Miyagi University of Education

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Miyagi University of Education
Miyagi University of Education.JPG
Main Gate of Aoba Campus of Miyagi University of Education
Type Public
Established 1873
President Takahashi Kousuke
Academic staff
Administrative staff
Students approximately 1,800
Undergraduates 1,600
Postgraduates 100
Location Sendai, Japan
Website www1.miyakyo-u.ac.jp/english

Miyagi University of Education, or MUE (宮城教育大学, Miyagi Kyōiku Daigaku), is a national university at Sendai, Miyagi, Japan. The predecessor of the school was founded in 1873, and it was chartered as a university in 1965.[2] It is accredited by the Japanese Ministry of Education (MEXT)[3] as a public co-educational institute and is ranked in Japan's first tier of leading schools.

With four academic divisions, MUE offers degrees in Education and in the disciplines of Language and Social Science, Science, Math and Life, and Art and Physical Education. Their Development and Education division covers Pre-School, Children and Culture, Pedagogy, and Educational Psychology. There are academic tracks for Elementary, Secondary, and Special Needs Education.

Many graduates become principals at schools throughout Japan.[4]

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ [1], MEXT Data.
  2. ^ [2], Florida State University website (sister university).
  3. ^ [3], Japanese Ministry of Education.
  4. ^ [4], Miyagi University of Education site.

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Coordinates: 38°15′32″N 140°49′51″E / 38.25889°N 140.83083°E / 38.25889; 140.83083