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Toyo University

Type of Institution Established No. of Students
Private 1887 31,792

Toyo University is one of the largest private universities in Japan. It was founded in 1887 as "TETSUGAKU-KAN (School of Philosophy)" by one of Japan’s most eminent philosophers Dr. INOUE Enryo. It was reorganized in 1906 and has since been known as Toyo University. Last year 2012, the University celebrated its 125th anniversary. Through this long history of academic contribution, the university has grown and currently, there are over 31,000 students in 10 undergraduate programs and 11 graduate school programs. Internationalization is one of the focuses of Toyo University, and currently there are 337 international students from 16 countries. The University has five campuses with the main campus located in HAKUSAN, Bunkyo-ward, in Central Tokyo. The Graduate School of Regional Development Studies is located in the HAKUSAN Campus.

Historical background
Low tuition fees
Location 5-28-20 Hakusan, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-8606, Japan
No. of Undergraduate Students 31,000
No. of Graduate Students 792
No. of Full-Time Faculty Members 676
No. of International Students 337
Breakdown of International Student Numbers by Country 16 countries and regions

China: 263
Korea: 24
Taiwan: 7
Thailand: 7
India: 6
Vietnam: 6
Malaysia: 5
Mongolia: 5
Myanmar: 4
Nepal: 3
Finland: 2
Cambodia: 1
Dominica: 1
Iran: 1
Saudi Arabia: 1
UK: 1
No. of Countries with Exchange Agreements 23
Individual University Scholarships
International Student Dormitories
Japanese Language Education Services
Consultation Room
International Student Associations International Student Association
Career Support Yes
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As of March 11, 2014


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