28 Best universities for Game Design and Development in Japan

Below is the list of best universities in Japan ranked based on their research performance in Game Design and Development. A graph of 41.8K citations received by 3.3K academic papers made by 28 universities in Japan was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

For Game Design and Development

#1 in Japan
#1 in Asia
#8 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
28,171
Founded
1877

For Game Design and Development

#2 in Japan
#5 in Asia
#58 in the World
Acceptance Rate
32%
Enrollment
16,525
Male:Female
61:39
Founded
1973

For Game Design and Development

#3 in Japan
#6 in Asia
#65 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
33,500
Founded
1858

For Game Design and Development

#4 in Japan
#9 in Asia
#82 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
23,316
Male:Female
68:32
Founded
1931

For Game Design and Development

#5 in Japan
#20 in Asia
#131 in the World
Acceptance Rate
36%
Founded
1899

For Game Design and Development

#6 in Japan
#22 in Asia
#138 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
22,615
Male:Female
76:24
Founded
1897

For Game Design and Development

#7 in Japan
#24 in Asia
#143 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
10,357
Founded
1881

For Game Design and Development

#8 in Japan
#28 in Asia
#182 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
50,221
Founded
1882

For Game Design and Development

#9 in Japan
#31 in Asia
#220 in the World
Acceptance Rate
31%
Enrollment
7,323
Male:Female
65:35
Founded
1949

For Game Design and Development

#10 in Japan
#35 in Asia
#230 in the World
Acceptance Rate
23%
Enrollment
5,329
Founded
1949

For Game Design and Development

#11 in Japan
#36 in Asia
#233 in the World
Acceptance Rate
69%
Founded
1991

For Game Design and Development

#12 in Japan
#38 in Asia
#237 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
15,959
Founded
1911

For Game Design and Development

#13 in Japan
#44 in Asia
#268 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
16,376
Founded
1939

For Game Design and Development

#14 in Japan
#47 in Asia
#289 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
17,831
Founded
1907

For Game Design and Development

#15 in Japan
#54 in Asia
#345 in the World
Acceptance Rate
32%
Enrollment
2,114
Founded
1994

For Game Design and Development

#16 in Japan
#64 in Asia
#420 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
5,776
Founded
1905

For Game Design and Development

#17 in Japan
#72 in Asia
#443 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
15,986
Founded
1902

For Game Design and Development

#18 in Japan
#73 in Asia
#449 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
6,539
Founded
1949

For Game Design and Development

#19 in Japan
#83 in Asia
#491 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
5,876
Founded
1907

For Game Design and Development

#20 in Japan
#85 in Asia
#503 in the World
Enrollment
891
Male:Female
83:17
Founded
1990

For Game Design and Development

#21 in Japan
#87 in Asia
#510 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
2,075
Founded
1874

For Game Design and Development

#22 in Japan
#89 in Asia
#514 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
15,226
Founded
1949

For Game Design and Development

#23 in Japan
#93 in Asia
#533 in the World
Enrollment
28,535
Founded
1946

For Game Design and Development

#24 in Japan
#103 in Asia
#566 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Founded
1976

For Game Design and Development

#25 in Japan
#105 in Asia
#574 in the World
Acceptance Rate
36%
Enrollment
18,628
Founded
1918

For Game Design and Development

#26 in Japan
#111 in Asia
#587 in the World
Acceptance Rate
29%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1993

For Game Design and Development

#27 in Japan
#121 in Asia
#640 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
13,983
Founded
1949

For Game Design and Development

#28 in Japan
#135 in Asia
#676 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
9,126
Founded
2005

The best cities to study Game Design and Development in Japan based on the number of universities and their ranks are Tokyo, Tsukuba, Suita, and Kyoto.