Ryukoku University

Ryukoku University Ranking

country rank: 47
world rank: 1501

University Overview

Ryukoku University ranking was founded in 1639 and is a private higher-education school situated in Kyoto’s metropolitan environment (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). In addition, this university maintains a branch campus in Otsu. Ryukoku University ranking is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Japanese higher education institution legally connected with the Buddhist faith. It is officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan. In a variety of fields of study, Ryukoku University provides courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 381-year-old Japanese university has a rigorous admissions process based on entrance exams. The admittance rate for this Japanese higher education school is 30-40%, making it a highly selective university. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Ryukoku 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.

Ryukoku University Ranking

University Identity

Name Ryukoku University
Founded 1639

University Location

Address 67 Tsukamoto-cho Kyoto 612-8577 Kyoto Japan
Tel +81 (75) 642 1111
Fax +81
Other locations Otsu

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 30-40%

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 Honjo school, Jodo Shinshu

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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

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