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Kagoshima University

鹿児島大学 (Kagoshimadaigaku) 

Faculty of Science

Overview

Departments and Divisions
Academic Program
Typical Length of Program
Degrees
Mathematics and Computer Science
4
Bachelors
(Bachelors of Science)
Physics and Astronomy
4
Bachelors
(Bachelors of Science)
Chemistry and Bioscience
4
Bachelors
(Bachelors of Science)
Earth and Environmental Sciences
4
Bachelors
(Bachelors of Science)
Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar: semester
Entry Timing: Apr.
Term Commencement: Apr. / Oct.
List of Courses and Schedule
Degree Programs Offered in English
Curriculum Policy of Institution
Contact Info (for International Students)
Student Affairs Section for Faculty of Science
81-99-285-8025
scigaku@kuas.kagoshima-u.ac.jp
Degree Awarding Policy

Program Profile

Official Website
Brochures and App Form
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
Double/Dual/Joint Degree Programs

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

Students

As of May 1, 2019

total
800
Students

Students

Number of International Students by Nationality

Number of Spring Admissions
188
Number of Spring International Admissions
5
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
6
Number of Graduating Students in 2019 (International Students)
180 (0)
Completion Rate in 2019
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2019

Faculty

As of May 1, 2019

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

    800:

Post-graduate Pathways

As of May 1, 2019

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
73
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
95
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)
Career Support

Voices of International Students
International Alumni Networks

Campus Location

Campus
Korimoto Campus
1-21-24 Korimoto, Kagoshima 890-8580, Kagoshima 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
  • Halal food provided in the cafeteria and elsewhere (certified Halal)
  • Free Wi-Fi for students
  • Places for worship (Qibla indicated / washing place available)

Entrance Exam for International Students

Admission Policy of Institution
Entrance Examination Provisions for International Students
Available
Name of Procedures for International Admissions and Program
Entrance examination for privately funded international students
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
  • Intention can be expressed using an AAC device or computer
  • 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
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)
  • 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
  • AO Admission
  • Recommendation (open recruitment, designated schools)
  • Entrance Examination Provisions for International Students

Tuition and Fees

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
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Admission Fee
282,000 yen
Fees Charged during Student Short-time Leave
discount

Special Payment Arrangements

Late Payment Plan
Installment Payment Plan
Tuition Waivers
Student may Apply for Waiver or Reduction of Tuition
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Scholarships/Loans

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