|April 1998||Kyushu University of Nursing and Social Welfare founded with Faculty of Nursing and Welfare (Department of Nursing and Department of Social Welfare.)|
|April 2003||Graduate School of Nursing and Welfare established with Master's Program in Nursing Science.|
|April 2004||Department of Social Welfare, Faculty of Nursing and Welfare launches the Care Worker Course.|
|April 2005||Graduate School of Nursing and Welfare sets up a Master's Program in Mental Health.|
|April 2005||Department of Nursing, Faculty of Nursing and Welfare opens Midwifery Course.|
|April 2006||Department of Rehabilitation, Faculty of Nursing and Welfare institutes Physical Therapy Program.|
1. "University that develops in conjunction with the community", where we share the intellectual capital of the university with the local community toward mutual growth through opening our capacities, functions, and facilities to the public, and providing extension courses, lectures, and workshops for high school students and adult students alike.
2. "University of lifelong education", where we open the university's doors to students of other universities and working people, by setting up research fellows, part-time and non-degree student programs.