Rikkyo University

Rikkyo University

country rank: 26
world rank: 1273

University Overview

Rikkyo University, founded in 1922, is a private higher-education school situated in the metropolitan environment of Tokyo’s vast city (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Rikkyo University is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Japanese higher education institution that is officially recognized by Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology. Rikkyo University provides a variety of courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees, such as bachelor’s degrees, in a variety of fields. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 98-year-old Japanese university has a selective admission process based on entrance exams. The admittance percentage ranges from 10% to 20%, making this Japanese higher education school very exclusive. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Rikkyo University also offers students with a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

University Identity

Founded 1922 Origins date back to 1874
Motto Pro Deo et Patria For God and Country

University Location

Address 3-34-1 Nishi Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku Tokyo 171-8501 Tokyo Japan
Tel +81 (3) 3985 2208
Fax +81 (3) 3985 2826

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
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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 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

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

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