Waseda University

Waseda University Ranking

country rank: 8
world rank: 426

University Overview

Waseda University, founded in 1882, is a private higher-education school situated in the heart of Tokyo’s enormous city (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Waseda University ranking is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Japanese higher education institution that is officially recognized by Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology. Waseda Medical School provides a variety of courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees, including 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 137-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. Waseda University ranking also offers students with a library, study abroad and exchange programs, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

Waseda University Ranking

University Identity

Name Waseda University
Founded 1882
Motto Independence of Learning
Colours Maroon

University Location

Address 1-104 Totsuka-machi, Shinjuku-ku Tokyo 169-8050 Tokyo Japan
Tel +81 (3) 3203 4141
Fax +81 (3) 3202 8583

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 over-45,000
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

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Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
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

Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Universitas 21 (U21) Open Education Consortium (OEC)

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