Join Us at Yokohama City University

Yokohama City University is a regional hub for education, research and medical care. We make every effort to provide fulfilling learning opportunities, to contribute to the community and to live up to the trust and expectations of the citizens of Yokohama. We are pleased you have chosen to learn more about the opportunities that await you here at YCU.

Why YCU?

Yokohama City University is home to a diverse group of people - most of whom feel like they're a part of one big family. The atmosphere in YCU is warm and cozy, as our small university makes it very easy for students, faculty and staff to get to know each other well. We've asked some of our students the reason they chose to go to YCU, and here are their answers.


Financial Aid

Yokohama City University admits and enrolls students without regard to their financial circumstances and is committed to meeting the demonstrated financial need of eligible students - both local and international. For more information on financial aid provided by YCU, please click on the links below.

Facts & Figures



undergraduate students


graduate students


faculty members


students actively utilizing our Career Support Center in a year


alumni registered with our Career Supporter System