Tsuda University

Coordinates: 35°43′19″N 139°27′57″E / 35.72194°N 139.46583°E / 35.72194; 139.46583
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Tsuda University

Tsuda University (津田塾大学, Tsudajuku daigaku) is a private women's university based at Kodaira, Tokyo. It is one of the oldest and most prestigious higher educational institutions for women in Japan, contributing to the advancement of women in society for more than a century.


The university was founded in 1900 by Tsuda Umeko as Joshi Eigaku Juku. The name was changed to Tsuda Eigaku Juku in 1933, then to Tsuda Juku Senmon Gakko, and finally Tsuda Juku Daigaku (Tsuda College) in 1948.

From April 2017 Tsuda was renamed, in English, to Tsuda University consisting of two colleges.

  • The College of Liberal Arts at Kodaira Campus, Tokyo
  • The College of Policy Studies at Sendagaya Campus, Tokyo[1]

Notable alumnae[edit]

List of Notable Alumnae


External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Tsuda University". College of Policy Studies. Retrieved 12 April 2017.
35°43′19″N 139°27′57″E / 35.72194°N 139.46583°E / 35.72194; 139.46583