Kumamoto University 熊本大学

  • Kumamoto, Japan 熊本県

Kumamoto University has a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs, ranging from humanities to law and science. Fans of Japanese literature will be excited to know that Natsume Soseki, the world-renowned novelist, once taught at this university.

Kumamoto University is located in southern Japan, fairly near the coast, in a region known for having a beautiful climate and verdant natural beauty. If you are looking for a place where you can experience the wild and undeveloped sides of Japan yet still be just a step away from modern Kumamoto city, this school may be the one for you.


入学金 Matriculation Fee: ¥282,000

学費 Tuition: ¥535,800 per year


  • Primary Teacher Education
  • Junior High School Teacher Education
  • Special Support Teacher Education


  • Civil and Environmental Engineering and Architecture
    • Civil and Environmental Engineering Education
    • Urban and Regional Planning and Design Engineering Education
    • Architecture and Building Engineering Education
  • Mechanical and Mathematical Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering Education
    • Mechanical System Education
    • Applied Mathematics Education
  • Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
    • Electrical Engineering Education
    • Electronic Engineering Education
    • Computer Science Education
  • Materials Science and Applied Chemistry
    • Chemistry and Bioscience Education
    • Chemistry and Materials Education
    • Materials Science and Engineering Education


  • Law
  • Public Policy

Arts (Literature)

  • Integrated Human Studies
    • Socio-Human Studies
    • Human Sciences
    • Regional Sciences
  • History
    • Japanese History and Archaeology
    • Modern World System
  • Literature
    • East Asian Languages and Literature
    • Euro-American Language and Literature
    • Transregional Studies of Language and Literature
  • Communication and Information
    • Communication Proficiency and Information / Media Management Skills


  • Medicine


  • Pharmacy
  • Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences

Health Science

  • Nursing
  • Radiology Sciences
  • Medical Laboratory Sciences


  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Sciences
    • Materials Science
    • Earth and Environmental History
    • Earth and Planetary Physics
  • Biological Sciences
    • Cell Biology
    • Biology of Biodiversity


  1. EJU Result
    1. Japanese as a foreign language.
    2. Science
    3. Japan and the World
    4. Mathematics
  2. TOEFL / TOEIC  Result 
  3. Entrance Examination
    1. Written examination 
    2. Foreign language
    3. Science
    4. Mathematics
    5. Interview

Living Cost

In addition to matriculation fee and tuition fee, average living expenses including accommodation, foods, entertainment, phone bill, and study materials are approximately ¥66,000 per month.

International students are allowed to work up to 28 hours per week only. According to the recent survey, the minimum wage is ¥737 per hour in Kumamoto Prefecture.


Kurokami Campus, 2-39-1 Kurokami, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto-shi, Kumamoto, 860-8555, Japan

Honjo-Kuhonji Campus A, 1-1-1 Honjo, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto-shi, 860-8556 Japan

Honjo-Kuhonji Campus B, 2-2-1 Honjo, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto-shi, 860-0811 Japan

Honjo-Kuhonji Campus C,  4-24-1 Kuhonji, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto-shi, 860-0976 Japan

Oe Campus, 5-1 Oe-honmachi, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto-shi, 860-0973, Japan

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