Hitotsubashi University

Hitotsubashi University

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Hitotsubashi University is a public university located in Tokyo, Japan. Founded in 1875, the university sits in rank 456th in the world and the 14th in Japan. This is the only university known that focused on social science and humanities. Hitotsubashi university consists of six Graduates Schools, four faculties, and one institute. It offers programs such as; Commerce & Management, Business Administration, Economics, Law, Social Sciences, Language & Society, International & Public Policy, and Economic Research.

This 143 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The acceptance rate is 10-20% making this Japanese university selective one. International students may apply to this university



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Hitotsubashi University located in western metropolis city of Tokyo, Japan. Specifically, in the urban life town of Kunitachi. The population range in Kunitachi is around 250.000 people. Kunitachi had a wide main avenue and the cherry tree-lined from Kunitachi Station toward Tama River. Several tourist attraction there such as; Yabo Tenmangu, Musashi Kokunbunji Park, and a cultural event like Tenka Ichi Festival.


Hitotsubashi University keeps the historical building and atmosphere around. The building has Europe style with garden and trees surrounding the campus area. Hitotsubashi University has 3 main campuses. The main campus is in Kunitachi. Classes and research held in Kunitachi campus. Kodaira Kokusai is the place for residence for Japan student and International student. Kodaira Kokusai has sports facilities for club activities too. Chiyoda Campus is the place for Graduate School of Business Administration and the Graduate School of Law.

There are 2 million volumes and 16.900 serial titles in Hitotsubashi University Library. Several rare collection materials including Carl Menger collection, Schumpter collection, and Soda Kiichiro collection can be accessed in Hitotsubashi University Library. It makes the university library become the top university library in Japan.

Residing Options

Hitotsubashi University provides several dormitories around campus. There are Residence Hall Kunitachi, Ikko-Ryo, Chuwaryo, and Keimekan. There are also dormitories and apartments outside the campus are available for the student.


Hitotsubashi University has the student and staff ratio of 1:13. The total staff is around 502 administrative staff. It consists, professors, associates professors, and lecturers.

Jobs and placements

Hitotsubashi University graduates have the university alumni associates called Josuikai. It has strong links with industry and finance for student pursue their career goal. The student can use this opportunity to enter the career life. It means the alumni association can provide the workplace option for the student that just graduate. The alumni of Hitotsubashi University mostly comes out as a politician.

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