Ritsumeikan University

country rank  10
world rank  403

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University Overview

Founded in 1899, Ritsumeikan University is a private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Kyoto (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Ritsumeikan University is a coeducational higher education institution. Ritsumeikan University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 118 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this Japanese higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name 立命館大学
Acronym
Founded 1899
Motto Beyond Borders

University Location

Address 56-1 Toji-in
Kyoto (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
603-8577 Kyoto
Japan
T +81 (75) 465 1111
F +81 (75) 465 8160

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Ritsumeikan University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan


Year of first Accreditation
1952


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Japan University Accreditation Association (JUAA)

Affiliations

  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)

Academic Structure

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Social Media

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018