Gunma Prefectural Women’s University

151-200 th
Japan University Rankings 2020
1395-1 Kaminote Tamamura-machi, Sawa-gun, Gunma, 370-1193, Japan

About Gunma Prefectural Women’s University

Gunma Prefectural University is a public university in the town of Tamamura, Gunma, Japan.

It was originally established in 1980 in the city of Maebashi and relocated to Tamamura in 1982. It was created to cater the increasing number of women in the Gunma prefecture wishing to continue onto higher education. As a way to stop them from heading outside the prefecture to go to university, the people of Gunma decided to establish a university for women.

It began with three departments: Japanese literature, English literature and aesthetics and art history. Since then it has introduce the faculty of international communication as a way to keep up with the many social changes in Japan.

The first graduate programme was introduced in 1993 and there are now five different graduate programmes on

English language instruction has also increased in recent years.

The university hosts international exchanges from a number of universities including Huron University and Soochow University among others. All exchange students are assigned two home students, known as tutors, that help them with the Japanese and any other queries or issues they may encounter.

A Japanese language course for exchange students was established in 2007.

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Key statistics

  • 17.5
    No. of students per staff
  • 0%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 100 : 0
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 1,015
    Number of FTE Students
  • ¥1,138
    Finance per Student (¥000s)
Based on data collected for the (1) 2021 World University Rankings and (2) 2020 Japan University Rankings

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