Keio University Information
Keio University (慶應義塾大学 – Keiō Gijuku Daigaku) is the oldest university in Japan and can trace its roots back as far as the year 1858 The Keio University ranking is 10th in Japan, and 254th in the world. Similarly rated colleges in Japan include Hokkaido University, Tsukuba University, Kobe University, and Hiroshima University.
The university is located in the Minato part of Tokyo in Japan. Today the university caters for around 36,000 students and is governed by the chancellor Yuichiro Anzai. Keio has nearly 8,000 postgraduate students, just over half partake in Masters courses.
Being one of the most prestigious universities in Japan has enabled Keio to gain an enviable list of former faculty and alumni including politicians such as Junichiro Koizumi and Ryutaro Hashimoto, both of whom have been prime ministers of Japan. Other notable people include the chairman of the Tokyo Stock Exchange Taizo Nishimuro; the chairman of Tokyo broadcasting Yukio Sunahara; the actors Koide Keisuke, Nakata Atsuhiko and Hiro Mizushima; musicians Mariya Takeuchi and Asami Konno; the poet Sakutaro Hagiwara; and the architect Yoshio Taniguchi.
The Keio University ranking is number 22 in Asia in the University Review List. Similarly ranked colleges include Zhejiang University, University of Science and Technology of China, Keio University, and Fudan University.
Keio University Address
4-1-1 Hiyoshi, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa 223-8521
K2 Town Campus
144-8 Ogura, Saiwai-ku, Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa 212-0054
Keio Osaka Riverside Campus
3F Dojima River Forum 1-1-12 Fukushima Fukushima-ku
1-5-30, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-8512
35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-8582
Shonan Fujisawa Campus
5322 Endo, Fujisawa-shi, Kanagawa 252-0882
Tsuruoka Town Campus
14-1 , Baba-cho, Tsuruoka-shi, Yamagata 997-0035
600 kaminoda midori-ku saitama-shi, 336-0977
3-14-1 Hiyoshi, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa 223-8522
Ranking and Quick Facts
Motto: Calamvs gladio fortior (English: The pen is mightier than the sword).
|University world Ranking – Times 200 (UK)||
|University world Ranking – Jiaotong 500 (China)||
203 to 304
|Asia universities rank (Jiaotong)||
25 to 42
|Students (Undergraduates / PG/ Total)||
|Faculty / Staff||
2,000 / 2660
Association of Pacific Rim Universities, Tokyo Six Universities