Waseda Business School
(Graduate School of Business and Finance)

Prospective Students

Our Advantages

Recognized as Japan’s top business program, Waseda Business School has a total student enrollment of about 510 students. With a reputation for continuous improvement, diversity, and engagement, it is the only top-tier business school located in Tokyo, the heart of the third largest economy in the world.

Students will see the advantages and attractions of studying at WBS through this section.


No.1 Global City in Asia

fuyu_02Tokyo has global influence rivaling that of NY, London, or Paris,so you can experience many cutting-edge international trends. (AT Kearney Global City Ranking 2018)

Most Hospitable City in the World

証明書・各種手続きTokyo has been ranked first for “Helpful Locals” in a TripAdvisor survey.

A Top Student City

toukyouTokyo has been ranked second in the Best Student Cities Ranking, in terms of education, diverse student body, student life, job-seeking opportunities and tuition expenses. (QS Best Student Cities Ranking 2018)

From Pop and Subculture to Ancient Tradition

e0221999_4393664Japan’s literature, theater, music and cinema are the focus of attention from around the world.


Established in 1882

Established in 1882 by Okuma Shigenobu, Waseda is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in Japan.

Japan’s Most Extensive English-based Curriculum

Waseda University offers Japan’s most extensive English-based curriculum, comprising 50 programs and over 2,400 courses in undergraduate and graduate-school programs, with plans to further expand this number. Moreover, nearly half the faculty at Waseda has acquired a degree overseas.

No. 1 for Global Initiative

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Waseda admits the highest number of international students (7,942 from 125 countries and territories) among Japanese universities and has the most students participating in study abroad (4,629).

Worldwide Network of Students/Alumni

Waseda is well-known for its diversity of students (approx. 50,000 enrolled) and wide network of outstanding alumni (over 640,000) built up over 130 years of school history.

Extensive Scholarship Programs

Waseda provides over 250 different scholarships valued at over 10.6 billion yen for 15,494 students. See what scholarship we have to offer here.


No. 1 Business School in Japan

Waseda has been ranked as the No. 1 business school in Japan (QS Global MBA Rankings 2020). See more of the global reputation and rankings of WBS here.

EQUIS-accredited School

WBS is one of only two EQUIS-accredited schools in Japan and provides quality-assured education. Find more here.

Dynamic Student Diversity


Students experience culturally diverse discussion and network with future international business leaders. See how students find life at WBS here and also on our YouTube Channel.

Top-class Faculty


You are promised well-rounded learning from faculty members with both high academic standards and extensive practical experience. Get to know more about our faculty here.

Rich Variety of Programs

To meet the needs of today’s business and finance sectors around the world, WBS offers a total of six programs; three of them are conducted in English. See what programs we offer here.

More Information

If you are interested in studying at WBS from various points of view above, see more information on “Programs” and  “Admissions.”

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