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Kanto Gakuin University

Kanto Gakuin University (関東学院大学, Kantō Gakuin Daigaku) is a private university located in Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama, Japan.

Kanto Gakuin University
MottoBe a man and serve the world
PresidentHiroyoshi Kiku
Administrative staff
Location, ,
CampusSuburban/rural, 77 acres (312,000 m²)


It traces its roots to The Baptist Theological Seminary of Yokohama established by Albert Arnold Bennett, a missionary of the American Baptist Missionary Union, established in 1884. The school's name was changed to Kanto Gakuin in 1919.


Bachelors, master's, and doctoral programs are offered through the College of Humanities, the College of Economics, the College of Law, the College of Engineering. Bachelors programs are offered through the College of Human and Environmental Studies. J.D. Program is offered through the Graduate School of Law.

  • The College of Humanities
    • Department of English
    • Department of Comparative Culture
    • Department of Applied Sociology
  • The College of Economics
    • Department of Economics
    • Department of Business
  • The College of Law
    • Department of Law
  • The College of Engineering
    • Department of Mechanical Engineering
    • Department of Electrical and Electronic Information Engineering
    • Department of Network and Multi-Media Engineering
    • Department of Architecture
    • Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    • Department of Applied Material and Life Science
  • The College of Human and Environmental Studies
    • Department of Modern Communication
    • Department of Human Environmental Design
    • Department of Health and Nutrition
    • Department of Human Development
  • The Graduate School of Humanities
  • The Graduate School of Engineering
  • The Graduate School of Economics
  • The Graduate School of Law


  • Kanazawa-Hakkei (Yokohama) - the College of Economics, the College of Engineering, the College of Human and Environmental Studies, and the Graduate School of Law
  • Kanazawa-Bunko (Yokohama) - the College of Humanities
  • Odawara (Odawara) - the College of Law

Kanto Gakuin Women's Junior CollegeEdit

Kanto Gakuin Women's Junior College
TypePrivate women's junior college
Active1950 (1950)–2004 (2004)
Kanagawa Prefecture

Kanto Gakuin Women's Junior College (関東学院女子短期大学, Kantō Gakuin Joshi Tanki Daigakubu) was a private junior college. It opened in 1950 as Kanto Gakuin Daigaku Tankidaigakubu (関東学院大学短期大学部), affiliated with Kanto Gakuin University.[1] On April 1, 1957, the junior college was renamed Kanto Gakuin Tankidaigaku (関東学院短期大学).[2] On April 1, 1967, the junior college became a women's junior college and was renamed Kanto Gakuin Women's Junior College. It closed on September 30, 2004.[2]

The junior college offered courses in Japanese literature, English language, life culture, home economics, food science and nutrition, early childhood education, and management information.[2]

Sports, clubs, and traditionsEdit

The colors of the university are green and gold.

  • Baseball team (Kanagawa Baseball League Division I) - won 46 league championships
  • American football team (Kantoh Collegiate Football Association Division I)
  • Rugby football team (Kanto College League Division I) - reached the national championships nine times and won five times; also has eight league championships
  • In the Department of English, the University does foreign exchange to several countries, including its sister school, Linfield College, in McMinnville, Oregon, USA.

Notable alumniEdit


  1. ^ History of Kanto Gakuin Archived 2013-09-08 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ a b c 全国短期大学・高等専門学校一覧平成23年度 [National Junior College and Technical School Catalog 2011] (in Japanese). 文教協会. 2011. p. 271. ISBN 978-4-9904461-4-7.
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  4. ^ Akita Northern Happinets (10 June 2019). "【新入団】細谷将司選手 契約合意のお知らせ". Retrieved 10 June 2019.
  5. ^ "Takeya Mizugaki UFC Profile". Retrieved 25 August 2014.
  6. ^ Akita Northern Happinets (29 June 2018). "【新入団】下山 貴裕選手 契約合意のお知らせ". Retrieved 30 June 2018.

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