Sophia University Rankings

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In the World#1121 of 14178
In Asia#231 of 5833
In Japan#44 of 718
In Tokyo#13 of 84

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Religion
Christian-Catholic Jesuit
Acceptance rate
21%
Enrollment
12,306
Male:Female Ratio
45:55
Funding
Private
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Languages
Japanese;English

Publications & Citations

Publications
8,111
Citations
101,088

Sophia University majors

by publication count

Materials science
1,737
Chemistry
1,477
Physics
802
Computer science
782
Mathematics
715
Engineering
426
Biology
382
Psychology
336
Political science
171
Art
140
Economics
137
Medicine
136
Sociology
119
Business
105
Environmental science
82
History
81
Philosophy
74
Geology
45
Geography
41

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History678280
Materials science88822,509
Physics9579,723
Mathematics10378,314
Engineering10684,967
Chemistry113422,852
Art134138
Psychology14245,500
Philosophy143536
Economics14371,436
Political science1550331
Business15981,166
Sociology1623611
Biology16469,872
Environmental science17181,293
Geology1870408
Computer science19192,805
Medicine21752,821
Geography315392

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990111535
1991100599
1992107713
1993118788
19941361033
19951401005
19961301113
19971241173
19981281376
19991491473
20001571593
20011341561
20021771979
20032012165
20042092421
20052482847
20062573132
20072443065
20082423417
20092463536
20102723875
20112804141
20122524440
20133494988
20142675014
20153245245
20163425469
20174115563
20183845200
20193756025
20202836728

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate21%
Admissions RequirementsGraduation from high school or foreign equivalent, and entrance examinations conducted by the University
Academic CalendarApril to March (April - September; Mid-September-March)
Enrollment12,306
Full time employee527
Student:staff ratio23:1

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities+
Business | Politics | Social Sciences+
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine
Engineering | IT+
Maths | Natural Sciences+
GakushiBiological and Life Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, Cultural Studies, Economics, Education, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Engineering, English, European Languages, European Studies, French, German, History, Information Sciences, International Studies, Japanese, Journalism, Law, Literature, Management, Mathematics and Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Modern Languages, Natural Sciences, Nursing, Philosophy, Physics, Portuguese, Psychology, Russian, Social Welfare, Sociology, Spanish, Theology
ShushiAmerican Studies, Applied Chemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, Development Studies, Economics, Education, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, English Studies, Environmental Studies, French Studies, German, Germanic Studies, History, Information Sciences, International Business, International Relations, International Studies, Japanese, Journalism, Law, Linguistics, Management, Mathematics and Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Nursing, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Religion, Social and Community Services, Sociology, Theology
HakaseAmerican Studies, Applied Chemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, Development Studies, Economics, Education, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, English Studies, Environmental Studies, French Studies, Germanic Studies, History, International Studies, Japanese, Journalism, Law, Linguistics, Management, Mathematics and Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Social and Community Services, Sociology, Theology

General info

Alternative names上智大学
Founded1913
WikipediaSophia University
AccreditationJapan University Accreditation Association (JUAA)
MottoLux Veritatis
Light of Truth
Colorsdark red
Affiliations and membershipsInternational Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
Open Education Consortium (OEC)

Location and Contacts

Address7-1 Kioicho, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo, Tokyo, 102-8554
Japan
City population13,943,000
Phone+81 (3) 3238 3111
Fax+81 (3) 3238 3885

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