University ranking. Ritsumeikan University regularly ranks high among the universities of Japan. The university is in the top 5% according to international ratings. According to the specialists, «Arts and Humanities» is the strongest program of the university and ranks 391 in the world.
Application process and the cost of tuition. The admission is based on the results of the examinations. Ritsumeikan University has a very strict evaluation process that allows only 1 out of 5 applicants to successfully enroll. Like in many universities of Japan the academic year consists of two semesters. The cost of tuition for the bachelor’s programs is around 11,000 USD per year. A master’s degree of Ritsumeikan University will cost a student a significant sum of 9,000 USD per year. On the university’s official website (http://www.ritsumei.jp) you can find more accurate information on programs and tuition.
The composition of the university. Ritsumeikan University is a big educational institution, attended by more than 35 thousand students. Foreign citizens can submit their applications along with the local students. The ratio of foreign students at Ritsumeikan University is 4% of all students. The teaching staff consists of more than 1900 specialists. The academic staff mainly consists of foreign specialists The university offers its students and the academic staff to participate in the international exchange programs. Ritsumeikan University has the following social media pages Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin.
Infrastructure of Ritsumeikan University. The university has a functioning library. The university is one of the OpenCourseWare Consortium (OCW).
|Bachelor (foreigners)||11,000 USD/year.|
|Master (foreigners)||9,000 USD/year.|
|Living expenses||$850 -1,599 USD/month|
|Admission||Based on entrance examinations|
|Gender limitation||No limits|
• Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan
• OpenCourseWare Consortium (OCW)
|Ranking in world by sphere|
|Arts and Humanities||391|
|UniPage World University Ranking||822|
|QS World University Rankings||775|