Hitotsubashi University

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Hitotsubashi University
一橋大学
MottoCaptains of Industry
TypePublic (National)
Established1920 (Origins 1875)
PresidentSusumu Yamauchi
Academic staff
630
Undergraduates4,500
Postgraduates2,100
Location,
Tokyo
,
Japan
CampusUrban
ColorsCrimson Red (DIC-2489)  
MascotNone
Websitehit-u.ac.jp


Hitotsubashi University (一橋大学, Hitotsubashi daigaku) is a national university specialized in the social sciences in Tokyo, Japan. The university has campuses in Kunitachi, Kodaira, and Kanda. Hitotsubashi is one of the top universities in Japan. It is very strong in economics and commerce related subjects. The university has strong international relationships. It has academic exchange agreements with 83 universities and research institutions, including University of Chicago, the University of Oxford and the University of California.

Faculties and graduate schools[change | change source]

Hitotsubashi University has about 4,500 undergraduate students and 2,100 postgraduate students. There are about 630 faculty members.

Undergraduate programs[change | change source]

  • Commerce (275)
  • Economics (275)
  • Law (175)
  • Social Sciences (235)

Graduate programs[change | change source]

  • Commerce (Master Program: 108, Doctor Program: 30)
  • Economics (Master Program: 70, Doctor Program: 30)
  • Law (Master Program: 15, Doctor Program: 26 Juris Doctor Program: 100)
  • Social Sciences (Master Program: 87, Doctor Program: 44)
  • Language and Society (Master Program: 49, Doctor Program: 21)
  • International Corporate Strategy (ICS) (including MBA Program)
  • International and Public Policy (55)

Parentheses show how many students enter in a year.[1]

Entrance exams[change | change source]

Hitotsubashi University is a very hard school to enter. So there are many textbooks for their entrance exams. One Japanese publisher has made a 15-year collection of their English[disambiguation needed] tests.[2] Another publisher made a 50-year collection of their mathematics exam.[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. 入学者選抜要項/入学定員 Archived 2009-03-18 at the Wayback Machine
  2. 一橋大の英語15カ年第6版(難関校過去問シリーズ)
  3. "一橋大学数学入試問題50年". Archived from the original on 2020-07-13. Retrieved 2020-07-12.
  4. Hitotsubashi University requires mathematics because it is necessary to learn economics.

Other websites[change | change source]