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Teaching staff approx. 6,500
Undergraduate students approx. 45,000
Graduate students approx. 9,000
International students approx. 4,000
Undergraduate School Political Science and Economics / Law / Culture, Media and Society / Humanities and Social Sciences / Education / Commerce / Fundamental Science and Engineering / Creative Science and Engineering / Advanced Science and Engineering / Social Sciences / Human Sciences / Sport Sciences / International Liberal Studies
Graduate Schools Political Science / Economics / Law / Letters, Arts and Sciences / Commerce / Fundamental Science and Engineering / Creative Science and Engineering / Advanced Science and Engineering / Education / Human Sciences / Social Sciences / Sport Sciences / Waseda Business School / The Okuma School of Public Management / Waseda Law School / Finance, Accounting and Law / Accountancy / Teacher Education / Asia-Pacific Studies / Global Information and Telecommunication Studies / Japanese Applied Linguistics / Information, Production and Systems / Environment and Energy Engineering

Waseda University

History and Outstanding Features

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Waseda University is one of the oldest private universities in Japan. It began life in 1882, when Shigenobu Okuma, a prominent politician with a passion for education, founded the Tokyo Senmon Gakko. 
Waseda University has provided first-class education for almost 130 years, based on three founding principles: independence of learning, the practical utilization of knowledge, and the creation of good citizenship.
 Today, the University comprises 13 Undergraduate Schools and 21 Graduate Schools, and is the foremost private university in Japan.

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