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Campus of Seikei University.
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Seikei University (Japanese)
Seikei University (成蹊大学 Seikei daigaku?) is a private university in the Kichijōji area of the city of Musashino, Tokyo, Japan. Its name derives from a passage in the Records of the Grand Historian by Sima Qian. Its campus is noted for its rows of zelkova trees, which is listed as one of the 100 Soundscapes of Japan.
The university was established by charter in 1949. Its predecessor dates back to 1906 and was supported by Koyata Iwasaki, the fourth head of the Mitsubishi zaibatsu. Before World War II, This University was managed by donations from Mitsubishi Group, although after WWII, it became independent from Mitsubishi Group through dissolution of the zaibatsu. However, Seikei university still has close connections with the Mitsubishi Group. This university has many graduates from families of noble or business backgrounds.
- Faculty of Economics
- Faculty of Law
- Faculty of Humanities
- Faculty of Science and Technology
- Graduate School of Economics
- Graduate School of Business
- Graduate School of Law and Political Science
- Graduate School of Humanities
- Graduate School of Science and Technology
- Law School
- Center for Asian and Pacific Studies
École des Mines de Paris ranks Seikei University as 89th in the world in 2009 (89th in 2008) in terms of the number of alumni listed among CEOs in the 500 largest worldwide companies. (The university is also ranked 9th in Japan.)
- Shinzō Abe, Prime Minister of Japan (effective December 26, 2012), President of Liberal Democratic Party (Japan)
- Gou Kajitani, attorney at law, former President of Japan Federation of Bar Associations
- Izumi Kobayashi, Executive Vice President of Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, former President of Merrill Lynch Japan
- Takashi Kusama, Chairman of Mizuho Securities
- Yukiatsu Akizawa, Chairman of ampm Japan
- Koichi Furukawa, President of Morinaga Milk Industry
- Toshio Mita, President of Chūbu Electric Power Company
- Yuji Hanabusa, President of TEAC
- Yoshitaka Hori, President of Horipro
- Masahiro Oga, President of Shogakukan
- Natsuo Kirino, novelist (Naoki Prize winner)
- Mariko Koike, novelist (Naoki Prize winner)
- Ira Ishida, novelist (Naoki Prize winner)
- Haruhiko Yoshimeki, novelist (Akutagawa Prize winner)
- Kiichi Nakai, actor
- Aya Takashima, broadcaster
- Hairi Katagiri, actress
- Hiroshi Kazato, racecar driver
- Ako Ito, gravure idol
- Kwon Ri-se, 2009 Miss Korea contestant and Ladies' Code member
- Osaka Seikei University, which is a completely different school jurisdiction, no connection existing between Seikei University and Osaka Seikei University.
- "100 Soundscapes of Japan". Ministry of the Environment. Retrieved 18 April 2011.
- "ENSMP World University Rankings" (PDF). École nationale supérieure des mines de Paris. 2011. Retrieved April 29, 2011.
- パリ国立高等鉱業学校 世界大学ランキング（2008年） (in Japanese). 大学ranking.net.
- パリ国立高等鉱業学校 世界大学ランキング（2009年） (in Japanese). 大学ranking.net.
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