The List of Universities Approved by the Minister of MEXT (National Universities) (As of April 2017)

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Alphabetical order(National Universities)

Hokkaido and Tohoku Area

  • Hokkaido University
  • Hokkaido University of Education
  • Muroran Institute of Technology
  • Otaru University of Commerce
  • Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine
  • Asahikawa Medical University
  • Kitami Institute of Technology
  • Hirosaki University
  • Iwate University
  • Tohoku University
  • Miyagi University of Education
  • Akita University
  • Yamagata University
  • Fukushima University

Kanto and Koshinetsu Area

  • Ibaraki University
  • University of Tsukuba
  • Tsukuba University of Technology
  • Utsunomiya University
  • Gunma University
  • Saitama University
  • Chiba University
  • The University of Tokyo
  • Tokyo Medical and Dental University
  • Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
  • Tokyo Gakugei University
  • Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
  • Tokyo University of the Arts
  • Tokyo Institute of Technology
  • Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology
  • Ochanomizu University
  • The University of Electro-Communications
  • Hitotsubashi University
  • Yokohama National University
  • National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
  • The Graduate University for Advanced Studies
  • Niigata University
  • Nagaoka University of Technology
  • Joetsu University of Education
  • University of Yamanashi
  • Shinshu University

Tokai, Hokuriku and Kinki Area

  • University of Toyama
  • Kanazawa University
  • University of Fukui
  • Gifu University
  • Shizuoka University
  • Hamamatsu University School of Medicine
  • Nagoya University
  • Aichi University of Education
  • Nagoya Institute of Technology
  • Toyohashi University of Technology
  • Mie University
  • Shiga University
  • Shiga University of Medical Science
  • Kyoto University
  • Kyoto University of Education
  • Kyoto Institute of Technology
  • Osaka University
  • Osaka Kyoiku University
  • Hyogo University of Teacher Education
  • Kobe University
  • Nara University of Education
  • Nara Women's University
  • Wakayama University
  • Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
  • Nara Institute of Science and Technology

Chugoku and Shikoku Area

  • Tottori University
  • Shimane University
  • Okayama University
  • Hiroshima University
  • Yamaguchi University
  • Tokushima University
  • Naruto University of Education
  • Kagawa University
  • Ehime University
  • Kochi University

Kyushu and Okinawa Area

  • Kyushu University
  • Kyushu Institute of Technology
  • Saga University
  • Nagasaki University
  • Kumamoto University
  • Oita University
  • University of Teacher Education Fukuoka
  • University of Miyazaki
  • Kagoshima University
  • National Institute of Fitness and Sports in Kanoya
  • University of the Ryukyus

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