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#279 Overall Influence

Waseda University

Private university in Tokyo, Japan

From Wikipedia

Waseda University, abbreviated as , is a 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.

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What is Waseda University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#157 World Rank
Literature
#132 World Rank
Business
#179 World Rank
Engineering
#313 World Rank
Biology
#203 World Rank
Chemistry
#167 World Rank
Political Science
#273 World Rank
Education
#253 World Rank
Physics
#199 World Rank
Economics
#401 World Rank
Medical
#387 World Rank
Mathematics
#338 World Rank
Law
#281 World Rank
History
#370 World Rank
Computer Science
#441 World Rank
Philosophy
#274 World Rank
Religious Studies
#412 World Rank
Communications
#608 World Rank
Psychology
#431 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#581 World Rank
Sociology
#471 World Rank
Anthropology
#844 World Rank
Nursing
#911 World Rank
Social Work
#2375 World Rank
Criminal Justice

Influential People

Who are Waseda University's Most influential alumni?

Waseda University 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Business, Literature, and Political Science

Masaki Kobayashi

Masaki Kobayashi

Japanese film director

Yasuo Fukuda

91st Prime Minister of Japan

Noboru Takeshita

74th Prime Minister of Japan

Lu Zongyu

Chinese diplomat

Choe Chang-ik

Korean politician

Haruko Obokata

Japanese stem-cell researcher

Yoshihiko Noda

95th Prime Minister of Japan

Noburu Katagami

Japanese writer and academic

Wang Zihui

Wang Zihui

Chinese journalist and general

Tomomi Mochizuki

Japanese anime director

Shihoko Ishii

Mathematician in Japan

Kenshi Hirokane

Kenshi Hirokane

Japanese manga artist