Founded in July 1885
Hakumon, or the White Gate, is the symbol of Chuo University. The precise origins of the name and exact reason for its use are unclear, but the color white has associations of justice, ...
Over 137 Years of History
Chuo University was founded in July 1885 as Igirisu Horitsu Gakko (English Law School) at Nishiki-cho in the Kanda district of Tokyo. Its founders were 18 young attorneys and scholars: Rokuichiro...
Successes at Chuo in fiscal year 2022
Chuo University has maintained an enviable success rate in difficult national exams over the years.
212 Partner Universities
Chuo University has partnership agreements with 212 colleges, universities and education organizations in 41 countries and regions.
Commemorating its 130th anniversary, Chuo University has released Chuo Vision 2025, a ten-year development plan focusing on the establishment of multiple new faculties, relocation of parts of the arts and social science faculties to one of our downtown Tokyo campuses, and the promotion of global initiatives. Read more here.
Learning is truly valuable for achieving a better quality of life. Those who desire to learn wish to achieve a better life by making use of what they can gain through learning. Today, societies have a responsibility to provide all people with equal opportunities for learning, regardless of their backgrounds or situations. In offering these opportunities, universities and other educational institutions play a key role, providing individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to achieve a better life. As institutions we must create communities in which these opportunities are offered to people of all abilities, medical histories, economic conditions, family environments, genders, gender identities, sexual orientations, ages, nationalities, races, languages, faiths and religions.
Check the newly released guide book of Chuo University.
This is a downloadable version of the Chuo University Prospectus 2023-2024. Take a look at Chuo's founding spirit, vision, strengths, faculties, global partners, international programs, and more.
Learn from over 10 Movies
Chuo University is introduced in a collection of over 10 movies, including the learning program "Corridor of Knowledge" and software project videos created by the Department of Information and System Engineering, Faculty of Science and Engineering. Stay tuned for more updates!
6 Campuses in Tokyo
Chuo University has six campuses in Tokyo, the capital of Japan. The Tama Campus is surrounded by the lush greenery of suburban western Tokyo; the Korakuen Campus, Ichigaya Tamachi Campus, Myogadani Campus, Surugadai Campus and Koishikawa Campus are conveniently located in downtown Tokyo. Chuo University offers fulfilling education opportunities through coordination across all our six campuses.