Jun 25, 2019

Rikkyo University ranks third among Japanese private universities in QS World University Rankings 2020



Rikkyo University ranked third among Japanese private universities in the QS World University Rankings 2020, which was released on June 20, 2019, by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), a British company renowned for evaluating universities from around the world. Rikkyo University, which shared third place with four other schools, ranked in the top 1,000 universities in the world for the first time.

QS determines the top 1,000 universities in the world based on its evaluation of six metrics – academic reputation, employer reputation, citation per faculty, faculty/student ratio, international faculty ratio and international student ratio.

Forty-one Japanese universities made the top 1,000 list, with national universities faring especially well. Rikkyo University ranked 33rd-equal among domestic schools and third-equal among private universities.

  • Overall world ranking 801st-1,000th (tied with other universities)
  • Overall domestic ranking 33rd (tied with other universities)
  • Ranking among Japanese private universities 3rd (tied with other universities)

    For details about the ranking, see the official QS website.

順位 大学名
22 The University of Tokyo
33 Kyoto University
58 Tokyo Institute of Technology
71 Osaka University
82 Tohoku University
115 Nagoya University
132 Hokkaido University
196 Waseda University
200 Keio University
270 University of Tsukuba
801-1000 ★Rikkyo University
801-1000 Ritsumeikan Univsity
801-1000  Sophia University
801-1000 Tokyo University of Science
801-1000 Saitama University
Figures in this table are from the QS World University Rankings 2020.

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