About Waseda University:

Waseda University is a Japanese private research university in Shinjuku, Tokyo. Founded in 1882 as the Tōkyō Senmon Gakkō by Ōkuma Shigenobu, the school was formally renamed Waseda University in 1902. Waseda is organized into thirty-six departments: thirteen undergraduate schools and twenty-three graduate schools. As of May 2016, there were 42,860 undergraduate students and 8,269 graduate students. In addition to a central campus in Shinjuku, the university operates campuses in Chūō, Nishitōkyō, Tokorozawa, Honjō, and Kitakyūshū. Waseda also operates twenty-one research institutes at its main Shinjuku campus. The Waseda University Library is collectively one of the largest libraries in Japan and currently hold some 4.5 million volumes and 46,000 serials.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
World University Rankings 443 397 432 440 370 370 378 407 455 474 501-550 501-550 501-550 551-600 651-700

By Fields

Field 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agriculture - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Engineering 267 - - - - - - - - 351-400 401-450 351-400 351-400 451-500
Life Sciences - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Medicine - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Natural Sciences 206 260 269 224 210 212 224 256 256 286 301-350 301-350 301-350 351-400
Social Sciences - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

By Subjects

Subject 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agricultural Sciences - - - - - - - - - - -
Biology & Biochemistry - - - - - - - - - - -
Chemistry - - - 298 282 273 301-350 301-350 301-350 301-350 401-450
Chemical Engineering - - - - - - - 451-500 451-500 451-500 -
Civil Engineering - - - - - - - 451-500 - - -
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - - - -
Computer Science 173 - - - - 294 301-350 295 301-350 351-400 401-450
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - - - -
Electrical Engineering 215 269 275 287 - - 301-350 351-400 401-450 351-400 401-450
Environment / Ecology - - - - - - - - - - -
Geosciences - - - - - - - - - - -
Immunology - - - - - - - - - - -
Materials Science - 273 - - 288 285 301-350 301-350 301-350 292 351-400
Mathematics 266 241 193 173 170 149 231 233 253 243 214
Mechanical Engineering - - 298 251 267 271 - 301-350 351-400 351-400 -
Microbiology - - - - - - - - - - -
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - - - -
Neuroscience & Behavior - - - - - - - - - - -
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - - - - - - - - - -
Physics 153 139 148 166 198 216 218 252 267 258 301-350
Plant & Animal Science - - - - - - - - - - -
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - - - -
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - 451-500 451-500 -
Space Science - - - - - - - - 187 191 204
Energy Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -
Environmental Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -
Biomedical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -