Overview of Kwansei Gakuin

Kwansei Gakuin is one of the most prestigious private schools in Japan, dating back to 1889, when it was founded in Kobe by the American missionary Reverend Walter Russell Lambuth, M.D. It is now a comprehensive and integrated educational institution spread across eight campuses.

Kwansei Gakuin University

Kwansei Gakuin University (KGU)—colloquially known as Kangaku—is a private nondenominational Christian university in the Kansai region of Japan. As one of Kansai's leading private universities, KGU offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees to around 25,000 students in over 80 different disciplines across 14 undergraduate schools and 14 graduate schools. Most schools are located on the Nishinomiya Uegahara Campus. The School of Policy Studies and the School of Science and Technology are located on the Kobe Sanda Campus, while the Nishinomiya Seiwa Campus is home to the School of Education.

Kwansei Gakuin Organization Chart

The Kwansei Gakuin Educational Foundation is composed of the Educational Foundation's own administrative offices, Kwansei Gakuin University, Seiwa Junior College, Kwansei Gakuin Senior and Junior High Schools, Senri & Osaka International Schools of Kwansei Gakuin, Kwansei Gakuin Elementary School, and Kwansei Gakuin Kindergarten.

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Comprehensive Education at Kwansei Gakuin from Kindergarten to Graduate School