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Ritsumeikan University

Suzaku Campus, Kyoto Japan
    • QS World University Rankings
      751-800
    • StatusPrivate
    • Research OutputHigh
    • Student/Faculty Ratio17
    • International Students2,697
    • SizeXL
    • Total Faculty2,095

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    The history of Ritsumeikan dates back to 1869 when Prince Kinmochi Saionji, an eminent international statesman of modern Japan, founded "Ritsumeikan" as a private academy on the site of the Kyoto Imperial Place. Today, Ritsumeikan University offers a wide range of courses in advanced studies at its Kinugasa Campus in Kyoto, Biwako-Kusatsu Campus (BKC) in Shiga, and Osaka Ibaraki Campus in Osaka. The year 2000 marked the 130th anniversary of the founding of the Ritsumeikan private school and the 100th year of the establishment of Ritsumeikan University. In April 2000, the 100th anniversary of its establishment, Ritsumeikan opened an international educational institution, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU) in Oita prefecture. The addition of APU has given new momentum to Ritsumeikan as it continues to adhere to its founding spirit into the 21st century. Over the century, the Ritsumeikan Trust has evolved into a comprehensive educational institution consisting of two universities, three senior high schools and three junior high schools.

    About

    The history of Ritsumeikan dates back to 1869 when Prince Kinmochi Saionji, an eminent international statesman of modern Japan, founded "Ritsumeikan" as a private academy on the site of the Kyoto Imperial Place. Today, Ritsumeikan University offers a wide range of courses in advanced studies at its Kinugasa Campus in Kyoto, Biwako-Kusatsu Campus (BKC) in Shiga, and Osaka Ibaraki Campus in Osaka. The year 2000 marked the 130th anniversary of the founding of the Ritsumeikan private school and the 100th year of the establishment of Ritsumeikan University. In April 2000, the 100th anniversary of its establishment, Ritsumeikan opened an international educational institution, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU) in Oita prefecture. The addition of APU has given new momentum to Ritsumeikan as it continues to adhere to its founding spirit into the 21st century. Over the century, the Ritsumeikan Trust has evolved into a comprehensive educational institution consisting of two universities, three senior high schools and three junior high schools.

    University highlights

    Ritsumeikan University is one of the top Private universities in Kyoto, Japan. It is ranked #751-800 in QS Global World Rankings 2022.

    QS World University Rankings

    • 2012
      #601+
    • 2014
      #651-700
    • 2015
      # 701+
    • 2016
      #701+
    • 2017
      #701+
    • 2018
      #801-1000
    • 2019
      #801-1000
    • 2020
      #801-1000
    • 2021
      #801-1000
    • 2022
      #751-800

    Ranking criteria

    12.9
    Academic Reputation
    3.7
    Citations per Faculty
    59.1
    Employer Reputation
    9.5
    Faculty Student Ratio
    12.7
    International Faculty Ratio
    9.7
    International Students Ratio

    Student & Staff

    Total students
    35,419

    10%
    90%

    International students
    2,697

    40%
    60%

    Total faculty staff
    2,095

    284
    1811

    Total students
    35,419

    10%
    90%

    International students
    2,697

    40%
    60%

    Total faculty staff
    2,095

    1811
    284
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