Ranking  1408   46
Country Japan
City Beppu
Bachelor (foreigners)15,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)15,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)142 USD/year.
Master (citizens)189 USD/year.
Cost of living $850-1,599 USD/Month.
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General information
Organization type Private
Established 2000
Abbreviation APU
Teachers 299
Students 6,999
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on past academic records
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Rural
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
• Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan
• OpenCourseWare Consortium (OCW)
World ranking1408
Country ranking46
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking1408
Alternative title
Japanese 立命館アジア太平洋大学
Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University or 立命館アジア太平洋大学 (APU) - private higher education institution in Japan. APU was officially founded in 2000. Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University is removed from anxieties of city life as its campus is located outside of Beppu.

University ranking. Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University has a well deserved position among the top 50 universities of Japan. Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University is highly renowned as a university that managed to stay in the top 5% worldwide rankings.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The main criterion of admission is the academic performance of the applicant. Academic year of the university consists of two semesters. The cost of tuition for the bachelor’s programs is around 15,000 USD per year. Those who wish to get their master’s degree here should be ready to spend at least 15,000 USD per year. The university has a variety of scholarship programs that students can take part in. More information about tuition fees and admission requirements can be found on the official website of the university(http://www.apu.ac.jp).

The composition of the university. Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University is average in terms of student capacity, teaching the maximum of 7 thousand students. The university accepts applications from foreign students. The teaching staff is 299 specialists. The university provides its students with the opportunity to participate in the international exchange programs. You can meet the students by following the university on social media: Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of APU. The university has a dedicated library. The campus dormitories that can be offered to the students upon request. The university is a part of the OpenCourseWare Consortium (OCW).
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