10 Best universities for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Kyoto

Below is the list of best universities in Kyoto ranked based on their research performance in Liberal Arts & Social Sciences. A graph of 226K citations received by 10.1K academic papers made by 10 universities in Kyoto 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.

1. Kyoto University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#2 in Japan
#17 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
22,615
Male:Female
76:24
Founded
1897

2. Ritsumeikan University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#28 in Japan
#304 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
36%
Founded
1899

3. Doshisha University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#39 in Japan
#373 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
28,642
Male:Female
62:38
Founded
1920

4. Ryukoku University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#51 in Japan
#446 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1639

5. Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#64 in Japan
#494 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
25%
Founded
1872

6. Kyoto Sangyo University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#105 in Japan
#754 in Asia
Enrollment
13,207
Male:Female
70:30
Founded
1965

7. Kyoto Prefectural University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#129 in Japan
#1005 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
29%
Enrollment
1,700
Founded
1949

8. Kyoto Institute of Technology

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#130 in Japan
#1029 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1949

9. Kyoto Women's University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#147 in Japan
#1137 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
25%
Founded
1920

10. Bukkyo University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#154 in Japan
#1223 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
27%
Enrollment
6,952
Male:Female
53:47
Founded
1887

Universities for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences near Kyoto

Distance, km
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University
Country rank
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City
17 Shiga University of Medical Science 37
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Otsu
31 Osaka University 3
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Suita
31 Nara Institute of Science and Technology 94
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Ikoma
36 Kansai University 55
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Suita
43 Kindai University 41
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Higashiosaka
47 Kwansei Gakuin University 57
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Nishinomiya
48 Hyogo College of Medicine 87
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Nishinomiya
52 Osaka City University 23
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Osaka
56 Nara Medical University 80
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Kashihara
57 Osaka Prefecture University 40
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Sakai

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences subfields in Kyoto