Aoyama Gakuin University

country rank  37
world rank  1835

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University Overview

Founded in 1874, Aoyama Gakuin University is a private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Tokyo (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Aoyama Gakuin University is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Methodist religion. Aoyama Gakuin University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 146 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this Japanese higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name 青山学院大学
Founded 1874
Motto The Salt of the Earth and Light of the World

University Location

Address 4-4-25 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku
Tokyo (population range: over 5,000,000)
150-8366 Tokyo
T +81 (3) 3409 8111
F +81 (3) 3409 9424

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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%
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Methodist Christian-Methodist

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Aoyama Gakuin University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Japan University Accreditation Association JUAA

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Christian Universities and Colleges in Asia (ACUCA)

Academic Structure


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