Ryukoku University

country rank  41
world rank  1479

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University Overview

Established in 1639, Ryukoku University is a private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Kyoto (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Otsu. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Ryukoku University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Buddhist religion. Ryukoku 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 379 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this Japanese higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Ryukoku University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Name 龍谷大学
Acronym
Founded 1639

University Location

Address 67 Tsukamoto-cho
Kyoto (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
612-8577 Kyoto
Japan
T +81 (75) 642 1111
F +81
Other locations Otsu

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Buddhist Buddhist Honjo school, Jodo Shinshu

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Ryukoku University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
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
1952


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Japan University Accreditation Association (JUAA)

Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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