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Meiji Gakuin University

World University Rankings 2022
Japan University Rankings 2023
Asia University Rankings 2022
1-2-37 Shirokanedai, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 108-8636, Japan

About Meiji Gakuin University

Meiji Gakuin University is a Christian university established in the cities of Tokyo and Yokohoma in Japan.

The history of the university dates back to 1863 when it was founded as Hepburn School.

Currently, the institute of higher learning is a full-fledged university that offers graduate and undergraduate courses in various faculties ranging from economics to psychology. The university places a strong emphasis on its founding principle: contributing and transforming the society.

The university hosts a number of exchange programmes every year and has established partnerships with universities across the world.

Meiji Gakuin University offers a programme called the buddy programme, which offers international students the opportunity to experience Japanese culture. The university also has several student clubs that organise a wide array of student events through different clubs like glee Club and MCM Hitsuji Club.

The university mainly comprises of two campuses the Shiro Kane Campus and the Yokohoma Campus. These campuses have all sorts of amenities like recreational centres, libraries and a number of support centres for career development, medical advice and counselling. Apart from these extra-curricular activities, the university also encourages it students to participate in different kinds of volunteer activities.

Founded on core values of service, the university aims to produce competent learners, who have a desire to bring a positive change the society. The research, volunteer and study exchange programmes are designed to contribute to this core philosophy.

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Key statistics

  • ¥1,477
    Finance per Student (¥000s)
  • 2.7
    Percentage of International Students
  • 24.3
    No. of students per staff
  • 11,544
    Number of FTE Students
  • 62 : 38
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
Based on data collected for the (1) 2023 Japan University Rankings and (2) 2023 World University Rankings

Subjects taught at Meiji Gakuin University

  • Social sciences

    • Politics & International Studies (incl Development Studies)
    • Sociology
    • Communication & Media Studies
  • Business & economics

    • Economics & Econometrics
    • Accounting & Finance
    • Business & Management
  • Education

    • Education
  • Arts & humanities

    • Languages, Literature & Linguistics
    • Art, Performing Arts & Design
  • Psychology

    • Psychology
  • Law

    • Law