Nara Women's University
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Nara Women's University

奈良女子大学  (Narajoshidaigaku)  / NWU

Faculty of Science

Overview

Departments and Divisions
Academic Program
Typical Length of Program
Degrees
Department of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
4
Bachelors
(Science)
Department of Chemistry, Biology, and Environmental Science
4
Bachelors
(Science)
Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar: semester
Entry Timing: Apr.
Term Commencement: Apr. / Oct.
List of Courses and Schedule
List of Courses and Schedule
Link
Degree Programs Offered in English
Curriculum Policy of Institution
Contact Info (for International Students)
International Division
+81-0742-20-3204
ryugakusei@cc.nara-wu.ac.jp
Degree Awarding Policy

Program Profile

Official Website
Brochures and App Form
School Brochures
Link
School Features
Criteria for Awarding Degrees
Supplementary Japanese Language Class

Curriculum Policy of Institution
Japanese Language Course at an Affiliated School (Separate Admission Process for the University)

Study Abroad Programs (Incl. in and outbound) / Length of Program
Exchange Programs with Partner Institutions Overseas
Link 1 yr
Short-term Study Abroad to Japan
Link up to 2 wks
Short-term Study Abroad Programs from Japan
Link up to 2 wks
Short-term Study Abroad to Japan
Link up to 2 wks
Short-term Study Abroad Programs from Japan
Link
Double/Dual/Joint Degree Programs

MEXT Research Students Scholarship
Prospective Students may Apply
Types of Professional Qualifications
  • Teacher's License
  • Curator

Students

As of May 1, 2022

total
645
Students

Students

Number of International Undergraduate Students Local Students
16 629

Number of International Students by Nationality

Number of Spring Admissions
149
Number of Spring International Admissions
3
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
7
Number of Graduating Students in 2022 (International Students)
171 (1)
Completion Rate in 2022
96.8 %
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2022

Faculty

As of May 1, 2022

List of Academic Staff/Faculty Members (Title, Degree and Achievements)
Total Number of Academic Staff/Faculty Members
64
  • Student : Faculty Ratio (both Full-time)

    645:64

Number of International Academic Staff/Faculty Members (by Gender)

Professors
Associate Professors
Lecturers
Assistant Professors
Research Associates
Total
%
Male
27
15
1
4
47
73
Female
3
11
3
17
26
International Faculty
1
1
1

Post-graduate Pathways

As of May 1, 2022

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
97
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
70
Main Pathways for International Students
Number of International Graduating Students Employed in Japan (Upon Graduation)
Information on Career Prospects
Internships and Other Opportunities
  • Internships/On-the-job training in Japan (Convert to credit)
  • Internships/training outside Japan (Convert to credit)
  • Internships/training outside Japan (Convert not to credit)
Career Support

Voices of International Students
International Alumni Networks

Campus Location

Campus

630-8506, Nara Google Map
Access Map
Location Type
Suburban
Facilities and Services
  • Athletic grounds and facilities (e.g., gyms)
  • Facilities for extracurricular activities
  • Rest areas
  • Computer rooms
  • Environments for independent learning other than the library (e.g., learning commons)
  • Barrier-free universal design
  • Cafeteria/On-campus store
  • Free Wi-Fi for students

Entrance Exam for International Students

As at 01st 10 2022

Admission Policy of Institution
Entrance examination provisions for international students
Available
Name of Procedures for International Admissions and Program
Entrance Examination for Private-Expense Undergraduate International Students
Link
Consultation for Prospective Students Overseas
Special Arrangement on Admission for Persons with Disabilities
  • Time for exam extended by 1.5 times or 1.3 times
  • Permission to take exam in Braille; use of question sheets with a font that is 1.4 times larger and paper sheets that are twice as large; use of a magnifying glass; etc.
  • Sign-language interpreter, helper available
  • Consideration given to location of exam room (e.g., distance from restroom and elevator)
  • Other special measures such as use of walking sticks, hearing aids, wheelchairs, and specially made desks, etc.
Transfer within the Institution
Eligible to Apply
Transfer from Another Institution
Eligible to Apply
Options for Testing / Qualifications
  • Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU): Japanese as a Foreign Language
  • Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU): Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology)
  • Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU): Mathematics
  • Requires English language proficiency (TOEIC)
  • Requires English language proficiency (TOEFL)
Remarks
  • Online application available
  • Examination fees and other charges payable by credit card or online payment system
  • Exam must be taken in Japanese
Application Timing
Jan.

Entrance Exam for All Students

Information on Selection Method (for All Students)
  • General
  • Comprehensive selection
  • Recommendation (open recruitment, designated schools)
  • Entrance examination provisions for international students
  • Transfer between schools

Tuition and Fees

As at 01st 10 2022

Total Estimated Costs
3,930,736 yen
Tuition Fees
First Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Second Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Third Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Fourth Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Link
Admission Fee
282,000 yen
Other Charges
First Year   4,660 yen
Link
Estimated Housing and Utilities Cost (Per Month)
5,900 yen
Estimated Food Cost (Per Month)
20,992 yen
Estimated Textbooks and Supplies Cost (Per Month)
4,085 yen
Fees Charged during Student Short-time Leave
no payment

Special Payment Arrangements

As at 01st 10 2022

Late Payment Plan
Available
Installment Payment Plan
Available
Tuition Waivers
Student may Apply for Waiver or Reduction of Tuition
Link

Scholarships/Loans

Grants (All Students may Apply)
Available
Grants (All International Students may Apply)
Loans (All Students may Apply)
Available
Details