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Rissho University

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world rank  3497

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Founded in 1924, the Rissho University (Rissho Daigaku) 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, Rissho University is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Japanese higher education institution formally affiliated with the Buddhist religion. Rissho University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 100-year-old Japanese higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. Rissho University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Rissho University's Control Typeprivate


Rissho University's Entity Typenot reported


Rissho University' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Rissho University's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (Non Latin) 立正大学
Name (English) Rissho Daigaku
Founded 1924 Origins date back to 1580
Motto Seek truth and show sincerity
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University Location

Address 4-2-16 Osaki, Shinagawa-ku
141-8602 Tokyo
Rissho University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Rissho University Phone Number +81 (3) 3492 2681
Rissho University Fax Number +81 (3) 5487 3347

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Rissho University's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Rissho University's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Rissho University's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Rissho University.

Rissho University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Rissho University's admission information.

Rissho University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Rissho University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Rissho University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Rissho University's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Rissho University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Rissho University's Admission Office Admission Office

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Rissho University.

Rissho University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Rissho University has an enrollment range of 10,000-14,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Rissho University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

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Rissho University's Control Type Control Type

Rissho University is a private higher education institution.

Rissho University's Entity Type Entity Type

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Rissho University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Rissho University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Rissho University is Buddhist Religious Affiliation

Rissho University has a Buddhist affiliation (Lawyerian sect, Nichinen sect).

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Rissho University's main facilities:

Rissho University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Rissho University's Library

Rissho University's Housing University Housing

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Rissho University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Rissho University's main services:

Rissho University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

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Rissho University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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Rissho University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

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Rissho University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

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Rissho University's Career Services Career Services

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Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Rissho University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Rissho University is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Rissho University's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Japan University Accreditation Association (JUAA)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

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Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

Rissho University's Facebook page Rissho University's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Rissho University's X (formerly Twitter) page Rissho University's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Rissho University's YouTube channel Rissho University's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram


LinkedIn LinkedIn

Rissho University's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

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