Niigata University or 新潟大学 - public higher education institution in Japan. Niigata University began its activity in 1870.

University ranking. Niigata University has a high position in the academic rankings of Japan. Niigata University is in the top 5% according to the international rankings.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The students must pass examinations in order to get admitted to the university. It is very likely to get admitted to Niigata University as there are only 3 applicants per seat. The academic year is traditionally consists of semesters. The cost of tuition for the bachelor’s programs is around 5,000 USD per year. Niigata University is considered to be a pricey option when it comes to obtaining a master’s degree - 5,000 USD per year of study. Despite the tuition gees being quite low, the students often participate in scholarship programs. Due to the fact that the tuition fees at Niigata University may vary depending on the faculty, we advise you to check the official website for more accurate information.

The composition of the university. Niigata University is average in terms of student capacity, teaching the maximum of 13 thousand students. Foreign citizens can also apply to the university. Foreigners make about 4% of all students. To ensure that the quality of education stays high the university has an academic staff consisting of more than 1900 specialists. Student exchange programs is one of the draws of the university.

Infrastructure of Niigata University. The students have access to the university’s library. Students can apply for a dormitory.
Ranking   798   32
Country Japan
Bachelor (citizens) Check the current price on the official website of the university
56 USD/year.
Master (citizens) Check the current price on the official website of the university
56 USD/year.
Bachelor (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
5,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
5,000 USD/year.
Living expenses $850 -1,599 USD/month
Acceptance Rate 30.00%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1870
Teachers 1,960
Students 12,611
Foreigners 4%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Suburban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
• Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan
• Japan Association of National Universities
World ranking 798
Country ranking 32
Quality of teaching 233
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 798
QS World University Rankings 761
Cost of living in Japan
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 291 493
Food 321 470
Transportation 71 275
Communications and utilities 97 126
Clothing 23 88
Sports and leisure 47 147
Total 850 1,599
Accommodation in Japan USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 294
Shared room in city centre 498
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 429
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 694
Alternative title
English Niigata University
Russian Университет Ниигаты
German Universität Niigata
French université de Niigata
Japanese 新潟大学
Korean 니가타 대학
Chinese 新潟大學
cy Prifysgol Niigata
Ukrainian Ніїґатський університет
ca Universitat de Nigata
ga Ollscoil Niigata
he אוניברסיטת ניאיגטה
nb Universitetet i Niigata
tl Unibersidad ng Niigata
yo Niigata University
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Niigata University - Official Description

At Niigata, research is integrated with education. We conduct both pure and applied research and the results are published at home and abroad. We see graduate studies as crucial to the further development of research and education at the university. To this end we are currently engaged in a reform program, with the result that research and education will be more centered around in the graduate schools. We actively work with institutions overseas and encourage students to participate in international exchange programs. More than 350 international students study at Niigata, some of whom are here on exchange. Lying by the Sea of Japan, Niigata's positioning makes it one of the important centers of international exchange in the North East Asian region. At Niigata, some 1,200 academics conduct research and education in which some 2,000 graduates participate. Over the years, we have accumulated a wealth of research and educational resources and we are most willing to increase the exposition of your intellectual property to the general public. We hope that everyone, children included, will deepen their academic interests through this opportunity. For corporate investors, this opportunity is sure to stimulate future profit. Our two campuses, Ikarashi and Asahimachi, are located on...

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