2. Hitotsubashi produces future leaders of all areas of society under the motto "Captains of Industry"

Educational principle

Hitotsubashi University is dedicated to the following guiding principle of education and research: To nurture creative-thinking specialists, passionate reformers who will act with reason and rationality, and policymakers and businessmen with leadership skills who are cultured, civil, and open-minded.

Faculty of Commerce and Management

Instilling in students practical analytical and problem-solving skills backed by academic understanding, to enable them to be active worldwide in a variety of fields

Faculty of Economics

Giving students a specialized knowledge of economics together with a broad education.

Faculty of Law

Nurturing people who combine a solid, basic understanding of law with a rich character and a cosmopolitan approach to the world.

Faculty of Social Sciences

Producing graduates who combine astute critical judgment, rich creativity, and the ability to analyze and solve problems.

Faculty of Social Data Science

Graduates enjoy consistently strong employment prospects, and have a high percentage of passing national examinations

Hitotsubashi's Career Support Office provides students with employment information for students and career counseling.

Graduates pursue careers in finance (banks, securities companies, insurance companies, etc.), manufacturing, the service industry, trade, information and communications, mass media, public administration, and other fields

  • Top ten companies where graduates found employment in 2022
    1. Rakuten, Inc.(25)
      Daiwa Securities Co. Ltd. (25)
    2. EY Strategy and Consulting Co. Ltd. (15)
    3. Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company(13)
      Tokyo Metropolitan Government(13)
    4. Accenture Japan Ltd (12)
      KPMG AZSA LLC(12)
    5. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank (11)
    6. PwC Consulting LLC(10)
    7. Mizuho Financial Group, Inc (9)
      Hakuhodo Incorporated(9)
      NTT DATA Group Corporation(9)

Hitotsubashi graduates rank high in national examinations.

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