Doshisha University

Doshisha University Ranking

country rank: 18
world rank: 980

University Overview

Doshisha University, established in 1920, is a private higher-education institution situated in Kyoto’s metropolitan environment (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Doshisha University ranking is a large (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Japanese higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Protestant religion. It is officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan.  University provides a variety of courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees, including as bachelor’s degrees, in a variety of fields. For further information, see Doshisha University ranking, the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 100-year-old Japanese university has a rigorous admissions process based on entrance exams. The Doshisha University acceptance rate ranges from 10% to 20%, making this Japanese higher education school very exclusive. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. Students at Doshisha University ranking have access to a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

Doshisha University Ranking

University Identity

Name Doshisha University
Founded 1920 Origins date back to 1875
Motto Veritas Liberabit Vos The Truth Shall Set You Free (John 8:32)
Colours White and purple

University Location

Address Imadegawa-dori Kyoto 602-8580 Kyoto Japan
Tel +81 (75) 251 3260
Fax +81 (75) 251 3057

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Not reported Not reported
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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate 10-20%

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation

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Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

Open Education Consortium (OEC) Association of Christian Universities and Colleges in Asia (ACUCA)

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