Sophia University

Global Influence
Private university in Tokyo, Japan

About Sophia University

According to Wikipedia, Sophia University is a private research university in Japan. Sophia is one of the three Sōkeijōchi private universities, a group of the top three private universities in Japan with the other two being Keio University and Waseda University, according to the Times Higher Education. It is also ranked number 18 in the 2021 Times Japan University Rankings. Founded by the Roman Catholic religious order of the Society of Jesus in 1913, the university has grown from its three original academic departments of Philosophy, German Literature, and Commerce to 9 undergraduate Faculties and 10 Graduate Schools, with over 13,900 students in total at the moment.

Sophia University's Online Degrees

What Is Sophia University Known For?

Sophia University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Sophia University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Sophia University's Most Influential Alumni?

Sophia University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Religious Studies, Computer Science, and Business. Here are some of Sophia University's most famous alumni:

Hideto Tomabechi
A Japanese cognitive scientist and computer scientist.
Adolfo Nicolás
Adolfo Nicolás
A Superior General of the Society of Jesus .
Rizal Ramli
An Indonesian politician.
Jin Akiyama
Jin Akiyama
A Japanese mathematician.
Hisashi Inoue
Hisashi Inoue
A Japanese playwright.
Shōichi Watanabe
A Japanese linguist.
Jake Adelstein
A Journalist, writer.
Fidel Nemenzo
A Chancellor of the University of the Philippines Diliman.
Tadashi Tokieda
A Japanese mathematician.
Dominique Turpin
A Marketing professor.
Peer Schneider
A German journalist.
George Takei
George Takei
An American actor and author .

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