High School and University Linkage Section

Our mission

Waseda University has two directly affiliated schools and five affiliated schools, and one sixth of all undergraduate students have graduated from one of these schools.

Waseda University aims to achieve three goals below through mutual exchange between elementary schools, junior high schools, and high schools, centering on Waseda affiliated schools, and Waseda University.

  • To broaden students’ horizons and enhance their motivation for learning
  • To increase willingness to further study at university
  • To deepen the understanding of education and research at university and support smooth transitions toward university education.

The High School and University Linkage Section at Waseda University plays a role in promoting these collaborations and enhancing links between Waseda University and schools.

Message from the vice president for affiliated schools

Waseda University has declared that it is “Envisioning a Waseda that shines on the global stage”, which means to become one of the most globally respected universities in the world. In order to make this possible in the near future, it is time for students at Waseda affiliated schools, students at Waseda graduate schools and undergraduate schools, faculty and staff, parents and guardians, and over 60,000 alumni to act as one, and to promise to shine on the global stage someday.

Waseda University has two directly affiliated schools, and five affiliated schools. Among them, there are four long-established schools located in the metropolitan Tokyo area, Waseda Setsuryo Junior and Senior High School serving as Kansai bases, Waseda Saga Junior High School/High School serving as a Kyushu base, and Waseda Shibuya Senior High School in Singapore, serving as an Asian base. Also there are different types of schools, such as co-ed schools, all boys’ schools, schools with year 1 to year 12 education, schools with junior and high schools, and schools with student dormitory facilities. In some schools, all students are admitted to study at Waseda University on recommendation, while in others, students who will be recommended to be admitted to Waseda are studying in the same classroom along with those who pursue to enter medical schools and prestigious national universities. On the basis of their respected traditions, each school has its unique education system and the educational philosophy, and is aiming for even greater heights, while continuing to shine in various places in Japan, as well as Asia. Our alumni have been active and successful in many fields.

For envisioning a Waseda that shines on the global stage, Waseda University is placing high expectations on Waseda affiliated schools.

Vice President for Admissions and Affiliated Schools
Professor, Faculty of Education and Integrated Arts and Sciences

Naoki Matsumoto

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