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Keio University

Tokyo, Japan



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Business, Economics, Law, Nursing, Pharmacy, Science and Technology

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History, Affiliations and Rankings

Located in Minato, Tokyo, Japan, Keio University is a private university also known as the oldest institute of modern higher education in Japan. Keio University was established in 1858 by the founder Fukuzawa Yukichias. Keio University is officially accredited by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan. The Graduate School of Business Administration of Keio University was granted accreditation by AACSB International in 2000 which has been renewed twice since then. Keio University ranks 9th in the world in the Times Higher Education ranking. The university is also ranked 34th position globally in the Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) and 3rd in Asia. 

Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses

Keio University has created a serene and focused learning environment for its students due to its location in a quiet residential area. It focuses on high-quality education which can be accessible to all. The key feature of Keio University is it promotes multidisciplinary research under the initiative of Longevity, Security and Creativity. It offers degrees in the subject areas of Accounting and Finance, Law, Economics, English, Mass Media, Creative writing and many others. The courses are developed in such a manner that it ingrains transferable skills in an individual. Keio University proves to be different by believing that higher education should allow individuals to create a positive impact on society. The academic enterprise of Keio University stretches across six major campuses in Japan, Shinanomachi Campus, Mita Campus, Yagami Campus, Hiyoshi Campus, Shonan Fujisawa Campus, and Shiba-Kyoritsu Campus. Besides these six school grounds, the institution also operates several town campuses and a high school in New York.

Accomplishments and Alumni

Keio University takes pride to have produced the largest number of CEOs of companies that are listed in the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. According to Times Higher Education's "Alma Master Index 2017", the university ranks 53rd (in the world) in the top 100 Global Executives. Keio University has an alumni network of around 380,000 that are known for their with the university. Junichiro Koizumi, Takeshi Kasai, Shigeaki Ikeda, Chiaki Mukai, Y?ka Nishio are notable names who studied at Keio University. 

Student Diversity and Visiting Companies

Keio University has over 300 partner institutions overseas which makes it one of the top universities in Japan. The quality of double degree programs draws thousands of candidates every year to its academic campus. The campus accommodates many nationalities which makes the campus very diverse. The University has partnered with many local companies that help in the placement program on campus. 

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