Ranking  638   21
Country Japan
City Kumamoto
Bachelor (foreigners)5,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)5,000 USD/year.
Cost of living $850-1,599 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 20%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1925
Teachers 1,270
Students 10,171
Foreigners 3%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Library Available
• Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan
World ranking638
Country ranking21
Quality of teaching258
Ranking in world by sphere
Life Sciences and Medicine352
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking638
QS World University Rankings611
Alternative title
Japanese 熊本大学
Location on map
Kumamoto University or 熊本大学 - public higher education institution in Japan. The history of Kumamoto University can be traced back to1925 . The main building is in Kumamoto.

University ranking. Kumamoto University ranks high in the ratings of Japan. Kumamoto University is among the top 5% of world universities According to the international rating the university is in the top 360 in the area of "Life Sciences and Medicine".

Application process and the cost of tuition. The students must pass examinations in order to get admitted to the university. Kumamoto University has a very strict evaluation process that allows only 1 out of 5 applicants to successfully enroll. The academic schedule is divided into semesters. The cost of tuition for the bachelor’s programs is around 5,000 USD per year. Those who wish to get their master’s degree here should be ready to spend at least 5,000 USD per year. Due to the fact that the tuition fees at Kumamoto University may vary depending on the faculty, we advise you to check the official website http://www.kumamoto-u.ac.jp for more accurate information.

The composition of the university. Being a medium scale university, Kumamoto University teaches more than 10 thousand students. Foreign citizens can submit their applications along with the local students. The university has about 3% of foreign students. To ensure that the quality of education stays high the university has an academic staff consisting of more than 1200 specialists. To learn more about the students and alumni of the university you can visit the university’s social media pages: Linkedin.

Infrastructure of Kumamoto University. The university has a dedicated library.

Kumamoto University - Official Description

Kumamoto University was established on May 31, 1949, under the National School Establishment Law that reformed the old Japanese educational system. Since the University's inception, a number of allied schools and facilities have been incorporated and developed within its structure. These include the Center for Educational Research and School Development; the University Hospital; the Medicinal Plant Garden; the Engineering Research Equipment Center; the Center for Multimedia and Information Technologies; the Cooperative Research Center; the Institute of Resource Development and Analysis; the International Student Center; the Center for AIDS Research; the Shock Wave and Condensed Matter Research Center; the Institute of Molecular Embryology and Genetics; the Center for Lifelong Learning; the Center for Marine Environment Studies; the Research Center for Higher Education; and the Environmental Safety Center. In addition, the University operates a Kindergarten, an Elementary School, a Junior High School, and a School for Disabled Children. Today the University has a teaching staff of about 1,000 (excluding teachers from attached schools) and a full-time student body of 8,000 undergraduates and 2,000 graduate students.

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