(Unit:person)
University name Number of students
Waseda University Private 5,072 (4,767)
Tokyo University of Social Welfare Private 3,733 (3,000)
The University of Tokyo National 3,618 (3,260)
Japan University of Economics Private 2,983 (2,708)
Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University Private 2,804 (2,818)
University of Tsukuba National 2,426 (2,326)
Osaka University National 2,273 (2,184)
Kyushu University National 2,201 (2,089)
Ritsumeikan University Private 2,141 (1,860)
Kyoto University National 2,134 (2,009)
Tohoku University National 2,025 (1,941)
Hokkaido University National 1,851 (1,735)
Nagoya University National 1,805 (1,672)
Keio University Private 1,677 (1,518)
Meiji University Private 1,456 (1,294)
Hiroshima University National 1,442 (1,190)
Josai International University Private 1,438 (1,265)
Tokyo Institute of Technology National 1,432 (1,239)
Doshisha University Private 1,358 (1,421)
Sophia University Private 1,307 (1,183)
Nihon Wellness sports University Private 1,275 (1,200)
Nihon University Private 1,220 (1,192)
Kobe University National 1,201 (1,196)
Takushoku University Private 1,055 (1,069)
Osaka Sangyo University Private 1,005 (1,113)
Toyo University Private 984 (658)
Kansai University Private 940 (828)
Hosei University Private 931 (794)
Yokohama National University National 927 (828)
Tokai University Private 900 (794)
(   ) indicates figures as of May 1, 2016