Utsunomiya University

Utsunomiya University
Type National
Established Founded 1922
Chartered 1949
President Choemon Kanno
Academic staff
362 full-time[1]
Students 5,580[2]
Undergraduates 4,567
Postgraduates 1,013
Location Utsunomiya, Tochigi, Japan
36°32′57″N 139°54′50″E / 36.5492°N 139.9139°E / 36.5492; 139.9139Coordinates: 36°32′57″N 139°54′50″E / 36.5492°N 139.9139°E / 36.5492; 139.9139
Campus Urban
Website www.utsunomiya-u.ac.jp
Yoto Campus (Engineering)
Minegaoka Auditorium, built in 1924

Utsunomiya University (宇都宮大学 Utsunomiya daigaku) is a national university in Japan. The main campus is located in Miné-machi, Utsunomiya, Tochigi Prefecture.


Utsunomiya University was established in 1949 by integrating three national colleges: Utsunomiya Agricultural and Forestry College (宇都宮農林専門学校 Utsunomiya nōrin semmon gakkō, founded in 1922), Tochigi Normal School (栃木師範学校 Tochigi shihan gakkō, founded in 1873) and Tochigi Normal School for Youth (栃木青年師範学校 Tochigi seinen shihan gakkō, founded in 1922).

The university at first had two faculties: Faculty of Agriculture (in Mine Campus) and Faculty of Liberal Arts (in Takaragi Campus).

Faculties (Undergraduate Schools)

Graduate Schools


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