Kindai University

country rank  41
world rank  1917

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University Overview

Established in 1949, Kindai University is a private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Higashiosaka (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Osaka. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Nara, Wakayama, Hiroshima, Fukuoka. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Kindai University (KINDAI) is a very large (EduListing enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Kindai University (KINDAI) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 71 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Japanese higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name 近畿大学
Acronym KINDAI
Founded 1949 Origins date back to 1925

University Location

Address 3-4-1 Kowakae
Higashiosaka (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
577-8502 Osaka
T +81 (6) 6721 2332
F +81 (6) 6729 2387
Other locations Nara, Wakayama, Hiroshima, Fukuoka

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 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 40-50%
Admission Office 3-4-1 Kowakae
Higashiosaka 577-8502
+81 (6) 6721 2332

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


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

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020