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Chronological Table

1900 Founding of the Okura Commerce School by Baron Okura Kihachiro (1837-1928), commercial magnate and business leader in the Meiji Period. He sought to train businessmen who would be able to compete on an equal footing with businessmen from foreign countries.
1919 The Okura Commerce School became the Okura College of Commerce in conformity with the School Education Act.
1944 Name changed to the Okura College of Economics.
1946 School moved from Akasaka-Aoi-cho to Kokubunji.
1949 Foundation of Tokyo Keizai University and the Faculty of Economics.
1950 Establishment of the Junior College.
1964 Establishment of the Faculty of Business Administration.
1970 Establishment of the Master's Program in Economics.
1976 Establishment of the Doctoral Program in Economics.
1984 Establishment of the Master's Program in Business Administration.
1986 Establishment of the Doctoral Program in Business Administration.
1995 Establishment of the Faculty of Communication Studies.
1996 Course system introduced in the faculties of Economics and Business Administration.
1997 Certified through the mutual evaluation system of the Japanese University Accreditation Association as a fully accredited institute for post-secondary education.
1998 Establishment of the Department of Marketing and Distribution in the Faculty of Business Administration.
1999 Fiftieth anniversary of achievement of university status.
Establishment of the Master's Program in Communication Studies.
2000 University celebrates 100th anniversary of founding. Establishment of the Faculty of Contemporary Law.
2001 Establishment of the Doctoral Program in Communication Studies.
2002 Establishment of the Department of International Economics in the Faculty of Economics.
2004 Establishment of the Master's Program in Contemporary Law
Establishment of the 21st Century Liberal Arts Program
2007 TKU Challenge System launched.
Accepting of senior research students at four graduate programs, the first case in Japan.
2010 University celebrates the 110th anniversary since its establishment.
2014 Opening of the new library.
Old library undergoes renovations to become a memorial hall (Forward Hall) in honor of its founder, Kihachiro Okura, and the school's motto SHIN-ISSOU (the founding spirit that means Forward Forever).

Tama Academic Consortium (TAC)





Six universities in Tokyo's Tama area--Tokyo Keizai University, International Christian University, Kunitachi College of Music, Tsuda College, Musashino Art University, and Tokyo University of Foreign Studies--have combined our unique specialties and academic styles to form the Tama Academic Consortium (TAC). Students at TAC universities can use the libraries at any of the six schools. A transfer credit system also began in April 1999.

Tama Academic Consortium (TAC)

Tokyo Keizai University Maintains R&I Rating of "A+, Stable"
The Educational Corporation of Tokyo Keizai University received an "A+, Stable" from Rating & Investment Information, Inc. (R&I) in October 2013. This rating has been consistent since November 2008.

Accredited by the Japan University Accreditation Association
On March 28, 2013, Tokyo Keizai University was accredited by the Japan University Accreditation Association.

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