Rissho University

country rank  184
world rank  4116

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Founded in 1924, Rissho 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, Rissho University is a large (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 degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 96 years 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.

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University Identity

Name
Name 立正大学
Acronym
Founded 1924 Origins date back to 1580
Motto Seek truth and show sincerity

University Location

Address 4-2-16 Osaki, Shinagawa-ku
Tokyo
141-8602 Tokyo
Japan
Tel +81 (3) 3492 6649
Fax +81 (3) 5487 3347

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 Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Buddhist Buddhist Lawyerian sect, Nichinen sect

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Rissho University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
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

1978


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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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021