Sophia University

country rank  30
world rank  1338

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University Overview

Established in 1913, Sophia University is a private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Tokyo (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Sophia University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Sophia 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 106 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Japanese higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name 上智大学
Acronym
Founded 1913
Motto Lux Veritatis
Light of Truth
Colours Dark red

University Location

Address 7-1 Kioicho, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo (population range: over 5,000,000)
102-8554 Tokyo
Japan
T +81 (3) 3238 3111
F +81 (3) 3238 3885

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
Not reported Not reported
International
students
Not reported Not reported

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 0-10%
Admission Office

+81

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Jesuit - www.jesuit.org

Facilities and Services

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

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan


Year of first Accreditation

1952


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Japan University Accreditation Association (JUAA)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)

Academic Structure

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Social Media

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LinkedIn

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YouTube

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Instagram

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Online Courses

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Open Education Consortium

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Video Presentation

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019