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Kwansei Gakuin University

Location Nishinomiya Uegahara Campus, Nishinomiya City Japan
Ranking

# 1201-1400QS World University Rankings

About Kwansei Gakuin University

Kwansei Gakuin University,colloquially known as Kangaku, is a private Christian university in Japan.Founded in 1889, KGU offers Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degrees toaround 25,000 students in almost 40 different disciplines across 11undergraduate and 14 graduate programs, and the university welcomes around 800international students every year. KGU’s main Nishinomiya campus, located inthe heart of the Kansai region, sits in close proximity to the cities of Kobe,Osaka and Kyoto, and the university’s architecture, inspired by the SpanishMission style, won a comprehensive design award from the ArchitecturalInstitute of Japan in 2017.

 

KGU's avowed mission, “to helpstudents master their God-given gifts in order to serve their neighbors,society and the world,” is reflected in the university’s motto of Mastery forService. As part of that endeavor, in 2010, KGU established the School ofInternational Studies, which offers undergraduate degree programs conductedentirely in English, in order to attract students from all over the world. KGUhas also made great strides toward becoming a more globally-minded institutionthrough various initiatives, such as the UN and Foreign Affairs Studiesgraduate minor, a practical program launched in 2017 that trains professionalsfor future employment at UN agencies and other foreign organizations. Thanks tothese efforts, KGU was selected for inclusion in the Top Global UniversityProject, a government initiative which aims to improve the internationalcompetitiveness of Japanese universities.

 

Going forward, Kwansei Gakuin University will strive to further developits worldwide reputation as one of Japan’s leading educational institutions.

About Kwansei Gakuin University

Kwansei Gakuin University,colloquially known as Kangaku, is a private Christian university in Japan.Founded in 1889, KGU offers Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degrees toaround 25,000 students in almost 40 different disciplines across 11undergraduate and 14 graduate programs, and the university welcomes around 800international students every year. KGU’s main Nishinomiya campus, located inthe heart of the Kansai region, sits in close proximity to the cities of Kobe,Osaka and Kyoto, and the university’s architecture, inspired by the SpanishMission style, won a comprehensive design award from the ArchitecturalInstitute of Japan in 2017.

 

KGU's avowed mission, “to helpstudents master their God-given gifts in order to serve their neighbors,society and the world,” is reflected in the university’s motto of Mastery forService. As part of that endeavor, in 2010, KGU established the School ofInternational Studies, which offers undergraduate degree programs conductedentirely in English, in order to attract students from all over the world. KGUhas also made great strides toward becoming a more globally-minded institutionthrough various initiatives, such as the UN and Foreign Affairs Studiesgraduate minor, a practical program launched in 2017 that trains professionalsfor future employment at UN agencies and other foreign organizations. Thanks tothese efforts, KGU was selected for inclusion in the Top Global UniversityProject, a government initiative which aims to improve the internationalcompetitiveness of Japanese universities.

 

Going forward, Kwansei Gakuin University will strive to further developits worldwide reputation as one of Japan’s leading educational institutions.

University information

Total students

25,269

UG students

95%

PG students

5%

International students

1,040

UG students

82%

PG students

18%

Total faculty staff

1,111

Domestic staff

86%

Int'l staff

14%

Tuition fee and scholarships

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Rankings & ratings

Kwansei Gakuin University is one of the top private universities in Nishinomiya City, Japan. It is ranked #1201-1400 in QS World University Rankings 2023.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2023
    #1201-1400

Ranking criteria

3.3
Academic Reputation
7.4
Employer Reputation
4.2
Faculty Student Ratio
3.2
Citations per Faculty
29.7
International Faculty Ratio
4.1
International Students Ratio
17
International Research Network
8.6
Employment Outcomes

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