Nagoya University

country rank  8
world rank  492

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University Overview

Established in 1939, Nagoya University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Nagoya (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Aichi. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Nagoya University is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Nagoya University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 81 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Japanese higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name 名古屋大学
Founded 1939 Origins date back to 1871
Motto Courageous Intellectual
Colours Green

University Location

Address Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku
Nagoya (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
464-8601 Aichi
T +81 (52) 789 2044
F +81 (52) 789 2045

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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 0-10%
Admission Office Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku
Nagoya 464-8601

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Nagoya University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
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
  • National Institution for Academic Degrees and University Evaluation NIAD-UE

Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Forum of Public Universities (IFPU)
  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)
  • Academic Consortium 21 (AC21)

Academic Structure


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