Keio University

Keio University

Keio University, Minato, Tokyo, Japan

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Keio University (慶應義塾大学, Keiō Gijuku Daigaku?), abbreviated as Keio (慶應?) or Keidai (慶大?), is a Japanese university located in Minato, Tokyo. It is known as the oldest institute of higher education in Japan. Founder Fukuzawa Yukichi originally established it as a school for Western studies in 1858 in Edo (now Tokyo). It has eleven campuses in Tokyo and Kanagawa. It has ten faculties: Letters, Economics, Law, Business and Commerce, Medicine, Science and Technology, Policy Management, Environment and Information Studies, Nursing and Medical Care, and Pharmacy.

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Motto: Calamus gladio fortior (Latin: The pen is mightier than the sword)

Endowment: N/A

Administrative staff: 2,722

Students: 33,825

Undergraduates: 28,931

Postgraduates: 4,894

Male students 68 : 32 Female students

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