Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

country rank  15
world rank  725

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University Overview

Established in 2000, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University is a private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Beppu (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Oita. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU) 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 17 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. APU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Name 立命館アジア太平洋大学
Acronym APU
Founded 2000
Motto Freedom, Peace and Humanism
Shape your world

University Location

Address 1-1 Jumonjibaru
Beppu (population range: 50,000-249,999)
874-8577 Oita
Japan
T +81 (977) 78 1119
F +81 (977) 78 1121

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
Int'l student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office 1-1 Jumonjibaru
Beppu 874-8577
+81 (977) 78-1119

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
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
2000


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Japan University Accreditation Association (JUAA)

Affiliations

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