Founded 1882 as Institute for Japanese Classics (Koten-Koukyusho), acquired present title 1919. Reorganized 1948. Graduate School established 1951.
Accreditation: Japan University Accreditation Association (JUAA)
- Academic year: April to March (April-September, October-March)
- Requirements: Graduation from high school or recognized equivalent, and entrance examination
- Students allowance: Co-ed