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Fukakusa Campus

Situated in Kyoto’s Fushimi Ward, southeast of Kyoto Station, the red-brick buildings of the Fukakusa Campus were opened in 1960 to commemorate the 700th anniversary of Shinran Shonin’s death.
Home to six faculties (the Faculty of Letters [first- and second-year students], the Faculty of Economics, the Faculty of Business Administration, the Faculty of Law, the Faculty of Policy Science, and the Junior College), five graduate schools, and the Japanese Culture and Language Program, the Fukakusa Campus serves as the heart of the University. An array of advanced facilities comprise the University’s administrative headquarters and facilitate a rich and rewarding student lifestyle, including a multimedia building with computer training rooms, language classrooms, and a cafeteria.

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Fukakusa Campus Student Numbers (as of May 1, 2012)

Undergraduate Faculty of Letters
(first- and second-year students)
Faculty of Economics Faculty of Business
Administration
Faculty of Law
No. of students 1,865 2,336 2,119 1,932
Graduate - Graduate School
of Economics
Graduate School of
Business Administration
Graduate School of
Law
No. of students - 36 42 68
Undergraduate Faculty of Policy
Science
Junior College Japanese Culture and
Language Program
No. of students 587 483 19
Graduate Graduate School of
Policy Science
Law School -
No. of students 38 73 -

Total number of students on the Fukakusa Campus: 9,598

Omiya Campus

Located on the grounds of the birthplace of Ryukoku University, Omiya Campus houses the Faculty of Letters, Graduate School of Letters, and Graduate School of Practical Shin Buddhist Studies. More than 370 years old, the campus is given a dignified appearance by historic buildings such as the Central Hall, which is a nationally designated Important Cultural Property; the North Hall and South Hall, which house classrooms; the Main Gate; and the former Guard Station.
The University’s Omiya Library, whose extensive collection of works related to Shin Buddhism, Buddhism, history, and literature includes numerous valuable historical materials that have been designated National Treasures and Important Cultural Properties, serves as an important educational and research resource.

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Omiya Campus Student Numbers (as of May 1, 2012)

Undergraduate Faculty of Letters
(third- and fourth-year students)
-
No. of students 2,091 -
Graduate Graduate School of Letters Graduate School of Practical Shin Buddhist Studies
No. of students 235 83

Total number of students on the Omiya Campus: 2,409

Seta Campus

Located in Biwako Cultural Park against the backdrop of a beautiful mountain setting, the Seta Campus opened in 1989 as part of the celebration of the 350th anniversary of Ryukoku University’s founding.
After establishing the Faculty of Science and Technology, the Faculty of Sociology, and the Faculty of Intercultural Communication, the University became the first Buddhist university in Japan to develop into a general institution of higher learning with an undergraduate program in the natural sciences. The campus is also home to the Ryukoku Extension Center, whose open classrooms provide learning opportunities for area residents and whose industry partnerships program supports technological research and development by small and medium-size companies as well as ventures. The Seta Campus contributes both to the world and to its own region.

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Seta Campus Student Numbers (as of May 1, 2012)

Undergraduate Faculty of Science and
Technology
Faculty of Sociology Faculty of Intercultural
Communication
No. of students 2,409 2,566 2,026
Graduate Graduate School of Science and
Technology
Graduate School of
Sociology
Graduate School of Intercultural
Communication
No. of students 256 59 38

Total number of students on the Seta Campus: 7,354

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