Musashino Art University Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#3999 of 14,160 In the World
#1335 of 5,829 In Asia
#250 of 718 In Japan
#2 of 4 In Kodaira

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
24%
Enrollment
4,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Private
Languages
Japanese

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate24%
Admissions RequirementsGraduation from high school or equivalent, and entrance examination. Provision is made for the recognition of foreign qualifications
Academic CalendarApril to March (April - July; September-March)
Enrollment4,500
Full time employee650
Student:staff ratio7:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
100
Citations
458

Musashino Art University majors

by publication & citation count

Environmental Science
23 / 226
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
22 / 56
Computer Science
20 / 17
Art & Design
17 / 6
Engineering
17 / 20
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
14 / 157
Physics
12 / 180
Human-Computer Interaction
10 / 3
Astrophysics and Astronomy
8 / 122
Geology
8 / 74
Business
6 / 0
Psychology
6 / 0
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
6 / 2
History
5 / 0
Graphic Design
5 / 0
Medicine
5 / 2
Biology
5 / 33
Social Psychology
4 / 0
Robotics
3 / 1
UX/UI Desgin
3 / 0
Computer Vision
3 / 1
Fashion Design
3 / 1
Classics and Ancient History
3 / 38
Aesthetics
3 / 3
Evolutionary Biology
3 / 9
Geography and Cartography
3 / 10
Chemistry
3 / 22
Mathematics
3 / 8
Technical Drawing
2 / 0
Anthropology
2 / 0
Advertising
2 / 0
Math Teachers
2 / 0
Art History
2 / 0
Oceanography
2 / 17
Illustration and Concept Art
2 / 1
Sociology
2 / 0
Atomic and Molecular physics
2 / 32
Performing arts
2 / 0
Economics
2 / 8
Painting and Drawing
1 / 1

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 0 0
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 0 2
1994 0 0
1995 2 2
1996 0 6
1997 0 3
1998 0 3
1999 0 2
2000 1 4
2001 0 0
2002 2 1
2003 3 3
2004 4 5
2005 1 5
2006 2 5
2007 0 2
2008 1 5
2009 1 7
2010 2 5
2011 1 0
2012 4 3
2013 5 4
2014 7 11
2015 8 22
2016 16 41
2017 12 80
2018 7 65
2019 14 79
2020 2 63

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $18,750$18,750
International students $18,750

Programs and Degrees

Shushi Architecture, Art Management, Computer Graphics, Design, Display and Stage Design, Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Painting and Drawing, Photography, Printing and Printmaking, Sculpture, Visual Arts
Hakase Art History, Design, Fine Arts, Industrial Design, Interior Design

Musashino Art University alumni

  1. Lily Franky

    Lily Franky
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    actorillustratorlyricistsingercomposer
    Biography

    Lily Franky is a Japanese illustrator, writer and actor. He has appeared in more than forty films since 2001.

  2. Ryū Murakami

    Ryū Murakami
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    writerscreenwriternovelistfilm directoressayist
    Biography

    Ryū Murakami is a Japanese novelist, short story writer, essayist and filmmaker. His novels explore human nature through themes of disillusion, drug use, surrealism, murder and war, set against the dark backdrop of Japan. His best known novels are Almost Transparent Blue, Audition, Coin Locker Babies and In the Miso Soup.

  3. Yukihiro Takahashi

    Yukihiro Takahashi
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    musiciansinger-songwriterrecord producercomposerdrummer
    Biography

    Yukihiro Takahashi is a Japanese musician, singer, record producer and actor, who is best known internationally as the drummer and lead vocalist of the Yellow Magic Orchestra, and as the former drummer of the Sadistic Mika Band. He is currently a member of the group METAFIVE.

  4. Towa Tei

    Towa Tei
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    disc jockeyrecord producercomposerrecording artist
    Biography

    Towa Tei is an artist, record producer and DJ born in Yokohama, Japan. Towa debuted as a member of Deee-Lite, from the US label Elektra Records in 1990 and shot to fame via their international hit single, "Groove Is In the Heart". He made his solo debut with the album Future Listening! in 1994. He has since relocated back from New York to rural Nagano prefecture in Japan.

General info

Alternative names MAU
武蔵野美術大学
Founded 1929
Accreditation Japan University Accreditation Association (JUAA)
Motto To foster a new generation of artists and designers with a well-rounded perspective
Colors blue
Academic structure Department of Japanese Painting
Department of Painting
Department of Sculpture
Department of Visual Communication Design
Department of Industrial, Interior and Craft Design
Department of Scenography, Display and Fashion Design
Department of Architecture
Department of Science of Design
Department of Imaging Arts and Sciences
Department of Arts Policy and Management
Department of Design Informatics
College of Art and Design
Affiliations and memberships International Council of Design (ico-D)
World Design Organization (WDO)

Location and Contacts

Address 1-736 Ogawa-cho
Kodaira-shi, Tokyo, 187-8505
Japan
City population 196,000
Phone +81 (42) 342 6037
Fax +81 (42) 342 5193

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