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Kagoshima University

Japan

1174th US-News World Ranking

Kagoshima University History

Kagoshima University is a Japanese university located in Kagoshima, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan. The university was established in the year 1949 after the merger of Seventh Higher School, Kagoshima College of Agriculture and Forestry, and Kagoshima College of Fisheries. The university’s origin lies in HangakuZoshikan School, which was established in 1773.

Kagoshima University Programs, Courses, and Schools

Kagoshima University offers courses and programs in Law, Economics, Humanities, Education, Science, Medicine, Dentistry, Engineering, Agriculture, Fisheries, and Veterinary Medicine.

Kagoshima University’s research centres such as Research Centre for the Pacific Islands, Computing and Communications Centre, Centre for Advanced Biomedical Science and Swine Research, Research Centre for Archaeology, and Kagoshima University Innovation Centre cater to the academic and research community in the area.

Kagoshima University Campuses

Kagoshima University has its primary campus in the city of Kagoshima in Japan. The university also runs Information Centres in San Jose, California, USA and other one in Tokyo, Japan. The university offers a Health Centre, Residence Halls, Dining Halls, Bookstores, and Student clubs on-campus.

Kagoshima University has extensive sports facilities on-campus which include athletics sports stadium, baseball and handball grounds, badminton courts, tennis courts, swimming pool, boat houses, and yacht house. The Ibusuki Experimental Botanical Garden is a garden located in the town of Ju-Cho which contains useful plants of tropical and subtropical origin for student education and genetic conservation.

Kagoshima University Achievements

Kagoshima University has established the Academic Network on Adaptation to Changing Environment. The university is at the forefront of research and development activities pertaining to agriculture, livestock, fisheries, environment, and Pacific islands.

Kagoshima University is highly reputed for conducting workshops, seminars, and designing courses aimed at enhancing production from Fisheries and Sustainability. The training Course in Coastal Fishing Technique for Sustainable Resource Use attracts researchers from Jamaica, Western Samoa, Philippines, Peru, and the Solomon Islands. 

Kagoshima University USP

Kagoshima University has an acceptance rate of 43% and the tuition fee is quite affordable as compared to western universities. The cost of living in Kagoshima is also much lower than living in bigger cities like Tokyo, Osaka, or Yokohama.

Kagoshima University also runs various international partner projects to strengthen its research and development capacity and output. These programs are in partnership with various countries like Indonesia, Malaysia, China, Vietnam, Korea, Thailand, the Philippines, and France.

Kagoshima University Notable Alumni

Kazuo Inamori (Japanese philanthropist), Yuri Harada (Musical artist), KamejiroSenaga (Politician), and Nurul Taufiqu Rochman (Chairman of Indonesian Society for Nanotechnology

Application Requirements

Application Requirements

Average Academic Score

3
GPA
37
IB
75
Percentage

Cost

Fees

Undergraduate: JPY 535,800

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Deadlines

Bachelors: Deadlines may vary

Masters: 21 September, 7 December

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.

Kagoshima University Rankings

Global

1174
US News
651 -700
QS
1001
Times Higher Education
812
GTU Rank

Regional

Japan
32
US News
37
QS
34 -43
Shanghai
65
Times Higher Education

Regional

Asia
272
US News
251 -260
QS
301 -350
Times Higher Education
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University Stats

University Stats
10500

Students

University Stats
8880

Undergraduates

University Stats
1590

Postgraduate

University Stats
2440

Faculty Strength

University Stats
4

Student Faculty Ratio

University Stats
¥
278600

Tuition Fees

University Stats
¥
340000

Living Cost

University Stats
3

Avg. GPA

University Stats
37

Avg. IB

University Stats
75
%

Avg. Percentage

University Stats
6.5

Avg. IELTS

* All cost are in JPY

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Kagoshima Prefecture,Japan

+0992857111

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