Waseda University: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#284 of 14,131 In the World
#32 of 5,830 In Asia
#11 of 719 In Japan
#4 of 84 In Tokyo
#22 of 1,008 For Robotics
Top50% For 133 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
17%
Enrollment
50,221
Funding
Private
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Website
www.waseda.jp
Languages
Japanese;English

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

Publications & Citations

Publications
44,145
Citations
762,816

Waseda University majors

by publication & citation count

Engineering
14,732 / 228,783
Physics
13,077 / 333,500
Chemistry
10,673 / 225,922
Computer Science
7,547 / 77,571
Materials Science
7,440 / 134,693
Medicine
3,971 / 68,815
Biology
3,933 / 121,745
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
3,136 / 29,899
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
2,653 / 28,120
Environmental Science
1,953 / 23,618
Business
1,855 / 16,892
Mathematics
1,825 / 14,900
Psychology
1,716 / 25,867
Quantum and Particle physics
1,456 / 67,902
Condensed Matter Physics
1,424 / 27,447
Economics
1,367 / 9,414
Computer Vision
1,341 / 12,928
Optical Engineering
1,237 / 15,568
Chemical Engineering
1,214 / 34,400
Art & Design
1,176 / 10,231
Automation and Control engineering
1,137 / 13,547
Inorganic Chemistry
999 / 36,014
Atomic and Molecular physics
997 / 25,073
Nuclear Physics
993 / 62,238
Robotics
926 / 12,203
Nanotechnology
873 / 36,242
Astrophysics and Astronomy
777 / 45,732
Biochemistry
689 / 18,054
Geology
689 / 6,869
Computational Linguistics
687 / 6,373
Physical Therapy
657 / 10,000
Computer Networking
643 / 5,163
Human-Computer Interaction
640 / 5,066
Theoretical Physics
638 / 17,817
Organic Chemistry
626 / 17,181
Electronic Engineering
621 / 5,005
Political Science
599 / 2,331
Metallurgical Engineering
540 / 9,569
Demography
519 / 10,658
Biophysics
509 / 15,748

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 351 2267
1992 410 2555
1993 478 2863
1994 471 3030
1995 449 3181
1996 568 3836
1997 611 4582
1998 706 5204
1999 755 6192
2000 830 6946
2001 828 8059
2002 996 9510
2003 1119 11905
2004 1233 13247
2005 1428 16845
2006 1719 20056
2007 1764 23527
2008 1835 26929
2009 2028 31249
2010 2164 35071
2011 2189 41744
2012 2254 45275
2013 2262 49851
2014 2381 51586
2015 2446 54292
2016 2247 55057
2017 2526 57313
2018 2819 57691
2019 2847 62390
2020 2985 71302
2021 2711 77215

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine
Engineering | IT +
Maths | Natural Sciences +
Shushi Arts and Humanities, Business and Commerce, Computer Science, Economics, Education, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Information Sciences, International Relations and Diplomacy, Japanese, Law, Political Sciences, Sociology, Sports Medicine
Hakase Arts and Humanities, Business and Commerce, Cognitive Sciences, Economics, Education, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Information Sciences, International Relations and Diplomacy, Japanese, Law, Political Sciences, Sociology, Sports Medicine

Waseda University alumni

  1. Haruki Murakami

    Haruki Murakami
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    science fiction writernovelisttranslatoressayistlinguist
    Biography

    Haruki Murakami is a Japanese writer. His novels, essays, and short stories have been bestsellers in Japan as well as internationally, with his work translated into 50 languages and selling millions of copies outside Japan. He has received numerous awards for his work, including the Gunzou Prize for New Writers, the World Fantasy Award, the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award, the Franz Kafka Prize, and the Jerusalem Prize.

  2. Yuzuru Hanyū

    Yuzuru Hanyū
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1994-.. (age 28)
    Occupations
    figure skater
    Biography

    Yuzuru Hanyu is a Japanese figure skater. He is a two-time Olympic champion (2014, 2018), a two-time World champion (2014, 2017), a four-time Grand Prix Final champion (2013–2016), a Four Continents champion (2020), the 2010 World Junior champion, the 2009–10 Junior Grand Prix Final champion, and a six-time Japanese national champion (2012–2015, 2020–2021). He has also medaled at five other World Championships, taking bronze in 2012 and 2021, and silver in 2015, 2016 and 2019 making him the only male single skater along with Jan Hoffmann to win seven world championship medals in the post-war era.

  3. Fumio Kishida

    Fumio Kishida
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    representative directordiplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Fumio Kishida is a Japanese politician serving as the Prime Minister of Japan and president of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) since 2021. A member of the House of Representatives, he previously served as Minister for Foreign Affairs from 2012 to 2017 and as acting Minister of Defense in 2017. From 2017 to 2020, he also chaired the LDP Policy Research Council.

  4. Zhou Enlai

    Zhou Enlai
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1898-1976 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    foreign ministerministerpolitician
    Biography

    Zhou Enlai was the first Premier of the People's Republic of China serving from 1 October 1949 until his death on 8 January 1976. Zhou served under Chairman Mao Zedong and helped the Communist Party rise to power, later helping consolidate its control, form its foreign policy, and develop the Chinese economy.

General info

Alternative names 早稲田大学
Founded 1882
Accreditation Japan University Accreditation Association (JUAA)
Motto Independence of Learning
Colors maroon
Affiliations and memberships Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
Universitas 21 (U21)
Open Education Consortium (OEC)

Location and Contacts

Address 1-104 Totsuka-machi, Shinjuku-ku
Tokyo, Tokyo, 169-8050
Japan
City population 14,048,000
Phone +81 (3) 3203 4141
Fax +81 (3) 3202 8583

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