(Unit:person)
University name Number of students
Waseda University Private 5,412 (5,072)
Tokyo University of Social Welfare Private 5,133 (3,733)
The University of Tokyo National 3,853 (3,618)
Japan University of Economics Private 3,348 (2,983)
Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University Private 2,867 (2,804)
Osaka University National 2,480 (2,273)
University of Tsukuba National 2,457 (2,426)
Ritsumeikan University Private 2,446 (2,141)
Kyoto University National 2,387 (2,134)
Kyushu University National 2,313 (2,201)
Hokkaido University National 2,101 (1,851)
Tohoku University National 2,087 (2,025)
Nagoya University National 1,981 (1,805)
Keio University Private 1,908 (1,677)
Tokyo Institute of Technology National 1,689 (1,432)
Hiroshima University National 1,659 (1,442)
Meiji University Private 1,506 (1,456)
Doshisha University Private 1,397 (1,358)
Sophia University Private 1,395 (1,307)
Toyo University Private 1,375 (984)
Kobe University National 1,304 (1,201)
Nihon University Private 1,277 (1,220)
Nihon Wellness Sports University Private 1,275 (1,275)
Josai International University Private 1,210 (1,438)
Takushoku University Private 1,067 (1,055)
Kansai University Private 1,060 (940)
Hosei University Private 1,029 (931)
Tokyo International University Private 991 (852)
Yokohama National University National 973 (927)
Chiba University National 964 (830)
(   ) indicates figures as of May 1, 2017