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Seinan Gakuin University

Seinan Gakuin University
Motto "Seinan, Be true to Christ"
Type Private
Established Gakuin Founded 1916
University Chartered 1949
President Gary W. Barkley
Academic staff
Undergraduates 8,107
Postgraduates 145
Location Nishijin, Fukuoka, Japan
Campus Urban
Mascot None
Website Official site

Seinan Gakuin University (西南学院大学, Seinan Gakuin Daigaku) is a Christian university in Fukuoka, Japan. Seinan Gakuin, founded in 1916 by Rev. C. K. Dozier, a Southern Baptist missionary from the United States, includes Samidori Day Nursery, Maizuru Kindergarten, a Junior/Senior High School as well as the University (Seinan Gakuin University). The chancellor of Seinan Gakuin is Yoshiki Terazono, and Gary W. Barkley, a former Baptist missionary, has served as the university president since December 2006. Seinan Gakuin University is located in Sawara Ward of Fukuoka and is between the Nishijin and Fujisaki subway stations.

Faculties and graduate schools


Seinan Gakuin University
  • Theology
  • Human Sciences
  • Literature
  • Commerce
  • Economics
  • Law
  • Intercultural Studies
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Child Care

Graduate schools

  • Economics
  • Law
  • Law school
  • Business Administration
  • Literature
  • Human Sciences

Points of interest

Partner institutions

Seinan Gakuin University has several international partner institutions.[1]

United States of America


  • Stendhal University (Grenoble III)
  • Universite d’Aix-Marseille III
  • Bordeaux Business School
  • Universite Paris III Sorbonne-Nouvelle

United Kingdom

Czech Republic



Hong Kong







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