About Kwansei Gakuin

Public Relations Office        November 25, 2016

Kwansei Gakuin, a comprehensive and integrated educational institution


Kwansei Gakuin is one of the most prestigious private schools in Japan which dates back to in 1889, when it was founded by the American missionary Reverend Walter Russell Lambuth, M.D. in Kobe.

Kwansei Gakuin is now a comprehensive and integrated educational institute with a university, college, junior college, senior high school, junior high school , elementary school and kindergarten. It has 6 campuses: Nishinomiya Uegahara, Nishinomiya Seiwa, Kobe Sanda, Osaka Umeda, Tokyo Marunouchi, and Takarazuka.

Kwansei Gakuin University(KGU) is an independent institution for higher education, offering Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral degrees in over 35 different disciplines to a student body of about 24,500, including approximately 800 foreign students. The University maintains academic standards that rank among the highest of all Japanese universities and colleges.

Kwansei Gakuin University has 14 graduate schools and 11 undergraduate schools

Kwansei Gakuin University
Graduate Schools Undergraduate Schools
Theology Theology
Humanities Humanities
Sociology Sociology
Law and Politics Law and Politics
Economics Economics
Business Administration Business Administration
Science and Technology Science and Technology
Policy Studies Policy Studies
Human Welfare Studies Human Welfare Studies
Education Education
International Studies International Studies
and Culture
Professional Graduate Schools
Law School
Institute of Business and Accounting
(Business School, Accounting School)

The School of Policy Studies, and the School of Science and Technology are located on the Kobe Sanda Campus, while the School of Education is located on the Nishinomiya Seiwa Campus. The other schools are located on the Nishinomiya Uegahara Campus.