Ritsumeikan University

Ritsumeikan University Ranking

country rank: 11
world rank: 420

University Overview

Ritsumeikan University world ranking, established in 1899, is a private higher-education institution situated in Kyoto’s metropolitan environment (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Ritsumeikan University is a coeducational Japanese higher education institution that is officially recognized by Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology. In a variety of fields of study, Ritsumeikan University provides courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees like as bachelor’s degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 120-year-old Japanese university has a rigorous admissions process based on entrance exams. The admittance percentage 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. Ritsumeikan University world ranking 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.

Ritsumeikan University Ranking

University Identity

Name Ritsumeikan University
Founded 1899
Motto Beyond Borders

University Location

Address 56-1 Toji-in Kyoto 603-8577 Kyoto Japan
Tel +81 (75) 465 1111
Fax +81 (75) 465 8160

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Not reported Not reported
Not reported Not reported

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 Not reported
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Semesters
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

Open Education Consortium (OEC)

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