Akita University

country rank  103
world rank  2793

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University Overview

Established in 1949, Akita University is a for-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Akita City (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Akita. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Akita University is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Akita 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 uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 70 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this Japanese higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name 秋田大学
Founded 1949

University Location

Address 1-1, Tegata Gakuen-machi
Akita City (population range: 250,000-499,999)
010-8502 Akita
T +81 (18) 889 2258
F +81 (18) 832 5364

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office 1-1 Tegata Gakuen-machi
Akita City 010-8502
+81 (18) 889 2256

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Akita University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

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

Year of first Accreditation


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Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019