Basic Facts about Temple University, Japan Campus

2020 Edition

  • Established in Tokyo in June 1982 as the Japan campus of Temple University, a U.S.-based comprehensive public research university located in Pennsylvania.
  • Designated a Foreign University, Japan Campus by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in February 2005.
  • Average Undergraduate Class Size:
    20 students
  • Total Number of Degrees Awarded to TUJ Graduates:
    6,859 (August 1984 to August 2019)

Enrollment by Program

Degree Programs

Undergraduate Program 1,337
Executive MBA Program 34
Beasley School of Law 77
Graduate College of Education 186
Degree Programs Total 1,634

Non-degree Programs

Academic English Program 147
Continuing Education 734
Corporate Education
Annual number of corporate employees trained
English training program for educational organizations
(Annual participants)
Non-degree Programs Total 2,332

Note: TUJ operates on a three-semester academic year that allows flexibility in enrollment scheduling. As a result, there are significant variations in semester enrollment by program, so the numbers stated here represent the highest enrollment for each program out of the three semesters during 2019 (except for Corporate Education and English training programs offered by the Academic English Program for educational organizations).

Number of Faculty and Staff

Faculty (Excluding Corporate Education)

Faculty Total 191


Staff Total 129

Nationality of Students and Faculty

Undergraduate Program

Graduate College of Education

Executive MBA Program

Beasley School of Law

Partner Institutions

Academic Institutions

Name of Partner Institutions Date Related Links
Musashi University and Musashi Senior & Junior High School (Japan) April 2009
Miyagi University (Japan) December 2013
Hong Kong Baptist University (Hong Kong), School of Communication April 2014
Toyo University (Japan), Faculty of Global and Regional Studies and Faculty of International Tourism Management (formerly Faculty of Regional Development Studies) April 2014
Meiji University (Japan), School of Arts and Letters May 2014
National Taipei University (Taiwan) May 2014
Showa Women's University (Japan) June 2016


Name of Partner Institutions Date Related Links
Minato City May 2006