World University Rankings
At Ritsumeikan University, university rankings are one of the ways we externally assess and communicate the position of our university with our stakeholders.
We aim to earn high marks in university rankings by improving the quality of education and research, and by enhancing our university's presence and reputation.
QS WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS® is a publication of university rankings by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), a British university assessment institution.
The rankings are unique for their focus on academic and employer reputation.
THE WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS is a publication of university rankings by Times Higher Education (THE), a British education magazine.
The rankings are unique for their focus on research volume, citation impact and research income.
June 9, 2021
Ritsumeikan University ranked 751-800th in the QS World University Rankings 2022.
June 2, 2021
Ritsumeikan University ranked 401+ in the THE Asia University Rankings 2021.
April 21, 2021
Ritsumeikan University placed highest among Japanese private universities in the THE Impact Ranking 2021 for the second consecutive year.
March 25, 2021
Ritsumeikan University was ranked 30th in the THE Japan University Rankings 2021.
March 4, 2021
Ritsumeikan University was in 4th place in Japanese private universities for the number of narrow subjects ranked in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021.
September 3, 2020
Ritsumeikan University was ranked 1001+ in the THE World University Rankings 2021.
November 25, 2020
Ritsumeikan University was ranked 141st in the QS Asia University Rankings 2021.
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