Rissho University

Rissho University

country rank: 184
world rank: 4116

University Overview

Rissho University, founded in 1924, is a private higher-education school situated in the metropolitan environment of Tokyo’s vast city (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Rissho University is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Japanese higher education institution legally associated with the Buddhist faith. It is officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan. Rissho 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 96-year-old Japanese university has a selective admission process based on entrance exams. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. Rissho University also offers a library, sports facilities, and administrative services to students in addition to academic and non-academic facilities and services.

University Identity

Founded 1924 Origins date back to 1580
Motto Seek truth and show sincerity

University Location

Address 4-2-16 Osaki, Shinagawa-ku Tokyo 141-8602 Tokyo Japan
Tel +81 (3) 3492 6649
Fax +81 (3) 5487 3347

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 Not reported

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Lawyerian sect, Nichinen sect

Facilities and Services

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


Memberships and Affiliations

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