On October 23, QS World University Rankings announced for the first time, the QS Japan University Rankings 2019, a separate rankings tables that evaluate Japanese universities. Waseda University is placed 9th overall but claimed 1st position among private Japanese universities.
In the rankings, Waseda came in 1st place among all private universities in both academic and employer reputations (ranked 7th and 3rd overall respectively), suggesting that the scholars at and graduates of Waseda are highly regarded in Japan. In addition, Waseda also received an extremely high evaluation in the rankings indicator for international student ratio, beating all public universities.
The University will continue to make necessary changes and improvement to its organization and curricula to fulfill its commitment as a leading Asian university both in research and education.