List of 24 best universities in Kyoto

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EduRank

Top 24 universities in Kyoto ranked by EduRank based on research outputs, non-academic prominence, and alumni influence. The rankings are determined by analyzing 7.52M citations received by 354K academic publications made by 24 universities from Kyoto, the popularity of 359 recognized alumni, and the largest reference database available.

1. Kyoto University

#2 in Japan
#3 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
11%
Enrollment
22,455
Male:Female
76:24
Founded
1897

2. Ritsumeikan University

#27 in Japan
#119 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
36%
Founded
1899

3. Doshisha University

#44 in Japan
#200 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
28,642
Male:Female
62:38
Founded
1920

4. Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine

#68 in Japan
#292 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
33%
Enrollment
1,223
Founded
1872

5. Kyoto Institute of Technology

#89 in Japan
#367 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
33%
Founded
1949

6. Ryukoku University

#103 in Japan
#418 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
43%
Founded
1639

7. Kyoto Sangyo University

#110 in Japan
#485 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
36%
Enrollment
13,207
Male:Female
70:30
Founded
1965

8. Kyoto Prefectural University

#177 in Japan
#908 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
29%
Enrollment
1,700
Founded
1949

9. Kyoto Pharmaceutical University

#179 in Japan
#913 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
38%
Enrollment
2,301
Male:Female
34:66
Founded
1884

10. Kyoto Women's University

#206 in Japan
#1072 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
33%
Founded
1920

12. Bukkyo University

#275 in Japan
#1496 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
27%
Enrollment
6,952
Male:Female
53:47
Founded
1887

13. Kyoto City University of Arts

#282 in Japan
#1529 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
28%
Founded
1880

15. Kyoto Koka Women's University

#396 in Japan
#2124 in Asia
Enrollment
528
Founded
1949

16. Otani University

#419 in Japan
#2250 in Asia
Founded
1882

17. Kyoto Tachibana University

#433 in Japan
#2297 in Asia
Enrollment
3,450
Founded
1967

19. Kyoto University of Art and Design

#550 in Japan
#2844 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
30%
Enrollment
9,280
Founded
1991

20. Kyoto University of Foreign Studies

#586 in Japan
#3020 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
46%
Enrollment
4,538
Founded
1947

21. Kyoto University of Education

#589 in Japan
#3058 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
39%
Enrollment
1,708
Founded
1876

22. Hanazono University

#600 in Japan
#3144 in Asia
Enrollment
2,105
Founded
1872

24. Shuchiin University

#693 in Japan
#4291 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
30%
Enrollment
152
Male:Female
76:24
Founded
1949

Universities near Kyoto

Distance, km
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km
University
Country rank
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City
7 Biwako Seikei Sport College 611
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Otsu
11 Kyoto Bunkyo University 506
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Uji
16 Seian University of Art and Design 659
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Otsu
17 Shiga University of Medical Science 155
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Otsu
19 Osaka Dental University 192
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Hirakata
20 Kyoto Gakuen University 263
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Kameoka
22 Osaka Medical College 114
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Takatsuki
22 Doshisha Women's College of Liberal Arts 133
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Kyotanabe
23 Kansai Gaidai University 299
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Hirakata
24 Osaka University of Pharmaceutical Sciences 257
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Takatsuki