Waseda University

country rank  4
world rank  233

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University Overview

Established in 1882, Waseda 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, Waseda University is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Waseda 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 135 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 早稲田大学
Acronym
Founded 1882
Motto Independence of Learning
Colours Maroon

University Location

Address 1-104 Totsuka-machi, Shinjuku-ku
Tokyo (population range: over 5,000,000)
169-8050 Tokyo
Japan
T +81 (3) 3203 4141
F +81 (3) 3202 8583

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
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 0-10%
Admission Office

+81

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range over-45,000
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,500-1,999
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
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

  • Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
  • Universitas 21 (U21)
  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)

Academic Structure

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Social Media

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Twitter
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LinkedIn
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YouTube or Vimeo
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Flickr or Instagram
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Online Courses

iTunes U
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Open Education Consortium
Waseda University'sopen courseware for free video lectures and course materials


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 13 June 2018