Kogakuin University

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Kogakuin University
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Kogakuin University
Established 1887
Location Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
Campus Hachiōji, Tokyo
Website http://www.kogakuin.ac.jp/english/

Kogakuin University (工学院大学 Kōgakuin daigaku?) is a private university in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan. The predecessor of the school initially named "Koshu Gakko" which is one of the oldest private engineering schools in Japan, was founded in 1887 by educator and politician, The President of Tokyo Imperial University's President Koki Watanabe and other professors of Tokyo Imperial University.

The Koshu Gakko was an evening school and it had civil, mechanical, electric, architecture, ship building, mining, metallurgical, and chemical engineering courses since it established. In 1928. the school was renamed "Kogakuin" which means "Institute of Engineering" or "Institute of Technology" in Japanese.

In 1949, the school was chartered as a 4-year university. In 1964, the school had master's course and in 1966 it had doctorate course in the graduate school.

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Coordinates: 35°41′26″N 139°41′43″E / 35.690569°N 139.695402°E / 35.690569; 139.695402