Keio University

country rank  3
world rank  161

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University Overview

Founded in 1858, Keio University is a private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Tokyo (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Fujisawa. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Keio University is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Keio 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 160 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Japanese higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name 慶應義塾大学
Acronym
Founded 1858
Motto Calamvs gladio fortior
The pen is mightier than the sword
Colours Blue and red

University Location

Address 2-15-45 Mita, Minato-ku
Tokyo (population range: over 5,000,000)
108-8345 Tokyo
Japan
T +81 (3) 5453 4511
F +81 (3) 5427 7640
Other locations Fujisawa

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 0-10%
Admission Office

+81

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,500-2,999
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 Keio University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

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

  • Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)

Academic Structure


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Social Media

Facebook
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Twitter
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LinkedIn
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YouTube or Vimeo
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Flickr or Instagram
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Online Courses

iTunes U
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Open Education Consortium
Not reported


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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Thursday, 23 August 2018