University ranking. Waseda University is undoubtedly a dream of many applicants, as it is in the top 20 universities of Japan. Waseda University is considered to be one of the most prestigious universities on the planet, securing the place in the top 5% of the world’s best universities. It is famous for: «Arts and Humanities», «Engineering and Technology», «Natural Science», «Social Sciences and Management». The university is famous for its high education quality ranking in the top 200 in the international rating. International employers prefer the students from Waseda University as the university boasts very low graduate unemployment rates.
Application process and the cost of tuition. The main criterion for admission is examination results. We can tell that Waseda University is very selective as it accepts only 1 out of 10 applicants. The university shares the popular system in Japan that divides the academic year into semesters. If you want to obtain your master’s at Waseda University this will cost you less than 1000 USD. On the official website (http://www.waseda.jp) of the university you can find a more accurate information regarding the tuition fees of different programs.
The composition of the university. Waseda University is considered to be a large university, teaching more than 47,000 students. Being a foreign citizen does not exclude you from the admission process. One in 8 students is a foreigner. The university has more than 3 thousand teachers. The academic staff mainly consists of foreign specialists During studies the students have the opportunity to participate in the international exchange programs. The university is present on social media: Linkedin, so if you want to know more about its daily happenings and events this is the place to go.
Infrastructure of Waseda University. The library is available to all of the students. In addition Waseda University has its own sports infrastructure. It is worth noting that in addition to being a part of the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU), the university also has a membership in the Universitas 21 and OpenCourseWare Consortium (OCW).
|Master (foreigners)||12,066 USD/year.|
|Master (citizens)||12,079 USD/year.|
|Living expenses||$985 -2,012 USD/month|
|Admission||Based on entrance examinations|
|Gender limitation||No limits|
• Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan
• Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
• Universitas 21
• OpenCourseWare Consortium (OCW)
|Ranking in world by sphere|
|Arts and Humanities||78|
|Engineering and Technology||152|
|Social Sciences and Management||82|
|UniPage World University Ranking||343|
|QS World University Rankings||212|
|Expenses - USD/Month||Min.||Med.|
|Communications and utilities||93||121|
|Sports and leisure||52||169|
|Accommodation in Tokyo||USD/Month|
|Shared room outside of centre||387|
|Shared room in city centre||797|
|1 bedroom apartment outside of centre||589|
|1 bedroom apartment in city centre||961|