Sophia University

Sophia University Ranking

country rank: 28
world rank: 1158

University Overview

Sophia University ranking, founded in 1913, is a private higher-education school situated in the heart of Tokyo’s enormous city (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants).University is a large (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Japanese higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. It is officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan. Sophia 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 about Sophia University ranking, acceptance rate, admissions, the degree levels and fields of study matrix follow below from Topuniversitieslist. This 107-year-old Japanese university has a rigorous admissions process based on entrance exams. The admittance rate ranges from 0 to 10%, making this Japanese higher education school very exclusive. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Sophia 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 world ranking is available at Topuniversitieslist.

Sophia University Ranking

University Identity

Name Sophia University
Founded 1913
Motto Lux Veritatis Light of Truth
Colours Dark red

University Location

Address 7-1 Kioicho, Chiyoda-ku Tokyo 102-8554 Tokyo Japan
Tel +81 (3) 3238 3111
Fax +81 (3) 3238 3885

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 0-10%

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Jesuit - www.jesuit.org

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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

International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU) Open Education Consortium (OEC)

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