Kyushu University or 九州大学 - public higher education institution in Japan. Kyushu University was founded in 1903. The main building of the university is located in Fukuoka inside an urban campus.

University ranking. Kyushu University is among the top 10 universities of Japan, which attracts the best students and professors Japan can offer. The university is among the best 5% worldwide, ranking 166 in international ratings. Kyushu University has garnered a reputation in international circles for its programs in «Arts and Humanities», «Engineering and Technology», «Life Sciences and Medicine», «Natural Science», «Social Sciences and Management», «Chemistry». The university is in the top 200 in the quality of education criterion. Thanks to its high educational standards the university graduates are quite popular among employers of Japan and the world.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The enrollment is based on the exam results. High competition at Kyushu University allows only 1 out of 10 applicants to be accepted. Kyushu University divides its academic year into semesters. The cost of tuition for the bachelor’s programs is around 4,960 USD per year. A master’s degree of Kyushu University will cost a student a significant sum of 4,960 USD per year. More information could be found on the official website of the university

The composition of the university. Kyushu University is medium in scale, teaching no more than 19 thousand students at a time. Both citizens and foreigners are able to apply. The ratio of foreign students at Kyushu University is 8% of all students. The academic staff of Kyushu University includes more than 3 thousand teachers and professors. The university has social media profiles Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, where you can learn more about it.

Infrastructure of Kyushu University. The university has its own library. The university is in the OpenCourseWare Consortium (OCW).
Ranking   166   8
Country Japan
City Fukuoka
Bachelor (foreigners) 4,960 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) 4,960 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens) 4,930 USD/year.
Master (citizens) 4,930 USD/year.
Living expenses $850 -1,599 USD/month
Acceptance Rate 10%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1903
Teachers 3,826
Students 18,747
Foreigners 8%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Library Available
• Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan
• OpenCourseWare Consortium (OCW)
World ranking 166
Country ranking 8
Academic Reputation 146
Employer Reputation 182
Quality of teaching 39
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities 264
Engineering and Technology 126
Life Sciences and Medicine 135
Natural Science 123
Social Sciences and Management 367
Ranking in world by discipline
Chemistry 76
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 166
QS World University Rankings 142
ARWU Academic Ranking 201
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة كيوشو
German Universität Kyushu
Spanish Universidad de Kyushu
French Université de Kyushu
Japanese 九州大学
Korean 규슈대학
Portuguese Universidade de Kyushu
Russian Университет Кюсю
Chinese 九州大学
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Kyushu University - Official Description

Kyushu University's history can be traced back to 1903 when it was established as Fukuoka Medical College affiliated to Kyoto Imperial University. In 1911, Kyushu Imperial University was re-established as one of the former seven imperial universities in Japan, and it was renamed to Kyushu University in 1947. In its history of nearly 100 years, Kyushu University has contributed to higher education in Japan. In October 2003, the university has taken advantage of new research opportunities by integrating the Kyushu Institute of Design. This integration created a unique academic environment where Science of Kyushu University and Aesthetic sense and creativity of the Kyushu Institute of Design were merged. Kyushu University was reorganized to become a national university corporation in April 2005, having been striving for further progress of education and research. Kyushu University has 8 campuses including the newly built campus in Ito area. The Faculty of Engineering moved to Ito Campus in October 2006, and other faculties will be relocated over the next ten years. With an undergraduate enrollment of 12011 and a graduate enrollment of 7186, Kyushu University has currently 11 undergraduate schools, 17 graduate schools, 3 attached research instititions and 1 university hospital. There are 3258 faculty...

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