|Motto||Truth, Sincerity, Respect, and Love (信誠敬愛)|
|Member of||Setagaya 6 Universities consortium|
Komazawa University (駒澤大学, Komazawa Daigaku), abbreviated as 駒大 Komadai, is one of the oldest universities in Japan. Its history starts in 1592, when a seminary was established to be a center of learning for the young monks of the Sōtō sect, one of the two main Zen Buddhist traditions in Japan.
The university in Tokyo campus comprises seven faculties and 17 departments with a total of around 16,000 students. Also for students who wish to pursue advanced studies, each department has a graduate school. It also has eleven research institutes and a Museum of Zen Buddhist Culture. Times Higher Education places Komazawa University in the 150+ bracket in its ranking of Japan's 200 best universities.
There are over 160 clubs and organizations in Komazawa University.
The Komazawa University ekiden team won the " Hakone Ekiden " in 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008, and 2021.
The baseball team belongs to the " Tohto University Baseball League ". (東都大学野球リーグ)
The football team plays as one of the Kantō Collegiate Football League (ja:関東大学サッカー連盟)
* Did not graduate.
Participants in the Setagaya 6 Universities Consortium (世田谷6大学コンソーシアム " Setagaya Roku Daigaku Konsōshiamu ") are as follows:
They were also established by Soto sect.
" Nittokomasen "（日東駒専）are as follows:
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