Faculty of Education founded 1874 as Shiga Normal School. Faculty of Economics founded 1922 as Hikone Commercial College. Present status and title acquired 1949.
Accreditation: Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)
- Academic year: April to March (April-September, October-March)
- Requirements: Graduation from high school (Koto Gakko)
- Students allowance: Co-ed