Kansai University: Statistics

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#974 of 14,131 In the World
#226 of 5,830 In Asia
#49 of 719 In Japan
#2 of 4 In Suita
#301 of 1,000 For Polymer science and Plastics engineering
Top50% For 93 other topics
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
76%
Enrollment
29,749
Funding
Private
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Languages
Japanese;English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate76%
Admissions RequirementsGraduation from high school or equivalent, and entrance examination
Academic CalendarApril to March (April - September; October-March)
Enrollment29,749
Full time employee851
Student:staff ratio35:1

We've calculated the 76% acceptance rate for Kansai 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

Kansai University is a world-class research university with 13,727 scientific papers published and 131,081 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science, Biology, Quantum and Particle physics, Organic Chemistry, Environmental Science, Computer Science, and Liberal Arts & Social Sciences.

Publications
13,727
Citations
131,081

Kansai University majors

by publication & citation count

Engineering
9,887 / 100,334
Physics
9,278 / 100,541
Chemistry
8,401 / 105,862
Materials Science
6,593 / 81,738
Biology
6,416 / 95,748
Quantum and Particle physics
6,201 / 61,627
Organic Chemistry
5,753 / 92,571
Environmental Science
5,126 / 45,839
Computer Science
5,054 / 27,389
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
4,007 / 22,459
Biochemistry
3,540 / 74,885
Medicine
3,227 / 39,917
Geology
2,685 / 24,274
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
2,593 / 11,474
Metallurgical Engineering
2,560 / 34,785
Geography and Cartography
2,352 / 14,403
Electrical Engineering
2,254 / 13,753
Philosophy
2,191 / 13,443
Optical Engineering
2,151 / 19,591
Chemical Engineering
2,027 / 47,681
Genetics
1,990 / 36,100
Psychology
1,979 / 15,711
Mathematics
1,963 / 10,443
Mechanical Engineering
1,897 / 9,887
Business
1,885 / 9,804
Physical chemistry
1,789 / 26,244
Nanotechnology
1,685 / 32,070
Political Science
1,669 / 8,549
Law
1,580 / 8,468
Ecology
1,382 / 15,477
Telecommunications
1,366 / 8,079
Statistics
1,361 / 7,682
Computer Vision
1,334 / 5,478
Acoustical Engineering
1,330 / 7,297
Paleontology
1,273 / 15,579
Linguistics
1,244 / 8,243
Economics
1,133 / 5,690
Sociology
1,067 / 6,510
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
1,054 / 6,287
Computer Networking
1,044 / 6,079

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 81 177
1991 91 184
1992 100 181
1993 87 211
1994 93 239
1995 104 264
1996 142 330
1997 169 366
1998 212 452
1999 204 678
2000 314 772
2001 285 1026
2002 335 1203
2003 367 1561
2004 396 1724
2005 392 2138
2006 394 2609
2007 431 2670
2008 391 3286
2009 447 3648
2010 555 4490
2011 530 5440
2012 633 5852
2013 587 6793
2014 633 7133
2015 617 7506
2016 620 7810
2017 575 8353
2018 633 8004
2019 604 8641
2020 635 9761
2021 620 11317
2022 470 10572
Academic rankings

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 Kansai 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
Gakushi Architecture, Arts and Humanities, Business and Commerce, Economics, Engineering, Information Technology, International Studies, Law, Modern Languages, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Sociology
Shushi Arts and Humanities, Business and Commerce, Cognitive Sciences, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Developmental Psychology, East Asian Studies, Economics, Foreign Languages Education, Government, Information Sciences, Law, Mass Communication, Materials Engineering, Political Sciences, Protective Services, Safety Engineering, Social Psychology, Social Studies, Sociology
Hakase Accountancy, Arts and Humanities, Business and Commerce, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, East Asian Studies, Economics, Foreign Languages Education, Law, Mass Communication, Political Sciences, Protective Services, Psychology, Safety Engineering, Social Studies, Sociology

Kansai University alumni

  1. Marin Honda

    Marin Honda
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    2001-.. (age 22)
    Occupations
    figure skaterchild actor
    Biography

    Marin Honda is a Japanese figure skater. She is the 2016 World Junior champion, the 2017 World Junior silver medalist, the 2015–16 Junior Grand Prix Final bronze medalist, and the 2016–17 Japanese Junior National bronze medalist. She is the former junior world record holder for the free program.

  2. Francis Fukuyama

    Francis Fukuyama
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1952-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    bloggerphilosopherphotographereconomistpolitical scientist
    Biography

    Francis Yoshihiro Fukuyama is an American political scientist, political economist, international relations scholar and writer.

  3. Norio Wakamoto

    Norio Wakamoto
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1945-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    seiyū
    Biography

    Norio Wakamoto is a Japanese voice actor affiliated with the Sigma Seven talent agency. He was born in Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi Prefecture, and was raised in Sakai, Osaka Prefecture. He graduated from Waseda University.

  4. Rika Kihira

    Rika Kihira
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    2002-.. (age 21)
    Occupations
    figure skater
    Biography

    Rika Kihira is a Japanese figure skater. She is a two-time Four Continents champion (2019, 2020), the 2018 Grand Prix Final champion, a four-time Grand Prix series medalist (2018 NHK Trophy gold, 2018 Internationaux de France gold, 2019 Skate Canada silver, 2019 NHK Trophy silver), a two-time International Challenge Cup champion, and a two-time Japanese national champion (2019, 2020). As of 25 March 2022, Kihira is the twelfth highest ranked women's singles skater in the world by the International Skating Union.

All 52 notable alumni

Kansai University faculties and divisions

Faculty : Business and Commerce Accountancy, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Finance, International Business, Management, Marketing
Faculty : Chemistry, Materials and Bioengineering Applied Chemistry, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biological and Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Materials Engineering
Faculty : Economics Economics, Finance, Industrial and Production Economics, International Economics, Statistics
Faculty : Environmental and Urban Engineering Architecture, Chemical Engineering, Energy Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Regional Planning, Town Planning, Urban Studies
Faculty : Foreign Language Studies Chinese, English, French, German, Korean, Russian, Spanish
Faculty : Health and Well-being Health Education, Library Science, Physical Education, Social Welfare, Social Work
Faculty : Informatics Computer Science, Information Sciences, Information Technology
Faculty : Law Administrative Law, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Criminology, International Law, International Relations and Diplomacy, Labour Law, Law, Political Sciences
Faculty : Letters Aesthetics, Art Criticism, Art History, Asian Studies, Cultural Studies, Education, Educational Administration, English, English Studies, Ethics, European Studies, Film, Geography, History, Japanese, Library Science, Linguistics, Literature, Media Studies, Philosophy, Philosophy of Education, Primary Education, Psychology, Religious Studies
Faculty : Policy Studies Administration, Asian Studies, International Law, International Studies, Management, Political Sciences, Social Policy
Faculty : Societal Safety Sciences Civil Security, Information Sciences, Law, Protective Services, Psychology, Safety Engineering, Social and Preventive Medicine, Welfare and Protective Services
Faculty : Sociology Media Studies, Psychology, Sociology
Faculty : Systems Science and Engineering Applied Physics, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Information Technology, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Telecommunications Engineering
Graduate School : Business and Commerce Accountancy, Business and Commerce
Graduate School : East Asian Cultures Cultural Studies, East Asian Studies, Ethnology, History, Literature, Regional Studies, Religion
Graduate School : Economics Economics
Graduate School : Foreign Languages Education and Research Foreign Languages Education, Modern Languages
Graduate School : Governance Government, Public Administration, Social Policy
Graduate School : Health and Well-being Health Education, Social Welfare, Social Work
Graduate School : Informatics Information Sciences, Information Technology
Graduate School : Law Commercial Law, Law, Political Sciences, Public Administration
Graduate School : Letters American Studies, Arts and Humanities, Asian Studies, Chinese, Cultural Studies, English, English Studies, French, Geography, German, History, Japanese, Literature, Philosophy, Physical Education, Spanish, Video, Vocational Education
Graduate School : Psychology Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Sciences, Developmental Psychology, Psychology, Social Psychology
Graduate School : Science and Engineering Applied Physics, Architecture, Bioengineering, Biological and Life Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Energy Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Information Technology, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Natural Sciences, Physics, Town Planning
Graduate School : Societal Safety Sciences Civil Security, Protective Services, Safety Engineering
Graduate School : Sociology Sociology
School : Professional School of Accounting Accountancy
School : Professional School of Law Law

General information

Alternative names 関西大学
Founded 1922
Accreditation Japan Institution for Higher Education Evaluation (JIHEE)
Motto Academic Practicalization
Colors blue, gold

Location and contacts

Address 3-3-35 Yamate-cho
Suita-shi, Osaka, 564-8680
Japan
City population 385,000

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