Waseda University Rankings

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In the World#287 of 14178
In Asia#27 of 5833
In Japan#7 of 718
In Tokyo#3 of 84
In Materials science#224 of 6,169

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
17%
Enrollment
50,221
Funding
Private
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Languages
Japanese;English

Publications & Citations

Publications
49,033
Citations
919,561

Waseda University majors

by publication count

Computer science
9,263
Materials science
7,555
Chemistry
6,233
Physics
4,709
Mathematics
3,511
Biology
2,901
Engineering
2,772
Medicine
2,229
Psychology
1,954
Economics
876
Business
860
Geology
745
Environmental science
572
Political science
525
Geography
393
Sociology
294
History
160
Art
135
Philosophy
120

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Materials science255118,954
Physics278138,768
Engineering32530,877
Mathematics37246,130
Computer science40463,121
Chemistry410126,197
Economics60710,189
Biology64095,317
Geology6456,896
History645310
Political science6672,269
Business7855,922
Psychology80619,791
Art830135
Medicine92629,395
Geography9382,143
Sociology9802,085
Environmental science10384,003
Philosophy122066

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19903291818
19913372103
19923872363
19934682714
19944502805
19954212968
19965253382
19975723851
19986534435
19997025348
20007695885
20017846746
20029538068
2003105910127
2004116411152
2005131114200
2006159817329
2007166220276
2008172323154
2009189826916
2010205030760
2011201837423
2012204441073
2013209844846
2014218346705
2015231950570
2016213151062
2017241352446
2018266148640
2019268553619
2020219256300

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate17%
Admissions RequirementsGraduation from high school or equivalent or foreign equivalent, and entrance examination
Academic CalendarApril to March (April - July; September-March)
Enrollment50,221
Full time employee1,750
Student:staff ratio29:1

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+
ShushiArts and Humanities, Business and Commerce, Computer Science, Economics, Education, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Information Sciences, International Relations, Japanese, Law, Political Sciences, Sociology, Sports Medicine
HakaseArts and Humanities, Business and Commerce, Cognitive Sciences, Economics, Education, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Information Sciences, International Relations, Japanese, Law, Political Sciences, Sociology, Sports Medicine

General info

Alternative names早稲田大学
Founded1882
WikipediaWaseda University
AccreditationJapan University Accreditation Association (JUAA)
MottoIndependence of Learning
Colorsmaroon
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
Universitas 21 (U21)
Open Education Consortium (OEC)

Location and Contacts

Address1-104 Totsuka-machi, Shinjuku-ku
Tokyo, Tokyo, 169-8050
Japan
City population13,943,000
Phone+81 (3) 3203 4141
Fax+81 (3) 3202 8583

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