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Kobe Gakuin University

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Science Humanities Humanities & Science

Kobe Gakuin University was founded in 1966 under the leadership of its first president, Shigeki Mori, as a single department of nutrition, with the founding spirit of "love of truth and respect for individuality. With three campuses and satellite campuses in Kobe City, Kobe Gakuin University has 10 faculties, 8 graduate schools, and over 11,000 students, making it the largest private university in Kobe City. The university has introduced a "buddy system," as well as a scholarship system for privately-funded international students to ensure that international students can study with peace of mind.

Entrance Timing April
Entrance Qualifications EJU:Specific scores are not required, but students are required to have taken the test. Subjects required on the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (​EJU) vary depending on the prospective student's desired department.
Matriculation Fee 300,000yen~400,000yen
Tuition Fees Humanities: 940,000yen~1,170,000yen
Science: 1,240,000yen~1,815,000yen
Number of International Students 171
International Student Nationalities China/Indonesia/Bangladesh/Vietnam/Korea/ Etc.
Associated High Schools Overseas in 2023
Associated Universities Overseas in 2023 Asia:25
Middle East:0
Central & South America:0
North America:12


State of International Student Employment Number of Graduates::57
Number Seeking Employment After Graduation:28
Number Who Found Employment in Japan::22
Number Who Found Employment in Kobe:9


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