Japan University Ranking by Kawaijuku college school

Traditionally, Japanese universities are ranked by how difficult it is to get in, the logic being that if something is harder to get, it must be better. To get more insight into Japanese university ranking is still very hard, because not many trustworthy ranking lists exists. The one that this section of The Best University website is about, focuses on a slightly dated ranking by the Kawaijuku college prep school, from 2001. This ranking is often quoted as being one of the more reliable available.
This list contains thirty Japanese Universities, because the list was created in the time that the government of Japan decided to give additional funding to the top 30 of the best universities in Japan.

What they look at
| Research Funding | Citations of their researchers | Difficulty of Entrance Exam | Reputation Survey |

What they came up with
1. University of Tokyo
2. Kyoto University
3. Osaka University
4. Tokyo Institute of Technology
5. Tohoku
6. Keio
7. Kyushu
8. Nagoya
9. Hokkaido
10. Tsukuba

The full list with the 30 best universities in Japan according to this ranking system can be found here.

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