Aoyama Gakuin University

country rank  30
world rank  1461

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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 (uniRank 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 uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 144 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

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate 10-20%
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Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Aoyama Gakuin 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 Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Japan University Accreditation Association (JUAA)


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

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018