational Japanese higher education institution that is officially recognized by Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology. Yokohama City University provides a variety of courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees such 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 92-year-old Japanese university has a selective admission process based on entrance exams. The admittance percentage ranges from 10% to 20%, making this Japanese higher education school very exclusive. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. Students at Yokohama City University have access to a variety of academic and non-academic facilities and services, including a library and administrative services.

University Identity

Founded 1928
Motto Emphasis on education, student-centeredness and local contribution

University Location

Address 22-2 Seto, Kanazawa-ku Yokohama 236-0027 Kanagawa Japan
Tel +81 (45) 787 2311
Fax +81 (45) 787 2316

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
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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 10-20%

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff 600-699
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 Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

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