39 Best universities for Political Science in Japan

Below is the list of best universities in Japan ranked based on their research performance in Political Science. A graph of 49.3K citations received by 9.82K academic papers made by 39 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 Political Science

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

For Political Science

#2 in Japan
#39 in Asia
#536 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
50,221
Founded
1882

For Political Science

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

For Political Science

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

For Political Science

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

For Political Science

#6 in Japan
#75 in Asia
#761 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
15,226
Founded
1949

For Political Science

#7 in Japan
#82 in Asia
#796 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
15,959
Founded
1911

For Political Science

#8 in Japan
#84 in Asia
#814 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
23,316
Male:Female
68:32
Founded
1931

For Political Science

#9 in Japan
#89 in Asia
#850 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
15,986
Founded
1902

For Political Science

#10 in Japan
#91 in Asia
#867 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
16,376
Founded
1939

For Political Science

#11 in Japan
#127 in Asia
#1033 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
17,831
Founded
1907

For Political Science

#12 in Japan
#138 in Asia
#1092 in the World
Acceptance Rate
36%
Enrollment
18,628
Founded
1918

For Political Science

#13 in Japan
#148 in Asia
#1148 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
6,287
Male:Female
70:30
Founded
1875

For Political Science

#14 in Japan
#155 in Asia
#1172 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
3,134
Male:Female
36:64
Founded
1953

For Political Science

#15 in Japan
#159 in Asia
#1202 in the World
Acceptance Rate
36%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
2000

For Political Science

#16 in Japan
#168 in Asia
#1227 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Enrollment
13,280
Founded
1913

For Political Science

#17 in Japan
#187 in Asia
#1296 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1885

For Political Science

#18 in Japan
#201 in Asia
#1339 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
28,642
Male:Female
62:38
Founded
1920

For Political Science

#19 in Japan
#225 in Asia
#1424 in the World
Acceptance Rate
36%
Founded
1899

For Political Science

#20 in Japan
#232 in Asia
#1452 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
31,339
Founded
1881

For Political Science

#21 in Japan
#247 in Asia
#1518 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Enrollment
19,776
Founded
1874

For Political Science

#22 in Japan
#257 in Asia
#1545 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
10,357
Founded
1881

For Political Science

#23 in Japan
#274 in Asia
#1623 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
20,720
Founded
1922

For Political Science

#24 in Japan
#276 in Asia
#1627 in the World
Acceptance Rate
23%
Founded
1880

For Political Science

#25 in Japan
#279 in Asia
#1642 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
417
Founded
1997

For Political Science

#26 in Japan
#304 in Asia
#1722 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
15,500
Founded
1912

For Political Science

#27 in Japan
#307 in Asia
#1726 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1639

For Political Science

#28 in Japan
#361 in Asia
#1898 in the World
Acceptance Rate
46%
Enrollment
9,150
Founded
1949

For Political Science

#29 in Japan
#367 in Asia
#1923 in the World
Acceptance Rate
76%
Enrollment
30,178
Male:Female
60:40
Founded
1922

For Political Science

#30 in Japan
#383 in Asia
#1960 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
375
Founded
1982

For Political Science

#31 in Japan
#405 in Asia
#2032 in the World
Enrollment
28,535
Founded
1946

For Political Science

#32 in Japan
#411 in Asia
#2048 in the World
Acceptance Rate
46%
Enrollment
10,111
Male:Female
64:36
Founded
1949

For Political Science

#33 in Japan
#425 in Asia
#2078 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
13,983
Founded
1949

For Political Science

#34 in Japan
#435 in Asia
#2100 in the World
Enrollment
77,651
Male:Female
68:32
Founded
1889

For Political Science

#35 in Japan
#436 in Asia
#2109 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Founded
1949

For Political Science

#36 in Japan
#439 in Asia
#2134 in the World
Acceptance Rate
31%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1928

For Political Science

#37 in Japan
#458 in Asia
#2184 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
9,126
Founded
2005

For Political Science

#38 in Japan
#522 in Asia
#2331 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Founded
2003

For Political Science

#39 in Japan
#541 in Asia
#2372 in the World
Acceptance Rate
27%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1873

The best cities to study Political Science in Japan based on the number of universities and their ranks are Tokyo, Kyoto, Tsukuba, and Higashihiroshima.