Rikkyo University

country rank  26
world rank  1273

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Established in 1922, Rikkyo University is a private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Tokyo (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan, Rikkyo University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Japanese higher education institution. Rikkyo 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 98 years old Japanese 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 applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Rikkyo University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name 立教大学
Acronym
Founded 1922 Origins date back to 1874
Motto Pro Deo et Patria
For God and Country

University Location

Address 3-34-1 Nishi Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku
Tokyo
171-8501 Tokyo
Japan
Tel +81 (3) 3985 2208
Fax +81 (3) 3985 2826

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Local
students
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International
students
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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 10-20%
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Rikkyo University's Library
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

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan


Year of first Accreditation

1952


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Japan University Accreditation Association (JUAA)


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Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 15 September 2020