Yokohama City University History
Yokohama City University abbreviated as YCU is a Japanese public higher education institution located in Yokohama. The university was established as Yokohama School of Commerce in 1882 and adopted its present name in 1949. The university currently enrols over 4700 students.
Yokohama City University Programs, Courses, and Schools
Yokohama City University offers a range of undergraduate and graduate programs in various subjects such as Liberal Arts, International Studies, Human Science, Social Relations, Arts and Cultures, Urban Planning, Community Development, and Urban and Regional Policies.
Yokohama City University also offers programs in Global Cooperation and Area studies, Business Administration, Accounting, Economics, Material Science, Life Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Medical Life Sciences, International Management, Cultural Studies, and Nano Bio-Science.
Yokohama City University Campuses
Yokohama City University is based across four campuses in Yokohama, Japan and all the campuses are largely urban. The Kanazawa-Hakkei Campus and Fukuura Campus are the primary campuses hosting major faculties and university offices whereas Maioka Campus and Tsumuri Campus are two smaller facilities run by the university.
Yokohama City University offers a range of facilities to students which include classrooms and lecture halls, research centers, medical teaching facilities, well-stocked libraries, and sports courts and grounds. The university also houses the student accommodation, bookstore, health and fitness center, and student union with a range of clubs and associations.
Yokohama City University Achievements
Yokohama City University is ranked amongst top 800 universities in the world in Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021. The university is also ranked 465th worldwide and 235th in Asia by QS World University Rankings.
Yokohama City University is ranked 36th in Japan in Times Higher Education Japan University Rankings 2020. In the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2020 the university is ranked amongst top 600 universities in the world.
Yokohama City University USP
Yokohama City University is a highly selective institution with an acceptance rate of 10 to 20%. The university also offers tuition fee assistance and scholarships to both domestic and International students in addition to research stipends and bursaries.
Yokohama City University partners with a number of foreign institutions such as University of California Los Angeles, Oxford Brookes University, Shanghai Normal University, and University of Vienna to offer international exchange programs.
Yokohama City University Notable Alumni
Yoshiharu Sekino (Surgeon and Explorer), Takehiko Ogawa (Urologist and Biologist), Hase Seishu (Novelist, and Ken Hirai (Singer).
Yokohama City University Application Requirements
Yokohama City University Cost of studies
Bachelors: JPY 28,2000
Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.
Yokohama City University Deadlines
Masters: January and September
Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific requirements
Yokohama City University Rankings
22-2 Seto, Kanazawa, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture,Japan