Waseda University

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world rank  294

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Established in 1882, Waseda University is a private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Tokyo (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan, Waseda University is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Japanese 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 137 years old Japanese 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. Waseda University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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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
169-8050 Tokyo
Japan
Tel +81 (3) 3203 4141
Fax +81 (3) 3202 8583

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

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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 0-10%
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Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Waseda University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
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

  • 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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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021