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Ritsumeikan University

604-8520 1 Nishinokyo-Suzaku-cho, Nakagyo-ku Kyoto View map
#801-1000
10K-12K
Private
High
35,815
2,614
2,192

Overview

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 and Biwako-Kusatsu Campus (BKC) in Shiga. 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

Total students - 35,815

9%
91%

International students - 2,192

60%
40%

Total faculty staff - 2,614

362
2252

Total students - 35,815

9%
91%

International students - 2,192

60%
40%

Total faculty staff - 2,614

2252
362

Undergraduate Program

10,000 - 12,000
10,000 - 12,000

Postgraduate Program

6,000 - 8,000
6,000 - 8,000
The fees above are an indicative annual course fee in US dollars. Please note that course fees will vary. Always check the exact cost of the program and bear in mind likely additional expenses.
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