Japan National Universities: The Complete List

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We have already looked at the comprehensive list of Japanese Universities from scratch and grouped them by region. The following is a complete list of Japanese national universities.

List of Japan National Universities

  • Aichi University of Education
  • Akita University
  • Asahikawa Medical University
  • Chiba University
  • Ehime University
  • Fukuoka University of Education
  • Fukushima University
  • Gifu University
  • The Graduate University for Advanced Studies
  • Gunma University
  • Hamamatsu University School of Medicine
  • Hirosaki University
  • Hiroshima University
  • Hitotsubashi University (former Tokyo College of Commerce)
  • Hokkaido University (former Hokkaido Imperial University)
  • Hokkaido University of Education
  • Hyogo University of Teacher Education
  • Ibaraki University
  • Iwate University
  • Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST)
  • Joetsu University of Education
  • Kagawa University
  • Kagoshima University
  • Kanazawa University
  • Kitami Institute of Technology
  • Kobe University
  • Kochi University
  • Kumamoto University
  • Kyoto Institute of Technology
  • Kyoto University (former Kyoto Imperial University)
  • Kyoto University of Education
  • Kyushu Institute of Technology
  • Kyushu University (former Kyushu Imperial University)
  • Mie University
  • Miyagi University of Education
  • Muroran Institute of Technology
  • Nagaoka University of Technology
  • Nagasaki University
  • Nagoya Institute of Technology
  • Nagoya University (former Nagoya Imperial University)
  • Nara Institute of Science and Technology
  • Nara University of Education
  • Nara Women’s University
  • Naruto University of Education
  • National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
  • National Institute of Fitness and Sports in Kanoya
  • Niigata University
  • Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine
  • Ochanomizu University
  • Oita University
  • Okayama University
  • Osaka Kyoiku University
  • Osaka University (former Osaka Imperial University)
  • Otaru University of Commerce
  • Saga University
  • Saitama University
  • Shiga University
  • Shiga University of Medical Science
  • Shimane University
  • Shinshu University
  • Shizuoka University
  • Tohoku University (former Tohoku Imperial University)
  • Tokyo Gakugei University
  • Tokyo Institute of Technology
  • Tokyo Medical and Dental University
  • Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
  • Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
  • Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology
  • Tokyo University of the Arts
  • Tottori University
  • Toyohashi University of Technology
  • Tsukuba University of Technology
  • University of Electro-Communications
  • University of Fukui
  • University of Miyazaki
  • University of the Ryukyus
  • The University of Tokushima
  • The University of Tokyo (former Tokyo Imperial University)
  • University of Toyama
  • University of Tsukuba
  • University of Yamanashi
  • Utsunomiya University
  • Wakayama University
  • Yamagata University
  • Yamaguchi University
  • Yokohama National University

List of Japanese National Universities

NB: This page only focuses on Japan National Universities. You can also check out the complete list of Japan Universities that are grouped by regions and prefecture. This is especially helpful for international students hoping to study in Japan.

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