Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University


Career Support

Job Placement and Advancement

AY 2017 Job Placement and Advancement Statistics

Male Female Total
Graduates1 588 616 1,204
Breakdown of Career Options Job offer recipients 400 422 822
Graduates pursuing further education2 39 51 90
Others (including returnees)3 149 143 292
Notes: 1. Undergraduate students and graduate students who completed their degrees in September 2017 and March 2018 (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 2017 Employment Decision Rate

AY 2017 Job Offers by Region in Japan

Kanto 56.4%
Chubu/Hokuriku/Kinki 18.3%
Chugoku/Shikoku 2.9%
Kyushu/Okinawa (excluding Oita) 13.6%
Oita 6.6%
Other areas 2.3%

AY 2017 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