Hiroshima University

country rank  9
world rank  406

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University Overview

Founded in 1949, Hiroshima University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large town of Higashihiroshima (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Hiroshima. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Hiroshima. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Hiroshima University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Hiroshima University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 69 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. 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 広島大学
Founded 1949
Motto University of World-wide Repute and Splendor for Years into the Future
Colours Green

University Location

Address 1-3-2 Kagamiyama
Higashihiroshima (population range: 50,000-249,999)
739-8511 Hiroshima
T +81 (82) 422 7111
F +81 (82) 424 6020
Other locations Hiroshima

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office 1-3-2, Kagamiyama
Higashi-Hiroshima 739-8511
+81 (82) 424 6184

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 3,000-3,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
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)


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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Monday, 4 February 2019