Jun 22, 2020

Rikkyo ranked 27th among domestic universities in Times Higher Education’s Asia University Rankings 2020

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Rikkyo University tied for the 27th place among domestic universities in the Asia University Rankings by Times Higher Education (THE), a British educational journal.

THE World University Rankings 2020 covers about 1,400 universities across the world and ranks them based on their scores in the five metrics of teaching, research, citations, international outlook and industry income.

The Asian version of the 2020 THE rankings is based on the evaluation of 489 universities, with indexes based on the global version but partially adjusted for this regional version.

In the latest rankings, Rikkyo received a high score in the international outlook metric, becoming the third highest among Japanese universities. The metric consists of three indicators: the proportion of international students, international staff and international collaboration in writing academic articles.

  • Overall rankings Tied for the 201-250th place.
  • Domestic rankings Tied for the 27th place.

Please refer to the THE official website for details regarding the rankings and metrics.
Rankings Name of university 
 7  University of Tokyo
 12  Kyoto University
 164  Keio University
 172  Kindai University
 201-250  ★Rikkyo University
 201-250  Waseda University
 251-300  Tokyo University of Science
 301-350  Chuo University
 301-350  Yokohama National University
 351-400  Hosei University
 351-400  Ochanomizu University
 351-400  Ritsumeikan University
 351-400  Sophia University
 401+  Aoyama Gakuin University
 401+  Doshisha University
 401+  Kwansei University
 401+  Kwansei Gakuin University
 401+  Meiji University

(The above chart is an excerpt from the THE Asia University Rankings 2020)

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