Gunma University

country rank  43
world rank  1705

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University Overview

Founded in 1949, Gunma University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Maebashi (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Gunma. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Gunma University is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Gunma 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 70 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 群馬大学
Founded 1949

University Location

Address 4-2 Aramaki-Machi
Maebashi (population range: 250,000-499,999)
371-8510 Gunma
T +81 (27) 220 7627
F +81 (27) 220 7620

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Gunma 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)

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Video Presentation

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019