Rikkyo University started its history in 1874 as a small boarding school teaching English language and Bible studies. The University currently operates two campuses in Ikebukuro and Niiza, both conveniently located within the vicinity of the metropolitan Tokyo area, with more than 20,000 students. The University offers academic programs in undergraduate and graduate levels with a wide variety of subjects throughout its 10 colleges and 14 graduate schools. See All 0 Photos
Ikebukuro CampusTokyo, Japan Campus Website20,000+ on Campus250,000+ residents in TokyoLanguage(s) spoken on campus: Japanese
The international office at Rikkyo University organizes many activities, such as excursions to baseball games and grand sumo tournaments and welcome receptions twice a year in spring and fall. Rikkyo University’s alumni associations, Tokyo St. Paul Lions Club and Rikkyo Ladies Club (women’s alumni association) most notably, generously provide opportunities for international students to become familiarized with the Japanese culture and society, such as an annual bus tour in the Kanto area, traditional Japanese tea ceremony, as well as international luncheon. International students are also encouraged to join various student club and associations. There are over 150 such organizations in the University.