Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University


Career Support

Job Placement and Advancement

AY 2016 Job Placement and Advancement Statistics

Male Female Total
Graduates1 601 685 1,286
Breakdown of Career Options Job offer recipients 413 467 880
Graduates pursuing further education2 39 39 78
Others (including returnees)3 149 179 328
Notes: 1. Undergraduate students and graduate students who completed their degrees in September 2016 and March 2017 (including international students)

2. APU graduates proceeding to graduate schools or another university

3. Includes those who return to their home countries, those who pursue additional professional qualifications, those who prepare for higher education, those who continue job hunting, and those who attend to domestic affairs

AY 2016 Employment Decision Rate

AY 2016 Job Offers by Region in Japan

Kanto 61%
Chubu/Hokuriku/Kinki 18%
Chugoku/Shikoku 3%
Kyushu/Okinawa (excluding Oita) 12%
Oita 5%
Other areas 1%

AY 2016 Job Offers by Industry

Notes: 1. “Civil Service” includes graduates who work for administrative organizations i n Japan as well as overseas

2. “Others” include those who: Chose employment in foreign countries, joined a family business, established their own business, or who failed to clearly report their career decision