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

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Alphabetical order(Public Universities)

Hokkaido and Tohoku Area

  • Kushiro Public University of Economics
  • Future University Hakodate
  • Sapporo Medical University
  • Sapporo City University
  • Nayoro City University
  • Aomori University of Health and Welfare
  • Aomori Public College
  • Iwate Prefectural University
  • Miyagi University
  • Akita Prefectural University
  • Akita University of Art
  • Akita International University
  • Yamagata Prefectural University of Health Sciences
  • Yamagata Prefectural Yonezawa University of Nutrition Sciences
  • The University of Aizu
  • Fukushima Medical University

Kanto and Koshinetsu Area

  • Ibaraki Prefectural University of Health Sciences
  • Gunma Prefectural College of Health Sciences
  • Gunma Prefectural Women’s University
  • Takasaki City University of Economics
  • Maebashi Institute of Technology
  • Saitama Prefectural University
  • Chiba Prefectural University of Health Sciences
  • Advanced Institute of Industrial Technology
  • Tokyo Metropolitan University
  • Kanagawa University of Human Services
  • Yokohama City University
  • University of Niigata Prefecture
  • Niigata College of Nursing
  • Nagaoka Institute of Design
  • Yamanashi Prefectural University
  • Nagano College of Nursing
  • Nagano University

Tokai, Hokuriku and Kinki Area

  • Toyama Prefectural University
  • Ishikawa Prefectural University
  • Ishikawa Prefectural Nursing University
  • Kanazawa College of Art
  • Tsuruga Nursing University
  • Fukui Prefectural University
  • Tsuru University
  • Gifu College of Nursing
  • Gifu Pharmaceutical University
  • Institute of Advanced Media Arts and Sciences
  • University of Shizuoka
  • Shizuoka University of Art and Culture
  • Aichi Prefectural University
  • Aichi University of the Arts
  • Nagoya City University
  • Mie Prefectural College of Nursing
  • The University of Shiga Prefecture
  • Kyoto City University of Arts
  • Kyoto Prefectural University
  • Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine
  • Osaka City University
  • Osaka Prefecture University
  • Kobe City University of Foreign Studies
  • Kobe City College Of Nursing
  • The University of Fukuchiyama
  • University of Hyogo
  • Nara Prefectural University
  • Nara Medical University
  • Wakayama Medical University

Chugoku and Shikoku Area

  • Tottori University of Environmental Studies
  • Tokyo University of Science, Yamaguchi
  • The University of Shimane
  • Okayama Prefectural University
  • Niimi College
  • Onomichi City University
  • Prefectural University of Hiroshima
  • Hiroshima City University
  • Fukuyama City University
  • Shimonoseki City University
  • Yamaguchi Prefectural University
  • Kagawa Prefectural University of Health Sciences
  • Ehime Prefectural University of Health Sciences
  • Univerisity of Kochi
  • Kochi University of Technology

Kyushu and Okinawa Area

  • The University of Kitakyushu
  • Kyushu Dental University
  • Fukuoka Prefectural University
  • Fukuoka Women’s University
  • University of Nagasaki
  • Prefectural University of Kumamoto
  • Oita University of Nursing and Health Sciences
  • Miyazaki Prefectural Nursing University
  • Miyazaki Municipal University
  • Okinawa Prefectural College of Nursing
  • Okinawa Prefectural University of Arts
  • Meio University

Public university that has stopped student’s recruitment


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