Hosei University: Statistics

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#1005 of 14,131 In the World
#235 of 5,830 In Asia
#52 of 719 In Japan
#13 of 84 In Tokyo
#285 of 1,027 For Animation
Top50% For 87 other topics
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
23%
Funding
Private
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Website
www.hosei.ac.jp
Languages
Japanese;English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate23%
Admissions RequirementsGraduation from high school or equivalent, or foreign equivalent, and entrance examination
Academic CalendarApril to March (April - July; September-March)

We've calculated the 23% acceptance rate for Hosei University based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

Hosei University has published 11,241 scientific papers with 81,295 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, Quantum and Particle physics, Chemistry, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Environmental Science, Biology, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Materials Science.

Publications
11,241
Citations
81,295

Hosei University majors

by publication & citation count

Engineering
7,569 / 54,285
Physics
6,570 / 49,480
Computer Science
6,213 / 44,479
Quantum and Particle physics
4,823 / 38,952
Chemistry
4,568 / 38,203
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
4,439 / 25,091
Environmental Science
4,218 / 29,221
Biology
3,649 / 32,905
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
3,360 / 21,599
Materials Science
3,145 / 24,843
Electrical Engineering
2,509 / 20,520
Philosophy
2,475 / 13,844
Mathematics
2,440 / 16,266
Business
2,283 / 13,155
Organic Chemistry
2,267 / 18,745
Optical Engineering
2,263 / 21,458
Medicine
2,153 / 18,839
Geography and Cartography
2,098 / 11,459
Geology
1,931 / 14,493
Telecommunications
1,840 / 14,361
Political Science
1,821 / 9,790
Law
1,714 / 9,524
Psychology
1,634 / 13,692
Mechanical Engineering
1,619 / 8,899
Computer Vision
1,531 / 13,588
Statistics
1,496 / 10,992
Computer Networking
1,459 / 10,089
Linguistics
1,446 / 9,382
Ecology
1,389 / 11,199
Biochemistry
1,300 / 15,003
Management
1,281 / 7,537
Genetics
1,269 / 14,321
Economics
1,194 / 7,346
History
1,171 / 5,597
Machine Learning
1,161 / 7,628
Acoustical Engineering
1,079 / 5,152
Archaeology
1,073 / 5,274
Sociology
1,064 / 6,748
Art & Design
1,031 / 5,693
Metallurgical Engineering
991 / 9,399

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 71 202
1991 110 305
1992 110 324
1993 148 401
1994 140 454
1995 142 461
1996 140 485
1997 130 489
1998 149 548
1999 137 658
2000 162 701
2001 186 717
2002 289 829
2003 282 1037
2004 286 1137
2005 275 1400
2006 315 1602
2007 288 1600
2008 304 1903
2009 342 1972
2010 384 2275
2011 375 2649
2012 371 2811
2013 452 3281
2014 504 3487
2015 495 3800
2016 497 4148
2017 482 4363
2018 517 4644
2019 568 5300
2020 586 6246
2021 659 7826
2022 549 7694
Academic rankings

Tuition

Local studetns Undergraduate tuition, 974,000-1,470,000; Graduate tuition, 590,000-990,000; Professional studies, 1,025,000-2,120,000. (JPY)

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Hosei University.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine No No No
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Shushi Architecture, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Clinical Psychology, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Design, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Engineering, English, Environmental Management, Geography, History, Information Sciences, Information Technology, Japanese, Law, Literature, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Psychology, Regional Studies, Social and Community Services, Sociology
Hakase Architecture, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Clinical Psychology, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Design, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Engineering, English, Geography, History, Information Sciences, Information Technology, Japanese, Law, Literature, Mechanical Engineering, Philosophy, Psychology, Regional Studies, Social and Community Services, Sociology

Hosei University alumni

  1. Mitsuki Takahata

    Mitsuki Takahata
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1991-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    seiyūsingeractorstage actor
    Biography

    Mitsuki Takahata is a Japanese actress and singer who is represented by the talent agency Horipro. She attended Hosei University as an undergraduate student.

  2. Yoshihide Suga

    Yoshihide Suga
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1948-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    politicianinternational forum participant
    Biography

    Yoshihide Suga is a Japanese politician who served as Prime Minister of Japan and President of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) from 2020 to 2021. He had served as Chief Cabinet Secretary during the second administration of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe from 2012 to 2020. During Abe's first administration, Suga served as Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications from 2006 to 2007.

  3. Sion Sono

    Sion Sono
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1961-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    novelistfilm directoractorpoetscreenwriter
    Biography

    Sion Sono is a Japanese filmmaker, author, and poet. Best known on the festival circuit for the film Love Exposure (2008), he has been called "the most subversive filmmaker working in Japanese cinema today", a "stakhanovist filmmaker" with an "idiosyncratic" career.

  4. Momoko Kikuchi

    Momoko Kikuchi
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1968-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    actorsinger
    Biography

    Momoko Kikuchi is a Japanese actress, entertainer, singer, and scholar who was formerly represented by the talent agency, Parfit Production. On June 22, 2020, Kikuchi announced that she has left Parfit Production and gone independent.

All 99 notable alumni

Hosei University faculties and divisions

Faculty : Bioscience and Applied Chemistry Applied Chemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Plant Pathology, Technology
Faculty : Business Administration Business Administration, Management, Marketing
Faculty : Computer and Information Sciences Computer Science, Information Sciences, Multimedia
Faculty : Economics Business Administration, Economics, International Economics
Faculty : Engineering and Design Architecture, Civil Engineering, Design, Engineering, Environmental Engineering
Faculty : Global and Interdisciplinary Studies Arts and Humanities, Cultural Studies, Economics, English, International Relations and Diplomacy, International Studies, Linguistics, Literature, Social Studies
Faculty : Humanity and the Environment Environmental Studies
Faculty : Intercultural Communications Communication Studies, Cultural Studies
Faculty : Law International Relations and Diplomacy, Law, Political Sciences
Faculty : Letters Arts and Humanities, English, Geography, History, Japanese, Philosophy, Psychology
Faculty : Science and Engineering Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Natural Sciences
Faculty : Social Policy and Administration Administration, Clinical Psychology, Social and Community Services, Social Policy
Faculty : Social Sciences Communication Studies, Media Studies, Political Sciences, Social Studies, Sociology
Faculty : Sports and Health Studies Health Sciences, Sports
Graduate School : Accountancy Accountancy, Information Technology
Graduate School : Business Administration Business Administration
Graduate School : Business Innovation Management Business Administration, Information Management, Information Technology, Management, Marketing
Graduate School : Computer and Information Sciences Computer Science, Information Sciences
Graduate School : Economics Economics
Graduate School : Engineering Architecture, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Information Technology, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Graduate School : Engineering and Design Architecture, Civil Engineering, Design, Engineering, Environmental Engineering
Graduate School : Environmental Management Environmental Management
Graduate School : Humanities Arts and Humanities, English, Geography, History, Japanese, Literature, Philosophy, Psychology
Graduate School : Intercultural Communication Communication Studies
Graduate School : Law Law
Graduate School : Law Law
Graduate School : Policy Sciences Political Sciences
Graduate School : Politics Political Sciences
Graduate School : Regional Policy Design Political Sciences, Regional Studies
Graduate School : Social Governance Environmental Management, Government, International Relations and Diplomacy, Public Administration
Graduate School : Social Well-being Studies Clinical Psychology, Social and Community Services
Graduate School : Sociology Economics, International Studies, Mass Communication, Media Studies, Political Sciences, Sociology
Institute : International Japanese Studies Cultural Studies, International Studies
School : Correspondence Education Arts and Humanities, Business and Commerce, Economics, Geography, History, Law, Literature, Teacher Training

General information

Alternative names 法政大学
Founded 1880
Accreditation Japan University Accreditation Association (JUAA)
Colors orange, purple

Location and contacts

Address 2-17-1, Fujimi Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo, 102-8160
Japan
City population 14,048,000

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