Ritsumeikan University

country rank  8
world rank  435

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Founded in 1899, Ritsumeikan University is a private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Kyoto (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan, Ritsumeikan University is a coeducational Japanese higher education institution. Ritsumeikan 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 120 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 students are welcome to apply for enrollment. Ritsumeikan 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 立命館大学
Acronym
Founded 1899
Motto Beyond Borders

University Location

Address 56-1 Toji-in
Kyoto
603-8577 Kyoto
Japan
Tel +81 (75) 465 1111
Fax +81 (75) 465 8160

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Local
students
Not reported Not reported
International
students
Not reported Not reported

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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 Not reported
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Ritsumeikan 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

  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)

Academic Structure

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Social Media

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021